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Joanna Lumley checks on Dumfries Peter Pan house progress

Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley has been in Dumfries to check on progress on a Scottish national centre for children's literature.

Architects LDN and contractor Balfour Beatty guided Ms Lumley around the site on the banks of the River Nith.

"It is so exciting to actually stand here in JM Barrie's 'enchanted land' and see our dreams for a Neverland Discovery Garden begin to come true," she said.

It is hoped the new centre will be able to open to the public at the end of 2018.

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