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MP gives pupils Westminster insight

Modern Studies students at Annan Academy were given a first hand account of the twists and turns of political life at Westminster on Friday.

MP goes pink to support charity

LOCAL MP David Mundell has been 'Wearing it Pink' at Westminster in support of breast cancer causes.

He joined Breast Cancer Now and Breast Cancer Care representatives to promote forthcoming breast cancer awareness month in October.

Halt turbines spread

WIND FARMS across Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale have reached their limit and any more would further damage the natural beauty of our area. 

MP welcomes farm funding boost

SUBSTANTIAL support, which should boost farming in Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, has been warmly welcomed by local MP David Mundell.

Helping shape a better future

A FEATURE of my Dumfriesshire Clydesdale and Tweeddale constituency is the strong community spirit, widely-held progressive attitude and a strong bond with our colourful and sometimes turbulent past.

Ready for challenges ahead

IT WAS disappointing to step down as Secretary of State for Scotland but I'm pleased it has provided me with more opportunities to get out and about in the constituency.

Good Brexit deal vital for Scotland and Union

I was saddened to step down as Secretary of State for Scotland.

It was an immense privilege to serve in the role and I’d like to thank the two prime ministers I worked for – David Cameron and Theresa May – for the opportunity and for all the support they gave me. 

Summer surgery tour hits the road

THERE was a good send off for Dumfriesshire's constituency MP and MSP when they began their legendary summer surgery tour on Thursday.