News Roundup

West Linton family return from Nepal

20/05/2015 10:35:18

LAST week our news editor David Knox told you his story of the Nepalese earthquake. This week Jean Dobbing from West Linton brings us her own experiences from the top of the world.


AS you know, the earthquakes, aftershocks and tremors have caused widespread damage in Nepal these past three …

New bus service in the pipeline for Borders village

20/05/2015 10:29:37

A TRIAL bus service costing £3,000 is set to be provided to a Peeblesshire village to allow school pupils to take part in extra-curricular activities.

At present pupils involved in after school ev…

Kerr conquers for the SNP Election winner promises to focus on local issues

19/05/2015 11:51:37


The 42-year-old father of three and former telecommunications consultant became the 56th Sc…

Self-referral boost at Home Basics

19/05/2015 11:47:38

The Self-Referral Scheme has over 150 registered users.

And when you take into consideration their partners and children, it has probably helped d…

Red Cross under threat

19/05/2015 11:44:25

Structural problems are threatening the existence of a charity shop that has long been a popular meeting place for residents of a Peeblesshire villag…

Peebles rugby stalwart receives his Empire Medal

19/05/2015 11:43:40

PEEBLES rugby stalwart Donald Swanson did not want it any other way.

Last Friday he received his British Empire Medal in the place he has regarded…

Eddleston pupils on the road

Boom time for Business Gateway

Boxing clever

Kingsmuir is the best in Scotland

Couple opt for Peebles adventure park to celebrate special anniversary

CCTV cameras being considered to stamp out crime in Borders village

Post Office 'under threat’

Pub for Cardrona a long way off

Pick your charity

Emotional visit as grandson hears of the ordeals of local POW Ceremony to mark end of World War Two


Ben Lomond hill gold for Adkins

19/05/2015 12:03:15

Pride of place went to Moorfoot’s Jacob Adkin who retained his crown in the U20 Men’s race over the 6km two-lap up and down course with 300m of climb…

Mini marvels strike gold in Fort William

19/05/2015 11:59:49

In Fort William, Corran finished second in the under-12 male event while Emily won the Under-10 female category.

The following day Corran secured …

Exhibition celebrates local drama group

19/05/2015 11:57:56

It tells a story of small beginnings, hard work, community involvement and creative drive.

Following a meeting between Bill Harvey, community poli…

Band tune up for refurbishment

Keiran ready to make the most of his opportunity to lead the Beltane

Peebles in battle with Selkirk to host sitting of Scottish Rural Parliament

It’s a girl… again! Family have FIVE generations of women after welcoming yet another baby daughter into the world

Nursery children go wild

Tory scare stories over hospital closures laid to rest

Scam warning

High School pupil in court following Facebook comments

Dental nurses embark on fundraising to help children in Africa

Just dance

Sports Extra

Tom’s 67,000000/1 round of golf

28/05/2015 11:34:37

RECORDING a hole-in-one is the Holy Grail for golfers the world over, so what are the chances of a club member achieving two in the very same round?

Well, that was the remarkable claim to fame achieved by our very own Tom Litster at Peebles last week, striking two aces within the space of six ho…

Best of British for Benjamin

28/05/2015 11:25:57

DOES anyone know who the under 20 year old British Duathlon Champion is?

Ben Lomond hill gold for Adkins

19/05/2015 13:14:01

Mini marvels strike gold in Fort William

19/05/2015 13:10:41

Fun and games on Piranhas first tour

19/05/2015 13:06:12

The P6 Peebles Piranhas embarked on their first tour last weekend, where they travelled to Northern Ireland to take part in the Camp Fest Rugby Festi…

Tight battle for Broughton competition

19/05/2015 12:59:49

FORTY-FOUR bowlers from all over the area fought it out in the annual Broughton Ales Open Pairs Competition last Saturday.

The event at Broughton …

County find Tranent too hot to handle

19/05/2015 12:58:45

Bigger and better Tour o' The Borders

Brash earns bronze in Basel

Peebles swimmers enter the elite

Welcome win for Biggar at Hillhead

Hydro Sports Awards launched

Safety first for rally organisers

Fight for Life launches in Peeblesshire

Grand Race is our National Treasure

No Long Run but plenty other steeplechase stars

Going out

Eyes on the Skies

20/04/2015 10:11:50

A HAPPY New Year to all 'Eyes on the Skies’ readers and what a year 2015 promises to be for the 'sky watchers’ among us…

Where Memories Go

Carlops concert

All the fun of the Fair


Country Diary Ranger Notes Readers pix

08/05/2015 12:05:35

Over the years there have been very few examples of real vandalism to the landscaped areas on my local patch at Tweedba…

The Willie Archibald Column

View from the Surgery


Sports marketer Phil lights blue touch paper

20/05/2015 10:09:22

HE became known as

Peebles young entrepreneur up for royal award at London ceremony


No means No

08/05/2015 12:06:01

Sir, While I have the greatest respect for our local councillors, who do generally do a good job under very difficult c…

Make it happen

Development would 'destroy’ Rosetta

No means No (1)

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