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M6 delays following collision

Police are warning of delays. Credit: PA

The M6 has been closed between Junction 37 and Junction 39, following a collision.

Police were called at 12:39pm today (29 July 2015), following an accident that occurred on the M6 southbound carriageway between Junctions 37 and 38.

The Northbound carriageway is also closed between Junctions 37 and 39.

It is expected that two lanes will be reopened in due course.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

There is no further information about the collision at this time.

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Concern for missing 65-year-old man

Borthwick Credit: Police Scotland

A 65-year-old man has been reported missing in Melrose.

Borthwick "Kenny" Wilson, from Hawick, was last seen leaving Huntlyburn House - a mental health ward run by NHS Borders - at 2pm yesterday (Tuesday, July 28).

Police Scotland say there have been no sightings of him since, and concern is now growing for his welfare.

He's described as white, with a slim build, around 6'2", with balding grey hair and clean-shaven.

He was last seen wearing a blue top, blue trousers, green polo top and possibly a green jacket.

We are keen to establish Kenny's whereabouts as soon as possible and anyone who believes they have seen him since Tuesday is asked to come forward.

In addition, we would ask Kenny to get in touch with friends, family or police and let us know you are safe and well."

– Inspector Kevin Harris
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