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23 Apr 2014 09:34

Peebles POW relives camp horrors

IT is a poignant reminder of the horrors of World War Two.

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23 Apr 2014 09:30

Reduction in Borders jobless in line with rest of UK

UNEMPLOYMENT in the Borders fell by 5.9% in the period between February and March in line with Scotland and the UK.

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23 Apr 2014 07:30

Developers are facing bigger bills to pay for extra services

INCREASED contributions from housing developers are being called for as worries persist over Peebles’ ability to cope with a larger population.

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23 Apr 2014 07:00

Scotts urged to sign up for new clan society in ‘extra-special year’

IF your surname is Scott or any of that famous clan’s nonimal subdivisions, like Geddes or Laidlaw, you’re invited to attend a unique event at Bowhill near Selkirk next month.

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22 Apr 2014 09:00

Parliament praise for Patient Opinion

TWEEDDALE MSP Christine Grahame is supporting patient feedback at NHS Borders.

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22 Apr 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Abbey habit for dance theatre

THE ruined Abbeys of the Scottish Borders are layered in history.

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22 Apr 2014 08:00

Go ahead for egg barn despite emission fears

A MASSIVE bird shed – 120 metres long and 31 metres wide – will be built at Glenrath Farm’s egg-producing complex between Leadburn and Lamancha.

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22 Apr 2014 08:00

Accordion & Fiddle Club

BIGGAR Accordion & Fiddle Club brought their season to an end in fine style with local lad Tom Orr and his band.

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22 Apr 2014 07:30

A neighbourly chat as Graham gears up for 500-mile cycle

OLD friends were re-united this week when an octogenarian cyclist took a break in Peeblesshire as he neared the end of a gruelling 500-mile trip.

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21 Apr 2014 09:00

It’s party time as Eastgate reflects on eventful decade

LAST week, Irish new wave folk singer Heidi Talbot entranced an audience in Peebles with songs from her new album.

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21 Apr 2014 07:30

Developers are criticised for their minimalism

Developers have come under attack from community representatives for their “minimalist” efforts towards providing essential affordable housing in Peebles.

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21 Apr 2014 07:00 • David Knox

Ex-pats enjoy memories of Peeblesshire

THEY live hundreds of miles apart and many have never met before. But in downtown Welland a total of ten Peebles ex-pats got to together to reflect on their hometown.

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20 Apr 2014 09:00

Savoury success for Peebles breadmaker

MORNING rolls and soda bread from Peebles bakers WTS Forsyth & Sons have tickled the tastebuds of expert judges in a national competition.

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20 Apr 2014 08:00

Mum's fight to hold back Molly

Proud mum Alison Saxon’s biggest problem is trying to curb her daughter’s enthusiasm.

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19 Apr 2014 09:00

Another gold for Peebles

A PROUD guest house owner was celebrating this week after his property was given a five-star gold grading.

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18 Apr 2014 09:00

Biggar Youth project praised

THE Biggar Youth Project came in for praise as local MSP Aileen Campbell launched the Scottish Government’s national Youth Work Strategy.

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18 Apr 2014 08:30

Theatre date for food producers

Local food producers are being offered the opportunity to meet and share ideas in Peebles.

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18 Apr 2014 08:00

Fake money warning for shopkeepers

Shopkeepers have been warned to be on their guard after several reports of fake money being used in Peebles.

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18 Apr 2014 07:00

Community Council disappointed as only three join their ranks

Peebles Community Council remains below its full complement of members after an urgent plea for new blood failed to produce the desired effect.

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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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