The A7 is closed in both directions between Kingsknowe Drive, Galashiels and Dunsdale Haugh, Selkirk due to an accident and gas leak.
Police are on the scene directing traffic.
Selkirk's community recycling centre will close for 4 months to allow work on the town's multi-million pound flood protection scheme.
The closure begins on Monday 8 February for a minimum of sixteen weeks.
It will allow a diversion route to be used during flood defence work to be extended through the facility.
The nearest alternative recycling centres are at Hawick and Galashiels.
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The latest milestone in the plans to protect Selkirk from flooding is being lifted into place this morning.
A new 90-metre long footbridge will replace a previous one over the Ettrick Water.
It's been designed to stay open during major floods.
Once all the plans are completed, almost 600 properties will be protected from flooding.
A man has been arrested after a serious motorbike accident in Selkirk, which left the passenger seriously injured.
The 29-year-old has been arrested for dangerous driving and other road offences.
It follows an accident at 8:30pm on Saturday 30 August.
A 29-year-old man, believed to be the pillion passenger, suffered a serious head injury, and was taken to the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh.
Officers from Police Scotland have thanked the public for their support, following an appeal they sent out to find the driver of the bike.
Police in the Scottish Borders are trying to find the rider of a motorbike which crashed leaving the passenger seriously injured.
The incident happened while the bike was being ridden off-road in Selkirk on Saturday morning at around 8.30am.
A 28-year-old man, believed to be the pillion passenger, suffered a serious head injury.
He's being treated at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh.
It's believed the rider of the bike fled the scene.
Police are looking for anybody who was in the Riverside Road area close to Victoria Park and the leisure centre at the time to come forward.
This incident has left a young man with serious injuries and we are very keen to trace the rider of the motorcycle. If you saw this incident, or the off-road motorcycle around the time of the crash, or have any information that can help us with our inquires, please get in touch.
Selkirk Football Club has become the first in Scotland to combine the beautiful game and the written word with its very own poet in residence.
Award-winning poet Thomas Clark has become the club's latest signing. Jenny Longden reports.
Selkirk FC poet in residence Thomas Clark recites his poem 'The Timin o the Run', whilst youngsters play at Yarrow Park.