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Archive: 2006 Articles

December 2006

Cairnryan Public Inquiry Complete (20/12/06)
The public inquiry into plans to double the size of Cairnryan's ferry port officially finished ...

A Lucky Escape (20/12/06)
ONLY a tree prevented a car and two Stranraer people from plunging  200 feet ...

Equal Pay Claims (13/12/06)
STRANRAER council workers are leading a claim that could prove hundreds have been shortchanged ...

Texting Cuts Truancy (13/12/06)
Truancy has been cut thanks to teenagers' number one activity ...texting ...

Ferry Relocation Inquiry (06/12/06)
Moving ferries to Cairnryan port would safeguard hundreds of local jobs, a port director has claimed ...

Prize Winning Bridies (06/12/06)
STRANRAER bakers John Gillespie and Sons Ltd have struck gold with their bridies ...

November 2006

Christmas Events Start with a Flash and a Bang! (29/11/06)
COUNCIL workmen and Forestry Commission staff went on a 48 hour blitz to make sure Stranraer's Christmas festivities went ahead on time ...

Stranraer Veteran on BBC Documentary (29/11/06)
A Stranraer veteran of the Malaya Emergency featured in a BBC Scotland documentary ...

Casino Concerns (22/11/06)
CONCERN continues to grow that a casino in Stranraer is a "done deal" ...

No Change to Rail Link (22/11/06)
NETWORK RAIL's proposals to axe Stranraer's direct rail link to anywhere other than Kilmarnock ...

Road and Rail the 'Weak Link' (15/11/06)
HUNDREDS of ferry jobs in Wigtownshire could be put in jeopardy because of weak road and rail links ...

Award for Community Chef (15/11/06)
STRANRAER chef Douglas Lisi has had his work in the community recognised with a top award ...

Aldi Plans for Stranraer (08/11/06)
ALDI hope to open a new £2 million store in Stranraer by the end of next year ...

Award Winning Pasta! (08/11/06)
FOR THE second year running, a Stranraer restaurant has shown the rest of the country how pasta should be made and served ...

Firework Prank Appeal (01/11/06)
A Firework blew open a cast iron post box in Stranraer, splitting it into two ...

New School Dinners for Academy (01/11/06)
A new food outlet opened last week at Stranraer Academy aimed at raising food standards ...

OCTOBER 2006

New Contracts for Stranraer Roofing Firm (25/10/06)
MAJOR Stranraer employer South-West Roofing Services have just landed 3 major contracts ...

Wind Farm Plans on Display (25/10/06)
Plans for a wind farm in the North Rhins are to be laid out at a public exhibition ...

Stranraer Man Appointed as Army Head (04/10/06)
A STRANRAER man who joined the military after leaving the Academy has been appointed head of the army in Scotland and northern England ...

Store Planning Request for Cairnryan (04/10/06)
CAIRNRYAN could get a store and post office if planners give the go ahead ...

SEPTEMBER 2006

Improved Higher Results for Academy (27/09/06)
Stranraer Academy higher results have shown a marked improvement - bucking the national trend ...

Household Cavalry Exercise Planned (27/09/06)
AROUND 500 members of the Household Cavalry will take part in a major exercise in South-West Scotland ...

Annie on Road to Recovery (20/09/06)
ANNIE BRUCE, the Stranraer woman who has just received a life saving liver transplant, is well on her way to recovery ...

Waterfront Funding Secured (20/09/06)
FUNDING for the first phase of the breakwater on Stranraer waterfront to clear the way for a marina has been secured

 
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