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South Scotland has lost 20% of its pubs

20% of pubs in the South of Scotland have closed in the past 5 years, according to a new report.

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Pub closures across Scottish Borders

A report has shown that 20% of all pubs in the Scottish Borders have closed in the last 5 years.

Alistair Moody runs a pub and hotel in the Yarrow Valley.

He says the last few years have been a struggle for a number of years, and he is not surprised so many pubs have closed their doors.

He tells our reporter Jenny Longden why he thinks they are suffering.

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