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Dizzie Rascal set to headline Electric Fields Festival

Dizzie Rascal will headline the 2017 festival alongside Frightened Rabbit. Credit: PA

Dizzie Rascal has been added to this year's Electric Fields Festival line-up.

Scottish band Frightened Rabbit are also headlining at the festival, which is set to take place at Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries & Galloway, on the 1st and 2nd of September.

Other acts set to perform include Kate Tempest, Band of Horses and Arab Strap.


Police investigate 'serious fire' in Dumfries

Police are making enquiries into the cause of the fire in IrongrayIndustrial Estate Credit: PA

Dumfries Police are investigating the cause of a "serious" fire that blazed through Shortridges Laundry in Irongray Industrial Estate in the early hours of this morning.

The Fire and Rescue Service managed to stop the fire, after it was discovered around 4am.

Several laundry units and cages, and part of the actual building were damaged by the blaze.

Police say the investigation is a joint effort between the Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland.

We want to hear from anyone who may have been in the Irongray Industrial Estate through the night if they saw or heard anything suspicious.

No-one was injured in this incident however the damage is extensive.

– Sergeant Amy Ritchie, Dumfries Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dumfries Police on 101.


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