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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.

Making a date with history

31 Jul 2015 07:30

Parking charges go live in Peebles

30 Jul 2015 12:30

Do we look like boy racers?

29 Jul 2015 08:00Ally McGilvray

End of an era at Peebles mill

29 Jul 2015 07:00Ally McGilvray

Love at First Sight for Peebles couple

28 Jul 2015 08:00Michael Robson

Community transport service launches drive for new volunteers

28 Jul 2015 07:00Michael Robson

Board walk for rail enthusiasts

27 Jul 2015 08:00David Knox

Scouting for thrills

27 Jul 2015 07:30

Standing room only from Tweedsmuir

26 Jul 2015 08:00David Knox

Windfarm extension may generate jobs

26 Jul 2015 07:30

Fabulous Games just what the doctor ordered

26 Jul 2015 06:30Michael Robson

Special guest celebrates Games history

25 Jul 2015 09:30Michael Robson

Brings whole community together

25 Jul 2015 07:00Ally McGilvray

Best of both worlds

25 Jul 2015 06:30Ally McGilvray

Standard Bearer's Lass reflects on St Ronan's Border Games Week: I’ve enjoyed every minute of it

24 Jul 2015 08:00Ally McGilvray

Games Week different from other festivals

24 Jul 2015 07:30Ally McGilvray

The shining feature of these Games is just how much the community comes together

24 Jul 2015 06:30Ally McGilvray

A well urn-ed honour

23 Jul 2015 08:30Michael Robson

Treated like royalty

23 Jul 2015 07:30

Home comforts for thriving youth club in Innerleithen

22 Jul 2015 08:30Michael Robson

Peebles

Fringe benefits for young Peebles actors

AUGUST means one thing in Edinburgh – the Fringe – and 12 youngsters from Peebles are heading off there to seek fame fortune and glory.

Child Rescue Alert at Stobo

Petanque club celebrates Bastille Day

Borders Sport welcomes new generation of young coaches

Rollercoaster race returns on Cademuir Hill

Innerleithen

St Ronan’s Games Week hits another high note

INNERLEITHEN Pipe Band and St Ronan’s Silver Band played to a large crowd that had gathered on the High Street to enjoy almost an hour of musical entertainment.

Innerleithen has a ball

Flying the flag for Innerleithen

Outstanding start to St Ronan’s Games Week

Fleet-footed Dean takes Alva prize

Biggar

Face of 'Thankerton Man’ revealed at Biggar Museum

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.

Biggar is better

Big Band marks VE Day anniversary

Biggar curry house too hot for competition

Green candidate serves up a cuppa

Sport

Endurance riders go the distance in the Borders

3 Aug 2015 15:30Michael Robson

ONE of the favourite rides in the Scottish Endurance Riding Club calendar took place in the hills and woods around Broughton earlier in the month.

A hole to remember for Ailsa

3 Aug 2015 12:30Michael Robson

A YOUNG golfing star from Peebles is the proud owner of a £30,000 car after beating odds of 5,000-1 to hit a hole-in-one.

Top 20 cycling teams head for the Borders

1 Aug 2015 09:30David 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 08:30Michael 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 16:00David Knox

Craig gets a crack at the Celtic Games

31 Jul 2015 12:30David Knox

Vale aim to stay in the Lowland League

30 Jul 2015 17:30David Knox

Riding high in Auchinleck

27 Jul 2015 14:30David Knox

The wind can't halt Hirst

26 Jul 2015 18:30

Tweed Valley's famous five excel at Hadleigh Farm

25 Jul 2015 13:30David Knox

Ando arrives at Whitestone Park

24 Jul 2015 12:30David Knox

Brash: It has been a wonderful three years

23 Jul 2015 17:30

Murray Mania comes to Peebles

23 Jul 2015 06:30

Hotspur show Championship ambitions

22 Jul 2015 07:30

Petanque club celebrates Bastille Day

21 Jul 2015 07:30

Borders Sport welcomes new generation of young coaches

20 Jul 2015 07:30

Rollercoaster race returns on Cademuir Hill

19 Jul 2015 07:30

Fleet-footed Dean takes Alva prize

17 Jul 2015 07:30

Opinion

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.

Convener’s Column

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.

Disastrous decision should be overturned

7 Jul 2015 08:30

Pitch plans will cause ‘years of misery’

4 Jul 2015 09:30

Council should not be wasting millions on pie in the sky projects

1 Jul 2015 08:30

Beltane Novice Ride a winner

29 Jun 2015 09:30

Leave the Victoria Park as a free open area

24 Jun 2015 08:00

Cycling festival is wonderful asset for area

22 Jun 2015 09:30

Council 'overspend’ not correct

19 Jun 2015 09:30

MP’s comments were disingenuous

11 Jun 2015 15:30

Council's spending makes no business sense whatsoever

11 Jun 2015 09:30

I do not believe in the abuse of wild animals

11 Jun 2015 09:12

What's On

You’ve been framed

3 Aug 2015 10:30

THE makeover of Peebles’ Eastgate Theatre continues.

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

Theatre group takes a bow

22 Jul 2015 08:30

New dance scholarship to nurture local talent

15 Jul 2015 12:30

Five legends, one band, one night

13 Jul 2015 09:30

Everyman for himself at the Eastgate

11 Jul 2015 08:30

A born Standard Bearer

10 Jul 2015 14:30Ally McGilvray

Walkers do their bit for environment

7 Jul 2015 08:30

Clowning around in Peebles

4 Jul 2015 07:30

Picnic with Hamlet

30 Jun 2015 08:30

Award winning folk

28 Jun 2015 08:00

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