A gravel island on the River Tweed is at the centre of a debate on whether it should be removed or left alone.
Some consider it a danger to the surroundings. It's said that the continued growth of the island could lead to erosion of the river bank, which could result in the trees falling down and the potential damage of Tweed Bridge.
Others believe that nature should be left alone or dealt with at a later date:
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