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MP and MSP back bid to keep Post Office in Langholm

LOCAL MP David Mundell and MSP Oliver Mundell have called on the Post Office to take urgent steps to maintain a service in Langholm.

It follows confirmation that the Post Office counter within the High Street Londis Convenience Store will be withdrawn from 5.30 pm on November 13.

MP calls for action to restore safe river crossing

EVERY avenue should be explored to ensure an early replacement or restoration of a vital bridge over the River Clyde.

That's the call from Clydesdale MP David Mundell following the sudden closure of the crossing linking the small village of Pettinain and Carstairs Junction.

MP adds support in battle for MND breakthrough

A SURVEY form completed by local MP David Mundell has given a Motor Neurone Disease (MND) charity a welcome boost.

The Scottish Secretary took time to give his views on a variety of topical subjects when he noticed that a charity of his choice would benefit.

Sir Alex Fergusson Memorial Service

MY TRIBUTE TO SIR ALEX FERGUSSON

Alex took great pleasure in winding me up about the party function where I gave a vote of thanks that lasted longer than his speech, and failed to mention him by name! 

There will be no repeat today, even though, I see this as a vote of thanks.

Tribute to Sir Alex Fergusson

To me, Alex was foremost a great friend and I will miss him dearly. He was the most thoroughly decent person I have ever known.  

David hails ambitious plans at Glentress

Tweeddale MP David Mundell has praised the expansion plans at the Mountain Bike Centre recently following a visit and tour at the centre at the site at Glentress Forest.

David backs Pass on Plastic campaign

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell has shown his backing for Sky Ocean Rescue’s “Pass on Plastic” campaign.

The MP has joined hundreds of his colleagues urging people to take action against plastic which is damaging our oceans.

David astonished Overburns could be approved

Clydesdale MP David Mundell has expressed his astonishment after finding out that a planned quarry at Overburns has potentially been recommended for approval by South Lanarkshire Council.