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29 Nov 2014 08:30

Pigeon post brings funding for Tweeddale Youth Action

TWEEDDALE Youth Action has received a cheque of £400 from the Rotary Club of Peebles.

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29 Nov 2014 07:30

Parker’s broadside as Tories shun new SBC executive

THE nine-strong Conservative opposition group on Scottish Borders Council has turned down an offer of representation on a powerful new executive committee at Newtown.

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28 Nov 2014 15:00

Filling the void on Peebles Kingsmeadows Road

A PEEBLES road closed two weeks ago for resurfacing work will not re-open to traffic for nearly another week.

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28 Nov 2014 08:45

Serving up a cracker

THE youth section of Peebles Netball is holding a fundraising coffee morning in the Rugby Clubrooms, Eastgate from 10am to 12noon tomorrow (Saturday).

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28 Nov 2014 08:30

MSP launches book week at Biggar Library

AILEEN Campbell SNP MSP for Clydesdale visited Biggar Library on Monday to help launch Book Week Scotland 2014.

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28 Nov 2014 08:00

Changes in farming funding explained at roadshow

FARMERS and crofters in the Scottish Borders will have the opportunity to find out more about the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) at a Scottish Government meeting.

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28 Nov 2014 07:30

Cardrona man admonished

A PAINTER and decorator who reacted angrily when his partner received text messages from another man has been admonished after being of good behaviour for three months.

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28 Nov 2014 07:15

Bogus workman cons Peebles pensioner

A BOGUS workman has admitted defrauding a 91-year-old man out of £900 after claiming he would carry out drainage and resurfacing work at his Peebles home.

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27 Nov 2014 09:00 • David Knox

Claire conquers the Andes for Coppafeel

A PEEBLES primary school teacher has returned from an epic 10-day challenge to reach the Inca ruins of Machu Pichu.

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27 Nov 2014 08:30 • Michael Robson

New owner promises to preserve Kingsmeadows

THE new owner of the Kingsmeadows Estate and its mansion house has pledged to preserve the beauty of the historic site.

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27 Nov 2014 08:00 • Michael Robson

Arts festival set for a revamp

ORGANISERS of Peebles Art Festival are considering scaling back the event next year.

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27 Nov 2014 07:30

Memorial woodland plans

PLANS have been unveiled for the creation of a memorial woodland to be created at a beauty spot near Peebles.

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26 Nov 2014 09:00 • David Knox

Catwalk classics benefit Children’s Charity

FASHIONISTAS by the dozen flocked to Cardrona to step back in time.

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26 Nov 2014 08:00

Drug dealer has his £78,000 profits seized

A BORDERS drug dealer has been stripped of £78,000 after prosecutors won a confiscation order.

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25 Nov 2014 09:00 • David Knox

An illuminating success for Innerleithen firm as awards beckon

IT started out in 1996 as a one-man business in Innerleithen.

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25 Nov 2014 08:30

It was “outrageous” to remove traffic wardens, says councillor

A LEADING councillor has blasted the decision to scrap traffic wardens earlier this year as Peebles continues to be dogged by parking problems.

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25 Nov 2014 08:00

Bridge plan to be opposed

COMMUNITY leaders have reaffirmed their opposition to the building of a second road bridge in Peebles.

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25 Nov 2014 07:30

New chef boosts local restaurant

A LEADING chef has joined the talented team at a Borders hotel and restaurant aiming to be one of the best in the country.

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24 Nov 2014 09:00

Chemistry reaction as Peebles student receives top award

THE mother of a high-achieving student this week paid tribute to her daughter’s former teacher and the support she was given at Peebles High School.

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24 Nov 2014 08:30

The Rotary Club of Peebles on the street again.

THE Rotary Club of Peebles was out on Peebles High Street collecting money in aid of Mary’s Meals’ response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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