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Theatre fundraiser raises curtain on MP's garden treat

TWEEDDALE MP David Mundell has long been a supporter of the Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre in Peebles.

But his enthusiasm for the centre also raised the curtain for him on a fascinating local visitor attraction and a successful catering business.

MP welcomes recycling group's expanding role

AN ANNAN social enterprise, which offers affordable pre-used furniture and household goods, is going from strength to strength.

Newstart Recycle has attracted increased interest since moving from Silverlaw to larger premises at the town's Provost Mill in Queensberry Street.

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It follows confirmation that the Post Office counter within the High Street Londis Convenience Store will be withdrawn from 5.30 pm on November 13.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