The future of the Citizens Advice Bureaux in the Scottish Borders has been assured.
After forty years of service it was in jeopardy but Scottish Borders Council have now provided it with a new contract.
Volunteers say a three year contract providing welfare advice has secure the future.
The contract will last for three years and could be extended.
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The former Scotland international player, who was born in the Scottish Borders, has been living with the neurological disease since 2017.
He announced on Twitter that he's had a fever and cough since Saturday, and has been advised by the NHS to self-isolate.
The First Minister told Scotland's care workers: "We are incredibly grateful for everything you are doing for us right now."