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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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Opposing views in running river debate

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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