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MP tours Moffat alpaca attraction

SCOTTISH Secretary David Mundell took a break from the pressures of national politics to support one of his home town's newest visitor attractions at the weekend.

Rail link group mark closure anniversary

A SPECIAL dinner at Langholm has marked the 55th anniversary of the last passenger train from the town.

The end of the service in June, 1964 was later followed by the complete closure of the seven-mile branch line from the Carlisle-Edinburgh Waverley route, which was also later axed.

MP boosts Men's Shed upgrade fund

TWEEDDALE MP David Mundell has backed efforts to enhance Peebles and District Men's Shed.

The group, based in the town's Community Hub in School Brae, are actively raising money to upgrade their rented premises.

Working together to strengthen Union

ALONG with Scottish Conservative MP Group colleagues, I will cast my vote in a series of ballots that will decide who our next Prime Minister will be.

The next few weeks represent a real opportunity to strengthen Scotland’s place in the Union.

Next PM must stand-up for Union

I was truly sorry to see Theresa May announce on Friday that she would be resigning as Prime Minister.

Having worked closely with her over many years I know how dedicated she was to serving her country. 

MP visits award-winning school

PUPILS at Kelloholm Primary School in Upper Nithsdale have notched up a number of significant successes this year.

Borders focus as Ruth begins fightback

THERE was an enthusiastic welcome to Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson when she spoke at the party's spring conference in Aberdeen earlier this month after returning from maternity leave.

MP calls for more locally-based policing

A CUT in locally-based police officers in two areas of his constituency has been condemned by Dumfriesshire Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell.