Reston and East Linton reopening may be delayed until 2024

Scottish Borders Council and East Lothian Council have written to the Transport Minister, Humza Yousaf to support a Scottish Government proposal that will see the reopening of the East Linton and Reston stations.

More needs to be done to save Jim Clark Rally

Commenting on reports that the 2017 Jim Clark Rally will not take place following a decision by the Motor Sports Association (MSA) to refuse a permit, local MSP John Lamont said:

Class sizes at record high in Scottish Borders

As pupils in the Scottish Borders prepare to break up for the festive period, new statistics show that class sizes in the Borders are at their highest levels with a particular problem in primary schools.