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End of the line for Borders bus firm

Concerns have been raised over the future of 32 jobs at a Borders bus firm after they announced that they have ceased trading.

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Concerns over future of Borders bus jobs

Concerns have been raised over the future of 32 jobs at a Borders bus firm after they announced that they have ceased trading.

Munro's of Jedburgh, who had a fleet of 40 vehicles, were due to handover their routes on 12th August after losing the contract.

Temporary arrangements to keep the route in service have now been put in place.

“It is a great shame to hear that Munro’s of Jedburgh has ceased operating, and it immediately throws doubt over the future of their employees.

"At short notice they have been left without a job while many will still have to provide for their families.

“That is why the top priority now must be to ensure that they are provided with adequate support to make sure as many of them as possible can quickly get back into employment.

– John Lamont MSP, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire

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