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Scotland. It was created in 1975 as a region called Borders with four subsidiary districts, Berwickshire, Ettrick and Lauderdale, Roxburgh, and Tweeddale. The region had replaced the former counties of Berwickshire, Peeblesshire (which became Tweeddale), Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire (absorbed into Ettrick and Lauderdale) and part of Midlothian. In 1996 the districts were abolished, and Borders, now called Scottish Borders, became a unitary authority.
At one time there was a Cumbria / Borders CHE Group.
- http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2009/08/07/homophobic-snp-councillor-faces-investigation/. Pink News 7 August 2009. Accessed: 2015-04-01. (Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/6XSz0s6zg)