A cafe and deli in Selkirk run by the soup firm Baxters is to close, with the loss of more than 20 jobs.
The company says it can no longer run the business, because its distributer plant at Blackford in Perthshire is set to be sold.
The news has been described as bitterly disappointing and a blow for the town, as Jenny Longden reports:
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