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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The northern regional parliament, covering everywhere from Manchester, Lancashire and Yorkshire northwards to the Scottish border, should have at least the same devolved powers as Scotland and, naturally, should be based somewhere central to it like Newcastle upon Tyne.
The event will outline the new opportunities for businesses, both within the rail corridor and across the wider Scottish Borders region.
Police Scotland Chief Superintendent Gillian Imery said yesterday: "It is with the deepest regret that I can confirm Constable Mark Murtagh, who served in the Lothian and Scottish Borders Division, has died following Friday's accident near Earlston.
of him on display at Sir Walter Scott's Abbotsford home in Melrose, in the Scottish Borders.
Next year homes south of the Scottish border, in the north-west of England and in The West Country and Wales will be switched.
Education officials from Scottish Borders Council attended the school on Wednesday afternoon to speak to parents about her disappearance.
Scottish Borders Council sought an Asbo after he crowed from 2.
WHAT TO EXPECT: A magnificent 18th Century castle, set in four acres of grounds in the picturesque but underrated Scottish Borders.
North Carolina's Blue Ridge Parkway is canvassed with a mesmerizing palette of rouge an amber hues n Great Britain, the rustic jaunt across remote hills in the Scottish Borders is a modern voyage reminiscent of a majestic era.
Consumers from across the UK are now able to enjoy organic beef, lamb, sausages and bacon directly from Allison's farm in Biggar in the Scottish Borders where it is aged, expertly butchered and vacuum packed to ensure freshness and hygiene and a tasty and tender meal.
T otesport has arranged unique awards with a Scottish theme; each owner will receive a Highland Dream paperweight and, the trainers a thistle letter opener (pictured) handblown in the Scottish Borders by Scottish Borders Art Glass.
Levels of dissatisfaction with local authority performances are highest among drivers in northern England and the Scottish borders, said the survey, from breakdown service Autonational Rescue.

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