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.
Reporting and filming with animals is always a challenge.
ITV Border reporter Lori Carnochan found that out at the Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre, while presenting with Prudence, who's been at the centre for the past six months:
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.
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.
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Trading Standards officers are warning online Christmas shoppers in Dumfries and Galloway to be on their guard against scams.
They're advising customers to only buy from trusted internet traders and watch out for counterfeit brands.
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.