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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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.
As crews tackled the flames, smoke could be seen billowing from as far away as the Scottish Borders and Teesside.
of him on display at Sir Walter Scott's Abbotsford home in Melrose, in the Scottish Borders.
The independent organisation said that next year's switch would involve homes south of the Scottish border, in the north-west of England, West Country and Wales.
Stuart Hunter, Drumlanrig Primary School, Hawick, Scottish Borders
Education officials from Scottish Borders Council attended the school on Wednesday afternoon to speak to parents about her disappearance.
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.
MALEK, winner of the Scottish Borders National at Kelso almost a year ago, was put down after breaking a hind leg in the Eider Chase at Newcastle on Saturday.
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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