First Minister to visit Newton Stewart

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Environment Minister Aileen McLeod will visit Newton Stewart, one of the communities worst affected by Storm Frank today (Thursday, December 31).

Ms Sturgeon and Dr McLeod will meet people affected by the severe weather and flooding and thank emergency responders leading the clean-up.

They will also meet representatives from Dumfries and Galloway Council to hear about the round the clock work being carried in the recovery phase.