Coldstream joins the Men’s Shed movement

The new Coldstream Men’s Shed opened its doors recently and in attendance was local MSP John Lamont. 

The facility, which is part of a Men’s Shed association boasting around 400 premises across the UK, held its first ever doors open day last weekend.

Lamont welcomes Age Scotland’s Let’s get moving! campaign

Age Scotland have launched a new campaign to encourage people to get active. 

The campaign, entitled Let's get moving!, is about encouraging older people to get active by telling the stories of what people, from right across the country do to keep active.

Lamont welcomes rejection of controversial council boundary changes

The Scottish Government has announced today (Wednesday 14th September) that it will not implement controversial changes to the Scottish Borders Council ward areas. 

The news comes after local MSP John Lamont has repeatedly called for the proposals to be rejected by Scottish Ministers.

Guaranteed minimum broadband speed a step closer

A guaranteed minimum speed for all broadband customers in the UK took a step closer to reality today as the Digital Economy Bill is set to be voted on in the House of Commons today (Tuesday 13th September).