The Office of National Statistics says that one fifth of the economic growth in the service sector was driven by Olympic ticket sales.
The ONS reports that it is difficult to determine how much the Olympics contributed, but that hotels and catering services were also up by 0.2%.
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Remaining windy in the west. Heavy rain on Sunday morning
A consultation is to begin in Melrose to look at the possibility of charging for car-parking all year round in the town's main car park.
Very windy in the west today, gusts 50-60mph. Less breezy further east 20-25mph. Stagnant weather situation with lots of cloud around