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Hawick

(hô`îk), town (1991 pop. 16,213), Scottish Borders, S Scotland, on the Teviot River. The largest Scottish town on the English border, Hawick is famous for its woolens and tweeds. Besides the manufacture of knitwear, Hawick's industries include dye works and light engineering plants. It also serves as a market and commercial center for remote farm areas. The house of the barons of Drumlanrig was the only building not burned by the English during a border raid in 1570. St. Mary's Church (1763) stands on the site of a 7th-century Celtic church.

Hawick

a town in SE Scotland, in S central Scottish Borders: knitwear industry. Pop.: 14 573 (2001)
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County are safe from relegation but will see the match at Marr as ideal preparation for their forthcoming BT Cup semi-final at Bridgehaugh against Hawick on Saturday, March 31.
Hawick took the lead with an early unconverted try, but Berwick hit back and two Hindhaugh penalties, plus a Duncan Hardie unconverted try saw the visitors bounce back to go 5-11 in front.
But Hawick High headteacher Vicky Porteous said it was a way of dealing with pupils "struggling in mainstream education".
Manson said a range of extra resources had been deployed at the school which would "continue indefinitely until we achieve the anti-social behaviour-free learning environment that is expected within Hawick High".
Hawick Knitwear designs and manufactures knitwear, including high quality cashmere garments, under its own name and the Clan Douglas brand.
But other small businesses hoping to pick up some tips from this series might be frustrated as so many questions go unanswered, the main one being, why Hawick Knitwear is so reluctant to expand its horizons into a market boasting a middle class of 300 million people?
Me and Nikki go back a long way having progressed through the ranks at Hawick RFC," said MacLeod, who lives in Hawick.
Hawick RFC vice president Alister Pow insisted Davies was "a great lad really".
There were a couple of Hawick boys down for the Scotland game.
His grandchildren had handed out Hawick Balls, Bill's favourite sweet, as mourners filed into the church.
He played at flank forward for his high school and later for Hawick.
McLaren, from Hawick, was known as the "voice of rugby" after almost 50 years as a national broadcaster.