17 Apr 2014 09:30

Key cross-border opportunities discussed at first Borderlands Initiative summit

Improved transport and communications links, economic growth and employment were all discussed at the first Borderlands Initiative summit.


17 Apr 2014 08:30

Walking festival returns to Tweed Valley

The organising committee of last year’s Scottish Borders Walking Festival has decided to host its own spin-off walking weekend for Innerleithen, Walkerburn and Clovenfords.


17 Apr 2014 08:00 • David Knox

Fallow joins the flock

IF you look closely enough there’s something a bit different about one of farmer Neil Raeburn’s flock.


17 Apr 2014 07:30

Inquiry into jail death

A PROBE has been launched after a former Peebles footballer died during a stretch in prison.


17 Apr 2014 07:30

Council’s credit card guidelines under review

SCOTTISH Borders Council is reviewing the use of corporate credit cards by its employees.


16 Apr 2014 09:00

Uncovering invisible disabilities

Most have never heard of it, but a young woman from Innerleithen is launching a campaign to raise awareness of Hereditary Multiple Exestosis - HME.


16 Apr 2014 08:30

Eastgate Theatre celebrates 10th anniversary

A FREE all-day party is being planned in Peebles - to celebrate the Eastgate Theatre’s 10th birthday at the weekend.


16 Apr 2014 08:00

£5300 for Peebles CAB

Peebles and District Citizens Advice Bureau has been awarded a grant of £5300 from the Bank of Scotland Foundation.


16 Apr 2014 07:30 • Michael Robson

Innerleithen Post Office ‘safe’ despite relocation plan

REASSURANCES have been made that a Post Office will remain in Innerleithen after it was revealed that it is set to be moved from its current premises on the High Street.


16 Apr 2014 07:00

Music in Peebles hits a high note

MUSIC in Peebles has been enjoying a record-breaking season, with membership at an all-time high and audiences at the concerts also at record levels.


15 Apr 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

Youth club finds new ‘temporary’ home

TEENAGERS from Innerleithen Youth Club have been found a temporary home - in St Ronan’s Primary School.


15 Apr 2014 08:30

Tweed Valley Wildlife Diary

WITH only a few weeks to go until the 2014 Kailzie Wildlife Festival final preparations are now underway.


15 Apr 2014 08:00

Pretty in pink

MORE local women are being urged to come forward to join a running group and do their bit for charity.


15 Apr 2014 07:30

Game on at Newlands

SCOTTISH squash star Frania Gillen-Buchert visited a primary in Peeblesshire ahead of her appearance at the Commonwealth Games this summer.


15 Apr 2014 07:00

Marathon fundraiser is runaway success

RUNAWAY rabbit Vanilla happily munches hay in her hutch blissfully unaware that she was responsible for her owner throwing himself into a daunting challenge last weekend.


14 Apr 2014 09:20

Fundraisers Go Ape for charity

ORGANISERS of a charity challenge are celebrating after raising more than £5,000 to help cancer sufferers.

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14 Apr 2014 09:00

Lifesavers in the limelight at inaugural NHS Borders awards

THEY often go the extra mile. And many of them have been given recognition they deserve.


14 Apr 2014 08:00

Cub appeal in Innerleithen

AN appeal has been made for a stand-in cub leader to keep the Innerleithen pack on track.


14 Apr 2014 07:30

Kailzie restaurateurs to open new shop

From foraged wild mushrooms to dry cured meats from a nearby farm and their own artisan breads, Peebles restaurateurs Amanda and Stuart Clink are passionate about local produce.


14 Apr 2014 07:00

Making a difference in Peebles

TWO members of a Peebles fundraising group are in the midst of a demanding challenge to help sufferers of Parkinson’s Disease.