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Festive praise for busy posties

FESTIVE RUSH . . . thousands of letters and parcels have been passing through Annan's busy Royal Mail delivery office each day in the run-up to Christmas.

Pupils with designs on Christmas

PUPILS at Clydesdale and Tweeddale primary schools demonstrated their artistic flare in the 2018 competition to design an official Christmas card for local MP David Mundell.

MP welcomes Moderator during London visit

LOCAL MP and Scottish Secretary David Mundell greeted the Moderator of the General Assembly, the Rt. Rev. Susan Brown, pictured, when she made an official visit to London.

Small businesses 'backbone' of region's towns

SMALL businesses are the backbone of our local communities, according to MSP Oliver Mundell and MP David Mundell.

They were highlighting the advantages of, where possible, using near-by retailers and services on the eve of 'Small Business Saturday' (December 1) this weekend.

Deal best way forward at Brexit journey milestone

WE ARE at a critical moment as we prepare for Brexit and during the last few days a number of constituents across Dumfriesshire Clydesdale and Tweeddale have asked me for my thoughts. 

I hope my article on the current situation proves helpful.

Budget could herald better times ahead

AS USUAL on such occasions the House of Commons was packed for Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget speech which I believe could herald better prospects ahead for southern Scotland.