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Better Together canvas Dumfries

Dumfries and Galloway MP Russell Brown went door to door in Lochside this morning as he continues to engage the public about Labour's involvement with the Better Together campaign.

'We can't sit back and allow what looks like a very good lead in current polls to just say well we are home and dry and everything will be fine. We need to hear what people are saying, we need to listen to the concerns they have and try and explain our interpretations of facts and figures.'

– Russell Brown MP

The canvassing comes ahead of the publication of the Independence White Paper on Tuesday by the SNP.

'Yes' campaign arrives in Annan

South Annandale Yes campaign was launched at Annan town hall today. Credit: ITV

The South Annandale 'Yes' campaign has been launched at Annan town hall today.

Henry McClelland, Chairman of Annan Athletic, said: "With the White Paper being launched next week it was important for us to make our presence known in Annandale.

"There are so many people out there who are still undecided and it is important they join the discussion.Today we are setting up a committee and then will start canvassing in the area to drum up support."

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Full report: Flooding in Annan after heavy rain

A number of people are mopping up today, July 29, as flash flooding deluged homes and businesses in the region.

Annan was particularly badly hit as police warned motorists to avoid some areas of the town.

Firefighters were busy all morning pumping out properties and clearing water from roads. As the waters recede this evening, residents and businesses are counting the cost.

Watch Andy Burn's report here:

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