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THE Peebles Rotary Club’s Great Pigeon Race took place during the Agriculture show last month.

29 Aug 2014 08:30

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'We’re for tenants’ claims tradesman as SBHA work to rule begins

29 Aug 2014 08:30

ANY hopes of an eleventh hour resolution to the long running dispute over terms and conditions at the Scottish Borders Housing Association have been dashed.

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Ice one David

29 Aug 2014 07:30

TWEEDDALE MP David Mundell took a soaking at the weekend.

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43 and counting

28 Aug 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

TIMBER lorries and speeding drivers are being blamed for turning a stretch of country road into an accident blackspot.

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Kingsmeadows community hub plan still a possibility

28 Aug 2014 08:30

COMMUNITY leaders in Peebles are still waiting to hear whether their bid to buy part of the Kingsmeadows Estates has been successful.

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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.

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Bronze medallist Chris aims for the top

27 Aug 2014 09:00

PEEBLESSHIRE athlete Chris O’Hare admits he is far from bronzed off with his third place finish at the European Championships in Zurich - but he won’t rest until he reaches the top of the podium.

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Jacob climbs to Team GB selection

19 Aug 2014 10:30

PEEBLES athlete Jacob Adkin has been selected for Team GB following his weekend’s bronze medal at the British Mountain Running championships.

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New recruits required at Peebles Netball

18 Aug 2014 11:30

PEEBLES Netball is looking for new players at S1 age group.

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Brash leads Britain to World Games

18 Aug 2014 07:30 • David Knox

OLYMPIC gold medalist Scott Brash has been selected for Great Britain to compete World Equestrian Games next month.

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Sir, I was astonished to read in the Peeblesshire News of August 15 that councillor Gavin Logan is claiming that he voted against the removal of the green waste collection from the Scottish Borders.

24 Aug 2014 07:30

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Show your support for Gaza

23 Aug 2014 07:30

Sir, I have recently been impressed by the work of Oxfam Scotland, which, as a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee, has launched a politically impartial Gaza Crisis Appeal that I believe it is worth drawing the attention of your readers to.

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‘Killer hornets’ are harmless

7 Aug 2014 07:00

Sir, Your report in the Peeblesshire News, July 25, refers to ’killer hornets’. These were almost certainly not hornets but were wood wasps.

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All road users must show consideration

6 Aug 2014 08:00

Sir, I write this letter (my first to a newspaper) as a motorist, cyclist and walker.

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Focus on Mountain Man

27 Aug 2014 07:00

ONE of the country’s best landscape photographers will make a snap visit to Peebles later this year.

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Sheesham & Lotus & Son bring old-time music to Peebles

26 Aug 2014 08:30

THEY are renowned as one of the hottest and most entertaining old-time bands on the circuit, delivering visual delights as much as a virtual musical kick up the pants.

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Enjoying a clarsach with your coffee and pipes with your panini

25 Aug 2014 08:30

THE six young musicians of Feis Rois were given a rousing reception as they entertained a packed café at the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles.

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