South Scotland

Melrose pupils join in science festival

More than 500 school children are expected to attend a science festival in the Scottish Borders.

Bang Goes the Borders promises a wide range of attractions with an educational element.

Scientists from Heriot Watt University will be on hand to encourage the children to learn about science and consider it as a future career.

The open event at St Mary's School starts on Friday evening and runs throughout Saturday.

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