Work to regenerate the area around the railway station in Annan is underway.
Dumfries & Galloway Council have allocated £260,000 to the project.
New lighting will be put in and roads will be re-surfaced. Landscaping will also improve access to the station and Annan Academy.
Dumfries and Galloway Council say the regeneration of the Gretna, Lockerbie, Annan corridor is a priority.
Work has begun to regenerate the area around the railway station in Annan.
Dumfries and Galloway Council have allocated over £260,000 to improve the local area.
New lighting will be put in, roads will be re-surfaced and there will be landscaping done to improve access to the station and Annan Academy.
A masterplan to regenerate the centre of Lockerbie is going on display in the town's library.
The exhibition shows how the town will look when the current work to revitalise it is finished.
Designs for the construction of new sheep sculptures, proposed to be situated outside of the town hall, will also be on show.
A full-size representation of the sheep sculptures will be available for the public to view.
Members of the public can view the display until Saturday 31st August.
Plans to prevent flooding along the Whitesands in Dumfries are going on display to the public today.
The area regularly floods during the Winter months and local businesses have been campaigning for a flood prevention scheme for years.
Designs have also been drawn up to regenerate the area.
The Scottish Government has promised the people of Stranraer that it is committed to regenerating the town.
The Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited Stranraer today to talk about the redevelopment of the old Stena port.
However, critics say not enough is being done.
You can watch the full report from Hannah McNulty below.
Scotland's Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been in Stranraer for talks about the regeneration of the town.
She was also there for the signing of a Memorandum of understanding between the Council and Stena over the future development of the old ferry terminal.
Nicola Sturgeon said investment in to the town's marina and west pier was a fraction of what was being planned.
Dumfries and Galloway MP Russell Brown warned Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon not to come to Stranraer "empty handed".
Mr Brown wrote to Ms Sturgeon asking her to use the visit to announce significant Scottish Government investment, to help boost the regeneration of the town.