Annan harbour is being dredged with the aim of restoring the port to its former glory and boosting the local economy. Hannah McNulty reports.
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The dredging of Annan harbour is due to start - and it's hoped it'll boost the town's economy.
Annan Harbour Action Group has been awarded a £22,000 grant to fund the work, which will remove silt which has built up at the harbour.
It's hoped this will make it useable for boats again, driving more tourism to the area.
Dredging work to clear silt from Annan harbour and make it usable to boats again starts today.
Annan was once a thriving port but fell into decline.
The bottom of the harbour hasn't been cleared for half a century.
A demonstration is to be held outside Annan Town Hall this evening to raise concerns about the future of stake and poke nets on the Solway.
There are talks for the nets to be banned, due to reports of low salmon stocks in the River Eden.
Local fishermen are worried that hundreds of years of traditional fishing methods may be lost.
A woman has collected a British Empire Medal to commemorate 32 years of cleaning Annan police station.
Catherine Mitchell was given the award from the Lord Lieutenant of Dumfries and Galloway at a special ceremony.
Catherine Mitchell on getting her British Empire Medal
A woman who has cleaned Annan police station for more than 32 years is being awarded a British Empire Medal today.
Catherine Mitchell will receive the award from the Lord Lieutenant of Dumfries and Galloway along with two other recipients.
The A75 is closed both ways due to a serious multi-vehicle crash between Annan and Gretna.
There are just 100 days until the General Election on May 7, and we've been asking how people in Annan are likely to vote, and what might influence their choices:
Police Scotland say the package does not present any dangers to the public.
35 people were evacuated from their homes and the surrounding area but Annan High Street has since been reopened to the public.
Inspector Graham Kerr says enquiries are going but there is no risk to the public.