Wigtownshire


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Wigtownshire

or

Wigtown,

former county, SW Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Wigtownshire became (1975) part of the new Dumfries and Galloway region (now a council area).

Wigtownshire

(until 1975) a county of SW Scotland, now part of Dumfries and Galloway
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The Reserve Champion was exhibited by Gavin Struthers Bankhead of Balcurvie Farm, Fife and sold for 2,450gns to R McNeil Cairnpat, Wigtownshire.
The cortege of funeral cars carrying the coffins of the crew of the Solway Harvester drove to their home villages after a plane transporting them from the Isle of Man had landed at RAF West Freugh, Wigtownshire.
The shock run of Stranraer, whose average home gate was 943 last season, has cost the little Wigtownshire club a fortune in player- bonuses.
Contract Notice: In order to comply with the European Waste Framework Directive and the Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012, Dumfries and Galloway Council (DGC or the Council) has introduced a kerbside collection service for domestic food waste in the Wigtownshire area of the region.
The PS1,000 full house prize for Game R will be shared between John McGuire from Paisley and Robina Bird from Wigtownshire, last number called was 21.
The system has been tested on the A77 between Glasgow and Stranraer over the last three years and has been credited with cutting accidents by 20 per cent between Glasgow and Portpatrick, Wigtownshire.
Sale topper was Neale and Janet McQuiston's 13,000gns shearling ram Airyolland Galahad from their farm at Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire
Results: 1 G Fearon, Northwest Moorland (Dave) 86; 2 B Common, Dumfries & Kirkcudbright (Cowlow Rosie) 85; 3 A Stewart, Wigtownshire (Kimi Ruby) 83; 4 D Aitken, Dumfries & Kirkcudbright (Buzz) 78; 5 J Mitchell, Wigtownshire (Sweep) 77; 6 B Common, Dumfries & Kirkcudbright (Jaff ) 72.
The farmer from Wigtownshire happily admits to enjoying hunting and killing an array of exotic animals on foreign holidays.
Currently there are 42 properties and 1 Travelling Person Site in Wigtownshire, 19 properties in Stewartry, 75 properties and 1 Travelling Person Site in Nithsdale and 33 properties in Annandale and Eskdale
Drumtroddan standing stones, near Port William, Wigtownshire An alignment of three stones, one of which has fallen.
Wormald had earlier admitted growing the drug at his home at Glenluce, Wigtownshire, between September last year and February this year.