Kirkconnel mining heritage

A miners wheel has been unveiled in Kirkconnel to launch a weekend of activities throughout Dumfries and Galloway, to highlight what rural communities have to offer.

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Day of the Region launched in D&G

Dumfries and Galloway's 'Day of the Region' is being launched in the old mining town of Kirkconnel today.

A miner's wheel is being unveiled to mark the start of the project, which encourages communities to make the most of what's on their doorstep.

More than 250 events, funded by the Dumfries and Galloway LEADER project, will take place in ten communities on Saturday.

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