Scottish Borders

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Scottish Borders

a council area in SE Scotland, on the English border: created in 1996, it has the same boundaries as the former Borders Region: it is mainly hilly, with agriculture (esp sheep farming) the chief economic activity. Administrative centre: Newtown St Boswells. Pop.: 108 280 (2003 est.). Area: 4734 sq. km (1827 sq. miles)
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Palestinian media announced that the Israeli army have shelled areas near Al Maghazi refugee camp near the central borders, damaged was reported but no injuries.
BT Scotland, Standard Life, Scottish Widows and NHS Lothian support a pounds 130million route linking the capital with the central Borders.
Forestry management firm Tilhill has appointed James England as forest manager in the company's central borders district.
In central Borders, young people are leaving in their droves because of low wages (we are bottom of Britain's wage league).
A public survey voted overwhelmingly in favour of reopening the historic Waverley line between Edinburgh and the central Borders.
It is hoped that relaxation can continue in Tweeddale and the Central Borders but the infected area's boundaries are expected to be extended in Berwickshire, bringing new areas under restriction.
Pensioners in western and central Borders are cashing in on cold weather handouts.

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