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Man appears in court following supermarket raid

The Cooperative where a stolen digger was used to force a cash machine from the wall. Credit: ITV Border

A 25-year-old man has made a brief appearance in court following a raid at a supermarket at Gretna last week.

Jordan Still, from Annan, was on a petition in private before Sheriff David Hall at Dumfries.

He appeared on charges of theft of a motor vehicle, theft by opening a lock fast place, theft by housebreaking and a further charge of theft from a lock fast place.

No plea or declaration was made and he was remanded in custody for further examination and will appear again at a future date.


Weather: STORM BRONAGH arrives today

Storm Bronagh brings us our second named storm in as many days.

An area of strong winds is likely to develop across parts of Wales and southwest England during Thursday evening before spreading further eastwards across England.

The strongest winds are then expected to clear into the North Sea early on Friday.

Most likely is that we will see gusts of 45-50 mph in a few spots inland as well as more widely around exposed coasts.

However, there is a small chance that stronger winds will develop in some areas with 60-65 mph gusts possible, particularly overnight into Friday across eastern England.

The strong winds will accompanied by short-lived outbreaks of very heavy rain in places.

Weather: STORM ALI continues to bite

Storm Ali will continue to bring very strong winds to the region this afternoon and evening.

Some areas, perhaps most likely parts of southern Scotland and the far northeast of England as well as exposed coasts and high ground, could see gusts of 80 mph at times.

Winds will ease from the west later


Major incident declared in Dumfries and Galloway

A major incident has been declared in Dumfries and Galloway due to Storm Ali. The high winds have caused a number of problems in the region with more expected.

Emergency Services in the area are on standby to deal with any disruption caused by severe weather.

Storm Ali is set to ease this evening.

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Weather: Storm Ali to hit the region TOMORROW

Storm Ali will bring a spell of very strong winds from early on Wednesday morning, these strong winds spread to far northwest England and central and southern Scotland by late morning.

Storm Ali

Strong winds will be accompanied by heavy squally showers.

Wind speeds of 50-60mph are expected within the yellow warning area, up to 80mph gusts could be seen in the amber warning area.

Winds will ease from the west through the afternoon

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