- BORDERS: Budget challenge
- RUGBY: Peebles get one over Biggar
- OPINION: Tips for keeping warm this winter
- REVIEWS: Walkerburn stage Oz-some show
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22 Dec 2014 08:30
SANTA took time out of his very busy diary to pay a special visit to pupils in Peebles this week.
22 Dec 2014 08:00
LOCAL people are being given the chance to have their say on how Scottish Borders Council should prioritise its budget over the next four years with the launch of a budget simulator.
22 Dec 2014 07:30
NHS Borders is reminding people to ensure they keep their Naloxone kit with them when they are socialising during the festive season.
21 Dec 2014 08:30
STAFF at the Peebles branch of Sainsbury’s went well above and beyond expectations of good service when they managed to track down some British Legion chocolate bars for West Linton Primary School.
21 Dec 2014 08:00
CLIMATE change campaigners in Peebles joined a World-wide vigil last week under the town’s Christmas tree to highlight important talks in Peru.
A week in pictures
DELIGHTED volunteers were out in force for the presentation of a cheque for £400 from the local WRVS to Hay Lodge Hospital during their Christmas part
COUNTERING the false assumption that young people are immune to serious illnesses, a teenager from Innerleithen is highlighting how ailments can occur at any age and may not necessarily be visible to the naked eye.
A BORDERS village is set for upheaval in the new year when it has new street lighting installed.
FAMILIES struggling to make ends meet have been offered a lifeline with the launch of a new foodbank service in the Borders.
THE creator of a menagerie of animal characters including a tiger, hare and crocodile will visit Biggar Library on December 6.
A RIVAL council has come under fire for failing to make upgrades at a dangerous stretch of road between Peebles and Edinburgh.
14 Dec 2014 07:00
THEY may not be in their first flush of youth but the Peebles over 35s showed plenty of vigour to defeat their Biggar counterparts.
13 Dec 2014 07:00
TWO major cycling events in the Borders brought a windfall of almost £1.7m to the region, according to figures released this month.
10 Dec 2014 12:30
A CHARITABLE running group from West Linton has been crowned the best in Scotland.
6 Dec 2014 11:30
BIGGAR took some stuttering and unsure steps to leapfrog their Border hosts on Saturday when they ground out a narrow two point win.
22 Dec 2014 10:30
WITH forecasts of a bitterly cold winter ahead and energy bills continuing to rise, Independent Living Services (ILS), which provides care at home services in the Borders, is keen to spread the word about the importance of staying warm during the coldest months, especially amongst the elderly.
21 Dec 2014 10:30
CONSERVATIVE MP David Mundell represents residents in Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale in the House of Commons. Here, the Shadow Scotland Secretary writes exclusively for the Peeblesshire News...
20 Dec 2014 10:30
SIR, I was interested to read that the Hydro and combined hotel group are making a healthy profit.
19 Dec 2014 10:30
SIR, I have just received two political leaflets delivered by Royal Mail, one from the Liberal Democrats and one from the Conservative and Unionist party.
22 Dec 2014 09:30
A WIZARD, tin man and lion were just some of the stars strutting the stage during Walkerburn’s pantomime.
21 Dec 2014 09:30
PAUSING for breath while exuberantly entertaining the public at Whitmuir as part of the Rapt in Winter arts trail, members of community choir InChorus took time out to promote their Beat the Winter Blues concert.
20 Dec 2014 08:30
ENTERTAINMENT for all at the Eastgate Theatre - the heart of Peebles!