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30 Oct 2014 08:00

Childhood sweethearts

CHILDHOOD sweethearts William and Lily Dempster celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary surrounded by family and residents at a care home in Peeblesshire.

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30 Oct 2014 07:30

Mother of murdered soldier pays tribute to son

THE mother of a former soldier murdered in Iraq this week revealed the extent of her family’s suffering as she continues the long battle to come to terms with her son’s death.

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29 Oct 2014 08:30

Plans to curb cycling on pavements in Innerleithen

SPEEDING mountain bikers are being blamed for a spate of near misses on Peeblesshire pavements.

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29 Oct 2014 07:00

D-day for green bins

A FINAL decision in the region’s great garden waste saga will be written next week.

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28 Oct 2014 08:00

Never too old to learn in Walkerburn

A PENSIONER, aged 90, is the oldest pupil to attend a new Tai’ Chi class in Walkerburn.

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28 Oct 2014 07:30

Popular Tweeddale path set for extension

HOPES are high that a glaring deficiency in a track popular with thousands of cyclists and walkers will soon be remedied.

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28 Oct 2014 07:00

Kingsland pupils light up Peebles

LAST Wednesday, members of Peebles & District Round Table visited the town’s Kingsland Primary School to collect the Guy for the annual Bonfire.

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27 Oct 2014 08:30

Having a ball for Borders Children’s Charity

A PASSION for the past has brought boutique owner Lynsay Munnis back to the catwalk for another fundraising fashion show.

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27 Oct 2014 07:30

West Linton actress hopes for fairytale ending

A PANTOMIME star has launched an appeal to take her acting career to the next level.

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27 Oct 2014 07:00

Biggar girl pretty in pink

A LOCAL schoolgirl wore pink as she joined in a special event to raise public awareness of breast cancer.

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26 Oct 2014 08:30

Peebles High School music exchange

HAVING been to part of the first musical exchange trip between Peebles High School and Ursulinengymnasium Werl in September, we think we can safely say that it is an exchange which will continue to be a success over the years.

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26 Oct 2014 07:30

Make the right call on keeping warm

PEOPLE across the Scottish Borders are being urged to act now to cut their bills and make their homes warmer as part of a Scottish Government campaign to encourage people to call the Home Energy Scotland Hotline.

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26 Oct 2014 07:00

Peebles preparations for mountain bike conference step up a gear

THE full programme for an international mountain biking conference to be held at Peebles Hydro Hotel next month has been launched this week.

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25 Oct 2014 10:30

Peebles squad is simply the best...for a while

ONE of the best squads assembled at the Gytes in several years is bang in promotion contention after producing the performance of the season last week.

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25 Oct 2014 08:00

Peebles gift shop is Britain’s best kept secret

A PEEBLES store has been announced as runner-up in a national shop window competition.

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25 Oct 2014 07:30

Peeblesshire Foodbank appeals for more help

PRESSURE on the Peeblesshire Foodbank is set to increase with the cold weather, it is feared.

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25 Oct 2014 07:00

Volunteers needed for Peebles High School careers project

PEEBLES High school has announced it will host a careers event next month - and they have appealed to the local community to offer their skills and knowledge.

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24 Oct 2014 07:30

Peebles pupils have the World in their hands

ONESIES, tiger suits and all manner of weird and wonderful costumes were in evidence as pupils at Peebles High School supported mental health awareness.

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24 Oct 2014 07:15

West Linton ready for switch on

IT’S just nine weeks to Christmas and already towns and villages in the Borders are making plans.

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24 Oct 2014 07:00

You Can Cook

YOU Can Cook is a Peebles based social enterprise legally constituted as a community interest company.

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