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30 Jun 2015 09:30

Dogs die in hot cars

THE Scottish SPCA is urging pet owners not to leave their dogs in hot cars as the temperatures rise this summer.
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30 Jun 2015 09:00

Beltane chairman enjoys week of many highlights

AT the end of another memorable week Beltane Festival week chairman Keith Brunton revealed he had turned into a meteorological expert.
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30 Jun 2015 08:00

Beltane regulars overcome tribulations

WET weather and fire alarms made attendance at the Crowning Ceremony problematic for two long-standing Beltane regulars
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30 Jun 2015 07:30

Rebirth launch for the Gordon Arms

FOLLOWING the devastating fire which raged through the Gordon Arms Hotel on May 12, nobody would have blamed owners Tommy Roseburgh and Susan Cree for throwing in the towel.
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29 Jun 2015 09:00

Festival success cheers missing stalwart

ONE of its mainstays was missing through illness - but she would have been buoyed by the continued success of the Walkerburn Festival.
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29 Jun 2015 08:30

Ross to the four at Beltane Bell

YOUNG riding star Ross Wilson emerged victorious in the Beltane Bell for the fourth time in five years at Peebles Golf Course.
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29 Jun 2015 07:30

It’s a bug's life for brilliant Broughton artists

THEY were inspired by a trip to the art gallery in Edinburgh.
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28 Jun 2015 09:00

Stobo race ahead with sponsorship deal

PEEBLESSHIRE health spa Stobo Castle has helped Scotland’s leading racecourse smash its attendance record. And they rounded off a day to remember by extending its initial two year sponsorship until at least 2018.
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28 Jun 2015 07:30

Have your say on childcare

SCOTTISH Borders Council is carrying out a consultation to help them plan more flexibility into future early years services across the Borders.
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27 Jun 2015 09:00

Former finance director to lead NHS Borders

A NEW chief executive for NHS Borders has been appointed.
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27 Jun 2015 08:00

A Beltane reunion in Peebles

THE Beltane class of 1955 were back in town this week - and held a special celebration just a day after the current event drew to a close.
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27 Jun 2015 07:30

Local councillors claim fewer travel expenses as bill tops £757k

THE total wage and expenses bill of Scottish Borders Council’s 34 elected members rose by nearly £5,000 in the 12 months to March 31.
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26 Jun 2015 09:00

Royal day out for Eddleston pupils

TWEEDDALE MP David Mundell was one of the many visitors to an exhibition put on by pupils from Eddleston Primary School at the Royal Highland Show.
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26 Jun 2015 08:30

Fly-tipping reaches record level in Borders

COUNCIL bosses have revealed that 2014 was a record year for fly-tipping in the region.
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26 Jun 2015 08:15

Peebles hotels hope major international conference will boost events business in Borders

PEEBLES Hydro and The Macdonald Hotels & Resorts Group’s Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa are taking part in a major international conference for event organisers which is coming to Scotland for the first time.
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25 Jun 2015 08:00

Sun shines on start of Beltane

RIGHT on cue the sun came out to herald the beginning of the biggest week of the year in Peebles.
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25 Jun 2015 07:30

Life-saving Peebles postie to meet the Queen

A PEEBLES postman has been hailed a hero after saving the life of an elderly woman who was trapped in a bath for three days
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24 Jun 2015 15:15

A Beltane week in Peebles

ONE of the Queen's Court almost steals the limelight in this cheeky photograph from the Crowning Ceremony in Peebles.
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24 Jun 2015 08:30

Standing on top of the world

HE’s famed for his gardening - and one of this year’s leaders of the Beltane Festival is confident that the town’s summer gala will continue to blossom.
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24 Jun 2015 08:00

Campaigners continue battle for chairlift

CAMPAIGNERS are refusing to throw in the towel in their bid to bring a mountain bike chairlift scheme to Innerleithen.
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24 Jun 2015 07:30

Biggar is better

THE 127 cyclists who took part in the annual Biggar Gala week cycle brought to an end another action packed week, with 25 fantastic activities occuring across the seven days.
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23 Jun 2015 08:30

Double celebration as twins take leading roles

THERE was a double celebration in an Innerleithen household as a pair of twins learned they would have an important part to play in their town’s historic summer festival.
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23 Jun 2015 08:00

Thug’s vicious attack for a straw hat

A VICIOUS thug smashed a man’s cheekbone in a random attack - to get his hands on a straw hat
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23 Jun 2015 07:30

Underage drinkers 'ruining’ village

COMMUNITY leaders have expressed concern that under age drinking is ruining the image of a historic village festival. Hordes of youngster were spotted with alcohol during the week-long festivities of the Whipman in West Linton.
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22 Jun 2015 08:30

Extra funding boosts Crook Inn project

THE project to regenerate a historic country hostelry has come in for a significant boost with the award of a £127,000 grant.
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