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Tesco's Carlisle plans scrapped

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Supermarket chain Tesco has scrapped plans for a convenience store in Carlisle.

It won planning consent in January 2011 for a store on a former bowling green behind the Horse and Farrier pub in Wigton Road.

The decision comes as the brand has announced losses of £6.4 billion - one of the biggest in UK corporate history.


Hawick businesses plan to halt High Street's decline

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Businesses in Hawick will be meeting in the coming weeks to decide how to halt the decline of the town's High Street.

A group called 'Future Hawick' was set up last October and has now been given £30,000 from Scottish Borders Council to fund improvements.

Local businesses will be looking at the best way to spend the money.

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