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Teachers pass Santa test at Kingsland

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.

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Budget challenge

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.

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Health warning

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.

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West Linton pupils join forces with Peebles supermarket

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.

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Lights on for Lima

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.

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Patients to benefit as Hay Lodge receives £400

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

Plans approved

Peebles pest

Callants make sure Peebles is lit up for Christmas

Beltane Queen lights up Peebles

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Innerleithen teen launches invisible disabilities campaign

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.

Innerleithen glows with pride

Police issue Christmas warning in Innerleithen

Pavement cycling is the safest option for Innerleithen

Cardrona man admonished

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Animal author at Biggar

THE creator of a menagerie of animal characters including a tiger, hare and crocodile will visit Biggar Library on December 6.

MSP launches book week at Biggar Library

Manchester United star scores at Cornets night

New homes to generate £25 million spin-offs

Biggar girl pretty in pink

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Peebles get one over Biggar

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.

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Cycling events generate £1.7 million for the local economy

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.

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Helen's heroes are joggers of the year

10 Dec 2014 12:30

A CHARITABLE running group from West Linton has been crowned the best in Scotland.

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Biggar climb out of the relegation zone

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.

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Tips for keeping warm this winter

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.

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The David Mundell Column

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...

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Improvements needed at Hydro

20 Dec 2014 10:30

SIR, I was interested to read that the Hydro and combined hotel group are making a healthy profit.

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Never mind policies

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.

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Walkerburn stage Oz-some show

22 Dec 2014 09:30

A WIZARD, tin man and lion were just some of the stars strutting the stage during Walkerburn’s pantomime.

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Beating the winter blues in Peebles

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.

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What’s on @ the Eastgate

20 Dec 2014 08:30

ENTERTAINMENT for all at the Eastgate Theatre - the heart of Peebles!

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