This week ITV's 'From the Heart' campaign is looking at the issue of organ donation.
Nearly 400 people throughout the region are waiting for organ transplants.
Patients waiting for kidney transplants in Dumfries have to travel for dialysis at least three times a week, for up to six hours at a time.
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Telephone threats have been made to schools across Scotland, including one in Dumfries and Galloway.
Police are searching for the owners of two dogs which attacked and injured a terrier, while it was being walked by its 70-year-old owner.
Fraudsters are posing as company bosses to take tens of thousands of pounds from businesses in Dumfries and Galloway.