River Tweed's growing island threat

People are trying to get a gravel island that's grown on the River Tweed removed. It's thought that if it continues to grow it could cause trees on the bank to fall, which may damage Tweed bridge.

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Divided opinion about Tweed island

Opinion is divided in a Borders town, over an island which has formed naturally in the River Tweed over the last 20 years.

It's been described by some as an eyesore, and there are calls for it to be removed. Other people say it's a part of nature, and to remove it could damage the wildlife.

Jenny Longden reports.

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