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Peebles POW relives camp horrors

23 Apr 2014 09:34

IT is a poignant reminder of the horrors of World War Two.

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Reduction in Borders jobless in line with rest of UK

23 Apr 2014 09:30

UNEMPLOYMENT in the Borders fell by 5.9% in the period between February and March in line with Scotland and the UK.

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Developers are facing bigger bills to pay for extra services

23 Apr 2014 07:30

INCREASED contributions from housing developers are being called for as worries persist over Peebles’ ability to cope with a larger population.

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Scotts urged to sign up for new clan society in ‘extra-special year’

23 Apr 2014 07:00

IF your surname is Scott or any of that famous clan’s nonimal subdivisions, like Geddes or Laidlaw, you’re invited to attend a unique event at Bowhill near Selkirk next month.

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Parliament praise for Patient Opinion

22 Apr 2014 09:00

TWEEDDALE MSP Christine Grahame is supporting patient feedback at NHS Borders.

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A week in pictures

West Linton »

Lambing Live’s missed opportunity

LOCAL councillors have branded a BBC decision to locate more than 60 staff near Edinburgh for a week’s filming in the region as a missed opportunity.

Warning for farmers after quad bike theft

Slipperfield Live

Dom’s on the road to gold

Curling Club opens doors to new members in West Linton

Borders »

Key cross-border opportunities discussed at first Borderlands Initiative summit

Improved transport and communications links, economic growth and employment were all discussed at the first Borderlands Initiative summit.

Walking festival returns to Tweed Valley

Fallow joins the flock

Council’s credit card guidelines under review

Game on at Newlands

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Warriors woo Greenyards

19 Apr 2014 14:30

IT is the Year of the Homecoming... Bannockburn, Armed Forces Day, the Ryder Cup, the Commonwealth Games and away from sport the Referendum.

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Baton reward for judo star Rae

19 Apr 2014 06:00 • Michael Robson

FAME is getting to be a habit for young sporting star Rae Anderson.

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Quick double from Kiwi Eve

18 Apr 2014 15:30 • David Knox

INNERLEITHEN sprinter Eve Huxley has won two gold medals at a Commonwealth Games build-up event - for New Zealand.

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Bev back with the Warriors

17 Apr 2014 07:30

Former Peebles Rugby star Graeme Beveridge is returning to Scotland and will soon take up a post with one of his old clubs.

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Peebles reunion was memorable

21 Apr 2014 08:30

Sir, A few of us, that is Norman Scott, Colin McEwan, Catherine Bell and Elizabeth Meikle, met up recently after 50 plus years and enjoyed reminiscing about our schooldays.

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Council savings will 'cut into the bone’

21 Apr 2014 08:30

Sir, The planned £28 million proposed cuts over the next five years won’t cut services to the bone, they will cut into the bone.

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Councillors 'failing to do their jobs properly’

19 Apr 2014 08:00

Sir, We expect our elected representatives to examine evidence before taking appropriate action. Sadly our council has failed us when it recently decided to proceed with introducing 'byelaws to prohibit the consumption of alcohol in designated public places’.

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Conservatives were against removal of green bins

17 Apr 2014 08:30

Sir, I was disappointed to read the attack on David Mundell MP and the unwarranted criticism of myself and Councillor Cockburn in last week’s edition of the Peeblesshire News by a fellow Tweeddale councillor who seemed unwilling to publicise his political affiliation.

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Clydesdale Folk Club

21 Apr 2014 08:00

CLYDESDALE Folk Club is delighted to welcome for a first visit, the delightful French singer Flossie Malavialle.

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Just what the doctor ordered

18 Apr 2014 08:30

WHO calls the shots? Sometimes stuff happens. We prepare for it, try to avoid it, visualise how to cope. But, ultimately, the 'unknown’ really is the unknown.

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Narnia comes to Walkerburn

28 Mar 2014 09:30

THE fantastic and fantasy world of Narnia comes to Walkerburn next weekend with an exciting new dramatic take on a C. S. Lewis classic.

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