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Local feathers ruffled by Scotsman article

Comments made refuted by the people and organisations trying to revitalise and regenerate Langholm In last Thursday’s edition of The Scotsman there was an article about Langholm Moor’s progress two yearsafter the initial buyout.The article about the moor by journalist…

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Like ducks to Ullswater...S3 have a ball!

23rd May 2024 | E&L Life News School

Thanks to the generosity of local charity, The Stevenson Trust, third year pupils from Langholm Academy were treated to several days of outward-bound adventure in the Lake District.The activities on offer to the young people are many and varied and…

52 bowlers remember Robert

16th May 2024 | Bowling Sport

Langholm New BC held their inaugural Open Singles Competition on Saturday in memory of Past-President, Robert Grieve.An excellent entry of 52 came forward to play and it was a glorious sunny day.The winner was Ian Scott, who played consistently well…

Kerry’s adoreable Alpaca pals

16th May 2024 | Farming and Environment Newcastleton

The Alpaca Experience will give the public the chance to get up close and personal with the 25-strong herd From Legal Secretary in Newcastle to Alpaca breeder in Newcastleton might seem like a huge and quite unlikely career and indeed…

Castleholm tally nears the 750 mark

16th May 2024 | Community Lifestyle News

Fine weather last Friday marked the start of Langholm’s Common Riding activities and large numbers took advantage of a sunny evening to come out and sign the petition in support of the community taking ownership of the Castleholm.Roger Maxwell, chair…

Bailey comes first in six-way race for Cornet

16th May 2024 | E&L Life News

Big turn out of voters to elect 2024’s main man Fair stood the wind last Friday for a large vote for this year’s Cornet …and that is what we got!1,180 people put their cross on the voting slips – only…

Youth Rugby

9th May 2024 | Rugby Sport

Awards Night for Milntown’s juniors By Caroline Jardine | All photos by Nichola Paul Langholm Youth Rugby recently held their annual awards ceremony which was attended by over 100 people. The day started with Niall Cubbon saying a few words…

Muckle Toon long-distance runners head for the capital

18th April 2024 | Athletics Sport

Four Langholm athletes take on the mighty London Marathon 2024 Sunday, 21st April 2024 see’s runners hitting the streets of London for the 44th London Marathon.The London Marathon was first run in 1981 with 7,055 runners on the start line.…

Pandemic project is rolled-out across the region

18th April 2024 | Arts and Entertainment E&L Life News

OutPost Arts-conceived initiative becomes DG Creative Wellbeing An arts project originally conceived during the pandemic in Langholm by OutPost Arts continues to flourish across Dumfries and Galloway.Following the successful delivery of a pilot creative prescribing project in 2021, OutPost Arts carried…

Former Fair Crier and a man of mony pairts

18th April 2024 | Common Riding Community Lifestyle News

Rae Elliot pays tribute to his far-travelled, rugby-playing father OBITUARY John Govenlock Elliot lived in Langholm until conscripted for National service in 1958, serving with Royal Scots Fusiliers against GreekTerrorist Movement EOKA in Cyprus, then Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) in Kenya.In…

Langholm Girls FC are toast of Melrose Awards

18th April 2024 | Community Girls Football News Sport

Melrose Sevens’ Women in Sport Awards vote for LGFC as Team of the Year at inaugural ceremony On Friday evening, coaches, committee members and players from Langholm Girls Football Club attended the inaugural Melrose Sevens Women in Sport Awards. The…

Mighty Hiking family off round Kielder

11th April 2024 | Community Gilly Fraser Lifestyle Newcastleton

Jacksons and Dinwoodies aim to make ‘The Difference’ for BGH Four members of a Copshaw family are joining forces to show their gratitude to the health teams who gave them great support when they needed it most. Peter Jackson and…

Broughton brought down by the men of Milntown

11th April 2024 | News Rugby Sport

Club volunteers stepped up to make sure sodden pitch was playable Despite two days of heavy rain resulting in a very wet pitch, Langholm’s last league match of the season took place on Saturday, thanks to the volunteers who made…

11th April 2024

Community-led Tourism in Langholm & Eskdale

An 8-page supplement in this week’s E&L Share your thoughts…

11th April 2024

Proclamation of Kinship from Wapakoneta, Ohio

Neil Armstrong’s home town sends declaration offriendship and co-operation to…

4th April 2024

Strong squad helps secure three points for Langholm Legion FC

As key player Finley Dell clocks up 100 appearances for…

4th April 2024

Amazing antipodean adventure for four firm friends

Holiday of a lifetime for these Langholm lassies has given…

4th April 2024

Sheep worrying remains most frequent rural crime

By Gilly Fraser A new report by researchers at Scotland’s…

4th April 2024

Missing German Shepherd Xara elicits high-tech response

When 16-month-old German Shepherd Xara gave her owner the slip…

4th April 2024

Active & Sustainable Travel not working for Eskdale

Councillor highlights lack of plans to address Langholm’s transport links…

28th March 2024

Wellbeing wonders in Eskdalemuir

A marvellous selection of therapists and practitioners will be on…

28th March 2024

Gardening club hear about bees and talk about Beechgrove Garden

The Eskdale gardening club held their March meeting last Friday…

28th March 2024

Langholm Common Riding AGM

By Katherine Latimer On Monday the 18th of March, the…

28th March 2024

Putting Langholm on the map in the Scottish Parliament

Oliver Mundell champions the Muckle Toon in a Motion to…

21st March 2024

Good Girls' grading game against Galloway Thistle

Langholm Girls 14s 4 | Galloway Thistle 14s 1 By…

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Land Reform Bill will change how land is sold

21st March 2024 | Farming and Environment News

Impact of land sales on local communities will be taken into account The Scottish Government has just published its Land Reform (Scotland) Bill which focuses on bringing forward legislation that aims to change how land is owned and managed in…

Sam has a right Royal day at Cheltenham

21st March 2024 | News Sport

..as his beloved Captain Guiness wins and he meets the Queen LOCAL lad Sam Cottrill savoured an appointment with The Queen after glory at the Cheltenham Festival. The proud youngster was presented with a cherished memento from Her Majesty after…

Rave reviews from OKLAHOMA! audiences

21st March 2024 | Arts Arts & Entertainment Arts and Entertainment E&L Life News

LAODS pulls off another cracker for their latest ‘mesmerising’ musical The chum who came with me to see the opening night of Oklahoma summed it up best.  “It was,” she said, “mesmerising.” The cast all deserve bouquets, but first of…

Super 4s super-stars

14th March 2024 | Cross Country Sport

The finale of the Annandale and Eskdale Schools Super 4’s cross country league took place in Langholm on Monday evening following events in Lockerbie, Annan and Moffat. The Super 4’s are designed to promote cross country running to primary 5-7…

Favourite Langholm walk closed

14th March 2024 | E&L Life News

Easton’s Walk has long been a favourite ramble for locals and visitors alike ever since Mr Easton the First Master of the Free Church School had the walk named after him in the 19th century.However, the increased rainfall in recent…

Right Care, Right Place for community care?

14th March 2024 | Community Lifestyle News

Integration Joint Board okays consultation on options for care in region’s communities OPTIONS for providing care in communities across Dumfries and Galloway are to be written up and assessed – in the next stage of the Right Care, Right Place…

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