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South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth is backing the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in
its efforts to pass its £200m fundraising total.

Colin Smyth MSP raises a cup for £200m charity fundraiser

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth is backing the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning inits efforts to pass its £200m fundraising total. Read more

Colin Smyth, South of Scotland MSP has today (5th Sep) has criticised the Scottish Government after the latest NHS waiting time figures revealed “unacceptable” waiting times for patients to see a psychological therapist in Dumfries and Galloway.

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT CRITICISED AS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY MISS KEY TARGETS

Colin Smyth, South of Scotland MSP has today (5th Sep) has criticised the Scottish Government after the latest NHS waiting time figures revealed “unacceptable” waiting times for patients to see a... Read more

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has called for Dumfries and Galloway Health and Social Care Partnership to come clean over whether they intend to commission a care and nursing home in the Esk Valley.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP NEED TO COME CLEAN OVER FUTURE OF PLANNED CARE HOME FOR ESK VALLEY

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has called for Dumfries and Galloway Health and Social Care Partnership to come clean over whether they intend to commission a care and nursing home... Read more

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has welcomed the start of work to extend the narrow gauge railway from Leadhills in South Lanarkshire to Wanlockhead.

LOCAL MSP WELCOMES START OF WORK ON WANLOCKHEAD RAIL EXTENSION

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has welcomed the start of work to extend the narrow gauge railway from Leadhills in South Lanarkshire to Wanlockhead. Read more

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has accused Transpennine Express of "blatant discrimination" against Lockerbie railway station passengers after it was revealed the company have imposed a ban on passengers travelling from Lockerbie to Edinburgh being able to book advance seats on busy trains.

MSP ACCUSES TRANSPENNINE EXPRESS OF "BLATANT DISCRIMINATION" OVER SEAT BOOKING BAN FOR LOCKERBIE PASSENGERS

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has accused Transpennine Express of "blatant discrimination" against Lockerbie railway station passengers after it was revealed the company have imposed a ban on passengers travelling... Read more

Suicide rates in Dumfries and Galloway grew for the first time since 2011 to 20 people in 2016, a new report has revealed.

HEALTH SUICIDE RATES IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY GROW, AS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES SEE LONGER WAITING TIMES

Suicide rates in Dumfries and Galloway grew for the first time since 2011 to 20 people in 2016, a new report has revealed. Read more

South Scotland MSP and Shadow Health Minister Colin Smyth has accused NHS Dumfries and Galloway of showing contempt for the community in North West Dumfries after members of the Health Board voted on Monday 7 August to close Lochside Dental Clinic- the last NHS salaried dentist in the region.

HEALTH BOARD DENTAL CLINIC CLOSURE SHOWS CONTEMPT FOR LOCAL COMMUNITY

South Scotland MSP and Shadow Health Minister Colin Smyth has accused NHS Dumfries and Galloway of showing contempt for the community in North West Dumfries after members of the Health... Read more

The Lockerbie Action Plan Steering Committee met this week to discuss how to move forward with the recently published Action Plan. The company Nick Wright Planning had been commissioned and has recently completed the Report.

COUNCILLOR ADAM WILSON HELPS TO PUT THE LOCKERBIE ACTION PLAN INTO MOTION

The Lockerbie Action Plan Steering Committee met this week to discuss how to move forward with the recently published Action Plan. The company Nick Wright Planning had been commissioned and... Read more

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth and Annandale South Councillor Sean Marshall have urged Dumfries and Galloway Council and Scottish Water to work together to tackle flooding problems in Annan and Eastriggs after flash floods hit the area on Saturday 22 July.

COUNCIL AND SCOTTISH WATER URGED TO WORK TOGETHER TO TACKLE ANNAN AND EASTRIGGS FLOOD CONCERNS

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth and Annandale South Councillor Sean Marshall have urged Dumfries and Galloway Council and Scottish Water to work together to tackle flooding problems in Annan and... Read more

Dr Daniel Goodare has been selected as Dumfries and Galloway's Labour candidate for the 2017 General Election.

General Election Candidates 2017

Dr Daniel Goodare has been selected as Dumfries and Galloway's Labour candidate for the 2017 General Election. Read more

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