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17 Apr 2014 09:30

Key cross-border opportunities discussed at first Borderlands Initiative summit

Improved transport and communications links, economic growth and employment were all discussed at the first Borderlands Initiative summit.

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17 Apr 2014 08:30

Walking festival returns to Tweed Valley

The organising committee of last year’s Scottish Borders Walking Festival has decided to host its own spin-off walking weekend for Innerleithen, Walkerburn and Clovenfords.

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17 Apr 2014 08:00 • David Knox

Fallow joins the flock

IF you look closely enough there’s something a bit different about one of farmer Neil Raeburn’s flock.

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17 Apr 2014 07:30

Inquiry into jail death

A PROBE has been launched after a former Peebles footballer died during a stretch in prison.

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17 Apr 2014 07:30

Council’s credit card guidelines under review

SCOTTISH Borders Council is reviewing the use of corporate credit cards by its employees.

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17 Apr 2014 07:30

Bev back with the Warriors

Former Peebles Rugby star Graeme Beveridge is returning to Scotland and will soon take up a post with one of his old clubs.

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16 Apr 2014 12:30

Diving deep for Sport Relief

Children at Peebles Swimming Pool have made a big splash for charity and raised £2,914 for Sport Relief.

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16 Apr 2014 11:30 • Michael Robson

Sport is winner of Tweeddale Awards

FUTURE and established stars thronged the stage at a major awards ceremony last Friday in Peebles to underline the strength of sporting talent in the area.

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16 Apr 2014 09:00

Uncovering invisible disabilities

Most have never heard of it, but a young woman from Innerleithen is launching a campaign to raise awareness of Hereditary Multiple Exestosis - HME.

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16 Apr 2014 08:30

Eastgate Theatre celebrates 10th anniversary

A FREE all-day party is being planned in Peebles - to celebrate the Eastgate Theatre’s 10th birthday at the weekend.

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16 Apr 2014 08:30

Otter Meet success

PEEBLES swimmers came away with one silver medal and numerous personal bests when taking in part in two competitions.

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16 Apr 2014 08:00

£5300 for Peebles CAB

Peebles and District Citizens Advice Bureau has been awarded a grant of £5300 from the Bank of Scotland Foundation.

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16 Apr 2014 07:30 • Michael Robson

Innerleithen Post Office ‘safe’ despite relocation plan

REASSURANCES have been made that a Post Office will remain in Innerleithen after it was revealed that it is set to be moved from its current premises on the High Street.

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16 Apr 2014 07:00

Music in Peebles hits a high note

MUSIC in Peebles has been enjoying a record-breaking season, with membership at an all-time high and audiences at the concerts also at record levels.

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15 Apr 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

Youth club finds new ‘temporary’ home

TEENAGERS from Innerleithen Youth Club have been found a temporary home - in St Ronan’s Primary School.

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15 Apr 2014 08:30

Tweed Valley Wildlife Diary

WITH only a few weeks to go until the 2014 Kailzie Wildlife Festival final preparations are now underway.

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15 Apr 2014 08:00

Pretty in pink

MORE local women are being urged to come forward to join a running group and do their bit for charity.

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15 Apr 2014 07:30

Game on at Newlands

SCOTTISH squash star Frania Gillen-Buchert visited a primary in Peeblesshire ahead of her appearance at the Commonwealth Games this summer.

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15 Apr 2014 07:00

Marathon fundraiser is runaway success

RUNAWAY rabbit Vanilla happily munches hay in her hutch blissfully unaware that she was responsible for her owner throwing himself into a daunting challenge last weekend.

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14 Apr 2014 09:20

Fundraisers Go Ape for charity

ORGANISERS of a charity challenge are celebrating after raising more than £5,000 to help cancer sufferers.

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