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New venue a hit with Innerleithen Pipe Band Championships

21 Sep 2014 09:00

CROWDS flocked to Innerleithen as a new location and new date proved to be a great success for the annual pipe band chhampionships.

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Competition winners

21 Sep 2014 07:30

THE countdown to Christmas has begun.

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Lord Steel joins in fundraising drive

20 Sep 2014 09:00

POLITICS took a back seat as Lord David Steel joined other drivers in a charity run of vintage and classic cars last weekend.

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Final for Borders Triathlon series

20 Sep 2014 08:00

THE final event in the Borders Sport and Leisure Triathlon Series – Eyemouth – takes place on Sunday, September 21.

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Scottish Borders is Better Together

19 Sep 2014 09:09

THE Scottish Borders returned an overwhelming vote of confidence to retain Scotland's status within the United Kingdom.

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A week in pictures

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Free advice available on care home fees

SIR, I REFER to an article published in the Peeblesshire News on Friday, August 15: ‘Care home fees and the family home’.

Is bigger better?

No campaign hit by vandals

Local businesses say no thanks to the risks of separation

More help needed for Highland Games

Innerleithen »

Bogus workman warning

POLICE have told the public to call them immediately over suspicious behaviour after an elderly man in Innerleithen fell victim to a bogus workman.

Insurance premiums rise as Innerleithen homes labelled a flood risk

Church plans

‘Don’t mention the War!’ - Fawlty Towers comes to Peeblesshire

Anything Goes in Innerleithen

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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.

Agricultural Show gets Biggar and better

Biggar and better

Biggar Rotary welcomes new president

Drink driver banned

Sport »

Rolling out bowls in Innerleithen

10 Sep 2014 07:30

EVERY Wednesday St Ronan’s Primary pupils have an unusual games’ lesson in Innerleithen.

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Peebles captain qualifies for golf championship

8 Sep 2014 14:30

PEEBLES Golf Club will have representation in two national finals later this month.

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Peebles ready for promotion push

8 Sep 2014 10:30 • Michael Robson

OPTIMISM is high that Peebles Rugby Club has the quality and squad strength to make a valid bid for Premiership status next year.

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Cross Country code of conduct introduced

7 Sep 2014 12:30 • David Knox

ORGANISERS of the popular Borders Cross Country Series have issued a warning for athletes to behave.

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Free advice available on care home fees

SIR, I REFER to an article published in the Peeblesshire News on Friday, August 15: ‘Care home fees and the family home’.

18 Sep 2014 07:30

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Is bigger better?

17 Sep 2014 07:00

SIR, WHEN it comes to the referendum, people will vote no and people will vote yes, and it is wonderful that people can agree to disagree and be respectful to each other - a great example to the world.

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16 Sep 2014 07:30

Sir, Having read the Peeblesshire News and the national press reports on the situation at West Linton Primary School, can we say how disappointed we are in the way that the headteacher has been treated by the Scottish Borders Council education department and also vilified by some of the parents of pupils at the school.

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Removing West Linton headteacher is ‘appalling’

16 Sep 2014 07:00

Sir, With reference to your article ‘No witch-hunt at West Linton’ (Peeblesshire News, September 5), it reads as if the Inspection report was made public and almost immediately afterwards the headteacher was “removed” from her post.

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Streetcar Named Desire roars into Peebles Eastgate

15 Sep 2014 16:00

A SHATTERINGLY emotive production and the fastest-selling in the Young Vic’s history; Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire is the first of this season’s National Theatre Live productions, to be shown at the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles.

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Biggar folk club coup

13 Sep 2014 16:30

CLYDESDALE Folk Club have pulled off a great coup in landing the legendary 70s folk-rock group the JSD Band for their concert at this year’s Biggar Little Festival.

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Peebles Arts Festival photo competition winners

12 Sep 2014 16:00

PEEBLES Arts Festival may be over for another year but it is continuing to create headlines this week.

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