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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.

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.

David marks 100 year centenary of Suffragette campaign

Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale MP David Mundell has paid tribute to Suffragette campaigners as the country marks the 100 year anniversary of some women being allowed to vote for the first time in the United Kingdom.

David steps up campaign to save Biggar's RBS

Clydesdale MP David Mundell has taken his campaign to save Biggar’s RBS to the top of the company.

Mr Mundell, who has voiced his strong opposition to the closure plans since they were first revealed has now raised the issue with RBS chairman Sir Howard Davies.