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A paedophile has been convicted of sexually abusing three young boys over a 13-year period. A jury found Graham Borthwick guilty of four charges. He was convicted by a majority verdict of using lewd, indecent and libidinous practices towards two step-brothers at addresses in Edinburgh.
A CARE worker whose partner is accused of sexually abusing three underage schoolboys is “standing by her man”.
The Care Inspecrate has announced it is seeking the views of the workforce on changes to their proposed organisational structure.
More facilities for unpaid work as a criminal punishment are to open in the region. Dumfries and Galloway Council has already opened two workshops for unpaid work in Dumfries and Stranraer and now the Social Work Committee has been told of plans to open more facilities around the region.