Shelby Watson may only have taken up track racing at the start of the year, but she has a very bright future in the sport ahead of her.
More than 900 people in the south of Scotland have had to wait more than 20 minutes for an ambulance in the last year.
Read how to stay safe this summer when barbecuing.
Dumfries born Ross Houston came 16th in the Men's Marathon with a time of two hours 15 minutes, while Joasia Zakrzewski, also from Dumfries came in 14th in the women's race, finishing after two hours and 45 minutes.
It’s 50 days until the Special Olympics European Summer Games take place in Antwerp in Belgium when two of our region’s athletes will join 47 others as team GB.
Emma Birley, from Castlemilk in Lockerbie and Samuel Pattinson from Gretna will both compete in swimming events.
Our hopefuls will take part among more than 2,000 other athletes with learning disabilities.
The week-long games, that start on Saturday 13 September, will see athletes from 58 European countries take part in ten events:
- Artistic Gymnastics
- Unified Basketball
- Table Tennis
Special Olympics GB is the largest registered charity providing year round sports training and competition opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities.
For more information go to www.specialolympicsgb.org.uk.
If you’re a learner driver preparing to sit your test in Scotland then you’re twice as likely to pass than someone taking a test in London.
In fact, two of the top three towns in the UK are in our region. But does this mean the region’s drivers are better, or our tests are too easy?
Katie Hunter reports:
The weather could not have been better for the thousands of people who've arrived in the south west Scotland for the 2014 Wickerman Festival.
The award-winning event is now in its 13th year, and headliners this weekend include Dizzee Rascal and Scottish favourites del Amitri.
Lori Carnochan has been soaking up the sun, and the festival atmosphere.
The Wickerman Festival starts today and takes place until tomorrow evening when the giant wickerman will be set alight for the festival finale.
This year's acts include headliner Dizzee Rascal, del Almitri, The Feeling, Shed Seven and many more, including local acts from the south of Scotland.
Now in its thirteenth year, the award-winning festival attracts thousands of music fans to East Kirkcarswell near Dundrennan in south west Scotland.
A new report has been published suggesting golden eagles could flourish again in the south of Scotland, given the right environment.
The paper, produced by Scottish Natural Heritage, shows that the area could sustain up to 16 breeding pairs of the iconic bird.
At the moment there are just one or two pairs attempting to breed in Galloway, and possibly three pairs in the Borders.
Fiona McIlwraith went to woodland near Moffat to meet one of the experts who compiled the report.