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Tuesday, 21 April 2015

News at a glance

Business scheme's tasty results

DUMFRIES and Galloway is one of four Scottish regions to benefit from a collaboration between businesses and universities.

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CALUM KERR, SNP

Agriculture is hugely important to the Borders. We have some of the best arable land in Scotland, with our uplands producing first-class livestock.

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MICHAEL MOORE, Scottish Liberal Democrats

WITH three weeks to go until the general election, Michael Moore is highlighting that only the Liberal Democrats have a fully-costed plan to increase investment in Scotland’s NHS and give doctors and nurses in the Borders the support they need.

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DAVID MUNDELL, Scottish Conservative & Unionist

David Mundell has declared that his priority for Eskdale is a prosperous economy which can create jobs for young people and sustain vibrant communities.

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Common Riding on film

WITH the election of the Cornet only three weeks away, the Castle Craigs Club is rekindling the Common Riding flame by presenting A Night at the Movies in the Buccleuch Centre on Friday, April 24.

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PAULINE STEWART Scottish Green Party

I have spoken to a number of constituents who feel it’s not worth voting. They say all politicians are the same and they don’t represent them.

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ARCHIE DRYBURGHScottish Labour Party

We were told by the coalition that we were all in this together. Austerity measures continue, slashing public spending continues, lengthening dole queues for the young but the Tories and Lib Dems announce a tax cut for 13,000 millionaires. The Tories refuse to answer questions on further cuts to the weakest and most vulnerable of society.

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PETER NEILSON Ukip

Peter is a previous chairman of UkipScotland who has stood as the party’s candidate several times in general, Scottish and European elections.

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JESSE RAE Independent

Singer songwriter Jesse not only creates and performs his own music but also makes videos and runs his own community radio station Brick FM.

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On the campaign trail

THE state of the economy, taxation and the health service are all battlegrounds in the general election debates this week.

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Make most of tourism opportunity

TOURISM businesses and event organisers in Eskdale are being invited to a free conference in the Cairndale Hotel in Dumfries on Tuesday, April 28.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Some of our candidates are missing!

THERE is a UKIP candidate and a Scottish Green Party candidate standing in Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale.

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Chocolate nests a sweet success

KC chocolate April 15 EASTER was celebrated at Langholm Playcare last Thursday when children attending the morning drop-in were treated to some baking with chocolate.

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Race sets the pace for women

THE first London marathon was run in 1981 when fewer than five per cent of the finishers were women compared with last year when they made up 37 per cent.

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Quartet on final lap of marathon regime

KC marathon April 15 FOUR first-time runners in the Virgin Money London Marathon have been putting themselves through a gruelling training programme and fighting injury as they bid to join one of the greatest and toughest sporting events in the world.

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Charging policy updated

SCOTTISH Borders Council has implemented an updated charging policy for all residential and non-residential social work services.

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Back home: farming’s revolutionary plough

chilledplowgfdfg IN 1835 a shepherd’s son from the Scottish Borders emigrated to America to seek his fortune. He found it.

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Dog foul fines not enforced

FIVE out of six fines issued for dog fouling in the Scottish Borders are unpaid and not a single one has been enforced in court.

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Sing-along to entertain WRI

VISITORS from Corrie, Gretna, Ewes and Canonbie WRIs swelled the ranks at Westerkirk’s April meeting.

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Tour of Britain cyclists revisit the region

NEWS that the Tour of Britain will race through Dumfries and Galloway again this September has been welcomed by VisitScotland which expects the event to bring a welcome boost to the region’s tourism economy.

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