A dog walker near Dumfries is warning others after his dog became trapped in a snare this morning.
Brian Forrester claims the trap was illegally set in woodland at Maidenbower.
His dog, Mollie, was uninjured after being caught and waited to be freed by Brian.
Fortunately she was uninjured as the snare caught her round the body and she just immediately lay down and waited until I freed her. I shudder to think what the outcome would have been if it had caught her by the neck and she had panicked."
Power tools worth around £5,000 have been stolen from a building site at Dalbeattie High School, in Haugh Road.
Thieves broke into a secure unit at the school, overnight on Friday 13 to Saturday 14 December.
The tools included a chop saw, laser levels, a hammer gun, screw guns,nail guns and impact drivers.
This was quite a haul and it appears that those responsible were well aware of what it was they were after. We are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the vicinity of the building site at Dalbeattie High School on Friday evening, early Saturday morning, and who may have seen or heard something suspicious. Anyone with any information which might help us catch those responsible should call us on 101
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Here's the weekend results from the South of Scotland League:
- Abbey Vale P v P Lochar Thistle
- Edusport Academy 5 v 2 Newton Stewart
- Heston Rovers 7 v 2 Creetown
- Mid Annandale 2 v 2 Lochmaben
- St Cuthbert Wanderers 9 v 0 Dumfries Ymca
- Threave Rovers 3 v 3 Wigtown & Bladnoch
- Upper Annandale P v P Nithsdale Wanderers
Sheuchan Primary School in Stranraer is closed today, due to heating failure.
It is expected to reopen tomorrow.
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