The union which represents lecturing staff in colleges in Scotland, says it intends to call it's members out on strike at Borders College.
The strike will take place on Thursday, in a continuing dispute over pay and conditions.
The college says it will remain open during the strike and a significant number of classes will run as normal.
A 400-year-old independent school in west Cumbria, which closed nearly two years ago, has moved a step nearer to re-opening.
St Bees School aims to reopen in September 2018, with the backing of a Chinese educational group.
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More than 97% of children starting primary school in Cumbria this September, have been awarded their family's first choice place.
Cumbria County Council says it's schools admission team received nearly 4,600 applications.
“It’s great news that the vast majority of pupils have secured a place at their first choice school. Cumbria is a fantastic place to grow up and an important part of that is ensuring children can attend the schools their parents and carers want them to go to.
“While most will be very pleased with the result of their applications, where places have been refused, applicants have the right of appeal to an independent admission appeal panel.”
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The Educational Institute of Scotland has voted for members to go on strike, as part of a long-running dispute over pay.
Over 90 per cent of the union members voted in favour of strike action, following what they say was college management's failure to deliver on a deal made last year.
Colleges Scotland has called the action hugely disappointing.
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Copeland's Elected Mayor, Mike Starkie, has welcomed plans to reopen St Bees School following its controversial closure in 2015.
The 400-year-old school is to open again in September 2018 thanks to a support from a South East Asian education group.
He said: "I am very pleased to hear the good news that St Bees School is to reopen in the not-too-distant future.
"It is very important to the growth of Copeland that we can offer good educational facilities.
"As we seek to recruit staff for the West Cumberland Hospital, West Cumbria Mining and NuGen, among others, it is imperative that we have both a public and a state school offering.
"I would like to congratulate the trustees of the school for their fortitude, endeavour and vision to secure the partnerships that were required both with Shenzhen International and the community links that have been engendered. This is good news for Copeland."
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