South of Scotland

Page last updated at 05:34 GMT, Wednesday, 13 April 2011 06:34 UK

Elderly person's hands
Plans for a nursing home and residential development on a former golf course in Gretna are recommended for refusal.

Councillors approve the closure of a police station in Dumfries and Galloway as "surplus to requirements".

A report raises concerns about watchkeeping on a ferry and boat involved in a collision which led to a teenager's death.

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Candidate failed to lodge papers
The Liberal Democrat candidate in the Clydesdale constituency fails to lodge his nomination papers on time.

Fish landings value fell in 2010
The total value of fish landed by Scottish-based boats fell last year compared with 2009, provisional statistics suggest.

Borders drug firm losses reduced
Galashiels-based drug firm ProStrakan reports a pre-tax loss of 600,000, against a loss of 15m a year ago.




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