WILL People Power persuade Police Scotland to keep the public counters open at three of its Clydesdale stations?
Launching the petition, he said: “This decision is simply unacceptable and will leave a large rural area here in Clydesdale which stretches well beyond Biggar town without face-to-face access to the police.
“I am urging local residents to sign my petition and hold the new police chiefs and the Scottish Government to account and make their voice heard. I believe that if we can demonstrate the strength of feeling locally we stand a real chance of reversing what would be a real blow to the community. ”
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