Its a 71% Heaven on Earth, apparently
One thing you can say with statistical backing is that the Borderers are no moaners-at least that is the impression you get here
This the findings of the latest public survey on services which having given many aspects of Borders life the big OK, concludes as follows;For Berwickshire residents the main areas of complaint are: the condition of the roads; litter; recycling and waste collection needs improved; they say they don't receive many services from SBC; there is no NHS dentist in the area; dog fouling; and speeding.
Other services in the region that were surveyed: GP/health centres (86 per cent are satisfied); police (84 per cent are satisfied; dentist (83 per cent satisfaction); local housing associations (78 per cent)' and Scottish Enterprise Borders (71 per cent
And one oddity: 83% are satisfied with the local dentist services but there is no NHS dentist in the area.
Dog Fouling and Speeding.
A fervent Amen to those not forgetting the Faffer on the B6461 who drives at 45MPH in the middle of the road, refuses to be overtaken and is apparently outspoken about dangerous driving.
I bet she has 5 dogs
And the roads, although never crowded, are awful from the point of view of collapsed and muddy verges, long term potholes and albeit seasonal vast acres of mud around the farms. Again the B6461 takes the Palm D'Or with one particular farm not far west from Paxton consistently the worst offender. Apparently the roads budget for Scotland is not going to be able to cope with this years programme of running repairs
and as usual the Borders will be at the bottom of the list when cash is doled out. They may get too dangerous for the Jim Clarke Rally. That would be a
Labels: Borders Roads, dog pooh, Satisfied Borderers