It has been revealed that ambulance crews are prevented from entering 33 addresses in the in the TD postcode area amid fears for their safety. This is because they have been red flagged as being unsafe.
Local MSP Rachael Hamilton recently joined 150 people at a special event celebrating Marie Curie’s latest fundraiser. This included local organisers and volunteers from the Scottish Borders such as Karen Woods, Helen Ramsay, and Maureen Stevenson.
During Portfolio Questions in the Scottish Parliament, Rachael Hamilton MSP took the opportunity to grill Health Secretary, Shona Robison MSP on high levels of delayed discharge experienced in NHS Borders.
The Borderlands Conference has taken place in Dumfries paving the way for investment in the area. The event provided an opportunity for the Borderlands Partnership to meet with local politicians and stakeholders.
As the First Minister announces she is set to “restart the debate on independence”, local politicians have said they will continue to stand up for the majority of the Borders who just want to move on from the constitutional debate.
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