David welcomes Youth Trust funding award

Tweeddale MP David Mundell has welcomed the news that the Peeblesshire Youth Trust have received a significant funding boost from the Big Lottery Fund.

The trust have received £97,000 in the latest round of funding awards which totalled £9.6m across Scotland.

Mr Mundell, who has championed the work of the trust over his years as a MP was delighted to hear of the funding boost: "I am absolutely delighted to hear that the Peeblesshire Youth Trust have been awarded this significant funding award of £97,000.

"I have been pleased to support the work the Youth Trust have done over the years as they are a tremendous resource for youngsters in the local community.

"I'm sure this funding will allow them to continue their excellent work and I look forward to seeing how the funding will be used to support youngsters across the area."