Friday, Nov 30


Kind-hearted Creetown's Eddie McGaw returns from latest volunteering trip to Kenya


The mechanic was part of a group of eight who headed to the Nukuru region to help out at orphanages, schools and hospitals

Rescued "Merrick Seven" on the mend and finding new homes after being treated at Gatehouse


Susan Murdoch and partner Gordon Chisholm from the 3Rs Sanctuary have been nursing the horses back to health after finding them in an "awful state"

What do people in Castle Douglas think of plans for Kingdom of Galloway National Park?


The Galloway National Park Association recently held a successful conference on the idea so we headed out to ask folk for their views

Castle Douglas Citizens Advice office shuts for good due to budget cuts


The service will be replaced by weekly drop-in sessions around the Stewartry with appointments also on offer

Missing fire safety measures among more than 400 repairs carried out at Dalbeattie's new school


A string of problems, mainly snagging issues, were disclosed following a Freedom of Information request by the News

Stewartry Sharks enjoy games in tournament at Annan


The youngsters faced teams from Lanark, Moffat and Langholm as well as the hosts

Dalbeattie Star set for a busy December as they finally return to action


Darren Kerr's players have had just three games since the start of October and are looking to kick-start their season against Newton Stewart

Kirkgunzeon curler Grant Hardie and Scotland team-mates win European Championships


Grant was one of four Dumfries and Galloway curlers in the team that won gold in Estonia

St Cuthbert Wanderers made to pay for missed chances in 3-2 defeat to Lochmaben


The Kirkcudbright side led 1-0 at the break but eventually went down 3-2

Watch Celtic starlet Karamoko Dembele show off his crazy skills against freestyle star Soufiane Touzani


The 16-year-old is gathering a global fanbase and it's no wonder given these talents.

Filip Benkovic's Celtic masterclass against Rosenborg backed up by incredible Europa League stats


The Croatian continues to get better and better with each passing match.

'Costa Coffee teacake put me in hospital' Pensioner says treat caused serious allergic reaction


Gwenda Jenkins claims her severe allergy to all dairy products erupted after staff assured her it was okay to eat the bun.

Blantyre Soccer Academy secure new premises


The academy have now been granted permission to takeover the former Rowans Hall in Blantyre.

South Lanarkshire Council announce school holiday plans


Education chiefs in South Lanarkshire this week presented the proposed dates for the 2019/2020 school term to councillors.

Childminding group treasurer admits stealing £1000 from them


Joanne McArthur took the money while treasurer of the Dollies Mixture group based in High Blantyre.


Rangers left sweating over UEFA rap as fan confronts linesman after Daniel Candeias red card


A supporter confronted one of the assistants before being dragged away by stewards.


Rangers star Ovie Ejaria WASN’T dropped because he was late insists Steven Gerrard


The on-loan Liverpool midfielder was an unused substitute but Gerrard poured scorn on reports he had been banished.

East Kilbride bikers pay tribute to tragic motorcyclist on his last ride


False Gods MCC formed a convoy behind Allan Nicholson's funeral cortege in a show of strength and solidarity with the young biker's family.

Work begins on £2.4m social housing project in East Kilbride Village


Minister for local government and housing Kevin Stewart MSP and Linda Fabiani MSP welcomed the new development at Dundas Place in boosting affordable housing.

Festive cash boost for East Kilbride groups making a difference in community


Six organisations throughout South Lanarkshire received a share of the cash from the Co-op local community fund.

Craig Levein reveals what David Vanecek will bring to Hearts in January


The Czech striker will sign for Hearts in January but is poised to arrive in Edinburgh before then.

Scotland has a real super Sunday with Betfred Cup Final, Hearts v Rangers and Euro 2020 draw – Craig Swan


Craig reckons it's time to start getting excited by our game and Sunday is a perfect showcase of it.

Derek McInnes on why Celtic ace James Forrest is now good enough to star in Premier League


Aberdeen boss is hoping his side can stop the Hoops winger at Hampden on Sunday but acknowledges he is a serious threat.

Adam Rooney's bizarre tale of how Aberdeen cup glory sparked a Hamster naming frenzy


Ronney was the hero the last time Aberdeen lifted the League Cup and now he has revealed the bizarre spin-off of the 2014 triumph.

Celtic blitz Rosenborg and Europa League away day blues to stand on verge of last 32 - Big Match Verdict

Scott Sinclair was the hero as the Hoops kept their cool in freezing Trondheim.

Gutsy Rangers get Daniel Candeias off the hook after his stupidity almost ruins Europa League dream - Big Match Verdict

A tireless performance and an Allan McGregor supershow help 10-man Gers to a vital point against Villarreal and leave qualification in their own hands.


Sex pest carer slapped one colleague's bum and pressed groin into another

Arnulfo Paciente repeatedly assaulted one victim between 2015 and 2016, including kissing and licking her neck and biting her ears.

Scots Masterchef star once inspired by Gordon Ramsay says he is now a kitchen nightmare

Dean Banks has made it through from the heats to the final 12 of the professionals competition.

Young Scots star Lewis Capaldi shortlisted for Brit award

The East Whitburn native shot to fame after his debut on the Radio 1 Live Lounge performance.

Nursery spike horror as boy suffered gaping neck wound during Easter hunt

Little Monkeys in Edinburgh has paid damages to Louise MacKenzie who says her son Rory fell on a metal spike.