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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