A decision will be made by councillors today on whether a 28 million pound flood prevention scheme for Hawick is given the go-ahead.
Scottish Borders Council are meeting in St. Boswells to decide on the plans which include proposals for an automatic pumping station, new floodgates and the erection of new walls.
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A Cumbrian farmer is calling on ministers in London today to give his action group permission to fix flooding problems across Cumbria.
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