A PLANNING bid for a 24-hour service station with a petrol filling station kiosk in Earlston has been submitted to Scottish Borders Council.

The application is from the St Albans-based Motor Fuel Group Limited.

A submission with the application says: “The service station fronts the former Co-operative store since acquired by W M Morrisons, immediately north of Rhymers Tower Coffee shop and restaurant, fronting Austin Coach Travel on the A68 Melrose Road.”

No further details are outlined in the planning application.