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30 Mar 2015 07:30

Cycling challenge highlights food crisis in Tweeddale

A SCHOOL teacher from Innerleithen is gearing up for a marathon fundraiser.

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30 Mar 2015 05:30

Borderlands 'need a better deal’

THERE is a lack of transparency and accountability in relation to the rollout of access to superfast broadband across the Borders, according to the Parliament’s Scottish Affairs Committee.

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29 Mar 2015 06:30

Expenses claim councillor referred to watchdog

AN internal investigation has cleared an SNP councillor of receiving, or expecting to receive, payments for mileage claims he made to Scottish Borders Council.

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28 Mar 2015 06:30

Community councillor challenges Tory MP for Westminster seat

A COMMUNITY councillor from Peebles has been unveiled as the Liberal Democrat candidate to challenge sitting Conservative MP David Mundell for the Westminster constituency of Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale.

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27 Mar 2015 06:30

Tweeddale MSP hits a purple patch

MIDLOTHIAN South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale MSP Christine Grahame is wore purple in Parliament this week to support international Purple Day which will get people talking about epilepsy.

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27 Mar 2015 05:30

Local Guide Dogs event to promote My Guide service

GUIDE Dogs Scotland, the charity supporting blind and partially sighted people, is recruiting volunteers in Peebles for its My Guide service.

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27 Mar 2015 04:30

Electorate urged to get postal and proxy vote applications in on time

ANYONE who will be absent for the 2015 General Election on Thursday 7 May is being urged to make sure they apply for a postal or proxy vote in time to make sure their vote counts.

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24 Mar 2015 07:00

Dressed to impress

PEEBLES High’s newest sports club has just qualified for the national championships.

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23 Mar 2015 08:30

Train showcases the new Borders Railway

A MASSIVE artwork on wheels has been unveiled to promote Scotland’s most exciting rail project in over a century,

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18 Mar 2015 09:00

Peebles young entrepreneur up for royal award at London ceremony

AN INSPIRATIONAL Borders mum has received royal recognition for successfully turning her life round and launching a business from her own backyard.

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15 Mar 2015 07:00

Players and coaches at West Linton with their trophy.

BADMINTON players at West Linton Primary received a trophy for being School of the Month.

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20 Feb 2015 08:30

Exhibitors urged to come forward for wood market

THE Treefest Partnership is inviting all homegrown wood makers to get in touch if they want an opportunity to exhibit at this year’s popular Peebles Wood Market.

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18 Feb 2015 08:30

Borders budget is passed

SCOTTISH Borders Council has backed a £254 million spending programme for the coming financial year.

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15 Feb 2015 07:30

No cause for panic, says owner as anglers warned of salmon ban

ANGLERS have been warned they face criminal prosecution if they fail to return any salmon they catch on local rivers between now and the end of March.

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14 Feb 2015 09:00

Mixed report card as SBC looks to other councils to improve performance

SCOTTISH Borders Council has received a mixed report card on its performance last year compared to other local authorities in Scotland.

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4 Feb 2015 06:30

Peebles swimmers on cloud nine

PEEBLES swimmers came away with an impressive nine medals at an open meet in Bathgate last weekend.

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2 Feb 2015 06:30

Even the blokes are having a ball

FOLLOWING an unusual challenge match between Peebles Dragons and their partners on Friday, plans are taking shape to create Scotland’s first mixed summer league.

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1 Feb 2015 11:30

Entries open for Dowwnhill series

SCOTTISH Cycling and the Scottish Downhill Association (SDA) have opened online entries for the 2015 race series.

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1 Feb 2015 08:30

Brushing up on dentist numbers

MORE Borderers than ever are now registered with an NHS dentist.

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27 Jan 2015 07:30

Borders netball reaches national finals

A TOTAL of 10 U15 District squads from across the south of Scotland met at Grangemouth last weekend for the final south matches of the season.

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