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MP backs campaign to support local retailers

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has backed a national campaign to support local retailers amid convenience store closures and the removal of cash machines in rural areas.

MP meets 'Make it Happen' Rock Challenge team

The MP for Banff and Buchan has met organisers of a new initiative aimed at replacing the cancelled Rock Challenge 2020 event. 

David Duguid has offered to help "in any way he can" after sitting down with the volunteers who are trying to put together a local contest. 

MP welcomes re-opening of Auchmill Bridge

Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid has welcomed the re-opening of a local bridge that has been repaired a week ahead of schedule. 

Auchmill Bridge, just off the A947 near Plaidy, had been shut for several weeks after it was damaged in a collision with a vehicle. 

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Visiting an Aberdeenshire farm, the Prime Minister announced that some £211 million is coming to Scotland’s farmers.

I welcomed the findings of the Bew review on EU convergence funding, following a campaign by Scottish Conservative MPs to set a past wrong right.

Banffshire Journal 7 August 2019

Our new Prime Minister is a strong advocate for the Union and will stand up against Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP. They are running scared from Mr. Johnson and his positive vision for the whole United Kingdom outside of the EU.

Turriff Advertiser 19 July 2019

Last year, Turriff won the ‘Scotland’s Towns’ award for most beautiful high street in Scotland.

It was a highly-competitive category but the award was well-deserved.

Turriff Advertiser 4 July 2019

The announcement of an hours reduction at Turriff Hospital’s minor injuries unit has been a real blow to the community and those who represent it.

Banffshire Journal 2 July 2019

Climate change has been at the forefront of the political agenda in recent months.

 

The UK Government has become the first of the G7 nations to commit in law to reducing carbon emissions to net zero by 2050.