Dunsdale Haugh in Selkirk will close today for around five months to allow work to be carried out on the town's flood protection scheme.
The £31m project will protect almost 600 properties from the Shaw Burn stream and is due to be completed by the end of the year:
Since January our contractors RJ McLeod have commenced working in the Dunsdale Haugh area protecting against flooding from the Shaw Burn. We've undertaken some of the simpler operations in this area through January through until April and we're now about to commence the more complicated piece of work.
There is congestion on the A66 near Keswick, after a collision.
Police are warning drivers to expect delays.
Road Traffic collision A66 Braithwaite nr Keswick. Emergency services at scene. Local diversions in place . Expect delays
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As snow sweeps across Dumfries and Galloway, the Scottish Borders and Cumbria, local police have tweeted a message of warning to drivers.
You can watch their video here.
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The main route through Selkirk will be closed for 20 weeks, starting on Tuesday 3 May, to allow for a flood protection wall to be built.Read the full story ›
A lorry driver has been taken to hospital after crashing into a tree on the A7.
The crash happened 3 miles south of Hawick at 6.20am.
The driver was taken to the Borders General Hospital where his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
The road was closed for around 40 minutes.
Disruption to trains south of Carlisle is likely to continue for the rest of the day. The delays have been caused by a broken down train.Read the full story ›
There is major disruption to trains travelling south from Carlisle, because of a broken down train between Oxenholme and Lancaster.
All services on the route have been cancelled and replacement buses are operating, leading to big delays to journeys.
Disruption is expected until the end of the day.
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