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Swift set to buy Scottish castle?

Music's power couple Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift Credit: PA

News that music superstar Calvin Harris had been spotted on a visit to his hometown of Dumfries this week spread rapidly via our Facebook page.

It sparked online rumours that his pop-star girlfriend Taylor Swift may be buying a £4.6 million castle near his parents home.

The property sits amongst 39 acres of land and is equipped with a swimming pool, two tennis courts and a private golf course.

A spokesman for Savills estate agent who are selling the house said they couldn't comment on whether Taylor Swift had expressed any interest.


Deadline for nominations approaching

2015 Pride of Britain Credit: ITV Border

There is just one day left if you want to nominate someone to be ITV Border's Fundraiser of the Year.

The regional winner and their guest get to represent the regionat the star-studded Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards later this year.

So if you know an unsung hero who's worthy of recognition, please get in touch. A few points to remember.

They must be aged 16 or over. They must also be available to be filmed and have their story told on Lookaround.

You can nominate them on our webpage byclicking here You'll need to get your nomination in by midnight tomorrow night, the 7th of August.

You can also pick up a nomination form in Lidl stores. Full terms and conditions can be found at

Pride of Britain 2015 Credit: ITV

Calvin Harris visits Dumfries

Calvin Harris Credit: PA

There are reports that Adam Wiles has been spotted in Dumfries today.

Never heard of him? perhaps you know him as Calvin Harris but during his time in hometown Dumfries he went by Adam.

The Scottish DJ rose to fame in 2007 with top-ten singles "The Girls" and "Acceptable in the 80s". Since then Harris has collaborated with some of the world biggest musicians in the industry.

It is thought the singer songwriter was sighted at Lincluden School around 2:30pm today.

Calvin Harris DJ Set Credit: PA

Cumbrian band British Sea Power talk about 10 years of Kendal Calling

Cumbrian band British Sea Power returned to Kendal Calling for the festival's 10th birthday.

Three of the band are from Natland near Kendal and performed at the first Kendal Calling in 2006, before being asked back several years since and have seen the festival grow from a few thousand people in Kendal's Abbott Hall Park to the 23,000 it now entertains in the grounds of Lowther Castle.

British Sea Power performed on one of the woodland stages on Saturday night Credit: ITV News Border

Our reporter Fiona Marley Paterson caught up with three from the band at the festival: Yan Scott Wilkinson the band's singer, who is originally from Natland near Kendal, Phil Sumner who plays the keyboard, cornet and guitar and Martin Noble who plays guitar and keyboard.

Left to Right: Yan Scott Wilkinson, Phil Sumner, Martin Noble.

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