A major project is underway to improve the prospects for fish in a river in Dumfries and Galloway.
Work has begun to remove a weir in the Old Mill Burn near Twynholm, which will give migrating fish like salmon and trout access to a further 10 kilometres of water.
Lori Carnochan reports.
Thieves have stolen some antique furniture in a raid at a house in Dumfries and Galloway. The police say that a number of valuable items were taken from the home in Twynholm including a dark wooden table, a grandfather clock face, a brass sun dial and a cast iron and wood summer seat.
David Coulthard spoke movingly of his family's loss:
Lynsay Jackson died suddenly at home at Templand, Crossmichael, near Castle Douglas where she lived with her husband and baby daughter. She was described by her family as a wife, a mother, and free-spirited fun-loving girl.
The A75 is now clear between Twynholm (A762) and the Bridge of Dee (A711), after an earlier accident involving a hay lorry and two cars.
The A75 is closed in both directions between Twynholm (A762) and the Bridge of Dee (A711), due to an accident involving two cars and a lorry.
Police are currently at the scene.