The chancellor, George Osborne, will be in the Borders today on a business visit.
He'll be talking to local companies in Newton St Boswells about any concerns or questions they have about trading in the local area over the next few months.
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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.