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.
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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.
Police Scotland have confirmed that the package found in Annan poses no risk to the public.
Around 35 people were evacuated from their homes and a local hotel after reports of a suspicious package was found.
Police Scotland, the Fire and Rescue Service and the Explosive DIsposal Unit attended the scene, however the package was found to be not dangerous.
Enquiries into the incident are continuing.
@loricarnitv cordon from end of our road right up to police station at other end, across to the Blue Bell and up as far as Ladbrokes.
Annan High Street has been closed after a suspicious package was found behind the police station.
Police Scotland has confirmed more than 30 people have been evacuated from their homes and the Queensberry Arms Hotel, as well as the police station itself.
The package was discovered by a member of the public around 4:30pm this afternoon.
The area remains cleared while and Explosive Disposal Unit are at the scene.
More updates to follow.