Flood prevention plans in D&G

Dumfries and Galloway Council have announced plans to develop a flood warning scheme and locate a flood pod, containing sandbags and barriers in Newton Stewart.

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Flood money: "We really do rely heavily on the Scottish government"

Dumfries and Galloway council has announced plans for flood prevention work in Newton Stewart.

It will include an early warning scheme and the council is also asking the Scottish Government for funding to build river walls through the town and raise a footbridge.

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