Work has begun in Moffat on a £600,000 refurbishment scheme to spruce up the town hall.
The hall was taken over by a trust made up of local residents who say the repair work is essential for the future of the building.
You can watch the full report from Samantha Parker below.
More top news
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.
Artefacts uncovered from a Viking burial site in Cumwhitton have went on display in Carlisle's Tullie House thanks to a £50,000 grant
Members of the Lake District Ski Club, based on Raise Fell near Hellvelyn, have been taking the Alpine past time to Cumbria. See the pics: