It's an historic day for the region as five border councils have been meeting in the first ever Borderlands Summit.
They're discussing how they cam boost economic growth by cooperating more in the future.
Tim Backshall sent us this report from Peebles:
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Calmer conditions - for now.
The 12.5 hour walkout by 63 GMB members got under way at 6am this morning and will continue until 6.30pm this evening.
37-year-old Graeme Haddon pleaded guilty to the offence which happened in his home village of Lamancha near West Linton at the weekend.