Borders Businesses concerned about support in Scotland

Questions have been asked of the Scottish Finance Secretary after businesses in Scotland appear to be receiving less financial support to deal with coronavirus crisis compared to their counterparts elsewhere in the UK.

Kelso manufacturer steps up to save lives

Global manufacturer, Plexus, is participating in UK Government efforts to expedite the manufacturing of ventilators to help fight COVID-19 from its Kelso facility.

Borderers urged to follow official advice on Coronavirus

COVID-19 is continuing to spread at both a local and national level. COVID-19 is an illness that affects your lungs and airways. It is caused by a virus called coronavirus.

The outbreak is rapidly changing and is being monitored closely by governments of all levels.

Huge boost for Borders and Scotland in UK Budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, has delivered his budget which has shown a huge cash boost for Scotland. It also sees a whole host of measures to deal with the Coronavirus outbreak.

Borders to benefit from £1bn mobile network investment

Yesterday, the four mobile network operators in the UK – EE, O2, Three and Vodafone – signed a £1bn agreement with the UK Government to extend rural mobile coverage via the Shared Rural Network. The deal involves the operators sharing network equipment to better serve rural areas.