Eight forces are being merged into a single unit under one Chief Constable. The force has a budget of £1.2billion for 2013/14. The Fire and Rescue Service is also being merged.
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The second of our special reports looks at the history of the Borders Railway - starting with the closure of the Waverley Line in 1969.
Predominantly dry over the coming few days with variable cloud & some sunshine. Cool nights but daytime temperatures recovering a little
The two boys robbed a Carlisle store earlier this year, after threatening the lone female shop assistant with a knife.