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Lord Smith begins fact-finding tour in the Borders

23 Oct 2014 08:30

LORD Smith of Kelvin is a man on a mission.

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Scottish Border Council's great green bin debate

23 Oct 2014 08:15

THE latest chapter in the region’s great garden waste saga will be written today.

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Borders garden centre reveals plans to grow

23 Oct 2014 08:00

PLANS for a £2.5 million expansion of Milestone Garden and Leisure in Newtown St Boswells have been unveiled.

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Twenty’s plenty, says West Linton councillor

23 Oct 2014 07:30

A CONSERVATION village is considering campaigning for a 20mph limit in a bid to make its streets safer.

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Jailed Selkirk financial advisor made to repay £55,000

23 Oct 2014 06:30

A FINANCIAL adviser has been ordered to pay back £55,000 under the Proceeds of Crime legislation.

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Peebles »

Peebles MSP seeks views on more powers for Scotland

CHRISTINE Grahame, MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale & Lauderdale, is seeking the views of her constituents as to which powers should be devolved from Westminster to the Scottish Parliament.

Ebola – Peebles GPs get guidance

Peebles pilot jets home

New shop to pop up in Peebles

Peebles twins have the X factor

Innerleithen »

House sales ‘hit by new flood maps’

POTENTIAL house buyers have been giving Innerleithen a miss since parts of the town were deemed to be in a high risk flood area, it is claimed.

Youth club set to return at new home

Frustration over Caerlee delay

Action called for at crash spot

Ex-Standard Bearer and Lass celebrate golden anniversary

Walkerburn »

Walkerburn ready for disaster

WALKERBURN has cemented its position as one of the pioneers of a project aimed at helping the community in times of emergency.

Walkerburn - a resilient community

Tweed Valley path could generate millions

New President for local Rotary Club

Walkerburn is lit up

Biggar »

Biggar P7s in action at Linlithgow

THE Biggar P7s visited an autumnal Linlithgow for their annual festival which is always a competitive and enjoyable day.

Team play makes for success

Abandoned cockerels need new homes

Biggar too good for Dunbar

Bake off boost for Biggar firm

Borders »

Councillors on jaunt to Bristol to get waste plant preview

SIXTEEN elected members and officers of Scottish Borders Council made a 700-mile round trip last week to visit a state-of-the-art waste treatment facility (WTF) at the Bristol port of Avonmouth, writes ANDREW KEDDIE.

Council ‘ignores’ child to save money

Villages crank up independence referendum turnout

Borders Railway will form ‘new economic artery for the region’

E-puffing pupils

Sport »

Aaron’s attitude praised by Borders coach

21 Oct 2014 10:30 • David Knox

PEEBLES footballer Aaron Gray was amongst the Borders Disability squad who made a winning start to life in the big league last week.

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Peebles takes the plaudits at East Cross Country Relays

20 Oct 2014 12:30 • David Knox

IT was a golden day for the Gala girls on Sunday as they climbed to the top of the podium in Peeblesshire.

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Darin digs in for silver at Manor

20 Oct 2014 11:30

A FORMER Royal Marine won the prize for best placed local in last Saturday’s Manor Water Hill Race, writes MARK DAVEY.

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University challenge for O’Hara

18 Oct 2014 11:30

ROVERS relinquished their First Division lead on Saturday despite continuing their unbeaten start to the campaign.

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Opinion »

A Peebles thankyou

22 Oct 2014 16:30

SIR, May I through the courtesy of your pages express grateful thanks to everyone who supported the Charity Zumbathon in aid of Innerleithen & Walkerburn Community First Responders, on September 27.

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A Peebles thankyou

21 Oct 2014 16:30

SIR, On behalf of the Peeblesshire Committee of Macmillan Cancer Support, I would like to thank all those who contributed so generously to our recent collection in the Edinburgh Woollen Mill, Peebles.

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Beggars a 'Big Issue’ in Peebles

20 Oct 2014 16:30

SIR, I was hoping you could raise a concern which has appeared on Peebles lovely High Street?

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Peeblesshire News letter called for a new union

19 Oct 2014 09:30

The thoughtful and eminently sensible letter from Dave Robb in last week’s Peeblesshire News called for a new union in which Scotland would be a “paying partner rather than a supplicant”.

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Brass bands to do battle in Peebles

THE 14th annual Borders Entertainment Contest for brass bands will make its second visit to Peebles next month when 17 bands will battle for the Scottish Borders Trophy.

23 Oct 2014 12:30

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Peebles poised to host Borders walking festival

22 Oct 2014 12:30

PEEBLES looks set to host the 2017 Scottish Borders Walking Festival.

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From The Royal Opera House, to the Eastgate Peebles

21 Oct 2014 12:30

THE world’s finest artists dance, sing and perform the work of the world’s greatest choreographers and composers in the new season of Covent Garden Ballets and Operas to be shown on the big screen at the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles.

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