AS many as 30 full time jobs will be created in Peeblesshire later this year if a planned food processing factory is given the go-ahead.
SCOTTISH Borders Council revealed there is an urgent need for more foster carers in the region after it emerged 87 children are currently being cared for in 46 local homes - with others being forced to travel outwith the area.
THE men, women and children of Innerleithen were 'roused' on Friday evening as they welcomed the Standard Bearer Elect for 2013.
BORDERS MP David Mundell supported Deaf Awareness Week this week by attending a training session to understand the impact of deafness and improve communication skills to deaf people.
PEEBLES High School hair and beauty students have worked in partnership with The British Heart Foundation by taking part in a photoshoot at the town's Eastgate Theatre to produce a stunning wedding collection.
AN Ironman from Peebles is looking to cycle the West Highland Way in a day. Sam Anderson is taking on the 96-mile challenge - which includes 17.760 feet of ascent, or the equivalent of cycling up Ben Nevis four times - on June 1.
ATTRACTIONS in Peebles feature in a national nature festival which begins this week with more than 150 free wildlife events across Scotland.
MEMBERS of Peebles and District Round Table gathered in the new play park at St Ninian's Haugh, Peebles to acknowledge all those who, through their fundraising efforts and donations helped achieve the huge £50,000 target required for the refurbishment.
PEEBLES Community Councillor Garry Rennie is challenging all-comers at badminton this weekend as part of the Peebles Activity Week.
THIS year's Beltane Queen, Rianna Sterricks from Kingsland Primary School has truly been involved with the festival all her life. At just six-months-old she was part of the fancy dress parade and has been involved in the Beltane ever since.
AN additional £75,000 is to be spent on resurfacing three problem roads in Peeblesshire.
LAST Friday the Rotary Club of Peebles together with several Presidents and guests from across the Scottish Borders, celebrated the Rotary year of outgoing President Alan Herd, in the Adam room at the Tontine Hotel.
FOUR friends from Innerleithen are gearing up for a fundraising challenge in memory of a loved one.
Peebles Netball hosted its annual festival for Primary 7 girls in Tweeddale this week.
PEEBLES athlete Sarah McCormack broke up the best of British on her way to a tremendous silver medal in the Lake District at the weekend.
THE annual County Sports event is to take place in Peebles next week. The Peeblesshire School's Athletic Association will stage the event at Whitestone Park on Wednesday, May 22.
THE Peebles Piranhas Primary 6 squad embarked on the annual end of season rugby tour last weekend to East Lothian. Out of the twenty P6s who regularly attend weekly training sixteen were eventually available to tour.
CARDRONA GOLF CLUB: "What is that shiny, yellow object in the sky?" was the cry last Sunday as the weather finally relented and allowed the members of Cardrona to play golf as intended.
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