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Mundell promises more powers for Holyrood

2 Oct 2014 09:00

Tweeddale MP David Mundell has promised the coalition will deliver on its promises for increased powers for the Scottish Parliament.

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Peebles lord to ‘reach out’ over devolution process

2 Oct 2014 08:30

THE Borderer charged to oversee the process of bringing more devolved powers to the Scottish Parliament says he wants to “reach out” to people living in Scotland in the weeks ahead.

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Innerleithen insurance quote ‘a world record’

2 Oct 2014 08:00 • Michael Robson

A RESIDENT in Innerleithen has written a letter of complaint to his MP after being given a quote of more than £13,000 to insure his home.

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Historic night in Kelso as Borderers reject independence

1 Oct 2014 09:00

THE writing was already on the wall when Tracey Logan, counting officer for the Borders, rose to the podium to tell the waiting world the local result of the independence referendum.

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MSP Lamont: Time to move on

1 Oct 2014 08:00

LOCAL pro-Union politicians have predictably welcomed the outcome of the referendum.

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A week in pictures

Peebles »

Bowled over

A FORMER Peebles High School pupil has enhanced his chance of a trip to the Paralympics in Rio next year by securing a silver medal in the Boccia World Championships in Beijing.

Absolutely thrilled

Piranhas bite

Peeblesshire News goes digital

Veitch’s plans ‘disastrous’ for Peebles

Walkerburn »

Walkerburn - a resilient community

RESIDENTS in Walkerburn are being urged to help in the further development of an exciting initiative for communities to help themselves in an emergency.

Tweed Valley path could generate millions

New President for local Rotary Club

Walkerburn is lit up

Walkerburn is home to the most wonderful people

West Linton »

Breadshare rises to the occasion

WHEN IT consultants Debra Riddell and Geoff Crowe left Australia to go travelling, they never thought they would end up in the middle of the Borders countryside running a community bakery.

Charity first at West Linton

Hag Law wind farm plans ‘deeply concerning’

Offers made for old school at West Linton

Fight to keep village toilets

Biggar »

Biggar too good for Dunbar

BIGGAR Colts finally got their league campaign after postponements with a fine performance at Dunbar where 13 tries were scored against a team who never gave up.

Bake off boost for Biggar firm

Agricultural Show gets Biggar and better

Biggar and better

Biggar Rotary welcomes new president

Sport »

Bowled over

29 Sep 2014 07:00

A FORMER Peebles High School pupil has enhanced his chance of a trip to the Paralympics in Rio next year by securing a silver medal in the Boccia World Championships in Beijing.

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Absolutely thrilled

27 Sep 2014 08:30

TWO former members of Peebles Netball have won a place in the Scottish Thistles squad for the World Cup in Australia next year.

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Piranhas bite

26 Sep 2014 08:00

THE Piranhas – the minis’ section of Peebles Rugby Club – travelled to Jedburgh on Sunday, September 21 for the annual Jedforest minis’ tournament at the Riverside, and came home with tournament wins at Primary 5 and Primary 7 age groups.

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Peebles swimmers strike gold

23 Sep 2014 07:30

KELSO’S 4th Annual Gala was the first meet of the new season for 10 young Peebles swimmers and they performed with credit, securing three golds in a tidy medals haul.

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Kingsland success

1 Oct 2014 09:30

Sir, Kingsland Primary School and the parents on its Leisure and Social Committee, would like to give a big thank you to everyone who helped and all those that came along to support their coffee morning on Saturday, September 20.

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No thanks

30 Sep 2014 09:30

Sir, I had the privilege of running the Better Together (No) campaign for Tweeddale and would like to thank the people of Tweeddale for their outstanding support in the referendum vote.

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Yes thanks

29 Sep 2014 09:30

Sir, Through your pages I’d like to thank all the people in Peeblesshire who voted Yes in the referendum. The Green Yes campaign sought to make the choice about ambition, hope and seizing a unique opportunity.

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An inspiring level of engagement

28 Sep 2014 09:30

SIR,THANK you to the hundreds of people in Tweeddale on both sides of the debate who participated and helped to run the many events and street conversations during the months and weeks leading up to the referendum.

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Create your own Imaginarium dream

1 Oct 2014 16:00

EVER imagined designing your very own ice cream? Well now you can. To celebrate this October’s Imaginarium Festival, Peebles’ Eastgate Theatre and Caldwells Homemade Ice Cream have joined forces to offer one young person the chance to create their own brand new ‘Imaginarium Dream’ ice cream that will be on sale for the week of the young people’s festival from Monday to Saturday, October 15 to 19.

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From the Purcell Rooms to Peebles.....

30 Sep 2014 16:00

MUSIC in Peebles new season of concerts opens with the young and talented Gildas Quartet at the town’s Eastgate Theatre on Friday, October 3.

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Biggar Accordion and Fiddle Club

28 Sep 2014 16:00

BIGGAR Accordion and Fiddle Club opened the season in the Biggar Bowling Club to the sound of local bandleader Andrew Gibb and his band.

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