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Scottish Government recognises Scotland’s wet summer

The Scottish Government has recognised Scotland’s wet summer.

The wettest summer in Scotland for 80 years has posed problems for farmers in Nitrate Vulnerable Zones who have been prevented from spreading slurry due to the poor summer weather.

Scottish Borders ranks third in Cervical Screening uptake

The Scottish Borders has ranked third in cervical screening uptake out of the 14 Scottish regional health boards and beating the Scottish average.

The Scottish Borders reported a 77.4% uptake compared to a 73.4% Scottish average according to Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust.