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The story behind the Devil's Porridge

The Devil's Porridge Museum in Eastriggs has received almost £45,000 worth of funding from the Big Lottery Fund to work with young people over the next two years.

It was the explosive mixture made by workers at the World War One munitions factory near Gretna, and was dubbed the Devil's Porridge by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

This is the story behind the name: