Opinion

10 Jul 2014 08:30

Heartfelt thanks

Sir, Through the courtesy of your paper I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the people of Peebles for helping me to enjoy an amazing Beltane Week.

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9 Jul 2014 08:30

Sponsored walk thank you

Sir, Through the courtesy of the Peeblesshire News and on behalf of our local branch of Cancer Research, I would like to thank everyone who took part in our annual sponsored walk.

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8 Jul 2014 08:30

Memories to last a lifetime

Sir, I was honoured to be Crowning Lady 2014. I enjoyed every minute of Beltane Week and, of course, the sunshine was an added bonus.

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7 Jul 2014 09:30

A week to cherish

Sir, It All started on Wednesday, May 14 when my name was announced as Beltane Queen 2014. The quickest week of my life has passed and there are so many people I would like to thank.

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6 Jul 2014 08:30

Beltane Cornet's big thank you

Sir, Through the courtesy of your columns I would like to say a huge thank you to the people of Peebles for making mine and Sharon’s a Beltane week to remember.

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5 Jul 2014 08:30

Tweedsmuir residents deserve an answer

Sir, With regard to the story in the Peeblesshire News, ‘Carlowse crossing to come at a cost’, the people of the Scottish Borders must be made aware of certain worrying aspects of this controversial refurbishment.

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30 Jun 2014 08:30

Thanking you

Sir, On behalf of our committee I would like to thank the people of the Peebles area for their generosity in supporting the 2014 Christian Aid Week.

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29 Jun 2014 08:30

One hundred thousand thank yous

Sir, Through your column please could we thank everyone who came along to the sixth Annual Alec Lucas Memorial Football Tournament and Family Fun Day in Whitestone Park on May 31.

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28 Jun 2014 08:30

Proud to wear the Peebles colours

Sir, My family are here in the Scottish Borders for the Common Ridings and we have already been to Hawick and Selkirk. It has brought back such wonderful memories for me.

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27 Jun 2014 09:00

Thanking you

Sir, On behalf of the Royal British Legion Scotland Peebles Branch we would like to thank everyone who attended our D-Day service at the War Memorial on Friday.

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27 Jun 2014 08:30

Independence debate

Sir, I was born in the Netherlands, came to England in 1961, to Scotland and Peebles in 1962 and applied for and was granted British Citizenship in 1989

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26 Jun 2014 09:00

No explanation

Sir, Our new, improved First Bus service has further drawbacks which only come to light as time goes on. The temporary bus station in Galashiels has proved to be surprisingly convenient given good weather conditions.

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26 Jun 2014 08:30

Pipe Band fundraisers serve up a treat

Sir, May I, on behalf of Innerleithen Pipe Band, use your columns to express the band’s grateful thanks to all those who supported our most recent fundraising events.

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25 Jun 2014 09:00

Planners should be commended

Sir, I would like to commend the planners in putting in a restriction for haulage vehicles on the narrow B road (Bogsbank Road) to West Linton. It was done for a very good reason.

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25 Jun 2014 08:30

Council’s wind farm stance welcomed

Sir, Full marks to Scottish Borders Council, and especially to Councillor Keith Cockburn for their robust stance on the proliferation of wind farms here in the Borders.

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24 Jun 2014 09:00

Big brother does not necessarily know best

Sir, Through your columns I would like to congratulate your newspaper on the excellent article which had the headline “Council tells Holyrood - Hands off our wind farm decisions!”

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24 Jun 2014 08:30

Outraged

Sir, Most residents in Tweed Green, Peebles, are outraged over the decision to close the road for the TweedLove cycling festival and we would like to see it moved.

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23 Jun 2014 09:00

Innerleithen Community Council’s concerns were ‘spurious’

Sir, The fantastic TweedLove festival brings international attention, positive publicity, and an enormous amount of fun and cash into our community, so it was scarcely believable that the first reference to it in your paper earlier this month was the headline “TweedLove chief defends festival from complaints.”

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23 Jun 2014 09:00

Astounded at criticism

Sir, Like many other people, I’m sure that I wasn’t alone in eagerly awaiting the “PN” and your report on the wonderful “TweedLove” International Cycling Festival which recently visited our area.

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28 May 2014 14:30

Peeblesshire is subsidising Midlothian bus passengers

Sir, Since my previous words there have been some interesting developments. I have discovered that after paying the £12.10 return fare from Innerleithen to Waterloo Place once you arrive at Penicuik the fare suddenly becomes £1.50 single which is exactly matching the Lothian Region bus service fares!

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