A man from Manchester, who supplied heroin in Dumfries, has been jailed for five years. Another woman will be sentenced in March.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was inappropriately touched on a bus in Dumfries.
At 6:20pm the 16-year-old boarded the bus at the Loreburn Centre.
A man then got on and sat next to her at the Whitesands, despite there being a large number of empty seats.
He made what is described as inappropriate conversation with her, before touching her inappropriately a number of times before getting off the bus at Beeswing.
Police say the girl was left "shocked and distressed".
He is described as being in his mid 50s, and of medium build, with short grey hair and dark bushy eyebrows, and was unshaven.
He had an unkempt and rough looking appearance with yellow stained fingers and nails.
Anyone with information should contact the police on 101.
Kroy went missing on his scooter, while dressed up as Spiderman. He was spotted after a Facebook appeal was shared by hundreds of people.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of synchronised ice-skaters from around the world have been arriving in Dumfries for the Trophy D'Ecosse.
It's the sixth year the championships have been held in the town and will see around 50 teams competing over the weekend.
As well as attracting entries from countries like Canada and France, local skaters are also taking to the ice.
“We have lots of local interest in the Trophy D’Ecosse this year so you never know, we may see someone from Dumfries and Galloway skating at a future Winter Olympics.
" I look forward to strengthening our continued working relationship with the Trophy D’Ecosse and wish all competitors the best of luck in the event.”
Entry into Dumfries ice-rink is free of charge for spectators and the competition will continue until Sunday evening.
The man's body has been recovered from the river in Dumfries, and transferred to the local hospital.Read the full story ›
Chinese New Year has been celebrated in Dumfries with a lion dance procession and parade through the centre of the town.
Dumfries and Galloway Multicultural Association organised the event and will continue the Year of the Rooster celebrations this afternoon in the former Bakers Oven shop with lantern making, Chinese writing, and an exhibition.
Dumfries and Galloway Council has slammed residents who complained about "ugly" planters being installed on their street.Read the full story ›
The Robert The Bruce Trust in Dumfries is hoping to open an educational centre, celebrating the former King of Scotland's links to the town.
Bruce is one of the most famous figures in Scottish history and he began his, often bloody path, to the throne by murdering his rival in a Dumfries church.
Lori Carnochan has been along to St Michael's Primary school in Dumfries, where the children have been learning all about Bruce:
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is visiting the new Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary.Read the full story ›
Police Scotland are appealing for information after two headstones were vandalised in Dumfries.
Police say the headstones in St Michael's Street Cemetery have been targeted over the past two weeks. Paint was poured over both headstones, which are in different parts of the graveyard.
"This is not the first time that these two headstones have been vandalised as they were also damaged in 2013.
"It does appear that this is a targeted attack for whatever reason on these headstones. We are asking anyone who may have any information which can help us catch those responsible for this despicable act to call us at Dumfries on 101."