Locals in Peebles are becoming concerned about what to do about an island that has formed naturally in the River Tweed.
Some people are calling for the Tweed island to be removed - but others say it's a part of nature and removing it would be detrimental to wildlife.
A Royal Marine Commando from Peebles, killed in action in Afghanistan, is being remembered today as a football tournament is held in his name.
The annual event arranged by the family of Alec Lucas will raise money for a Trust set up following his death in 2008.
£90,000 has been raised for the Royal Marine Charitable Trust Fund and local sports charities.
The Alec Lucas Memorial Trophy will take place at Peebles Rovers Football Club today (Saturday 31st May).
One of Mountain Biking's biggest races is taking place in the Tweed Valley this weekend.
600 people are taking part in the Enduro World Series, starting in Peebles this morning.
The event attracts riders from around the world, and this is the first time it has been held in the UK.
Thousands of mountain biking fans are heading to Peebleshire this weekend, as one of the sport's big competitions comes to the UK for the first time.
The Enduro World Series, which is part of the Tweedlove Bike festival, sees professional mountain bikers race alongside anyone that fancies having a go.
Jenny Longden reports.
Peebles pro-rider Katy Winton is one of 600 riders taking part in the Enduro World Series.
She says the event is a huge boost to the area.
"It is incredible, I did the world series last year, to have a bit of home advantage here is really cool, this is all the top riders in the whole world in Peebles so it is not only good for us as bike riders and as world racers, it is good for the whole community, bike riders in general just see the level that is here riding on the trails that they ride as well.
600 mountain bikers are preparing to take part in one of the biggest cycling events to take place in the UK this weekend.
The Enduro World Series is taking place in Peebleshire.
Local riders will compete against pro riders from around the world
A new sports facility costing just under £5 million pounds has been opened at a school in the Scottish Borders.
Peebles High School finally has an all weather sports complex and it's hoped it will open opportunities for thousands of children who will use it in the future.
Guests of honour included former pupil and Olympic gold medalist Scott Brash and Chris O'Hare, another former pupil, who will be competing in the 1,500 metres for Scotland at this summer's Commonwealth Games.
Matthew Taylor reports:
A new hydro-electric scheme has been launched at Dawyck Botanic Garden in Stobo, near Peebles.
The scheme will provide enough electricity to power the visitor centre and the Garden's infrastructure.
Surplus electricity will be sold back to the national grid.
The scheme was officially launched by Fergus Ewing MSP, Scottish Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism.
Joyce Jack from Peebles has a love of beekeeping. The only trouble with her passion though is that she's allergic to bee stings.
It's so severe that if she's stung she needs immediate hospital treatment.
But she says she's determined to carry on as much as possible.
Tim Backshall went to meet her:
A beekeeper from Peebles says she's determined to carry on with her work, despite having a potentially deadly allergy to bee stings.
Joyce Jack from Peebles has had to be taken to hospital twice after being stung.
She needs to carry two shots of adrenaline with her and have medical attention within 20 minutes if she's stung.
She can no longer do all the hands on work with hives but still spends time around bees as a teacher with the Newbattle Beekeepers Association.
She says she couldn't give it up: