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former county, Scotland: see WigtownshireWigtownshire
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).
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The nine others are last year's Scotland winner North Berwick in East Lothian, Dundee, Orkney, Aberdour in Fife, the Black Isle in the Highlands, Aboyne in Aberdeenshire, Morningside in Edinburgh, Wigtown in Dumfries and Galloway and Strathbungo, Glasgow.
Big DoG - named after Nana, the canine nanny to the Darling family in Peter Pan - knows exactly what books children like to read or have read to them and, with a little guidance from the Wigtown Book Festival team, he has picked out some of his own favourite authors and illustrators to delight the youngest audience members, their older siblings and the grown-ups who come along with them.
The couple didn't need much convincing to move from a village called Woodseaves in Staffordshire in 1998 to the beautifully secluded and peaceful setting of Glenturk, Wigtown, about 25 miles east of Stranraer.
Unlucky Line of the Week prize goes to Malcolm MacDonald of Wigtown, who was close with a PS2 fivefold for PS3,375.
She made the comment at Wigtown Book Festival in Dumfries and Galloway where she launched a PS100,000 fundraising drive to help restore the house that inspired Peter Pan author J M Barrie.
Into which modern Scottish unitary authority have the former counties of Wigtown and Kirkcudbright been absorbed?
AN unlikely coup was landed when lowly Stranraer took on even lowlier Wigtown in the Scottish Cup last weekend.
3 Wigtown Book Festival, Dumfries & Galloway, Sept 23 - Oct 2 - Chris Brookmyre, Tam Dalyell, Tom Devine, and Janice Galloway, are among those confirmed to attend.
The manuscripts will be displayed during the Wigtown Book Festival in Dumfries and Galloway, which gets under way tomorrow.
London, Sep 19 (ANI): The handwritten pages by Harry Potter author J K Rowling will go on display at a book festival in Wigtown famously known as Scotland's National book town.
Sheilagh, of Wigtown, Dumfries, said: "It can get scary and cold at night but it's better than living on the streets.
Housed in three stunning buildings at Pacific Quay on the Clyde, the GSC brings science and technology to life through hundreds of interactive exhibits in the Science Mall, the uniqueAbove, take time out at one of the country's beautiful lochs and, below, Wigtown - Scotland's book capitalexperiences of the GSC IMAX Theatre and the Glasgow Tower.