On tonight's programme, after a double digit increase in crime in the Borders we'll speak to the Justice Secretary. Plus mixed messages on another Brexit referendum. Labour's Scottish leader tells Representing Border a vote shouldn't include an option to stay in the EU. And Borders councillors back radical plans to merge their local authority with the region's NHS
On tonight's programme: new fears that South of Scotland homes and businesses could miss out on promised superfast broadband. Demands for action on the stalled Stranraer waterfront redevelopment. And our commentators Alex Massie and Kathleen Nutt discuss school testing and the prospect of a second Brexit referendum.
A testing defeat. As opposition parties unite to call for a halt to the standardised assessment of primary one pupils the Education Secretary tells Representing Border schools should continue to test despite the vote. Also tonight - how do you solve a problem like Theresa's? The Prime Minister's plea in Salzburg for a compromise on the Brexit deal. We'll debate the issues with two South of Scotland MSPs.
As the Scottish Government faces defeat over school testing we report from Moffat where teachers and pupils back assessments. Also tonight - the towns in the South of Scotland left without bank branches. And we speak to the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader at the end of the UK party conference.
Greener Brexit or poorer Brexit? The future of farming after Britain leaves the EU. Also tonight the Scottish Government's suicide prevention plan. We hear from a mother from Peebles on the loss of her daughter. And two South of Scotland MSPs debate the proposed smacking ban.
The Scottish Secretary comes to Holyrood to reject claims the Prime Minister's Chequers deal is a dead duck. We speak to David Mundell. Plus highlights of First Minister's Questions and the former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Menzies Campbell on why a new centre party won't fly.
Tests to stay. The Education Secretary says standardised assessments for pupils as young as five will remain. Peter Macmahon talks to John Swinney. And the South of Scotland MP calling on the Prime Minister to back the campaign for an extension to the Borders Railway.
Representing Border returns after the Summer recess. We speak to Nicola Sturgeon as she sets out her programme for government. We look ahead to the big political issues of the autumn. And we remember the former Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Sir Alex Fergusson.