Saturday, 21 June 2014

Matthew's Classical Guitar Retreat

Matthew's Classical Guitar Retreat

Fancy some great Classical Guitar Concerts this summer? Why not get yourself along to the Classical Guitar Retreat Concert Series.
Wonderful French Guitarist Gabriel Bianco is playing on Saturday 5th July at 3pm at the Cathedral of the Isles. 

Book Tickets here:

Here is a taster of Gabriel's beautiful playing...

Friday, 20 June 2014

Galium Carpet (Epirrhoe galiata) moth

This pretty little moth was spotted on the wall of a house.
For some more information on it
click here

We are looking for wild life photos from this area so if you have any of interest please send them in to

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

We are Overcrowded

We all know that our country is becoming overcrowded. Just look at this example of overcrowding!

Many Thanks to Alice for sending this amusing picture of a very full nest of baby blackbirds.

If you have any photos you would like to share with us please send them in, we would love to see them.

Sunday, 15 June 2014

More Burglaries in the Region

There has been another spate of burglaries in the region. The properties targeted have been rural. Items stolen have been mainly jewellery. Burglaries such as this are becoming more frequent these days.Click here for more information on latest burglaries in the region.

If you have any jewellery made of precious metals and valuable stones you are advised to take photos of all these along with other items of value in your home. If you have receipts for your valuables keep these in a safe place along with the photos.  Should you be unfortunate enough to be burgled this will help you to get a settlement from your insurer.

You should also check that your household insurance policy is up to date and that items of value are included on it.

If you are anxious about being burgled you should try to make your property more secure. Click here for some tips on making your property more secure.

You could also contact the police for advice.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Cinnabar Moth

A Cinnabar Moth has been photographed on a grass verge in Kirkton.

These are very attractive moths and with their bright red wings with black stripes and circles they are easy to spot.
if you see one and have your camera to hand you might like to send in a photo so that we can see if there are many of these in this area.

To learn more about these lovely moths Click here

Photos to

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Gala Saturday 7th June 2014

Gala Saturday 7th June
Kirkton Village Green
 Starts at 4.00pm with this year's shepherd and finishes at 10.00pm.

There will be the usual barbeque, licensed bar, teas, coffees and various stalls, including a raffle and tombola.  

Dumfries Town Band will be playing.  
In the evening, until 10pm, there will be a disco by 'Firefly'.