Sue Robb of 4Children talks to Julie Laughton and Alison Britton from the Department for Education about the role of childminders in delivering the 30 hours free entitlement.
Councillors from the Scottish Borders Council have unanimously objected to the construction of a 15-turbine wind farm near Bonchester Bridge.
Banks Renewables, the company behind the project, has proposed to build the wind farm close to Birneyknowe Cottage, south east of Hawick.
However, planning officials have advised opposition due to its landscape, visual and cultural impact.
The size of the project means that the final decision on whether it goes ahead lies with the Scottish government.
Banks Renewables has argued that the project would provide a £2.5 million community benefit fund to support local groups and good causes.
Kicking off 2018 for Honda (UK) is the launch of the new EU22i, successor to the best-selling EU20i from Honda’s ultra-portable inverter generator range