Animal charity the Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a dog suspected of being used for badger baiting was found abandoned.Read the full story ›
A mystery sword that could have belonged to an infamous sixteenth century Border Reiver is on display at Dumfries Museum.Read the full story ›
Staff at further education colleges in southern Scotland are on strike over a pay dispute.Read the full story ›
Today will begin rather grey with some further rain in places.
Skies however may tend to brighten up during the afternoon.
Maximum temperature 13 °C.
Not as chilly - but cloud rolls in.Read the full story ›
A Dumfries-based dairy researcher is leading a trial designed to help farmers in Africa, by providing them with cow tracking devices.
The specialist tags allow farmers to monitor the cow's movements and give an indication of when they may be in season.
They could be out at the market and from there, they can actually know that my cow is in season. They can then contact the artificial inseminator, who will then go and inseminate the cow at the farm."
A number of cars have been damaged in Whitehills Avenue in Lockerbie, overnight on Saturday 22 April to Sunday 23 April.
A grey Fiat 500, silver Vauxhall Insignia, blue Nissan Qashqai and green BMW were all damaged between 10.15pm on Saturday 22 and 8.00am on Sunday 23 April.
I would appeal to anyone who saw anything suspicious in Whitehills Avenue or the surrounding area to get in touch. Anyone with information can contact officers at Lockerbie Police Office via 101."
Staff at Dumfries and Galloway College will be taking part in a national strike on Thursday 27 April.
The college has cancelled classes that day and also on Wednesday 3 May.