The future of the Citizens Advice Bureaux in the Scottish Borders has been assured.
After forty years of service it was in jeopardy but Scottish Borders Council have now provided it with a new contract.
Volunteers say a three year contract providing welfare advice has secure the future.
The contract will last for three years and could be extended.
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