Scotland much to gain from trade deal with USA

The Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz Truss, has revealed her negotiating objectives for a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the UK and the USA.

VE Day to be marked across the UK

The 75th Anniversary of VE Day will take place this year on the 8th May. Events across the UK will honour the memory of those who fought during WWII.

Victory in Europe Day, commonly known as VE Day in the UK, marks the acceptance of the surrender of Germany by the Allied Forces.

Roads investment welcomed

Increased investment in Borders’ road infrastructure by the local authority has been welcomed by local politicians. 

Border Weaver saved by Scottish Borders Council

The Border Weaver bus, route 964, has been saved after being earmarked for cuts to the service. The Scottish Conservative led administration at Scottish Borders Council have pledged to continue to fund the full service in their proposed draft budget for 2020/21.

Access to Cash Pilot Launched

A pilot which seeks to find innovative ways of ensuring communities still have access to cash has been launched.

Hawick Flood Group praised in Parliament

The emergency services and Hawick Flood Group have been praised in Parliament for their work in keeping people safe during the recent storm that hit Hawick and the Borders.

More concerns raised about cuts to bus services

Users of the Border Weaver bus, route 964, have expressed dismay at recent proposals to cut the service down.

The bus previously called at Newtown St Boswells, Bowden, Melrose. Darnick, Gattonside, Tweedbank and Galashiels. The service ran four times a day in both directions.