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Mundell stays put

SCOTTISH Secretary and Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell was at the heart of the Brexit discussions in government this week.

Voting shake up

CONSTITUENCY boundaries for the region are set to be redrawn again, with Dumfriesshire linked up with Lanarkshire South East to form a new Westminster seat.

Summer job was spot on for political teen

AN AMBITIOUS Annan teenager, who has been registered blind for most of his life, is taking the first steps towards what he hopes will be a political career.

£800m vision

UP TO £800 million is expected to be invested in the Chapelcross site over the next few decades, resulting in the creation of thousands of new jobs.

£10m call for Annan

ANNAN will need £10 million of funding to help mitigate the impact of Pinneys closing and the loss of 450 jobs.

Borderlands buzz

GAME changing, a one off opportunity, a shot in the arm, once in a generation — there was a lot of buzz about the Borderlands deal this week.

Brexit in focus

THE Secretary of State for Scotland and the President of NFU Scotland are set to take part in a special ‘Question Time’ style event in Dumfries next week which will focus on the potential effects of Brexit on the country’s rural industries.

Childcare centre shock

PARENTS in Moffat have been left reeling after the town’s only childcare centre for 0- 16s revealed it’s set to close with the loss of ten jobs.

Politicians hear of landmine trust’s work

A MINE clearance charity has told visiting Government ministers how it has delivered £5 million of business to local firms in the last ten years.

Election first for Joe

LAST week’s General Election was a double first for cub reporter JOSEPH GARTLY, 19, as he cast his debut vote and then worked through the night at the count.
He explains what it was like to be in the thick of it.

ELECTION ’17: Westminster map turns blue across south

THE POLITICAL map of the south of Scotland turned blue overnight as the Conservatives won all three Westminster seats in the General Election.

Region stands with Manchester

FLAGS are today flying at half mast around the region after the Manchester attacks last night.

Tories challenge Labour rival on past indy support

SCOTTISH Labour’s candidate in Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale did not follow the party line when he backed independence in the 2014 referendum.

MPs react to General Election shock

ONE of the region’s MPs has confirmed he will stand again in the June General Election.

MPs tell of London terror

DUMFRIESSHIRE MP David Mundell today described the atmosphere in London following yesterday’s terror attack on the capital.

MPs in Westminster lockdown

BOTH the region’s MPs are safe following the incident at Westminster this afternoon.

Mundell backs May for leader

DUMFRIESSHIRE MP David Mundell is backing Theresa May to become the next leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister.

MPs split over Syria

MPS representing this region were split in the vote over Syrian airstrikes.

Clash over early end to wind power subsidy

ONSHORE wind farm expansion in Dumfries and Galloway looks set to slow down when subsidies are withdrawn for new schemes.

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