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Bus users suggest ways to ease congestion in Peebles

30 Jan 2015 08:30

BUS passengers have grasped the opportunity to make suggestions to the operators over ways to ease congestion in Peebles town centre.

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Man cleared of sexual assault

30 Jan 2015 07:30

A MAN has been cleared of sexually assaulting a woman with intent to rape almost three years ago following a three day jury trial at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

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Politicians condemn Peebes court closure

30 Jan 2015 06:30

LOCAL politicians have united to condemn the closure of Peebles Sheriff Court after we reported on the last cases to be called.

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Cyclist 'attacked for smiling’

29 Jan 2015 09:00

A PEEBLES woman who assaulted a female cyclist and pushed her off her bike because she smiled at her has ordered to be of good behaviour for the next six months.

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Justice ends in Peeblesshire

29 Jan 2015 08:30

THE final sitting of Peebles Sheriff Court heard a stinging rebuke of the decision to order its closure for financial reasons.

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Scottish Wind Ensemble to blow audience away at the Eastgate

EVERY musical form has its ‘blockbusters’ – those pieces of music that, due to their scale, are seldom performed and when they are the anticipation preceding them is especially keen.

Uni is top destination of Peebles High School leavers

Serving up a treat

MSP praise for Peebles CAN

Soulful to sparkling at Peebles Serenata

West Linton »

Woman in court following armed police swoop

A 47-YEAR-OLD woman caused a disturbance at a West Linton restaurant which resulted in armed police swooping on the Peeblesshire village.

West Linton Scouts celebrate success

Special occasion at West Linton SWRI

West Linton Scouts celebrate success

Dancing into the New Year

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Biggar Ramblers reach new Heights

DURING the build up to Christmas, Biggar Ramblers had a short winter hill walk from the A701 near Skirling across open country then a straight ascent to the trig point summit on the Broughton Heights ridge.

The world is watching as Biggar glows for Hogmanay

Biggar Probus Club

Twins ready to spark Hogmanay celebrations

Animal author at Biggar

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Ryan's rocket sends Vale through

BIRTHDAY boy Ryan Sclater celebrated in style as his superb free kick proved to be enough to put Vale through to the Third Round of the Image Printers Cup, writes DAVE RYCE.

30 Jan 2015 16:30

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Border Amateur round-up - injury and exit blows for Gala

30 Jan 2015 07:30

INJURY hit Gala Fairydean Rovers Amateurs suffered extra time agony to crash out of the South Cup.

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Borders netball reaches national finals

27 Jan 2015 07:30

A TOTAL of 10 U15 District squads from across the south of Scotland met at Grangemouth last weekend for the final south matches of the season.

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Carnethy crew conquer the Burns

26 Jan 2015 05:30

CARNETHY duo Andrew Fallas and Helen Bonsor beat the snow to break the tape in Sunday’s Feel the Burns hill race near Selkirk.

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Councillors aim high

22 Jan 2015 13:30

SIR, Your front page story last week on AIMUp suggests a false choice.

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Councillor 'disgusted’ at the way Tapestry proposal was pushed through

22 Jan 2015 12:30

SIR, In December I moved a motion against the use of public money to fund the construction of a building to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland.

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Excusing the inexcusable

21 Jan 2015 12:30

SIR, I refer to Councillor Aitchison’s letter published in last week’s edition of the Peeblesshire News.

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Scarcely adequate

20 Jan 2015 12:30

SIR, It is indeed a bizarre situation, as Alex Orr observes in his letter in the Peeblesshire News last week, in which Labour Scotland can grudge £95 million for primary school meals while supporting Trident’s replacement at £100 billion.

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Scottish Wind Ensemble to blow audience away at the Eastgate

29 Jan 2015 07:00

EVERY musical form has its ‘blockbusters’ – those pieces of music that, due to their scale, are seldom performed and when they are the anticipation preceding them is especially keen.

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Soulful to sparkling at Peebles Serenata

25 Jan 2015 07:30

PATSY and Murray Campbell opened the Serenata concert in Peebles with a fascinating demonstration of early music played on a variety of unusual instruments.

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All the fun of the Fair

22 Jan 2015 16:30

ALL the fun of the Fair returns to Traquair this summer.

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