Scottish Borders


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Scottish Borders

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(Placename) 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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When you warmed,' said the secretary, looking sharply at the other's downcast eyes, which brightened slowly as he spoke; 'when you warmed into that noble outbreak; when you told them that you were never of the lukewarm or the timid tribe, and bade them take heed that they were prepared to follow one who would lead them on, though to the very death; when you spoke of a hundred and twenty thousand men across the Scottish border who would take their own redress at any time, if it were not conceded; when you cried "Perish the Pope and all his base adherents; the penal laws against them shall never be repealed while Englishmen have hearts and hands"--and waved your own and touched your sword; and when they cried "No Popery
01 Prior Information Notices (below OJEU threshold): This project is for the delivery of a redeveloped and expanded museum reflecting the life and career of former world champion racing driver Jim Clark who lived in the Scottish Borders.
Priorities for our regional parliament should include the managed closure of the nuclear industries, both civilian and military, which have blighted public health, the environment and economic development for decades; the scrapping of HS2&3 and reversing the Beeching report cuts to the rail network across the Pennines and northwards into the Scottish borders to Glasgow and Edinburgh - the nearest capital city.
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.
The Highlands are the worst place in the UK for lack of signal, while Argyll and Bute, Dumfries and Galloway, and the Scottish Borders all rank in the top 10.
Mark died when his bike collided with a bus on the A6105 near Earlston in the Scottish Borders around 7am on Friday.
The Cardinal gifted the ornate vestments to Abbotsford House, in the Scottish Borders, following stays at the property in 1852 and 1872.
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.
Digital UK, which is leading the switch from analogue to digital television, said the first large-scale switch over starts on November 6, involving 52,000 homes in the Scottish Borders.
A statement issued by Scottish Borders Council said: "We are all deeply shocked and distressed by this tragic news.
Scottish Borders district court had allocated two days for the legal hearing.
The MultiVue Identification Server from VisionWare, a provider of Customer Data Integration (CDI) and Master Data Management (MDM) solutions, has been selected by Scottish Borders Council, in the UK, to provide a single, consolidated view of citizens through the creation of a MultiVue-based Corporate Client Index, which stores the Citizen Account.

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