FSB chairman re-elected

COLDSTREAM-BASED Graham Bell, right, was re-elected chairman when the Borders branch of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) held its annual meeting in Newtown St Boswells.

Mr Bell is joined by Hans Waltl, Jane Kemp, Neil Ballantyne and David Whittle on a committee that will represent the interests of the organisation’s 700 members in the region.

Guest speaker at the event was Scottish Borders Council economic development spokesman Councillor Stuart Bell who outlined the authority’s plans to support the local business community.