Borders Chamber of Commerce director Bruce Simpson says the budget must do more to help rural areas. He says there needs to be an emphasis on infrastructure, particularly railway links, roads and communication, through providing better broadband.
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Emma Jesson brings you Saturday night's forecast
Becoming dry and bright on Saturday, turning colder. Wintry showers possible on Sunday and Monday
A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region - and things are getting colder!