Calls for safety improvements on the A7

There have been calls for safety improvements on the A7 and other major Borders routes.

The A7 Action Group and local MSP Rachael Hamilton have called for improved signage that highlights the number of collisions and fatalities along the route.

Over 1000 Borders pupils to receive vital CPR training each year

Around 6,420 youngsters in the Borders are set to be taught CPR in the classroom before they leave school, with over 1,070 pupils being taught every year [based on the average number of secondary pupils in one set school year (S1 / S2 / S3 etc],  thanks to a national campaign by British Heart Fou