A food factory in Eyemouth has welcomes a £480k cash injection from the Scottish Government meaning the company can expand and buy new equipment.
Cabinet Secretary for Food Richard Lochhead made the announcement at Eyemouth Freezers Ltd as part of a £3.7m wider investment in 12 Scottish food and drinks companies.
"This award is a tremendous boost for the business. It will enable us to provide a secure foundation for the company's future, for the development of vining pea crop in the Borders and for our employees' prospects."
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A flock of electric cars designed as sheep have started their new lives as alternative transport for tourists at popular businesses around the North Lakes.
They're available for hire as a way of tempting people to leave their car at home for a visit to the Lake District. Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
A flock of electric cars designed as sheep have started new lives as alternative transport for tourists at popular Lakeland businesses.Read the full story ›
Nearly three million pounds of funding is now available to community projects in the Scottish Borders, and those aimed at improving the local economy.
The last phase of the Leader Funding Programme helped Selkirk Pop Up Shops, and Councillor Stuart Bell says it helps inspire businesses to be creative:
They're very often start up projects, so quite often what we're seeing is projects that are a new initiative, a new idea which is looking for start up funding in order to be in a position to explore the project and explore the idea and to develop it through to sustainability.
Farmers in the Scottish Borders are calling for new flood defences, to protect their land from future flooding.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people are visiting the Lake District this weekend, for the annual Big Chill Swim event.Read the full story ›
Police have arrested a 15-year-old as part of an investigation into allegations of racism in Carlisle United's match against Everton.Read the full story ›
Kendal Town Council is calling for a bypass after the town's traffic has been badly affected by the closure of a bridge after the floods.Read the full story ›
The £5.2million development in Galashiels will be home to it's first tenant, Davidson Chalmers law firm.Read the full story ›