Staff at further education colleges in southern Scotland are on strike again today in a dispute over pay.
Members of the E-I-S union say they haven't received an agreed pay rise.
Classes at Borders College and Dumfries and Galloway College are expected to be affected.
Staff at Dumfries and Galloway College will be taking part in a national strike on Thursday 27 April.
The college has cancelled classes that day and also on Wednesday 3 May.
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.
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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.
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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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