Borders hit with SNP large business tax

New figures from a parliamentary question show that businesses in the Scottish Borders will fork out £1.4 million in the upcoming financial year, because of the SNP’s large business supplement.

Borders MSP visits new Kelso Dementia Resource Hub

Rachael Hamilton MSP visited the new Kelso Dementia Resource Centre on Bridge Street ahead of the opening in the New Year.

Ms Hamilton discussed the important work that the volunteers carry out in the Kelso area.

Support your local pub over the festive period

Rachael Hamilton MSP encourages Borders residents during this festive period to support their local pubs and breweries.

Ms Hamilton met with the Scottish Beer and Pub Association to discuss the challenges facing the industry.

Christmas Bake-Off: the icing on the cake for 2018

The 18th December saw the third annual Great British Christmas Bake Off competition in Holyrood.

The event was sponsored by Rachael Hamilton MSP and judged by Philippa Lee, Deputy Lieutenant of Roxburgh, Ettrick & Lauderdale and Cindy Webster, of Cindy Webster Cooks.