Decision day for £28m Hawick flood scheme

Flooding in Hawick Credit: ITV News Border

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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Hawick flood scheme given go-ahead

Scottish Borders Council has given the go-ahead for a new 28 million pound flood prevention scheme for Hawick.