South of Scotland Enterprise must be backed by serious cash

Local politicians have welcomed today’s announcement that legislation will be introduced to establish the new South of Scotland Enterprise Agency but have warned that it must be backed by cash and must be based in the region.

Time to ‘step-up’ progress connecting the Borders

Local MP John Lamont has said it is time to ‘step-up’ progress connecting harder to reach parts of the Scottish Borders as a new report finds that two thirds of adults say the internet is an “essential part” of their life.

Local MP calls for 'rethink' over A1 closure plans

UPDATE: Transport Scotland and Amey did reconsider their plans and cancelled the closure planned for 17th - 20th August. There will now be single lane closures, overnight, for 9 nights from 31st August.