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Royal visit is a great success

30 Jul 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

ORGANISERS were delighted that the royal visit to Crookston Farm, Peebles went off without a hitch - and hailed the part played by the Princess Royal.

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‘Fundraising fever’ hits BGH

30 Jul 2014 08:30

They’ve done it! The ward team and friends of ward 12 at Borders General Hospital have worked tirelessly this year both on and off the ward and have raised over £6000 for a new bladder scanner.

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Upper Tweeddale remembers

30 Jul 2014 08:00

A SPECIAL service is being held in Broughton Parish Church at 11am on Sunday, August 3 to commemorate the start of World War One.

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“The Ladykillers” at Innerleithen

30 Jul 2014 07:30

INNERLEITHEN Music Festival starts soon and, away from the headline concerts at the Memorial Hall, the organisers have lined up an intriguing multimedia show called ‘The Ladykillers’.

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Rain fails to dampen spirits in Innerleithen

29 Jul 2014 09:00

TOWNSFOLK and bandsmen braved monsoon-like conditions as St Ronan’s Border Games reached its finale.

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A week in pictures

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Having a ball

Three hundred and fifty people attended the Standard Bearer’s Ball held in a specially-erected marquee at St Ronan’s Community School.

Bands Display

Fun, laughter and tradition at St Ronan’s Border Games Week

Borders breweries line up for new festival at Traquair

Car Treasure Hunt

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Burning desire at Caberston as season begins

19 Jul 2014 12:30

WALKERBURN Rugby’s season starts next Tuesday with the first night of training.

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Grant takes centre stage at biking conference

18 Jul 2014 07:30

COMMONWEALTH Games cyclist Grant Ferguson will share his experiences of mountain biking in Scotland with hundreds of delegates from around the world at a major conference heading for the Scottish Borders.

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Rovers earn bragging rights over Vale

17 Jul 2014 16:30

MAYBE there was a clue in Rovers’ Facebook announcement of this game putting the word 'friendly’ in inverted commas, but a Chris Flockhart goal on the hour mark gave Peebles bragging rights in this pre-season derby.

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Marathon effort on top of Europe

8 Jul 2014 10:30 • David Knox

MARATHON men from Peeblesshire conquered Europe’s highest mountain range on their way to raising a whopping £5,000 for charity at the weekend.

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Heartfelt thanks

Sir, Through the courtesy of your paper I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the people of Peebles for helping me to enjoy an amazing Beltane Week.

10 Jul 2014 08:30

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Sponsored walk thank you

9 Jul 2014 08:30

Sir, Through the courtesy of the Peeblesshire News and on behalf of our local branch of Cancer Research, I would like to thank everyone who took part in our annual sponsored walk.

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Memories to last a lifetime

8 Jul 2014 08:30

Sir, I was honoured to be Crowning Lady 2014. I enjoyed every minute of Beltane Week and, of course, the sunshine was an added bonus.

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A week to cherish

7 Jul 2014 09:30

Sir, It All started on Wednesday, May 14 when my name was announced as Beltane Queen 2014. The quickest week of my life has passed and there are so many people I would like to thank.

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Tweed Theatre gets Steamie

THE gutsy exuberance of ordinary folk is the subject of Tweed Theatre’s next production.

30 Jul 2014 09:30

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Lassies prepare for Fringe debut

29 Jul 2014 07:00

BORDER singing group, Fisher Lassies, are making their Fringe debut.

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No luck for coots

28 Jul 2014 08:00

THE two pairs of coot that attempted to breed on the loch at Tweedbank have both been unsuccessful on their second attempt.

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