Dumfries Ice Bowl Breaks World Record

That the Parliament congratulates the 10 curlers from Dumfries who retook the world record for playing the longest continuous match;

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Concern Over New Lanark World Heritage Site

That the Parliament notes with concern the planning application to extend Hyndford Quarry into the Buffer Zone of the New Lanark World Heritage Site (WHS) by the Falls of Clyde;

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Local Police Officers Take on Run Doonhame Challenge

That the Parliament congratulates Dumfries and Galloway police officers, Stuart Davidson, Andy Stevenson, Adam Watret, Iain Wishart and Iain McKie, who plan to take on the Run Doonhame challenge;

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Concern Over Sanquhar Post Office

That the Parliament notes with concern the recent call by the Royal Mail to close the mail delivery office in Sanquhar;

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Khalil Dale Wins 2013 Robert Burns Humanitarian Award

That the Parliament welcomes the news that Khalil Dale, a Red Cross worker from Dumfries, has posthumously been awarded the 2013 Robert Burns Humanitarian Award;

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Big Burns Supper Success

That the Parliament congratulates the organisers of the Big Burns Supper in Dumfries over the weekend of 25 to 27 January 2013;

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Motion S4M-05453

That the Parliament congratulates Hightae Primary School near Lockerbie on, it understands, becoming the first school in Scotland to receive excellent reports in all five ratings categories under new guidelines that take into account the introduction of the Curriculum for Excellence;

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Motion S4M-05167

That the Parliament applauds the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) for what it sees as its presence in and commitment to Dumfries and Galloway;

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Motion S4M-05112

That the Parliament notes the decision of Maria Miller, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, not to block the renewal of Channel 3 television licences in 2014;

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