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Police search for unregistered motorcyclist in Hawick

Police Scotland are looking for a man who rode an unregistered off-road motorbike through Hawick this morning.

At around 10:50am on 23 January the man rode through the town, causing other drivers to move out of the way.

The police would like to speak to the driver of a white van, who turned into Kenilworth Avenue from Eildon Road, and had to stop to allow the motorcycle to pass.

"The actions of the rider on an unregistered off-road motorbike was incredibly dangerous as it resulted in other drivers having to take evasive action to get out the way.

I would appeal to the driver of the white van to get in touch, or anyone else in the area who witnessed this incident."

– PC Alan Hastings

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Businesses to hear of Borders Railway benefits

The Borders Railway will open in September. Credit: ITV Border

Businesses have been invited to a meeting to hear about the potential economic benefits of the new Borders Railway.

The meeting takes place in Galashiels today, and it's being held by Abellio, the company that will operate the railway when it opens in September.

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