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Dumfries toddler struck by car

Police are appealing for information after a three-year-old boy was hit by a car in Dumfries.

The incident happened on Rosevale Street at 3.30 pm on Saturday 30th August.

The boy's father had pulled over to speak to a friend when the child took off his seatbelt and stepped out onto the road. He was then hit by a red Peugeot.

He was taken taken to Yorkhill Hospital in Glasgow where he is described as being in a serious but stable condition.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Police Scotland on 101.

Throne fit for an emperor

A wooden Roman toilet site has been found near Hadrian's Wall Credit: Sonya Galloway, Vindolanda

The only surviving wooden Roman toilet seat has been unearthed near Hadrian's Wall.

It was discovered intact at the Vindolanda site in Northumberland.

Archeaologists say it would have been more comfortable to sit on than stone in the chilly climate of the northern frontier.

The seat will take up to 18 months to conserve, once that process is complete it can be put on display.

The seat will take 18 months to conserve Credit: Sonya Galloway, Vindolanda

Lake District lemurs raise money for African school

A wildlife park near Keswick is hoping its collection of lemurs can play its part in helping children at a school in Madagascar.

The Lake District Wildlife Park sends money every year to a school in the country. And now they're asking visitors to support their work, by taking part in Lemurs Week. A couple of days ago

Fiona McIlwraith went along to find out more.

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Athletes to make a splash at Special Olympics

Two athletes from Dumfries and Galloway are preparing for the Special Olympics European Summer games.

Sam Pattinson and Emma Birley are taking part in a number of swimming events in the host city of Antwerp in Belgium. They were both selected back in 2013.

Andrea Manson is their Disability Swimming Coach in Annandale and Eskdale:

Lake District Lemur week to raise money for Madagascar school

An aspiring cameraman - A lemur at the Lake District Wildlife Park takes an interest in photography Credit: ITV Border

A wildlife park near Keswick is hoping its collection of lemurs can play its part in helping children at a school in Madagascar.

The Lake District Wildlife Park sends money every year to a school in the country. And now they're asking visitors to support their work, by taking part in Lemurs Week.

The Lake District Wildlife Park is hoping the Lemurs could help raise money for a school in Madagascar Credit: ITV Border
Ring Tailed Lemurs are native to Madagascar Credit: ITV Border
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