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Borders MSP raises Selkirk job losses with First Minister

Rachael Hamilton MSP raised the issue of Ovo Energy job losses at First Minister’s Questions.

 

Ovo Energy, Britain’s second biggest supplier of domestic gas and electricity said it will completely close its office in Selkirk.

 

Local MSP praises hard work of Borderers during pandemic

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Rachael Hamilton MSP has praised the work of hardworking Borderers during the coronavirus pandemic.

 

NHS staff and volunteers have been working round the clock across the Borders to keep services going.

 

Borders MSP raises coronavirus hardship concerns

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Following a statement from the First Minister, Rachael Hamilton MSP sought assurances that all is being done to ensure those affected by the coronavirus are not financially disadvantaged.

 

Over 1,000 domestic abuse incidents recorded across the Borders

New figures have revealed that 1,019 incidents of domestic abuse were recorded by the police in the Scottish Borders in 2018-19.

 

There was a slight decrease in the numbers across the Borders, but the figure remains significantly higher than just 10 years ago.