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Peeblesshire food supremo celebrates 35 years as chef

26 Apr 2015 08:30

FROM the Scottish Borders to Aberdeenshire and Sydney Australia, Ivor Clark has spent the past 35 years satisfying the taste buds of diners across the world.

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'Roughest pub’ gets extra hour despite objection

26 Apr 2015 08:00

A PUB, branded “the roughest in Peebles”, has been granted a late drinking extension.

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Nursery is first class

26 Apr 2015 07:30

A NURSERY in Peebles has been given a glowing report card following a visit from inspectors.

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Biggar curry house too hot for competition

25 Apr 2015 08:30

LOCAL curry-lovers already know where to go for one of the best meals round.

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Dramatic surge in Borderers seeking help with housing costs

25 Apr 2015 08:00

THERE has been a significant surge in the number of Borderers seeking help with housing costs as a result of the bedroom tax.

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A week in pictures

Innerleithen »

Local choirs join forces

IT is just a year ago that the Traquair Village Choir was newly formed, and put on its first performances at The Glen and Traquair House and then in front of a sizeable audience in the village hall

Worried after ambulance delayed by traffic jam

Pies come at a cost for illegal parkers

Fears voiced for future of local post office

Concerns over garage site

Walkerburn »

Walkerburn eyes Borders Railway cash

SENIOR citizens in a Tweeddale village are set to reap the benefit of a local authority cash initiative aimed at promoting the Borders Railway.

Workmen ready to restore historic lodge

Bike firm on track for Tokyo

Make Dirtpot safety work a priority, urges councillor

Diamond celebration for office sweethearts

West Linton »

Energy-saving lights are a big headache for West Linton scientist

THEY are supposed to brighten our lives more efficiently - but for one Peeblesshire mother they are simply a massive headache.

On track to Disneyland

Saving lives in West Linton

Cup fever hits West Linton

Farming family welcomes back the cameras

Biggar »

Green candidate serves up a cuppa

JODY Jamieson, Scottish Green Party candidate for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale, had a hectic day as he launched his campaign in Biggar, Moffat and Canonbie.

Fairtrade focus at Biggar Primary School


Biggar Primary transported back in time

Crook Inn project moves step closer

Sport »

Draw is kind to Peebles for their own Sevens tournament

20 Apr 2015 07:00

PEEBLES are hopeful of making a bold show in their own Sevens tournament after being drawn against Howe of Fife in the first round of the competition.

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First win for Peebles jockey

18 Apr 2015 07:30

ALL he has ever wanted to be is a jockey. And Ross Wilson moved a step nearer joining the professional ranks when he registered his first win.

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Where is the Love?

17 Apr 2015 07:30

DOUBTS surround the future of a Peeblesshire festival that will next month become the centre of attention for the mountain biking world.

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Grand National - meet the horses

10 Apr 2015 13:58 • Gary Farmer

The Grand National is coming soon, and the biggest date of the horse racing calendar is one of the top betting days of the year. 

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Council issued with tapestry ultimatum

17 Mar 2015 08:00

SIR, I find myself becoming angrier by the minute with those SBC councillors who believe it is acceptable to commit my family and thousands of other families across the Borders to pay off a debt that has not as yet been incurred, but soon will be as a result of their belligerence.

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Lacking vision

16 Mar 2015 07:30

SIR, THE problem for those who don’t want us to vote SNP in May is that they have to turn their eyes from the things the party has achieved for Scotland and to focus on local, controversial issues such as wind farms and services.

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No improvement on the poo front

15 Mar 2015 08:00

SIR, Before going off for a month in Australia to see my daughter, I wrote to the Peeblesshire News regarding the problem of dog fouling in the Gytes/Kerfield pitches area, so I was very disappointed to learn in the first Peeblesshire News I read since returning, that the problem has not improved!

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Desperate measures from Mr Mundell?

14 Mar 2015 08:00

SIR, As we hurtle towards the UK election in May, it is interesting to see the desperation from certain politicians.

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Satirical show the perfect antidote to the General Election

24 Apr 2015 07:00

DESPAIRING of Dave? Exasperated by Ed? Fed up of Farage? Not sure about Nick or Nicola?

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Local choirs join forces

21 Apr 2015 08:15

IT is just a year ago that the Traquair Village Choir was newly formed, and put on its first performances at The Glen and Traquair House and then in front of a sizeable audience in the village hall

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Peebles in the frame at new exhibition

5 Apr 2015 07:30

THE Chambers Institute Gallery in Peebles is the venue for a forthcoming exhibition of paintings, The Surface of this Town, by Philip Hutton.

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