Residents of Pairc Estate and Johnstonebridge share positive conclusion.
Scottish businesses urged to prepare for new rules on waste.
Tens of thousands of households reconnected following festive storms.
Efforts continue to restore power and transport services as flood risk subsides.
Scottish Government Resilience committee monitors impact of storm.
Consultation seeks public view on measures to tackle irresponsible dog ownership
Economic recovery expected to strengthen in 2014.