Work to regenerate the area around the railway station in Annan is underway.
Dumfries & Galloway Council have allocated £260,000 to the project.
New lighting will be put in and roads will be re-surfaced. Landscaping will also improve access to the station and Annan Academy.
More top news
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.
An inspirational Cumbrian girl who won the 2015 WellChild Awards, is calling on others from the region to enter this year's event.
Three men have appeared in court, charged with drugs offences, as part of a probe into the death of a teen who fell ill at Kendal Calling.