The shadow Scottish secretary Margaret Curran is visiting Dumfries and Galloway and the Borders today.
With just weeks to go until the independence referendum, the Labour MP will be speaking about the potential effect that having a more formalised border could have on international trade.
The SNP are arguing any negative assertions are based on what they describe as "inaccurate data".
More top news
Dumfries and Galloway Council is warning further cuts to its budget will affect the level of support it can provide to homeless people.
Poultry farmers are being warned to keep birds indoors as a precaution against a deadly bird flu strain in mainland Europe.
North Cumbria is one of the NHS Trusts that will benefit from a new radiotherapy machine to treat cancer patients.