Pupils at Kirkcudbright School have thrown a WW2 theme party for older residents.
The children, who are all in Primary Seven, have been learning about World War Two and invited 150 older people from the local community to join in with the fun.
The children sang popular wartime songs, read poetry and told stories of what life was like for children growing up in the war.
Afterwards the guests were treated to war-themed cakes that they had baked.
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A treasure hunter has told how a five-hour search in atrocious weather ended with him and a fellow enthusiast netting a haul of medieval silver coins.
Derek McLennan and Gus Paterson reportedly used metal detectors to discover the coins in a field at Twynholm, near Kirkcudbright in Dumfries and Galloway, shortly before Christmas.
Overall, the men netted 322 coins, which are said to carry images of various monarchs of the time.
An investigation is underway into the cause of a fire which led to nine people having to be rescued from their homes in the early hours of this morning.
Nobody was hurt in the fire at a block of flats near Kirkcudbright. But considerable damage was caused to two properties. Lori Carnochan reports.
Weather conditions made tackling Kirkcudbright flat fire 'arduous and difficult'.
"The upper floor of one of the flats was gutted and extensive damage has been caused to the roofs. The two flats at the side of the property were protected.
"Due to the weather conditions last night the fire was very arduous and difficult to tackle."
Nine people were evacuated from a flat fire after a resident returned home to find his flat filled with smoke.
Two of the four flats in the block have extensive fire and water damage.
No one was injured and the fire is not being treated as suspicious.
Nine people have been rescued by firefighters who are dealing with a fire in a block of flats in Kirkcudbright.
Crews from Kirkcudbright and Gatehouse of Fleet were called at 1am but due to the size of the fire additional appliances were called from Castle Douglas and Dumfries.
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service crews are currently working alongside colleagues from Police Scotland to resolve the situation.
“Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus sets have entered the smoke filled flats, with a number of firefighting water jets, to deal with the fire situation.
"Nine residents have been guided to a place safety out with the building."
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with a broken bottle at a music festival in Kirkudbright on Saturday night.
His injuries were not thought to be life threatening.
Police would like to speak to anyone who attended the festival who may have witnessed the incident or who saw anyone leaving the area in a hurry.
Police in Kirkcudbright want to speak to the owner of a silver Rover or MG seen in the St Mary's Isle area of the town on around 11pm on Saturday night.
The appeal comes after a 23 year-old man was assaulted there an altercation at a festival.
He is in a stable condition in hospital.
A 51-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident in south west Scotland.
It follows reports that a shotgun was being fired close to members of the public at Carrick Shore near Kirkcudbright on Sunday (21st July).
The man has been released on bail and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.
Nobody was hurt in the incident.