Flood scheme objectors meet MP and MSP

A group of objectors to the controversial £25 million flood protection and regeneration scheme for the Whitesands, Dumfries met with two local parliamentarians this week.

Shop's seven years of donations praised

There has been warm praise from the local MP for the team who run Wigtown Community Shop.

For as the town celebrates 20 years of being Scotland's book capital, the fund-raising store volunteers can look back on seven years of success.

MP opens forces' charity training hub

A new training hub aimed at helping ex-service personnel from across the region into civilian employment has been launched.

The premises in Dumfries town centre were partly funded by the UK Government and officially opened by Dumfries and Galloway MP Alister Jack.

MP secures debate in bid to retain Commonwealth shooting medals

AN MP from the region has set his sights on returning shooting to the line-up at the next Commonwealth Games.

Alister Jack has secured a debate on the subject at Westminster next week after taking up the issue on behalf of constituents.

MP seeks views on Dumfries town centre future

Dumfries residents are being invited to put forward ideas to help breathe new life into the town's declining centre.

Dumfries and Galloway MP Alister Jack is seeking public support to help create an achievable vision for a more attractive heart to the regional capital.