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MP backs efforts to combat anti-social behaviour spate

A multi-agency meeting took place to try to stem a spate of anti-social behaviour in north west Dumfries.

Dumfries and Galloway MP Alister Jack held discussions with Police Scotland and social landlords DGHP and Loreburn Housing Association.

Glenkens 'going places' predicts south west MP

One of the jewels in South West Scotland's tourism crown is going from strength to strength.

This was stated by Dumfries and Galloway constituency MP Alister Jack after his latest visit to the scenic, but remote, Glenkens area, north west of Castle Douglas.

Winston signs on for Brexit talk

Talented young British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter Winston Denerley ensured a political discussion in the region was fully available to deaf people.

Key role for local MP as Westminster begins historic new session

One of the region's MPs has been appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to the leader of the House of Lords.

The promotion comes only 14 months after Alister Jack gained the Dumfries and Galloway constituency from the SNP with a 5,643 Conservative majority.

Flood scheme objectors meet MP and MSP

A group of objectors to the controversial £25 million flood protection and regeneration scheme for the Whitesands, Dumfries met with two local parliamentarians this week.