SARAH BEATTIE-SMITH

Best bits: Three great hustings in the Borders and getting out in the sun winning votes from Kelso to Dumfries to Fenwick Worst bit: Coming to terms with the fact that there’s only a week left! Folk of note: Rob from Dumfries and Galloway College for being so welcoming; Debbie from Borders Carers Centre and …

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Best bits: Getting some really positive feedback at hustings, especially from folk who were previously undecided or had thought they’d be both votes SNP but who’d changed their mind when they heard me at a hustings whether in Kilmarnock, North Berwick or Castle Douglas Worst bit: Not seeing nearly enough of Nat after spending much of …

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Best bits: Introducing Save Broomfield campaigners to Lesley Riddoch for some welcome advice and support on the next stage of their campaign and then getting a shout out on her podcast Worst bit: My car making horrid sort of broken noises and needing to go into the garage Folk of note: Elise and the team …

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Best bits: Knowing I played even a small part in saving buses in Dumfries and Galloway, alongside a fantastic bunch of Green campaigners Worst bit: Being totally floored by stomach cramps all weekend. Folk of note: Maggie, Amanda and Pip from the Scottish Rural Parliament who’ve been travelling around the South gathering views from rural …

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Best bit: Two inspiring days in Dumfries with artists, Greens and family Worst bit: Not realising *just* how far Ayr is from Dunbar and being really late (twice) Folk of note: Beth, Tim, Cat, Charles, Pauline and Jody from Borders branch who organised the brilliant action day on Saturday + local members and my wonderful …

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Vote Sarah for the South of Scotland

March 18, 2015


Alongside some fantastic candidates, I had the privilege of speaking at a hustings for Scottish Green Party members in Castle Douglas recently. Hosted by the Dumfries and Galloway branch, the hustings formed part of the selection process for the party to choose its candidates for the South of Scotland regional list ahead of the 2016 Holyrood election.

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