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Make your vote count

It’s not often I agree with councillors but I must beg all residents of this county, and Scotland as a whole, to think with their heads not their hearts when deciding their country’s future in the upcoming Independence Referendum. The outcome of this vote will affect us all for many, many years to come. There is no point complaining about the result if careful consideration isn’t given to all possible outcomes in advance. There is no point voting one way or the other because it’s how your family have always voted. This is a one off major decision. It should rise above the petty squabbles and party in-fighting which seems to dominate every election. The worst thing is apathy. With some extremely low voting numbers over recent years, I would urge as many of you as possible to get out there and make your vote count. It’s too late once the votes are cast and counted to complain about the result if you didn’t even bother to vote in the first place.

This is one of the most important decisions you will ever be asked to make, so think carefully and decide for yourself what YOU want for Scotland.

Joy Innes-Greig

Edwyndale Cottage, Bilston

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