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Protest to stop sheriff court closures

A rally is being held this afternoon to save Selkirk and Jedburgh courts from potential closures.

The Scottish Liberal Democrat leader, Willie Rennie, will join local MSP Jim Hume at Selkirk Sheriff court later.

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MSP leads campaign to save courts

The MSP for South Scotland Jim Hume is leading a campaign to try and prevent the closure of sheriff courts in Selkirk and Jedburgh.

This follows the decision to shut courts in Kirkcudbright in Dumfries and Galloway, as well as at Duns and Peebles as part of a cost cutting exercise by the Scottish Government.

Jim Hume and Willie Rennie Scottish Lib Dem leader tell us about the campaign:

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