Pensioner, 73, denies assaulting 76-year-old husband

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A pensioner from Burnmouth has been accused of assaulting her 76-year-old husband.

Gillian Heron, 73 – whose address was given as care of a legal firm in Galashiels – pleaded not guilty to the assaults which happened at farm cottages near Burnmouth on August 17 and February 4. She also faces a charge of threatening or abusive behaviour.

A trial date has been set for April 6 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.