Community council name changes

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Community council changes have been agreed by Scottish Borders Council including name, number and boundary changes.

Cockburnspath Community Council becomes Cockburnspath & Cove Community Council; Cranshaws, Ellemford & Longformacus becomes Lammermuir Community Council; and Eyemouth Town Council becomes Eyemouth Town Community Council.

Community councillors numbers at Chirnside go down from 10 to eight and Cockburnspath & Cove is up to 10.

Gavinton, Fogo & Polwarth reduces by two to 10 (sub-division removed as they are for Swinton and Ladykirk).

Leitholm, Eccles & Birgham increases from nine to 10 (Leitholm 4, Eccles 2, Birgham 4) and Reston & Auchencrow goes up from eight to 10 (Reston 7, Auchencrow 3).

Foulden, Mordington & Lamberton boundary changes were also agreed.