MSP briefed on fibre broadband progress

CHECKING progress in rolling out high-speed fibre broadband, MSP Oliver Mundell this month joined Openreach engineers at work in his Dumfriesshire constituency.


Keep door open for rural GP surgery return, urges MSP

A FUTURE restoration of the GP surgery at Johnstonebridge should not be ruled out.


That was the call from Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell as he expressed deep disappointment at latest moves by health officials to permanently close the valued rural health facility.


Weekly Column: 17th January 2018

IT WAS good to see so much interest in a South of Scotland Enterprise Agency at the Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries on Monday evening.


MP and MSP back bid to keep Post Office in Langholm

LOCAL MP David Mundell and MSP Oliver Mundell have called on the Post Office to take urgent steps to maintain a service in Langholm.

It follows confirmation that the Post Office counter within the High Street Londis Convenience Store will be withdrawn from 5.30 pm on November 13.

Store site floated as Lockerbie parking solution

A PRIME site expected to come on the market soon offers an opportunity to breathe new life into Lockerbie town centre.

Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell believes The Original Factory Shop former premises at the south end of the High Street have potential as a public car park.

MSP Oliver quizzed on life as a politician

DUMFRIESSHIRE constituency MSP Oliver Mundell was in the 'Question Time' hotseat when he visited St Mungo Primary School, Kettleholm to talk about the life of a politician.

Thousands sign up to block Whitesands bund

PEOPLE-POWER must prevail in the fight to prevent the controversial Whitesands flood bund being built.

This was the reaction of Dumfriesshire MSP Oliver Mundell as he sifted through almost 3,000 petition forms so far returned opposing the project.

Council respond to 999 rescue team call

AN SoS from a life-saving rescue crew looks set to receive a swift response from Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Members of Nith Inshore Rescue team had expressed concern about the speed of traffic going passed their base on the northern edge of Glencaple.