Coastal defence work in the area is also being brought forward after James and Susan Kenneavy's car washed up on a beach.
Citizens Advice Scotland finds big variations in energy supply switching rates across the country.
Police say people in south west Scotland lost "many hundreds of thousands of pounds" last year alone.
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Scotland call up Luke Crosbie, Matt Smith, Alex Dunbar and Rob Harley to their Six Nations squad as key flanker Hamish Watson drops out.
Aberdeen or Stenhousemuir will host Dundee or Queen of the South in the Scottish Cup last 16.
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