Borders Region


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Borders Region

n
(Placename) a former local government region in S Scotland, formed in 1975 from Berwick, Peebles, Roxburgh, Selkirk, and part of Midlothian; replaced in 1996 by Scottish Borders council area
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Arar, Ramadan 14, 1438, June 09, 2017, SPA -- Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, the Governor of the Northern Borders Region and the Honorary Chairman of the National Committee for the Welfare of Prisoners, the Released and Their Families in the North Borders Region "Trahom", thanked Deputy Crown Prince Mohammd bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, for donating 4 million riyals to "Trahom" in the northern borders region.
SCOTTISH Business Insider and Scottish Borders Council are to host a business breakfast event, on Friday 20 May at the Galashiels Transport Interchange, to highlight opportunities in the Scottish Borders region following the launch of the new Borders Railway link last year.
While the Scottish Borders region is best known for its colorful history, it's also famous for its rocks, which tell the story of the death of the ancient Iapetus Ocean.