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MP's Green-fingered visit to Dyke Farm

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell recently paid a visit to Dyke Farm Community Nature Reserve near Moffat, where he planted a tree to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee year.

MP'S delight at Crook Inn Triumph

Tweeddale MP David Mundell has welcomed the news that a deal has been struck with Tweedsmuir Community Council to purchase The Crook Inn, after a lengthy campaign by the community to secure ownership of the property.

Longer Trains take to the Tracks as Virgin Boosts Capacity

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has welcomed an announcement by Transport Minister Theresa Villiers which will benefit his rural constituency. The Government's plan to increase rail passenger capacity will eventually see 40 new carriages delivering 12,000 new seats per day across the country.

MP lends support to National Celebration of Vocational Qualifications

David Mundell MP is lending his support to the fifth annual VQ Day - a celebration of the millions of people gaining vocational qualifications across the country every year - and is encouraging local schools, colleges, businesses and learning providers to get involved.

Local MP puts a Hat on to raise awareness of Brain Tumours

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell is urging constituents to don a hat on Friday 30th March 2012 in support of Brain Tumour Research and its member charities, to help raise awareness about the prevalence of brain tumours and the need for vital research.

Mundell hails Moffat Town Hall Trust Triumph

David Mundell has welcomed the news that a local group has been successful in obtaining the lease for Moffat Town Hall from councillors, after years of campaigning for funding.

Panda-mania at Edinburgh Zoo for local MP

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell visited Edinburgh Zoo recently to meet the latest VIP additions to their menagerie of animals....Very Important Pandas! The local MP made time in his busy ministerial schedule to see first-hand how the zoo's newest attractions are settling in since their arrival in December 2011.

MP welcomes Leadhills Big Lottery Fund Award

Clydesdale MP David Mundell has welcomed the news that a local community group in Leadhills has been awarded a grant of over £90,000 to upgrade facilities in their local park.