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Brexit Journey Goes On

AS I write, Brexit still dominates the news.

Things might have changed by the time you read this -- but if we are still seeking a way forward I’ll be every bit as frustrated as most people are with the situation we’re in.

Mollie McIntosh MBE

I WAS saddened this week by the death at the grand old age of 99 of a great community stalwart, Mollie McIntosh, MBE, who lived in Walkerburn and was well-known across the Borders.

MP joins tributes to New Zealand shooting victims

LOCAL MP David Mundell has signed a book of condolence in the aftermath of the horrific mosque shootings in New Zealand.

He this week visited the New Zealand High Commission in London where he wrote a message on behalf of the people of Scotland.

MP and MSP welcome sale of former Pinneys' factory

Dumfriesshire Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell and Dumfriesshire constituency MSP Oliver Mundell have warmly welcomed the sale of the former Pinneys' food processing factory at Annan.

MP reveals top music choices

AN INSIGHT into the musical tastes of Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell will be aired this weekend on Dumfries and Galloway's newest radio station.

Borderlands boost delivered

MP and MSP welcome Chancellor's investment package confirmation

A LANDMARK deal, which is set to help boost the economy of the Borderlands for a decade and beyond, has been welcomed today by Dumfriesshire Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell and Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell.

MP gets in shape for challenges ahead

TWEEDDALE MP David Mundell has been getting in shape to face the daily rigors of Brexit by sampling the physical fitness system Pilates.

The Scottish Secretary has been given one-to-one instruction by Gillian Wrigley of 'The Health Rooms' studios and treatment centre in Peebles.

Front bench double for south-west MPs

A LITTLE bit of local political history was made last Wednesday when Dumfries and Galloway's two MPs -- pictured -- were shoulder to shoulder at the famous House of Commons Dispatch Box.