A group of residents in Castle Douglas are hoping to persuade Dumfries and Galloway Council to help protect them against future flooding.
They want to install what they say will be 'Britain's smallest flood prevention scheme'. They're proposing a five-metre wide, by two-metre high, concrete barrier, situated beneath the A75.
The town was hit by last December's floods as they tore through the Border region.
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He had been in a tight battle with Duns driver Garry Pearson all year, but mechanical failure ended his title hopes.
Lori Carnochan has been catching up with the champion.
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Castle Douglas has been hit by flooding.
The volume of rain forced Carlingwark Loch to overflow, sending the additional water into River Dee which was already at full capacity.
The flooding has entered 6 properties with 19 other homes affected in the surrounding area.
The nearby Scottish Power substation has been submerged, leaving 50 properties without power until at least tomorrow.
Dumfries and Galloway police are trying to trace a 41-year-old male from the Corsock area in Castle Douglas.
Kristian Lee Wilson was last seen in the Edinburgh area on Tuesday 22 September by a family member. He was wearing a blue fleece, blue jeans, browns shoes and a brown anorak.
If you have any information, contact Dumfries and Galloway police on 101.
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A woman was sexually assaulted after being grabbed by a man last night.
Police say that the 21-year-old was walking along Church Street at around 8pm when a man approached her from behind.
He pulled her into a doorway where he sexual assaulted her.
But police say she eventually managed to fight him off
The attacker is described as white, bald, between 30- 40 years old, around 5 ft 7 inches in height, with a medium build and stubble.
He was wearing a royal-blue hooded top, which was pulled down and had white tassels attached and blue denim jeans.
Detectives have been studing CCTV and say they have identified at least five people in the area at the time who could provide them with vital information.
They are a group of four people and another person who was walking a dog along King Street at the time of the incident.
Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
"A young woman has been left extremely distressed by this ordeal, she was very brave and fought her attacker off but it is imperative we trace the man responsible.
"I would like to appeal, particularly to the five people who were seen in the area at that time and to anyone else who was in the vicinity to get in touch with us. It’s possible you saw the suspect and thought nothing of it at the time, but if you were in the area or you have any knowledge of the suspect or crime, please do contact us."
Vandals have sawn in half a park bench in Castle Douglas.
Police Scotland believe the incident in Burghfield Park happened at some point during yesterday evening.
Anyone with information is asked to get in contact.