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Thousands of teenagers will be eligible to vote next year for the first time after legislation was passed allowing 16 to 18 year olds to vote in the referendum.
The Scottish Government says it is important that they have a say on the future of the country, but what do they think about being given the vote? Jenny Longden has been finding out.
Watch her full report below.
Pupils from Jedburgh Grammar School have been telling ITV Border how they feel about being given the vote in next years referendum.
Children aged 16 and over will be allowed to vote.
Pupils aged 15-17 have been speaking about how prepared they feel to make such a big decision.
The full report will be on ITV Border this evening.
Jennifer Whyberd is the Managing Director of Armstrong's Haulage firm in Longtown.
The company employs 250 people and she would like more information on what it will mean for her business if Scotland gains independence:
Scottish Secretary Michael Moore said that in 12 months people will make a choice that "will affect our nation's future forever".
There is exactly one year to go until the historic vote on Scottish Independence.
Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond and Scottish Secretary, Michael Moore have both said that the referendum on September 18 next year represents the opportunity of a lifetime.
The people of Scotland will go to the polls a year from today to vote in the Scottish independence referendum.
They will be asked the yes/no question: Should Scotland be an independent country?
First Minister Alex Salmond will lead a debate on Scotland's future at Holyrood today.