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WOMEN RESCUED FROM RIVER NITH

On Thursday the 13th of July a Women was rescued from The River Nith in Dumfries by Emergency services. The incident took place just after lunch time, next to the Devorgilla Bridge at the Whitesands area.  River Rescue units from Nith Inshore rescue plus Fire and Rescue, Police and Ambulance personnel were all in attendance […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Controversial Dumfries Greensands Parking Expansion Approved Amidst Opposition

The Dumfries and Galloway Council’s planning committee convened on Wednesday, the 28th of June 2023, to discuss the proposed parking space expansion in Dumfries as part of the Whitesands flood defence scheme. The long-running flood prevention initiative has attracted significant attention, with several objectors expressing their concerns during the meeting. The council’s planning committee was […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


PARTS OF DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY AT HIGHEST WATER SCARCITY ALERT

The rivers Annan and Nith in Dumfries and Galloway, are now in Significant water scarcity, the highest level, following a period of prolonged, dry weather. More parts of Scotland are facing critically low river and groundwater levels in the latest water scarcity report published by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). Four areas have reached […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Save Water Call – And Let Lawns Go Brown – To Maintain Normal Public Supply

Scottish Water are repeating the call for customers to use water as efficiently as possible in homes and gardens and help them protect resources and maintain normal supplies across the country. With the dry, warm weather continuing, we are working to ensure our supply systems can cope with demand, which has increased during the recent […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Scottish £100 Banknote Featuring Dumfriesshire Born Dr Flora Murray among the world’s ‘most beautiful

The Scottish £100 Note featuring Dumfriesshire born Dr Flora Murray, one of Britain’s early woman doctors and a prominent suffragette has been named one of the world’s most beautiful notes.  Bank of Scotland unveiled its latest £100 polymer note, featuring Dr Flora Murray from Dalton near Dumfries in April 2022, The new £100 polymer note […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Appeal for information to trace Jamie Lee Harvey last seen in Ayr

Officers are appealing for information to help trace 12-year-old Jamie Lee Harvey last seen in Ayr. Jamie was last seen at Craig Tara Holiday Park around 8pm on Tuesday, 16 May 2023. She is described as being 5 feet tall, slim build with long brown hair. When last seen she was wearing black leggings and […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Three Dumfries & Galloway Coronation Champions Announced

Dumfries and Galloway volunteers are among the Coronation Champions announced in the run-up to the Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort. They include Stephen Carruthers who helped to get a new half million pound performing arts centre up and running for Dalbeattie. Stephen is a tireless youth leader, supporting […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


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