POLICE in the Scottish Borders will be targeting dangerous and inconsiderate parking by issuing tickets in a bid to find a long-term solution to a problem in Eyemouth.

Officers have received numerous complaints regarding parking issues at Harbour Road and Manse Road in the town.

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Community Policing officers are now working with partner agencies and local businesses regarding a long-term solution.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Parking enforcement by way of parking tickets will be carried out in the future.

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“We will be prioritising dangerous and inconsiderate parking, double yellow line offences and ensuring dropped kerbs are clear to ensure persons with restricted mobility are safe.”

A meeting with Police Scotland, Scottish Borders Council, Harbour Users Group (HUG), the Harbour Trust and local businesses will be taking place in the near future to discuss and identify a solution to the matter.