BORDERS politicians John Lamont, MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk and Rachael Hamilton MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire have announced their summer surgery tour for 2023.

The tour starts on Friday June 30 and concludes on Thursday July 27.

Craig Hoy, MSP for South Scotland will replace Ms Hamilton on July 7th and 8th.

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The surgeries will take place at more than 80 venues in the region.

You can book an appointment at or 01450 375948 or or 01573 224862

Friday June 30th : Birgham Village Hall, Ednam Village Hall, Leitholm Village Hall covering Eccles too,Southfield community centre, Preston, Allanton Village Hall, Whitsome Ark, Swinton Wheatsheaf Hotel

Friday July 7th with Craig Hoy MSP: Galashiels Focus Centre, Tweedbank Community Centre, Darnick Village Hall, Melrose Corn Exchange, Gattonside

Saturday July 8th with Craig Hoy MSP: Newstead Village Hall, Earlston Parish Church Hall, Blainslie Village Hall, Lauder Community and Leisure Centre, Oxton War Memorial Hall, Macfie Hall, Heriot, Fountainhall Village Hall, Stow Town Hall, Caddonfoot Hall, Clovenfords

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Friday July 21st : Kirkhope Parish Hall, Ettrick, Boston Memorial Hall, Cappercleuch, St Mary's Hall, Yarrow Feus Hall, Yarrowford Hall, Selkirk Conservative Club, Ashkirk Village Hall

Saturday July 22nd : Coldstream Community Centre, Greenlaw, Fairbairn Hall, Westruther Village Hall, Gordon Village Hall, Stichill Village Hall, Smailholm Village Hall, Makerstoun Village Hall

Sunday July 23rd Denholm Village Hall, Bonchester Bridge, William Laidlaw Hall, Chesters, Southdean Public Hall, Hermitage Village Hall, Newcastleton Village Hall, Teviothead Village Hall, Roberton, Forman Memorial Hall, Wilton Parish Church Hall, Hawick Office, 25 High Street, Burnfoot Church Hall

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Monday July 24th: Ancrum Village Hall, Lilliesleaf Currie Memorial Hall, Midlem Village Hall, Bowden Village Hall, Newtown St Boswells Community Wing, St Boswells Village Hall, Maxton Village Hall, Roxburgh Village Hall, Kelso Constituency Office, Sprouston Village Hall

Tuesday July 25th : Oxnam Village Hall, Hownam Village Hall, Edgerston Village Hall, Glen Douglas Community Hall, Jedburgh Town Hall, Lanton Village Hall, Crailing Lothian Hall, Eckford Village Hall, Heiton Village Hall, Morebattle Institute, Yetholm, Wauchope Hall

Wednesday July 26th : Paxton Village Hall, Hutton Village Hall, Chirnside Community Centre, Foulden Village Hall, Burnmouth Village Hall, Eyemouth Community Centre, Coldingham Village Hall, St Abbs, Ebba Centre

Thursday July 27th : Grantshouse Village Hall, Cockburnspath Village Hall, Abbey St Bathans Village Hall, Cranshaws Village Hall, Longformacus Village Hall, Gavinton Village Hall, Reston Village Hall, Ayton Community Hall