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31 Jul 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

Princess joins Tweeddale birthday celebrations

BEAMING children and proud family members were testimony to the success of a first royal visit to the area for more than a year.

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31 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Sting warning as hornets descend on Peebles

A SWARM of dangerous hornets descended on Peebles - and experts are warning to stay clear.

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31 Jul 2014 08:00

Peebles pensioner kicks up a stink

A DISABLED pensioner has kicked up a stink after a delay in repairing a fault with his walk-in shower left him unable to wash for 14 days.

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31 Jul 2014 07:30

Historic Scotland dismisses Carlowse complaint

CARLOWSE campaigners have lodged an objection with Historic Scotland over planned work to their historic bridge.

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31 Jul 2014 07:00 • David Knox

Tour O’ the Borders appeal

CYCLING fever has been sweeping the UK, and while the nation watches the Tour de France wind its way around France, the Scottish Borders is preparing for its own major road cycling event this summer.

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30 Jul 2014 09:30

Tweed Theatre gets Steamie

THE gutsy exuberance of ordinary folk is the subject of Tweed Theatre’s next production.

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30 Jul 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

Royal visit is a great success

ORGANISERS were delighted that the royal visit to Crookston Farm, Peebles went off without a hitch - and hailed the part played by the Princess Royal.

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30 Jul 2014 08:30

‘Fundraising fever’ hits BGH

They’ve done it! The ward team and friends of ward 12 at Borders General Hospital have worked tirelessly this year both on and off the ward and have raised over £6000 for a new bladder scanner.

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30 Jul 2014 08:00

Upper Tweeddale remembers

A SPECIAL service is being held in Broughton Parish Church at 11am on Sunday, August 3 to commemorate the start of World War One.

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30 Jul 2014 07:30

“The Ladykillers” at Innerleithen

INNERLEITHEN Music Festival starts soon and, away from the headline concerts at the Memorial Hall, the organisers have lined up an intriguing multimedia show called ‘The Ladykillers’.

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29 Jul 2014 09:00

Rain fails to dampen spirits in Innerleithen

TOWNSFOLK and bandsmen braved monsoon-like conditions as St Ronan’s Border Games reached its finale.

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29 Jul 2014 08:30

Murray’s mountain record

A PEEBLES sports doctor has broken the record for the time taken to reach Scotland’s 10 highest peaks inside a day.

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29 Jul 2014 08:00

Green campaign visits Peebles

GREEN Yes, the Scottish Green Party’s campaign for a Yes vote in the independence referendum, is urging undecided voters in the Peebles area to take part in a question and answer session with three leading commentators.

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29 Jul 2014 07:30

Local gamekeeper wins national award

A PEEBLESSHIRE gamekeeper has been hailed a rural hero by the TV gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh.

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29 Jul 2014 07:00

Lassies prepare for Fringe debut

BORDER singing group, Fisher Lassies, are making their Fringe debut.

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28 Jul 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

Standard Bearer: I’m the luckiest man in Innerleithen

MORE than one hour before it was due to begin, a queue was already beginning to form outside the Memorial Hall.

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28 Jul 2014 08:30

MP toasts opening of new pub

TWEEDDALE MP David Mundell pulled a perfect pint to celebrate re-opening The Cross Keys in Peebles.

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28 Jul 2014 08:00

No luck for coots

THE two pairs of coot that attempted to breed on the loch at Tweedbank have both been unsuccessful on their second attempt.

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28 Jul 2014 07:30

Sheridan brings Hope Over Fear tour to Borders

SOCIALIST firebrand Tommy Sheridan is bringing his pro-Independence Hope over Fear Tour to Galashiels.

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28 Jul 2014 07:00

Councillor ‘thrilled’ to be at Games

TWEEDDALE councillor Graham Garvie visited the Commonwealth Games athletes’ village in Glasgow to welcome Team Tonga.

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