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27 Apr 2015 09:00 • Ally McGilvray

More volunteers needed to put Eddleston on map

IT is believed to be the only map of its kind in the world. Mapa Scotland has just completed its first full year of works to restore a giant three-dimensional map of Scotland in the grounds of the Barony Castle Hotel in Eddleston.

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27 Apr 2015 08:30

Roadshow to get Scottish Borders online

A NATIONWIDE road show is set to help people across Scotland get online. The Scottish government’s Let’s Get On team is visiting 75 towns and cities - including Innerleithen - until May 8 offering free, informal, drop-in sessions on how to get online and the benefits the internet can bring.

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27 Apr 2015 08:00

Cheers! Traquair celebrates 50 years of brewing

IT’S a reasonable excuse to have a drink. Traquair is celebrating 50 years of brewing by bringing out a special ale.

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26 Apr 2015 08:30

Peeblesshire food supremo celebrates 35 years as chef

FROM the Scottish Borders to Aberdeenshire and Sydney Australia, Ivor Clark has spent the past 35 years satisfying the taste buds of diners across the world.

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26 Apr 2015 08:00

'Roughest pub’ gets extra hour despite objection

A PUB, branded “the roughest in Peebles”, has been granted a late drinking extension.

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26 Apr 2015 07:30

Nursery is first class

A NURSERY in Peebles has been given a glowing report card following a visit from inspectors.

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25 Apr 2015 08:30

Biggar curry house too hot for competition

LOCAL curry-lovers already know where to go for one of the best meals round.

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25 Apr 2015 08:00

Dramatic surge in Borderers seeking help with housing costs

THERE has been a significant surge in the number of Borderers seeking help with housing costs as a result of the bedroom tax.

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25 Apr 2015 07:30

Amazing opportunity for Peebles percussionist

HER talents were honed at Peebles High School and percussionist Ellen Smith has had her skills recognised by securing a top award

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24 Apr 2015 08:30

Blooming lovely

THE gardeners of West Linton received a long service award at the annual general meeting of Scotland’s Gardens earlier this month for 25 years of opening the village gardens for charity under the national scheme.

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24 Apr 2015 07:30

Waste roadshow visits Peebles

A SERIES of information sessions for households on the new food waste collection service will be held in the coming weeks.

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23 Apr 2015 09:00 • Michael Robson

On top of the world

LITTLE Ruaridh Henderson made light of a tall order - and climbed to the top of Britain’s highest mountain.

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23 Apr 2015 08:30 • Michael Robson

The fight goes on to block housing development

COMMUNITY leaders have promised to hold a public meeting as they fight to block a controversial housing development in Peebles.

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23 Apr 2015 08:30 • Michael Robson

Bats ruling the roost at old mill site

BATS are causing a delay in the completion of demolition work at the site of an old Borders mill.

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23 Apr 2015 07:30

Community leaders scrap objection to Cardrona pub plan

COMMUNITY leaders are scrapping their objection to a housing development with pub and restaurant in Cardrona.

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23 Apr 2015 07:00

Innerleithen store raided

TWO men were detained after immigration officers swooped on a convenience store in Innerleithen.

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22 Apr 2015 09:00

New chairman ready to lead summer festivities

HE’S been a mouse, a page, a sailor and a swordbearer - and this year he will be the figurehead at Peebles’ historic summer festival.

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22 Apr 2015 08:30

AIMUp 'still hopeful’

OPTIMISM remains high that an ambitious plan to build an outdoor activities park near Innerleithen will become a reality.

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22 Apr 2015 08:00

Tweeddale residents blast nuclear weapons

TWEEDDALE residents took part in this week’s blockade of Faslane Naval Base, on the River Clyde, where Britain’s nuclear-armed Trident submarines are based.

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22 Apr 2015 07:30

Public to be asked for their views on windfarms

UNCERTAINTY over public opinion has left community leaders in Peebles planning a poll on windfarms.

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