Festival behaviour wins police plaudits

POLICE have praised the behaviour of revellers at the Wickerman Festival after low levels of crime were recorded.

Officers reported a "handful of minor offences" at the event. They seized illegal substances, valued at around 3,500, at the festival in East Kirkcarswell near Dundrennan.

A total of 63 people will be reported to the procurator fiscal on suspicion of possessing drugs.