Border court closures proposals

Campaigners against plans to close Peebles Sheriff Court have held a demonstration outside the court.

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Court closure protest in Peebles

Protestors Credit: ITV News Border

Campaigners against plans to close Peebles Sheriff Court have held a demonstration outside the court.

Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume was joined by councillor Catriona Bhatia and members of the public to show their support for keeping the court open.

The Scottish Government has approved plans to close 10 courts, including Peebles and Duns, in a bid to save money.

The Scottish Justice committee has called for submissions on the issue by tomorrow (21st May).

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