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Weather: Today

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Any lingering overnight rain should soon clear from the west, and any fog in the south lift to leave a brighter afternoon with just a few showers.

Rain will linger for longer in the east of the Borders.

Maximum Temperature 16C.


Assault in Dumfries

Police in Dumfries are investigating an assault in High Street, Dumfries.

The assault took place on a 19-year-old man who was struck on the face and head a number of times, knocking him to the ground and rendering him unconscious for a short while.

The incident took place at around 12.30am when the man, accompanied by a friend was making his way away from The Globe Inn.

Police want to trace the following man who is suspected of carrying out this assault.

He is described as:

  • 5’9” tall
  • Stocky build
  • Short dark hair
  • Wearing a purple jumper with an Argyll print.

Anyone with any information should contact the Police.


Energy experts sensor could reduce fuel bills

A new piece of technology that could help reduce fuel bills is being trialled in Dumfries and Galloway.

Energy experts from Heriot-Watt University and the university of Strathclyde have come up with a smart sensor, which can predict living patterns, to help save energy and money.

Lori Carnochan has been to find out more:

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