Shambellie House debated in Holyrood

The future of a costume museum in Dumfries of Galloway will be debated at the Scottish Parliament. Shambellie House is under threat because of budget cuts. Local MSPs are calling for twelve months grace to come up with a way to save it

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"Closure is not an option"

"Closure is not an option" - that was the message from many MSPs as they debated the future of the National Museum of Costume.

Shambellie House in New Abbey near Dumfries is under threat because of budget cuts.

National Museums of Scotland are due to make a decision next week, but there are calls for a twelve month reprieve to consider other options.

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