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27 Feb 2015 09:00

Law changes needed to improve cyclists’ safety, says local MP

A CHANGE in the law and a change in attitude is needed to improve the safety of cyclists in the Tweed Valley, it has been claimed.

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27 Feb 2015 08:30

Gytes makes waves with pioneering project

THE Gytes Leisure Centre in Peebles is helping soldiers to recover from the stresses of active service by providing two crown water fishing permits to the charity Fishing for Heroes.

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27 Feb 2015 08:00

Hospital appointment success

BORDERS patients are amongst the best in Scotland when it comes to keeping appointments.

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27 Feb 2015 07:30

The Borders has a spring in its step

A NEW destination marketing campaign to inspire people to visit the Scottish Borders this spring and summer has been launched by VisitScotland, in partnership with the Scottish Borders Council.

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26 Feb 2015 09:00

Bailley is aiming to be top dog

A POINTER from Peebles is aiming to be top dog next month at Crufts.

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26 Feb 2015 08:30

Council AIMUp

AMBITIOUS plans to build a new outdoor activities park near Innerleithen have the potential to transform Tweeddale, Scottish Borders Council leader David Parker has admitted.

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26 Feb 2015 08:00

Make Dirtpot safety work a priority, urges councillor

AN URGENT call has been made to make improvements at a notorious accident blackspot in Peeblesshire a priority after it was ignored in the latest local authority spending plans.

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26 Feb 2015 07:30

Tory councillors fail in bid to unpick tapestry decision

IF a new permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland at Tweedbank is to wash its face financially, it will have to attract more paying customers than Abbotsford House managed last year.

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25 Feb 2015 09:00

Bridge plan not welcomed by community

A SECOND bridge for Peebles remains a long way off with community leaders still refusing to give their blessing to the plan.

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25 Feb 2015 08:30

Police urged to stamp out illegal parking

POLICE are being urged to make it a priority to clamp down against motorists who blatantly ignore the parking regulations in Peebles.

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25 Feb 2015 08:00

Windfarm continues to generate debate

A NEWSPAPER poll is being proposed to discover the public’s views on a windfarm development as community leaders struggle to come up with a decision on the best way forward.

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25 Feb 2015 07:30

Carnegie’s lost Peebles playing field

A CAMPAIGN group is looking towards Peebles in search of a lost playing field.

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24 Feb 2015 09:00

Iconic bridge restored to former glory

A FAVOURITE haunt for Peeblesshire walkers and cyclists is back in pristine condition - as can been seen by this picture.

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24 Feb 2015 08:30

‘Ulterior motives’ fear behind Peebles pitch plans

OPPONENTS of plans to site a new synthetic pitch just yards from their homes in Peebles are trying to kick the project into touch.

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24 Feb 2015 08:00

SNP unveil challenge to sitting Tory MP

A NURSING teacher is the choice of the Scottish National Party to challenge for the position of local MP at the General Election.

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24 Feb 2015 07:30

Campaign continues for Youth Parliament

YOUNG Borderers are entering the final weeks of their campaigns to become Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs) ahead of the Scottish Youth Parliament election in March.

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23 Feb 2015 09:00

Get Esmé to Chile

TAKING a year out isn’t something new for students heading towards university.

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23 Feb 2015 08:30

Meeting to discuss safe crossing of main road at Eddleston

LONG-RUNNING fears about road safety in a Peeblesshire village are to be raised with councillors and officials this week.

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23 Feb 2015 08:00

Green candidate has all the answers

A QUIZMASTER is asking Borderers to back his bid to become an MP at the General Election in May.

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23 Feb 2015 07:30

School meal price cut bid rejected by councillors

A BID to slash the price of school meals in the region’s 63 primary schools has been rejected by councillors.

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