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17 Sep 2014 09:00

REHEARSALS are continuing for a show-stopping performance of Bugsy Malone in Peebles later this month.

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Offers made for old school at West Linton

17 Sep 2014 08:00

THE new owners of the old school premises in West Linton are still to be revealed with several offers being considered by Scottish Borders Council.

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New measures being considered to curb speeding motorists

17 Sep 2014 07:30

SEVERAL measures are being investigated to slow down motorists on the A72 on the approach to Innerleithen from the west after a spate of accidents.

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No campaign hit by vandals

16 Sep 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

VANDALS are continuing to wreak havoc in the run up to the independence referendum with a spate of attacks against the No campaign, it has been claimed.

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Local businesses say no thanks to the risks of separation

16 Sep 2014 08:45

BUSINESS leaders in the Borders and the south of Scotland have joined over one hundred from all over the country to back a No vote.

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A week in pictures

Peebles »

Is bigger better?

SIR, WHEN it comes to the referendum, people will vote no and people will vote yes, and it is wonderful that people can agree to disagree and be respectful to each other - a great example to the world.

It's Peebles for pleasure for strong man Neil

Just bananas about fundraising

Author steps back in time at Kingsland School

Piranhas are all heart

Innerleithen »

Bogus workman warning

POLICE have told the public to call them immediately over suspicious behaviour after an elderly man in Innerleithen fell victim to a bogus workman.

Insurance premiums rise as Innerleithen homes labelled a flood risk

Church plans

‘Don’t mention the War!’ - Fawlty Towers comes to Peeblesshire

Anything Goes in Innerleithen

West Linton »

Scapegoat

Sir, Having read the Peeblesshire News and the national press reports on the situation at West Linton Primary School, can we say how disappointed we are in the way that the headteacher has been treated by the Scottish Borders Council education department and also vilified by some of the parents of pupils at the school.

Headteacher removed from post at West Linton

Small Change, Big Difference at Lamancha

West Linton camp for the blind

Newlands hits the Ceilidh Trail

Biggar »

Bake off boost for Biggar firm

A BIGGAR firm hopes to rise to the top in the Scottish Baking Awards High Street business Biggar Flavour is puffed with pride to be a finalist in the Scotland’s Best Bakery category at the competition to be judged in Renfrewshire next month.

Agricultural Show gets Biggar and better

Biggar and better

Biggar Rotary welcomes new president

Drink driver banned

Borders »

Car rally drives into Broughton

JAMES Bond won’t be there but the car he made famous will be as more than 20 vintage and classic cars line up for a charity run through the countryside this weekend.

Poll suggests huge No vote in South of Scotland

No accident about figures in Borders

Vandals target No campaign in Borders

SBHA’s anti social failures highlighted in report

Sport »

Rolling out bowls in Innerleithen

10 Sep 2014 07:30

EVERY Wednesday St Ronan’s Primary pupils have an unusual games’ lesson in Innerleithen.

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Peebles captain qualifies for golf championship

8 Sep 2014 14:30

PEEBLES Golf Club will have representation in two national finals later this month.

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Peebles ready for promotion push

8 Sep 2014 10:30 • Michael Robson

OPTIMISM is high that Peebles Rugby Club has the quality and squad strength to make a valid bid for Premiership status next year.

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Cross Country code of conduct introduced

7 Sep 2014 12:30 • David Knox

ORGANISERS of the popular Borders Cross Country Series have issued a warning for athletes to behave.

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Opinion »

Is bigger better?

SIR, WHEN it comes to the referendum, people will vote no and people will vote yes, and it is wonderful that people can agree to disagree and be respectful to each other - a great example to the world.

17 Sep 2014 07:00

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Scapegoat

16 Sep 2014 07:30

Sir, Having read the Peeblesshire News and the national press reports on the situation at West Linton Primary School, can we say how disappointed we are in the way that the headteacher has been treated by the Scottish Borders Council education department and also vilified by some of the parents of pupils at the school.

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Removing West Linton headteacher is ‘appalling’

16 Sep 2014 07:00

Sir, With reference to your article ‘No witch-hunt at West Linton’ (Peeblesshire News, September 5), it reads as if the Inspection report was made public and almost immediately afterwards the headteacher was “removed” from her post.

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Yes campaign has not made compelling case

15 Sep 2014 07:45

SIR, AS your columns have shown, interest in the referendum has been sustained over two years: uniquely for a political issue.

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What's On »

Streetcar Named Desire roars into Peebles Eastgate

15 Sep 2014 16:00

A SHATTERINGLY emotive production and the fastest-selling in the Young Vic’s history; Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire is the first of this season’s National Theatre Live productions, to be shown at the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles.

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Biggar folk club coup

13 Sep 2014 16:30

CLYDESDALE Folk Club have pulled off a great coup in landing the legendary 70s folk-rock group the JSD Band for their concert at this year’s Biggar Little Festival.

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Peebles Arts Festival photo competition winners

12 Sep 2014 16:00

PEEBLES Arts Festival may be over for another year but it is continuing to create headlines this week.

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