TWO recycling centres in the Borders have closed due to a member of staff testing positive for coronavirus.

The community recycling centres at Eshiels and Hawick will close for the remainder of today (November 4).

A Tweet shared by Scottish Borders Council today at 1.12pm reads: "Our community recycling centres at Hawick and Eshiels will be closed for the remainder of today after a member of staff tested positive for COVID-19."

UPDATE: The two recycling centres are open as normal today (November 5).