22 Jan 2015 13:30
SIR, Your front page story last week on AIMUp suggests a false choice.
22 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, In December I moved a motion against the use of public money to fund the construction of a building to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland.
21 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, I refer to Councillor Aitchison’s letter published in last week’s edition of the Peeblesshire News.
20 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, It is indeed a bizarre situation, as Alex Orr observes in his letter in the Peeblesshire News last week, in which Labour Scotland can grudge £95 million for primary school meals while supporting Trident’s replacement at £100 billion.
19 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, The season of goodwill ended quickly today - just watched the bin lorry in West Linton leave the Xmas trees put out with the bins. They will just get dumped or stuck in waste bins around the village.
18 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, Although Peebles has an ancient history of archery (including the Peebles Silver Arrow, one of the country’s oldest archery trophies), it is sadly lacking in a club today!
17 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, I am happy to share my delight at receiving through the post a millionaire’s acceptance form from an Irish Lottery group inviting me to meet an award auditor to accept a cheque for several million pounds, possibly as much as £15 million.
16 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, As a lifelong resident of Peebles, I have been most interested to follow the advances reported in the Peeblesshire News for the revitalisation of the trust required to run the town’s valuable asset the Chambers Institution.
14 Jan 2015 10:30
A REGULAR feature from Dr Ken B Moody...
13 Jan 2015 12:30
Tweeddale West Councillor Willie Archibald is Scottish Borders Council’s Older People’s Champion. Here, here he writes exclusively for readers of the Peeblesshire News...
12 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, Much has been written and said about the recent decision of Scottish Borders Council to fund the creation of a home for the Tapestry of Scotland.
11 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, It appears that the Labour Party is in an absolute shambles.
10 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, I’d like to respond to Liz Johnson’s letter of December 19, 2014 in which she conveys a number of concerns relating to the standards, equipment and her experience of the leisure club at Peebles Hydro.
9 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, I had the honour of travelling on the X62 First Bus Service between Edinburgh and Galashiels on Boxing Day.
5 Jan 2015 09:30
SIR, The thing about sport is that you don’t win by chance. To win, you need to want to win. To decide that nothing will stop you.
4 Jan 2015 09:30
SIR, I had the honour of travelling on the X62 First Bus Service between Edinburgh and Galashiels on Boxing Day. On this festive day, First Bus had decided to allot a 'W’ registration bus for a mid afternoon journey nearly lasting two hours.
3 Jan 2015 09:30
SIR, As a councillor I was dismayed by the antics of the SNP led Administration when voting on the decision to bring the tapestry to Tweedbank.
2 Jan 2015 10:30
SIR, I am writing to you to inform you about a local initiative co-ordinated by a local group in Innerleithen formed in the aftermath of the referendum in a desire to stay active and help (in diverse ways) in our community.
30 Dec 2014 16:30
A FEW weeks ago, I visited the historic St Andrew’s and St George`s West Church in Edinburgh which was so much part of my family’s growing up.
29 Dec 2014 16:30
2014 has been a busy year for me in the Scottish Parliament and across the region.