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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Mining history unveiled at Day of the Region

Children gather for the unveiling of a piece of mining heritage Credit: ITV News
The wheel represents the area's heritage and mining culture Credit: ITV News
A piece of Kirkconnel's history was looked upon by its future generations Credit: ITV News
Balloons were released at the Day of the Region in Dumfries and Galloway Credit: ITV News

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