One unfortunate rider got a surprise dunking at Appleby Horse Fair, when her horse launched itself off a ramp into the River Eden.
The cob took a leap of faith into the river as it attempted to follow it's friends lead into the water.
Both horse and rider walked away wet, but unharmed.
Credit: Natalie Trickett
Sabre the German Shepherd became stuck while out on a walk with his owners in Dumfries... but luckily the fire service were on hand to help.Read the full story ›
Fans of Arthur Ransome commemorated the 50th anniversary of his death with a new exhibition at the Ruskin Museum.Read the full story ›
Around 13,500 people visited art studios across Dumfries and Galloway for the 15th Spring Fling festival.Read the full story ›
Police in Dumfries had to deal with an unusual incident in the early hours of Wednesday morning... when they were called to reports of a llama on the side of the road.
Officers managed to guide it from Edinburgh Road, back into a field at Dalscone Farm Fun Park.
Posting on Facebook, the force said helping the animal was "no prob-llama".
As police officers we undertake lots of training to make sure we can respond to any situation, however we must have missed the page about dealing with an escaped llama in the middle of Dumfries during our nightshifts!
But ever the professionals it was no prob-llama for our cops who alpaca'd his bags and returned him home.
Giles Deacon, who was raised in the Lake District, has been called a fashion 'genius'.Read the full story ›
A family recipe has secured a Dumfries butcher the Scottish haggis champion title for 2017.Read the full story ›
An unsuspecting driver was cruising through the Dumfries and Galloway countryside, when he saw an otter in the road.
Rory MacPherson jumped out of his car, near to Eskdalemuir, to take a closer look and check it wasn't injured.
Little did he know how fast he'd be running back to his car...
A group of fundraisers, known as the 'Beijing Biddies', will cross the finish line in Carlisle this morning after their latest driving challenge.
They have travelled more than 1,000 miles around Britain in 14 days, driving tuk-tuk vehicles.
The women, who have completed a series of driving challenges across the world, are raising money for cancer charities.
An exotic animal is settling into her new home at the Lakeland Wildlife Oasis in south Cumbria: