11:02 am, Wed 20 Mar 2013 Dumfries and Galloway Council wind turbine meeting
Full report: Dumfries and Galloway Council approve wind turbines
Dumfries and Galloway Council has agreed to go ahead with plans to look for suitable sites for up to three wind turbines on its land.
They says it will be a way to off-set their carbon footprint, and raise some money.
Matthew Taylor has the full report:
12:48 pm, Tue 19 Mar 2013 Dumfries and Galloway Council wind turbine meeting
Council to consider buying three wind turbines
Wind turbines like these at Glenluce Primary School could be installed on other council-owned sites
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A council is considering putting up three of its own wind turbines to pay for and off set carbon emissions from its street lights.
Planners at Dumfries and Galloway are meeting to discuss installing three turbines up to 66 metres high on council land.
They have identified 11 sites and are considering using school playing areas.
Opponents have criticised it for being nothing more than a 'money-making scheme'.
10:36 am, Tue 19 Mar 2013 Dumfries and Galloway Council wind turbine meeting
Dumfries and Galloway Council wind turbines decision
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Councillors in Dumfries and Galloway are voting on whether to buy wind turbines, so that the council can then sell energy back to the National Grid and offset its carbon emissions.
Opponents say the region is already blighted by wind farms.
5:17 pm, Mon 18 Mar 2013 Justice Minister in Dumfries
Full report: Justice Minister visits Dumfries and Galloway Police
The Scottish Justice Minister gave assurances today that local policing issues won't suffer when the eight forces in Scotland merge into one next month.
Kenny MacAskill was paying his last visit to Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary.
He met drug enforcement officers in Dumfries who have just arrested scores of people in an operation to crack down on local gangs.
Matthew Taylor has this report:
2:44 pm, Mon 18 Mar 2013 Justice Minister in Dumfries
Scottish Justice Secretary meets with Dumfries drug enforcement officers
The Scottish Justice Secretary meets with Dumfries officers
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The Scottish Justice Secretary has met with drug enforcement officers in Dumfries who showed him part of their £60,000 drugs haul plus weapons and £8,000 cash from Operation Dulcet.
7:30 am, Mon 18 Mar 2013 Justice Minister in Dumfries
Cabinet Secretary for Justice visits Dumfries
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Kenny MacAskill, is visiting Dumfries and Galloway Police station today, before all forces in Scotland amalgamate on 1st April.
Mr MacAskill will meet with Chief Constable Shearer, where he will hear from officers about their recent work on a region-wide drugs operation.
7:07 am, Mon 18 Mar 2013 Justice Minister in Dumfries
Drug enforcement officers to be praised by minister
The Scottish Justice Minister Kenny MacAskill will today be in Dumfries to praise the efforts of the force in tackling drug gangs.
Dumfries and Galloway has one of the highest incidents of drugs seizures in the country.
Mr MacAskill is touring all forces in Scotland before their amalgamation.
5:05 pm, Mon 04 Mar 2013 Lockerbie bombing investigation
Full report: Lockerbie bombing investigation continues
The investigation in to the Lockerbie bombing is still 'very active' and police say they are keen to 'build on' what was learnt by officers who visited Libya last week.
The comments were made by the Chief Constable of Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary, speaking exclusively to ITV News.
One MP says he hopes that a final decision can be made as to whether there is a case that can still be pursued against people who are still alive.
John Bevir has this report:
12:07 pm, Mon 04 Mar 2013 Lockerbie bombing investigation
Should Lockerbie investigation continue?
South of Scotland MP David Mundell has questioned how long the Lockerbie bombing investigation should continue. Mr Mundell, whose constituency includes Lockerbie, thinks that a decision needs to be made about 'the finality of the case'.
Last week officers from Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary were amongst a delegation that travelled to he Libyan capital of Tripoli. Whilst there they spoke to government officials, prompting the Chief Constable of Dumfries and Galloway Police to say the investigation remains 'a very active' one.
6:15 am, Mon 04 Mar 2013 Lockerbie bombing investigation
Lockerbie bombing investigation 'still very active'
Chief Constable of Dumfries and Galloway Police, says the investigation into the Lockerbie bombing 'has reached a new level' and that the force hopes to build on what was learnt by officers who travelled to Libya last week.
Patrick Shearer spoke exclusively to ITV News.
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