Council agrees to include Hornsehow in Hawick ward boundaries

Following a row over plans to redefine council ward boundaries, Scottish Borders Council has agreed to include Hornshole in its submission to the Local Government Boundary Commission.

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Row over Hawick ward boundaries

A row has broken out in the Scottish Borders over plans to redefine council ward boundaries. Under the proposals, rural areas surrounding Hawick have been included in a new Jedburgh ward.

Local people say it will break long standing ties to areas, including an historic battleground that shapes Hawick's annual Common Riding festival. Jenny Longden reports.

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