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Scottish Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision occurred near Galashiels early Sunday morning.
The incident happened on the A6091 Melrose Bypass junction, near Tweedbank roundabout, at around 3:40am and involved a black Kawasaki motorcycle.
Two passengers fell from the bike which resulted in the death of a 23-year-old woman.
The other passenger, a 27-year-old male, was taken to hospital by ambulance but was later discharged without any serious injuries.
The road was closed for five hours on Sunday while investigations were underway.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101.
Sadly this collision has resulted in a woman losing her life and our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time"
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Two people have been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act following in Galashiels.
Officers carried out a search of an address in Kenilworth Avenue on Tuesday June 12 where they recovered 50g of cannabis and over £3,000 in cash.
A 37-year-old man was arrested in connection with this seizure.
The following day a search was undertaken at a home in Galapark, where personal quantities of cannabis and heroin were found within. A 47-year-old woman was subsequently arrested.
Both the man and woman will appear in court at a later date.
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