South Scotland

Storm Gertrude damage forces school closure

St Joseph's College

A secondary school in Dumfries has been forced to close due to damage caused by Storm Gertrude.

Pupils at the town's St Joseph's College were told late on Sunday that the site would not be opening on Monday.

Dumfries and Galloway Council said the school, with more than 700 students, had been shut following a risk assessment.

It said the secondary was expected to reopen on Tuesday.

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