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    Poor decision overall and a complete cop out. I...

    Poor decision overall and a complete cop out.
    I applaud the Jags for there totally diplomatic statement. The season should have been played out to a sporting conclusion whenever.
    The monetary...
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    Dumfries Butchers

    Auld Chippy,

    you mentioned Welsh's the ironmonger at the bottom end of the Vennel and lo and behold I remembered another butchers shop on the same side and one no one mentioned on the thread last...
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    QOS - Only Team in Maxwelltown!!

    According to Wikipedia and surely they can't be wrong!!

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxwelltown
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    You are bang on right!! Coopers also had the...

    You are bang on right!!
    Coopers also had the shop that became the Bradford & Bingley BS across from the Midsteeple. They were one of the first shops in the town to go "self service" or a supermarket...
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    Ftivano1 and Auld Chippy you are both right about...

    Ftivano1 and Auld Chippy you are both right about it being a launderette and throwing you the clue but roll back one.
    What was it before a launderette? There is a connection if you can remember what...
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    Nearly right Bagapapa. The Clydesdale Bank is...

    Nearly right Bagapapa. The Clydesdale Bank is where TB Watsons Gents Shop used to be. Latterly, Youngs Sports moved to there after relocating from Youngs corner. If I am correct the Liptons around...
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    Old Dumfries - Butchers Shops

    Aside from the relegation battle why not a wee bit more reflection on what we used to have in the town some years ago. I am going back to the 60's and there must have been at least 9 butchers shops...
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    Reo Stakis had Oughtons in the 60's. It was a...

    Reo Stakis had Oughtons in the 60's. It was a steakhouse on the first floor and the Beechcomber Bar was on the ground floor.
    I recall local businesses using it for staff Christmas dances etc.
    As...
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    Maxwelltown No More!!

    So, after being located in the Burgh of Maxwelltown for the last 100 years the club has officially removed Maxwelltown from it's corporate registered address.

    A unique piece of local history wiped...
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