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Weather: Afternoon update

Credit: Met Office

Sunny spells in the north as cloud rolls in from the south west.

Rain will then move in.

Any remaining rain will turn patchier for a time this evening before a second band of persistent rain, heavy at times with risk of thunder, moves northwards for the second half of the night.

Feeling mild. Minimum Temperature 14°C.


Dumfries DJ tops the highest paid list

Calvin Harris during his DJ set at V Festival Credit: PA

Music superstar Calvin Harris has been crowned the world's highest paid DJ for the third year in a row.

According to Forbes' latest rich list the 31 year old from south west Scotland is worth nearly £42 million.

Harris, who now lives in Los Angeles, grew up in Dumfries and was a pupil at Dumfries High School.

NFU: 'Rural crime will not be tolerated'

NFU warn theft of livestock will not be tolerated Credit: PA

The National Farmers Union Scotland are warning people that rural crime will not be tolerated.

It comes after 250 sheep and lambs were stolen from a farm near Moffat.

The animals, worth around £20,000 were taken during the night and there's been no trace of them since.

The owner of the sheep has been farming the land for decades and was left devastated by the theft. NFU Scotland are urging everyone to be vigilant:

Although this isn't a common occurrence in Dumfries and Galloway, it is a reminder for everyone to be aware of what's going on around them in the countryside.

Farmers need to make sure everything is securely locked and any members of the public who notice suspicious behaviour are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101.

This is a terrible case of rural crime and difficult for all involved."

– Teresa Dougll, NFU Scotland


Fear of delays to 'Learning Town' project due to funding

Fears have been raised that a scheme to transform education in Dumfries could be delayed.

Dumfriesshire MSP Elaine Murray is seeking assurances the Scottish Government remains committed to paying for improvements to school buildings in the town following concerns over its funding plans.

The Scottish Government says it is still fully behind the project.

Read more about the plans for the 'Learning Town' here.

WATCH: Lockerbie air disaster memorial concert showing in Dumfries

A special recording of a concert held in 1989 to help those affected by the Lockerbie Air Disaster is being shown at the Robert Burns Centre in Dumfries this evening

Scottish musicians like Dougie McLean and the band Stravaig performed at Folkaid in St Joseph's College.

Hundreds of people turned out for the event, and thousands of pounds were raised for those affected by the events in Lockerbie.

Lori Carnochan reports:

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