19 Aug 2015 08:30
Robert Louis Stevenson - A Peeblesshire connection?
SIR, Peeblesshire makes much use of its literary figures, most notably John Buchan, but I wonder if any of your readers know anything about a possible local connection to another towering Scottish writer, Robert Louis Stevenson.
18 Aug 2015 09:30
On, St Ronan’s, On!
SIR, Through your newspaper, I would like to thank everyone who took part in and enjoyed St Ronan’s Border Games Week 2015.
17 Aug 2015 09:30
Nepal fundraising thankyou
SIR, We would like to thank all our customers who knitted comfort dolls for the children affected by the earthquake in Nepal
16 Aug 2015 09:30
SIR, In an evening in February I hit the kerb of the bollard outside the car park on Edinburgh Road, Peebles. The reflectors on the bollard were so covered with mud the bollard was invisible.
15 Aug 2015 08:30
SIR, It is often said that only the best is good enough for the Queen and this is no doubt why Her Majesty will be hauled by a steam locomotive as she opens the Borders Railway.
10 Aug 2015 08:30
Cherish our green spaces
SIR, Scotland is a nation filled with people who cherish their local green spaces. Volunteering Matters wants to support this passion by helping people who want to transform their local community.
8 Aug 2015 08:30
SIR, Do you know the laws about photographing wildlife?
6 Aug 2015 09:30
MP needs lesson in irony
SIR, Our local MP has again courted controversy by cutting the ribbon on a new foodbank, this time to a hostile reception in Dumfries
4 Aug 2015 08:30
SIR, If you live in one of the following areas, we would love to hear from you - Ettrick and Yarrow, Upper Teviotdale and Borthwick Water, Tweedsmuir, Moffat Water, Lilliesleaf, Ashkirk and Midlem, Glen, Orchard Mains and Traquair or Eskdalemuir.
3 Aug 2015 08:30
In praise of the NHS
SIR, All too often we read of people’s dissatisfaction with the NHS. I would like to tell of our total satisfaction with the Service and offer high praise to The Scottish Ambulance Service and the NHS.
1 Aug 2015 09:30
Driving down Memory Lane
SIR, With reference to your boyracer story, is there any minimum age to join? If I was 60 years younger I may have been one of boy motoring enthusiasts as when that age, new cars were still difficult to obtain and there was a waiting list for them so second hand cars kept their value.
18 Jul 2015 09:30
A REGULAR feature from Tweeddale East Councillor Graham Garvie, Convener of Scottish Borders Council...