Tweed island is 'unsightly'

People in Peebles are being asked if they want a gravel island removed from the River Tweed.

Some people fear that it could erode the river bank and cause the trees to fall down. However, environmentalists says that clearing away the island would not be sustainable and would affect wildlife.

Find out the three main reasons why people want the island removed:

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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.