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Visitor centre could honour King of Scots
A derelict pavilion could become a visitor centre dedicated to Robert the Bruce.
Stephen Dobbie

Stefan Bienkowski

BBC Sport Scotland

PFA Championship Player of the Year Award winner Stephen Dobbie hopes to play his part is saving Queen of the South from relegation despite his injury concerns.

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Military museums form a trail to attract more visitors

Museums around the Solway Firth are linking up to form a trail that tourists interested in aviation and military history can follow.

Old airplanes in a row
D&G Aviation Museum

It includes two aviation museums, Silloth Airfield, the birthplace of the founder of the US Navy, and the Devils Porridge Museum, where 30,000 workers made cordite, a vital gunnery ingredient in World War One.

Clair McFarlan, from the group, said the area was used for a wide range of military purposes during the last century, as well as stunning scenery and charming towns and villages.

Queen of the South striker Stephen Dobbie in the dugout in Alloa

Heather Dewar

BBC Scotland

Stephen Dobbie's bid to create a Queen of the South scoring record could be thwarted by an injury that puts the striker out of the relegation run-in.

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