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[[File:SelkirkshireTraditional.png|thumb|Selkirkshire shown within Scotland]]'''Selkirkshire''' is a former county in [[Scotland]]. Its main town is '''Selkirk'''. In 1975 it became part of the '''Ettrick and Lauderdale''' district within the [[Borders]] region, and since 1996 it has been part of the [[Scottish Borders]] council area.
 
[[File:SelkirkshireTraditional.png|thumb|Selkirkshire shown within Scotland]]'''Selkirkshire''' is a former county in [[Scotland]]. Its main town is '''Selkirk'''. In 1975 it became part of the '''Ettrick and Lauderdale''' district within the [[Borders]] region, and since 1996 it has been part of the [[Scottish Borders]] council area.
  
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==LGBT history==
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In 2009 a lesbian couple complained to Scottish Borders Council about homophobic remarks made by Kenneth Gunn, a Scottish National Party councillor for Selkirk.<ref>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)</ref>
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==References==
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[[Category:Scottish Borders]]
 
[[Category:Scottish Borders]]
 
[[Category:Former Scottish counties]]
 
[[Category:Former Scottish counties]]

Latest revision as of 15:01, 1 April 2015

Selkirkshire shown within Scotland
Selkirkshire is a former county in Scotland. Its main town is Selkirk. In 1975 it became part of the Ettrick and Lauderdale district within the Borders region, and since 1996 it has been part of the Scottish Borders council area.

LGBT history

In 2009 a lesbian couple complained to Scottish Borders Council about homophobic remarks made by Kenneth Gunn, a Scottish National Party councillor for Selkirk.[1]

References

  1. 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)