Political representatives pan foodbank visit
3 Aug 2015 09:30
POLITICAL representatives from across the region have reacted angrily to local MP David Mundell’s decision to attend the opening of a foodbank in Dumfries.
Farmer fined for shooting buzzard
3 Aug 2015 08:00
A PEEBLESSHIRE farmer has been fined after shooting a protected bird-of-prey near his West Linton home.
Sell out jazz at Kailzie Gardens
2 Aug 2015 08:30
IN the beautiful setting of Kailzie’s walled garden in Peebles on a fine and sunny Saturday evening, a capacity crowd came to hear the newly-formed jazz ensemble Borderline
Open for business
2 Aug 2015 08:30
Peeblesshire MP David Mundell recently opened the new Peebles office of Walker Scott Ireland, Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents.
Hedgehog enjoys a new lease of life
1 Aug 2015 09:00
A HEDGEHOG named Mrs Tiggywinkle is enjoying a new lease of life after a voluntary animal-loving group came to the rescue.
New museum opens in Biggar
31 Jul 2015 08:30
A FIVE-YEAR project finally came to fruition when the Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum opened its doors for the first time on Tuesday.
Top 20 cycling teams head for the Borders
1 Aug 2015 09:30 • David Knox
PROMOTERS of this year’s Tour of Britain believe it will be the biggest and best to date.
Makeover plans for Peebles leisure centre
1 Aug 2015 08:30 • Michael Robson
THE Gytes Leisure Centre in Peebles is in line for a £55,000 makeover.
Murray mania causes a raquet in Peebles
31 Jul 2015 16:30
THE mother of Scottish tennis star Andy Murray was in town last week giving youngsters advice on how to develop their skills in the sport.
We aim to win the League states Rovers boss O'Hara
31 Jul 2015 16:00 • David Knox
PEEBLES gaffer John O’Hara believes his team can do the unthinkable this season - and win their second league title in a row.
Craig gets a crack at the Celtic Games
31 Jul 2015 12:30 • David Knox
FOUR Borders athletes have been selected to represent Scotland at tomorrow’s (Saturday's) Celtic Games.
In praise of the NHS
3 Aug 2015 08:30
SIR, All too often we read of people’s dissatisfaction with the NHS. I would like to tell of our total satisfaction with the Service and offer high praise to The Scottish Ambulance Service and the NHS.
Driving down Memory Lane
1 Aug 2015 09:30
SIR, With reference to your boyracer story, is there any minimum age to join? If I was 60 years younger I may have been one of boy motoring enthusiasts as when that age, new cars were still difficult to obtain and there was a waiting list for them so second hand cars kept their value.
18 Jul 2015 09:30
A REGULAR feature from Tweeddale East Councillor Graham Garvie, Convener of Scottish Borders Council...
Can we have some answers please?
16 Jul 2015 08:30
SIR, With your permission I would like to add to comments made by the Craigerne residents last week.
No decision to shelve AIMUp
13 Jul 2015 09:30
SIR, Neil Andrew articulated his enthusiasm for the AIMUp project in a letter to your paper last week; an enthusiasm that I am sure all of the Innerleithen & District Community Councillors share. But I want to correct two factual errors.
Face of 'Thankerton Man’ revealed at Biggar Museum
2 Aug 2015 07:30
THE face of a young man dating from the Copper Age is now on show to the public at the newly-opened Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum.
Skipinnish set to rock Innerleithen Music Festival
1 Aug 2015 08:30
A HIGHLAND folk band fast climbing up the popularity ladder are one of the headline acts at the Innerleithen Music Festival later this month.
Fringe benefits for young Peebles actors
1 Aug 2015 08:00
AUGUST means one thing in Edinburgh – the Fringe – and 12 youngsters from Peebles are heading off there to seek fame fortune and glory.
Sensational weekend of entertainment at Traquair
31 Jul 2015 16:30
FINAL preparations are underway for the staging of the 33rd Traquair Fair.
The zoo comes to Whitmuir
31 Jul 2015 08:00
THE Edinburgh Zoo Bus “Wild About Scotland” will be visiting Whitmuir Farm at Lamancha, West Linton today (Friday, July 31).