Councils from both sides of the border are meeting for the first time today to discuss the economic future of the region if the people of Scotland decide to vote yes in September's independence referendum.
The meeting will be chaired by the Scottish Borders Council.
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Young's Seafood itself is now on the market. The potential sale is understood not to have an affect on the possible closure of Pinneys.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to meet with key figures as efforts to save the closure-threatened Pinneys seafood factory continue.
Scottish Parliament has been warned that the closure of Pinneys factory would be an 'economic tsunami' for Annan.