Local MSP John Lamont will this week hold his 1,000th advice surgery.
On Friday 12th August, Mr Lamont will host his 999th surgery at Glen Douglas Community Hall near Jedburgh, before travelling to Foulden in Berwickshire for his 1,000th.
He said this week: “It’s really important for me to make myself available to everyone I represent and make it as easy as I can for people to ask for help. Particularly for elderly residents who might find it difficult to travel to Edinburgh or Hawick I like to make the effort to visit them in their own communities. I also think it’s really important to do this all year round and not just as one-offs.”