The family of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi have lodged a new bid to appeal against his conviction, five years after his death.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people packed the high street in Lockerbie today for the annual Riding of the Marches and Gala.
More than one hundred horses and riders followed Cornet George Forrest as he led his cavalcade around the boundaries of the town.
Below is a musical montage of the highlights:
The riding of the marches is underway in Lockerbie. Hundreds of people have turned out to support the Cornet George Forrest and his cavalcade.
They'll ride the boundaries of the town before returning for the parade at 12.30pm.
The Justice Committee will keep open a long-running petition calling for an independent inquiry into Megrahi's conviction.Read the full story ›
A cocker spaniel dog has been killed in a hit and run accident.
The black dog was found on the B7076 near to Stevens Croft Power Plant yesterday morning at around 7.10am.
Lockerbie police are now appealing for anyone with information about the incident to get in touch.
Constable Nicola Brunton based at Lockerbie spokesman said: “It appears to have been hit by a vehicle which has failed to stop.
"Drivers are required to report such incidents to the Police and I would ask anyone with information in relation to this incident contact Police at Lockerbie on the 101 number.”
Police are searching for a teenage girl who is missing in Dumfries and Galloway.
Nicolle Barnett, 15, was last seen at around 1:40pm on Sunday, 12 March, in the Lockerbie area.
She is described as 5'2", and of slim to medium build, and was last seen wearing dark ripped jeans, a black t-shirt and dark leather style jacket.
She has distinctive green and black hair which is shaven on the left hand side and longer on the right.
Police Scotland are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101.
Police Scotland say drugs with an estimated street value of £28,000 have been recovered from a car stopped on the A74(M) near `Lockerbie.
Cocaine and cannabis were seized by officers who stopped the car heading north.
A 33 year old man has been arrested.
Dumfries and Galloway Council has appointed its first-ever officer dedicated wholly to tackling poverty within the county.Read the full story ›
A couple from Dumfries and Galloway have received a special message of congratulations from Her Majesty the Queen after reaching their 60th wedding anniversary.
Nessie and Norman Cook are both in their eighties and put their successful marriage down to hard work and having a supportive family. Lori Carnochan reports.
Rail services between Carlisle and Lockerbie are delayed, because of a fault with the signalling system between Carstairs and Lockerbie.
The fault is thought to have been caused by the bad weather sweeping through the region.
Disruption is expected to continue until around 12pm.