Charter of uk.local.borders-region

(Not Moderated)

uk.local.borders-region is for the discussion of issues relating to the Scottish Borders, which comprise of The Burghs of Selkirkshire, Roxburghshire, Ettrick & Lauderdale, Berwickshire, Peebleshire and Berwick as it neighbours so closely.

Contributions are welcome from people who:
Live, study, work or have an interest in the area, culture, history, sport and attractions of or plan to visit the Borders.


Advertising is forbidden except for:
Suppliers of Scottish Borders relevant goods and services may post a pointer to their website or an invitation to request details. This may not exceed four lines and can only be posted no more often than once every three months. The subject line should read "AD" or "ADVERT".
Participants in discussions may include references to their Scottish Borders related business in their .sig.

Announcements of community events or other information that is of direct relevance to the people of the Scottish Borders are most welcome.


Messages posted to this newsgroup must not be cross-posted to more than a TOTAL of four uk.local.* newsgroups; these may be geographically adjacent or overlapping, or connected by the subject of the post (e.g. "moving house from Pitlochry to Peebles").

Note that the advertising of widely-available goods or services is *not* relevant in this context, and that most uk.local.* groups have restrictions on advertising, or prohibit it. Cross-posted adverts, where allowed, must meet the requirements of the charters of *all* groups involved.


All posts must be in plain text; HTML and other types of formatted text are forbidden. Posting URLs of relevant Internet sites, where appropriate, is encouraged.

With the explicit exception of PGP signatures, all encoded binaries are forbidden. Forbidden binaries include, but are not limited to: pictures, sounds, word processor documents executable programs and "business cards".

You are invited to read a guide on the World Wide Web at http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.html for further information on how to configure your newsreader to post to uk* newsgroups.


Anyone posting advertisements, binaries or other material contrary to this charter may be reported to their ISP or postmaster.

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uk.local.borders-region	The Scottish Borders