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22 Jul 2014 09:00

Bands Display

INNERLEITHEN Pipe Band and St Ronan’s Silver Band played to a large crowd that had gathered on the High Street to enjoy almost an hour of musical entertainment.

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22 Jul 2014 08:00

Council admits green waste is going to landfill

GARDEN waste previously collected by Scottish Borders Council and removed by contractors to be composted is now being dumped in the massive landfill site at Easter Langlee.

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22 Jul 2014 07:30

All eyes on the Eddleston Water after £300,000 re-routing project

THE Eddleston Water is now the most monitored river in the country, according to the charitable trust behind a groundbreaking project to restore its original course.

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22 Jul 2014 07:00

MPs Committee eyes new Borderlands

A PROBE into cross-border working and attracting European funding has been launched iin Westminster.

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21 Jul 2014 09:00

Fun, laughter and tradition at St Ronan’s Border Games Week

THEY started as they continued - with fun, laughter and lots of tradition.

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21 Jul 2014 08:30

Parker is urging patience over cultural transfer

COST-cutting plans to transfer museums, libraries and public halls out of local authority control to a charitable trust must not be rushed.

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21 Jul 2014 08:00

Too much blowing in the wind

MORE and more wind turbines could blot the horizon if a proposal for a development near Romanno Bridge gets the go ahead.

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21 Jul 2014 07:00

Car Treasure Hunt

THE Innerleithen team of Jean Wilson, Claire Wilson, Jan McGlasson and Sheona Newton came out as the winners of the Games Week Car Treasure Hunt, winning the Cissy Barnett Trophy and £50 cash.

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20 Jul 2014 08:30

Ex-Standard Bearers lay on a treat

ST RONAN’S Ex-Standard Bearers’ Association held the annual dinner-dance on Friday, July 11 in 856 Social Club.

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20 Jul 2014 08:00

Raising the standard

PROUD Alex Paterson raised the Innerleithen town flag - one of the roles of the Dux Boy since 1997.

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19 Jul 2014 08:30

Abuse warning

AN UNEMPLOYED man was told he cannot risk going off the rails again after he pleaded guilty to abusive behaviour towards his ex-partner at Peebles Sheriff Court .

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19 Jul 2014 08:00

Borders artist's work on display at Eastgate

HER work has been shown in galleries and at festivals across the world and now two of the largest pieces ever created by Borders artist Liz Douglas are a new landmark on Peebles High Street.

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18 Jul 2014 09:00

Peebles store is backing Grant in Games

STAFF at a Peebles store have used their creative skills to back one of their colleague’s sons in the Commonwealth Games.

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18 Jul 2014 08:30

Bar bother

AN Innerleithen man has been fined following bother in a caravan park bar.

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18 Jul 2014 08:00

A golden era for eagles is approaching

Golden eagles, poisoned as recently as 2007 in Peeblesshire, may once again be a regular sight in our skies.

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18 Jul 2014 07:30

Top entertainment at senior citizens' night

AROUND 80 guests gathered for the senior citizens’ social, which was hosted by St Ronan’s Border Games Committee and was the opening event of the 2014 festival.

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18 Jul 2014 07:00

Workshop plans for Momentum

A COFFEE morning in Peebles has been hailed a huge success by the voluntary organisers.

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17 Jul 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

Top honour for Lord behind the Games

A PEEBLESSHIRE resident and one of the most influential figures behind the Commonwealth Games has been given Scotland’s highest honour.

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17 Jul 2014 08:30

£1 million weed bed

IT’S only been open a year but Peeblesshire’s pride and joy has already become overgrown by weeds.

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17 Jul 2014 08:00 • Michael Robson

Landowners blast council over Meldons stance

ESTATE managers have accused Scottish Borders Council of reneging on their responsibilities to clear rubbish described as a health risk at a Peeblesshire beauty spot.

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