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Community | 23rd May 2024
 

Local feathers ruffled by Scotsman article

 
 
“A culture of forgotten about people”......aye right!!
 

Comments made refuted by the people and organisations trying to revitalise and regenerate Langholm

In last Thursday’s edition of The Scotsman there was an article about Langholm Moor’s progress two years
after the initial buyout.

The article about the moor by journalist Katharine Hay, was fair and positive until it reached the last few paragraphs. Here it stated that “After spending two nights in Langholm, it was noticeable how little work opportunities there were in the area.

“Aside from some cafes and a takeaway, only one hotel seemed fully open, …

“A resident explained none of his neighbours in the close where he lived worked, and most of them were users, and on benefits. Another resident told me there is very little to keep young people stimulated and they have to move away.

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