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20 Oct 2014 08:30

Peebles councillor upset over police disclosure

A LOCAL councillor has described a police decision to reveal the nationality of the perpetrator of a crime as “odd”.

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20 Oct 2014 07:30

Two month wait for Peebles Veitch’s decision

TRADERS opposed to plans for a new restaurant in Peebles face a wait of up to two months before a decision is made.

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19 Oct 2014 08:30

Dusk dawns on Manor at Peeblesshire Sheepdog Trial

ONE man and his dog who have competed on the world stage won a sheepdog trial near Peebles last Saturday.

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19 Oct 2014 07:30

Vimto inspires Molly’s Imaginarium dream in Peebles

ON Tuesday, October 14, 12-year-old Molly Turnbull from Galashiels tasted her very own ice cream for the first time at Caldwell’s Homemade Ice Cream in Peebles High Street.

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18 Oct 2014 08:30

Designs for Tweedsmuir's Crook Inn to be unveiled

NEW design proposals for the redevelopment of a historic hostelry will be revealed next week.

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18 Oct 2014 07:30

Industrial action in Borders General Hospital x-ray department

HEALTH bosses in the Borders have announced that there will be no walk-in x-ray service on Monday morning due to industrial action.

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17 Oct 2014 12:25

Tree felling work to begin at Glentress

FORESTRY Commission Scotland will be starting an eight month tree felling programme at Glentress Forest and is urging visitors to follow the diversion signs on biking and walking trails.

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17 Oct 2014 10:00

Peebles MSP seeks views on more powers for Scotland

CHRISTINE Grahame, MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale & Lauderdale, is seeking the views of her constituents as to which powers should be devolved from Westminster to the Scottish Parliament.

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17 Oct 2014 09:30

Councillors on jaunt to Bristol to get waste plant preview

SIXTEEN elected members and officers of Scottish Borders Council made a 700-mile round trip last week to visit a state-of-the-art waste treatment facility (WTF) at the Bristol port of Avonmouth, writes ANDREW KEDDIE.

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17 Oct 2014 07:30

Ebola – Peebles GPs get guidance

HEALTHCARE facilites in the Borders are “alert and prepared” for any case of the deadly Ebola disease.

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17 Oct 2014 07:00

More housing 'desperately needed in Borders'

A TWEEDDALE MSP has welcomed the Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2015-16, which includes continued investment in the Borders.

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16 Oct 2014 09:00

Peebles pilot jets home

ONE of the best pilots in the Royal Air Force made a flying visit to the Borders to inspire others to follow in his footsteps.

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16 Oct 2014 08:30 • Michael Robson

New shop to pop up in Peebles

A VACANT shop unit in Peebles High Street is ready to open its doors again in the near future.

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16 Oct 2014 08:00

Council ‘ignores’ child to save money

A GIRL who suffers from phobias and extreme anxiousness which her mother believes makes it more difficult for her to learn is being denied extra help in the classroom - because the council has no more money, it has been claimed.

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16 Oct 2014 07:30

House sales ‘hit by new flood maps’

POTENTIAL house buyers have been giving Innerleithen a miss since parts of the town were deemed to be in a high risk flood area, it is claimed.

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16 Oct 2014 07:00

Youth club set to return at new home

A YOUTH club dogged by problems is set for a new lease of life by merging with an organisation in a neighbouring town.

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15 Oct 2014 09:00

West Linton Cub Scouts make a splash

SOME 30 youngsters from West Linton Cub Scouts enjoyed hours of beach time at Canty Bay near North Berwick.

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15 Oct 2014 08:00 • Michael Robson

Peebles twins have the X factor

FOR most couples, the diagnosis that a child has a learning disability would be devastating: to have two children diagnosed at the same time would, for many, be unimaginable.

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15 Oct 2014 07:30

Frustration over Caerlee delay

DEVELOPERS are becoming frustrated over delays to the start of work at the Caerlee Mills site in Innerleithen.

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15 Oct 2014 07:00

Action called for at crash spot

FURTHER calls have been made for safety improvements on a stretch of road where there has been a spate of crashes.

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