A £10 million scheme to solve the flooding problem in Dumfries and re-design part of the town has gone on display.
The plans involve building a grassed bank along the Whitesands area, that would prevent the River Nith from flooding shops and businesses.
It has been a problem for decades, and many are relieved that at last something will be put in place, but some are worried it will cut the number of parking spaces.
Matthew Taylor reports:
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