7:00 am, Tue 26 Mar 2013 'Platinum' couple receive royal congratulations
Lockerbie couple receive royal seal of approval
A couple from Lockerbie who are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary, are being presented with a royal message of congratulations.
94-year-old David Callander and his 91-year-old wife Helen, will be presented with the message from HM Lord Lieutenant of Dumfries, Mrs Jean Tulloch, on behalf of her Majesty the Queen.
David, who was a farm worker, and Helen, who worked in munitions, met at a dance and have been dancing ever since.
1:14 pm, Mon 03 Dec 2012 Man in hospital after wedding day crash
Carriage driver in a 'serious but stable' condition
The mangled carriage at the scene of the accident
Credit: Brian Sherman
The driver of a bridal horse carriage that was involved in a crash with a car, is in a 'serious but stable condition' in hospital.
Simon Millar and his daughter Hannah, were driving the bride and her father to the wedding when the accident happened.
Mr Millar is in intensive care at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and his daughter is due to be discharged today.
The bride, Donna Pennycook, was released from hospital in time to make her wedding, but her father, Lawrence Pennycook, remains in hospital with injuries not thought to be serious.
The accident happened just after 2pm on Saturday (December 1st), at the entrance to Mabie House Hotel on the New Abbey Road, near Dumfries.
The groom was not involved in the accident.
The horses were treated for minor injuries.
12:42 pm, Sun 02 Dec 2012 Man in hospital after wedding day crash
A vet treated the horses involved at the scene but they did not have any serious injuries
12:17 pm, Sun 02 Dec 2012 Man in hospital after wedding day crash
Donna Pennycuik,29, was on her way to her wedding when the crash occurred shortly after 2pm yesterday. She and her father Lawrence were both released from hospital after minor treatment and the wedding went ahead at the Mabie House Hotel.
12:13 pm, Sun 02 Dec 2012 Man in hospital after wedding day crash
Carriage driver in hospital
Simon Miller, 45, the driver of the carriage is in a serious but stable condition in the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. His daughter Hannah, 18, was also in the vehicle but released from hospital after treatment.
12:03 pm, Sun 02 Dec 2012 Man in hospital after wedding day crash
Police appeal for witnesses
Dumfries and Galloway police are asking anyone who saw the accident on the A710 road near the Mabie House Hotel to get in contact.
We believe the wedding went ahead, but the police inquiry is focussing on the crash
– Dumfries and Galloway Police
6:00 am, Thu 28 Jun 2012 Gretna Green Challenged
Wedding capital challenged
Traditional anvil at Gretna
Credit: ITV Border
A Borders Blacksmith hopes to challenge Gretna as the wedding capital of the UK.
John Falla from Bonchester Bridge near Hawick is marking the centenary of his business by opening it up as a wedding venue.
It was established in 1911 by John's grandfather, and still has the original anvil.
Gretna Green, which is 45 minutes away, hosts around 5,000 weddings a year.