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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.

Rural communities left to count cost of road closures

People living in rural areas are being left without vital economic and transport links to their local towns due to multiple, lengthy and disruptive road closures within a short period of time.

Brexit to be delivered

The UK is due to leave the European Union this Friday, January 31st. After the election in late 2019, where the Conservatives won a majority, the government was able to pass the Withdrawal Agreement, allowing the UK to leave. This was a key pledge made during the election.

Lamont Backs Jackson for Leader

Borders MP, John Lamont, has given his support to Jackson Carlaw MSP, who is standing to be the leader of the Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party.

 

Kelso wins prestigious Great British High Street Award

Kelso has won the prestigious Rising Star Award at the Great British High Street 2019 Awards, beating other nominees from across the United Kingdom. Visit Kelso will receive £15,000 for their town.