COUNTING the cost of winter will occupy roads bosses at Scottish Borders Council over the summer.
TWEEDDALE MP David Mundell has welcomed the commitment from Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson to introduce a 'National Carers' Break Guarantee'.
TWEEDLOVE Bike Festival has won a prestigious Scottish Thistle Award. Beating off stiff competition from The Tour of Britain cycling event, the Borders based event has won the Best Sporting Event Award at a glittering awards ceremony held at The Hub in Edinburgh.
Eddleston is a community with a big heart. For many years community events, clubs and classes have been supported by children in the Eddleston district and now their commitment is to be rewarded through the Eddleston Community Passport.
FOUR Scottish houses selected by Historic Scotland - including Traquair House in the Borders - are to feature in the ITV series Britain's Secret Homes.
PRINCE Charles and Camilla enjoyed a textile tour of the Borders last week, as the region's most famous industry put on a regal show.
ATTEMPTS to save Peebles court have failed this week. And we can reveal that plans for the creation of a single Borders justice centre 18 miles away in Galashiels took a step closer.
A NEW fundraising group in Peebles has hit the ground, walking. Over 50 people took part in the first Midnight Meander which raised over £3500 for Marie Curie, the group has a simple philosophy, money raised in Peebles should remain in Peeblesshire.
CHILDREN and adults turned out in force last week to support the Broughton Primary school sports day last week.
'FECHT weel' is the motto of Peebles' Priorsford Primary School, and that's exactly what the team of four P7 pupils did last Saturday afternoon, in the final of the Rotary District 1020, Primary School Quiz.
AFTER witnessing the aftermath of a recent crash at the notorious Leadburn Junction, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale MSP Christine Grahame is calling for further traffic calming measures to be installed.
A LOCAL entrepreneur is hoping to brew up business in Peebles. And he's inviting others to ferment their fortune by investing in his ambitious plans.
VISITORS to the 12th Innerleithen Pipe Band Championships are in for an Arabian adventure.
LOCAL sports development moved forward last week with the award of an £8,500 grant from sportscotland's sportsmatch scheme to Biggar Rugby Football Club's Rugby Development Programme.
A SOD-CUTTING ceremony marked the start of works on the new state-of-the-art sports hall at Peebles High School this week.
PEEBLES Netball hosted a Primary Schools' netball tournament for schools in the Tweeddale area. The event was held outdoors at St Ronan's Primary School in Innerleithen. Thirteen primary school teams entered, eight in the large school competition and five in the small school section.
TEENAGER Lucas Cheskin climbed his way to the Junior Uphill Championship title last weekend in Cumbria.
CRICKET-lovers in Peebles might be forgiven for asking themselves what has become of their beloved club, for not a single league game has been played at the Gytes since May of last year.
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