Opinion

23 Oct 2014 16:30

Fragile X fundraiser thanks

SIR, Through the courtesy of your column Craig and I would like to express our sincere thanks to everyone who came along to the Fragile X Society’s very first Scottish Fund Raising Dinner on Friday, October 10 National Fragile X Awareness Day.

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22 Oct 2014 16:30

Thanking you

SIR, May I through the courtesy of your pages express grateful thanks to everyone who supported the Charity Zumbathon in aid of Innerleithen & Walkerburn Community First Responders, on September 27.

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20 Oct 2014 16:30

Beggars a 'Big Issue’ in Peebles

SIR, I was hoping you could raise a concern which has appeared on Peebles lovely High Street?

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19 Oct 2014 09:30

Peeblesshire News letter called for a new union

The thoughtful and eminently sensible letter from Dave Robb in last week’s Peeblesshire News called for a new union in which Scotland would be a “paying partner rather than a supplicant”.

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18 Oct 2014 16:30

Referendum result was decisive and conclusive in the Borders

SIR, I understand that people on both sides of the referendum debate continue to hold strong views and I have made my own position clear.

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17 Oct 2014 16:30

TTIP a 'threat to public services’ in Peebles

SIR, We write to alert your readers to one of the biggest threats to face public services and our health service, in particular, in decades.

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17 Oct 2014 09:00

Disgusted

SIR, I am disgusted to learn that Scottish Borders Council sent 16 councillors to look at a new waste plant in Bristol.

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15 Oct 2014 14:30

Proud of the NHS

Sir, People in this country are rightly proud of the NHS, and many are angry at the creeping privatisation now being introduced.

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14 Oct 2014 15:30

Borders firms need to get ready for bag levy change

Sir, From 20 October, small businesses in the Borders will have to charge at least 5p for 'single-use’ bags they give to customers – no matter if the bag is made from paper, plastic or any other material.

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13 Oct 2014 15:30

Where would the money come from?

Sir, Your paper has recently included reports that Peebles Community Trust is interested in purchasing Standard Life’s Kingsmeadows Estate, or part of it, for public use. The obvious question is “Where would the money come from?”

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12 Oct 2014 15:30

Scotland needs a new union

Sir, Following intense debate over two years, and a vote against independence, but for further change, we are asked to work together on a settlement which should provide stability for a generation.

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11 Oct 2014 16:30

Bonnie Peebles greatly values public support

Sir, We were invited to the Peebles Community Council on Thursday, September 11 to discuss the next set of proposed cutbacks Scottish Borders

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10 Oct 2014 16:30

Thanking you

Sir, This year we are celebrating our Diamond Jubilee and we would like to thank you very much for publishing our Arts Festival collage last month. Sir, The Lodge St Ronans 856 coffee morning realised the magnificent sum of £1,250

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10 Oct 2014 09:30

The Referendum Glory

Sir, Robert Burns concluded one of his songs with the following words: “We’re bought and sold for English gold...sic a parcel of rogues in a nation.”

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9 Oct 2014 09:30

Petanque thanks

Sir, I would like to thank all the members of Tweed Valley Pétanque Club for organising such a fun event on Sunday, September 21 to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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8 Oct 2014 09:30

Care home staff are Saints

Sir, These days when we hear, all too often, reports of poor treatment of elderly people in nursing homes and the like, I feel it only proper to comment publicly on the superb standard of care at St. Ronan’s House, here in Innerleithen.

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7 Oct 2014 09:30

Yes thanks

Sir, As the Chair of Yes Tweeddale and Yes Scottish Borders I would like to thank all of those who voted Yes in the referendum.

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6 Oct 2014 09:30

Thanking you

Sir, May I take this opportunity to thank all the generous people who supported our raffle in support of the Wish Upon a Star charity

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5 Oct 2014 09:30

Thanking you

Sir, Through the courtesy of your columns we would like to thank everyone who supported our recent Charity Night, which was held in Peebles Ex-Servicemen’s Club, on Saturday, September 6.

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4 Oct 2014 09:30

Coffee morning lights up Peebles

Sir, Members of Peebles Christmas Lights Association would like to thank everyone who supported their annual Coffee Morning on Saturday, September 27.

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