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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Paul Brand & guests - including Lib Dem leadership favourite Tim Farron & the SNP's new Border MP Calum Kerr. Watch the full programme here:
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.
Preparations have begun for a two day mountain biking event, the Enduro World Series, in the Tweed Valley this weekend.