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Uncovering invisible disabilities

Most have never heard of it, but a young woman from Innerleithen is launching a campaign to raise awareness of Hereditary Multiple Exestosis - HME.

16 Apr 2014 09:00

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Eastgate Theatre celebrates 10th anniversary

16 Apr 2014 08:30

A FREE all-day party is being planned in Peebles - to celebrate the Eastgate Theatre’s 10th birthday at the weekend.

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£5300 for Peebles CAB

16 Apr 2014 08:00

Peebles and District Citizens Advice Bureau has been awarded a grant of £5300 from the Bank of Scotland Foundation.

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Innerleithen Post Office ‘safe’ despite relocation plan

16 Apr 2014 07:30 • Michael Robson

REASSURANCES have been made that a Post Office will remain in Innerleithen after it was revealed that it is set to be moved from its current premises on the High Street.

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Music in Peebles hits a high note

16 Apr 2014 07:00

MUSIC in Peebles has been enjoying a record-breaking season, with membership at an all-time high and audiences at the concerts also at record levels.

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West Linton »

Lambing Live’s missed opportunity

LOCAL councillors have branded a BBC decision to locate more than 60 staff near Edinburgh for a week’s filming in the region as a missed opportunity.

Warning for farmers after quad bike theft

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Dom’s on the road to gold

Curling Club opens doors to new members in West Linton

Borders »

MSP welcomes living wage increase

SOUTH Scotland MSP Claudia Beamish has welcomed the increase of the living wage for Scottish Borders Council staff while calling for the measure to be extended to more workers.

Garvie’s presidential pledge to defend local government

Broughton pupils serve up a treat

Plenty blethering in Eddleston

Local firms the toast of Scotland

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Diving deep for Sport Relief

16 Apr 2014 12:30

Children at Peebles Swimming Pool have made a big splash for charity and raised £2,914 for Sport Relief.

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Sport is winner of Tweeddale Awards

16 Apr 2014 11:30 • Michael Robson

FUTURE and established stars thronged the stage at a major awards ceremony last Friday in Peebles to underline the strength of sporting talent in the area.

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Otter Meet success

16 Apr 2014 08:30

PEEBLES swimmers came away with one silver medal and numerous personal bests when taking in part in two competitions.

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Week to remember for Peebles Netball

14 Apr 2014 08:15

IT’S been a success ever since they took their first steps onto the court back in 2006. But last week will undoubtedly go down as a week that Peebles Netball will never forget.

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Game that keeps clicking with online card kings

Once upon a time (as any movies buff will agree) competitive games of cards were all about earnest, square-jawed men hunched around a baize table in a smoky backroom “joint”.

28 Feb 2014 10:03 • Gary Farmer

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The link between Peebles and the Rosetta stone is not always as it seems

23 Feb 2014 12:30

SIR, The letter in Peeblesshire News concerning Rosetta Caravan Park’s heritage drew attention to the link with the Rosetta stone.

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Referendum Choices in Peebles

21 Feb 2014 12:30

Sir, Readers of recent correspondence in the Peeblesshire News might be interested to know that there will be an open public forum in the Burgh Hall next Thursday, February 27, from 7pm to 9.30pm to discuss Scotland’s Referendum Choices as we continue to prepare for September’s vote.

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Politicians 'not willing to listen’

17 Feb 2014 12:30

Sir, I am a tenant in Dovecot Road, Peebles, which was opened officially on Monday, January 27, by Margaret Burgess MSP and was attended by several councillors.

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Narnia comes to Walkerburn

THE fantastic and fantasy world of Narnia comes to Walkerburn next weekend with an exciting new dramatic take on a C. S. Lewis classic.

28 Mar 2014 09:30

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A lost world in Manor Valley

24 Feb 2014 12:30

SUMMER 2013 saw the launch of an exciting new community project by the Arthur Trail Association: Hidden History of the Scottish Borders in the Time of King Arthur.

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Eddleston Voices take centre stage

17 Feb 2014 12:30

WHEN local choir Eddleston Voices were invited to sing with flamenco guitar great Eduardo Niebla they jumped at the chance.

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