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16 Sep 2014 08:00

Fight to keep village toilets

ORGANISERS of a historic festival are upset over council proposals to shut down village toilets.

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15 Sep 2014 09:00

More help needed for Highland Games

IT is one of the biggest events in the Borders and attracts hundreds of visitors to the area.

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15 Sep 2014 08:30

Should Scotland be an independent country?

IT has been described as the biggest decision the people of the country will face for 300 years.

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15 Sep 2014 08:00

Parker rules out Holyrood aspirations as Tweedbank tapestry row rages

SCOTTISH Borders Council’s Independent leader David Parker has rubbished a suggestion that he wants to replace Christine Grahame as the SNP MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale.

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15 Sep 2014 07:30

Before the Fall at Harestanes Visitor Centre

AS summer gives way to autumn and the landscape begins to change colour Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre hosts an exhibition of knitted textiles inspired by the Scottish Borders countryside.

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15 Sep 2014 07:00

Garden waste bins uplift

Scottish Borders Council has started a scheme to collect unwanted green bins in Peeblesshire.

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14 Sep 2014 09:00

Peebles Games end on a high note

LONG-SERVING officials and young blood with fresh ideas came in for high praise as the re-invigorated Peebles Highland Games drew the crowds to Hay Lodge Park.

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14 Sep 2014 08:00

Tweed Valley path could generate millions

The WHEELS are in motion for a possible cycle path between Clovenfords and Walkerburn.

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13 Sep 2014 08:30

Duncan does Pet Idol

ALEX Salmond and David Cameron may want to borrow a few tips from Duncan the Dog.

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13 Sep 2014 08:00

Borders No Campaign in Final Push

HUNDREDS of Better Together activists across the Scottish Borders are out in force with polling day drawing near.

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13 Sep 2014 07:30

Old Town apartments are completed

THE former Citizens Advice offices in Peebles have been converted into two new social housing flats.

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12 Sep 2014 09:00 • Michael Robson

It's Peebles for pleasure for strong man Neil

A FAMILIAR face returned to one of his favourite haunts to outmuscle his five rivals in the heavy events competition at the Peebles Highland Games.

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12 Sep 2014 08:30

Just bananas about fundraising

STAFF at Go Ape Peebles in Glentress Forest are going bananas to support Teenage Cancer Trust.

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12 Sep 2014 08:00

Car rally drives into Broughton

JAMES Bond won’t be there but the car he made famous will be as more than 20 vintage and classic cars line up for a charity run through the countryside this weekend.

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12 Sep 2014 07:30

Bogus workman warning

POLICE have told the public to call them immediately over suspicious behaviour after an elderly man in Innerleithen fell victim to a bogus workman.

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11 Sep 2014 17:59 • David Knox

Breaking: Poll suggests huge No vote in South of Scotland

A SURVEY of 1000 potential voters across the south of Scotland has found the No camp are still well in front.

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11 Sep 2014 09:00

Author steps back in time at Kingsland School

Kingsland Primary School welcomed back award winning children’s book author Janis Mackay.

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11 Sep 2014 08:30 • Michael Robson

Insurance premiums rise as Innerleithen homes labelled a flood risk

RESIDENTS in parts of Innerleithen are facing massive hikes in insurance premiums after being deemed to live in a high-risk flood area, community councillors have heard.

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11 Sep 2014 08:00

Piranhas are all heart

PEEBLES Piranhas junior rugby sections have accepted the British Heart Foundation bagathon challenge.

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11 Sep 2014 07:30 • Michael Robson

Headteacher removed from post at West Linton

A LONG-SERVING headteacher has been “removed” from her post as headteacher at West Linton Primary School following a damning inspection.

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