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Dalbeattie campus gets £25m go-ahead

Plans went on display earlier this year. Credit: ITV Border

The construction of a £25 million Dalbeattie Learning Campus has moved a step closer.

Funding for the scheme had been held up because of a European ruling, but the Scottish Government says that has now been resolved.


D&G sees the UK's biggest drop in drink-driving offences

Drink-Driving Credit: PA

Dumfries and Galloway has seen the UK's biggest drop in drink driving offences.

In the nine months since a new lower legal drink drive limit was introduced north of the border, police figures show a 56% reduction compared to a 12.5% fall across Scotland as a whole.

Canine rescue centre unveils brand new facilities

One of the residents Credit: ITV Border

Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre is celebrating some brand new facilities, including a post-op hospital block, new kitchen and meeting room.

But the centre wants to remind people that with Christmas just around the corner, the last thing they need is an influx of unwanted dogs.


Weather: Thursday

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Mostly dry with bright spells during the morning but with thickening cloud bringing some rain or drizzle through the afternoon.

Cloudy overnight with further rain or drizzle and increasingly strong winds.

Maximum Temperature 10°C.

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