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20 Dec 2014 08:30

Christmas mission is completed by Cash for Kids

A BORDERS charity is making sure the spirit of Christmas arrives down every child’s chimney this year.

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20 Dec 2014 08:00

Logan and Cockburn handed scrutinising roles at SBC

TWEEDDALE’s two Conservative councillors are to serve on the revived scrutiny committee of Scottish Borders Council.

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20 Dec 2014 07:30

Gutterbluids Society

PEEBLES Gutterbluids Society celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Over the years members of the society have spent hundred of hours carrying out a wide variety of projects to help maintain and improve local amenities in and around the Royal Burgh.

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19 Dec 2014 08:30

Increasing success at Peebles Ex-Servicemen’s Pipe Band

PEEBLES Ex-Servicemen’s Pipe Band held its annual general meeting and presentation night on Wednesday, December 10. Over 70 band members, learners and their families attended.

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19 Dec 2014 08:00

Rosetta is 'most appealing’

A LOCAL holiday park is the most appealing in the country, according to a leading outdoor accommodation website.

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19 Dec 2014 07:30

Health Board in court after death of pensioner

ELLEN Cornwall, 77, of Penicuik, was on her way to visit her husband in the hospital when she was struck by the reversing van on 21 April 2009.

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19 Dec 2014 07:30

Garvie rules out question over councillor’s expenses

A PROBE has been launched at Scottish Borders Council into an elected member who claimed mileage expenses to attend the funeral of a fellow councillor.

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18 Dec 2014 09:00

Hands off Hay Lodge

A CAMPAIGN is mounting against plans to close Hay Lodge Hospital in Peebles amid fears it could be axed.

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18 Dec 2014 08:30

Plea to public after asbestos dumped on local road

A PILE of asbestos, dumped by a Peeblesshire roadside, has been safely removed.

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18 Dec 2014 08:00

Sex register for church elder

A CHURCH elder exposed himself to a beauty therapist during a massage treatment at a hotel near Peebles, Selkirk Sheriff Court has been told.

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18 Dec 2014 07:30

£200,000 upgrade planned for local hotel

ONE of the Borders' most prestigious hotels is in line for a £200,000 upgrade.

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18 Dec 2014 07:00

Innerleithen teen launches invisible disabilities campaign

COUNTERING the false assumption that young people are immune to serious illnesses, a teenager from Innerleithen is highlighting how ailments can occur at any age and may not necessarily be visible to the naked eye.

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17 Dec 2014 09:00

Council criticised for failure to improve ‘dangerous’ road

A RIVAL council has come under fire for failing to make upgrades at a dangerous stretch of road between Peebles and Edinburgh.

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17 Dec 2014 08:30

Patients to benefit as Hay Lodge receives £400

DELIGHTED volunteers were out in force for the presentation of a cheque for £400 from the local WRVS to Hay Lodge Hospital during their Christmas part

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17 Dec 2014 08:00

Increasing demand prompts launch of new food bank in Peeblesshire

FAMILIES struggling to make ends meet have been offered a lifeline with the launch of a new foodbank service in the Borders.

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17 Dec 2014 07:30

Plans approved

PLANNERS have given the go ahead for two separate housing developments in the Peebles area.

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17 Dec 2014 07:00

Whitmuir farmer puts Scotland on the map

A FARMER from Peeblesshire represented Scotland at a high profile European discussion in Prague on short food supply chain management.

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16 Dec 2014 09:00

Innerleithen glows with pride

WINTRY weather heralded the launch of one of the most renowned Christmas light shows in the Borders.

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16 Dec 2014 08:30

Bidders ask to undertake macabre transport contract

LOCAL funeral directors may be interested in bidding for an unusual contract – the transportation of dead bodies on behalf of the police.

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16 Dec 2014 08:00

Police issue Christmas warning in Innerleithen

POLICE in Innerleithen are warning residents to check their bank statements this Christmas following a report that one had “substantial funds” stolen from their bank account over a number of months.

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