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4 Aug 2015 09:00

You can Singh for your supper

THE boss of a West Linton restaurant has been told to “keep your neighbours happy”.
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3 Aug 2015 15:30 • Michael Robson

Endurance riders go the distance in the Borders

ONE of the favourite rides in the Scottish Endurance Riding Club calendar took place in the hills and woods around Broughton earlier in the month.

3 Aug 2015 12:30 • Michael Robson

A hole to remember for Ailsa

A YOUNG golfing star from Peebles is the proud owner of a £30,000 car after beating odds of 5,000-1 to hit a hole-in-one.

3 Aug 2015 09:30

Political representatives pan foodbank visit

POLITICAL representatives from across the region have reacted angrily to local MP David Mundell’s decision to attend the opening of a foodbank in Dumfries.
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2 Aug 2015 08:30

Sell out jazz at Kailzie Gardens

IN the beautiful setting of Kailzie’s walled garden in Peebles on a fine and sunny Saturday evening, a capacity crowd came to hear the newly-formed jazz ensemble Borderline
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2 Aug 2015 08:30

Open for business

Peeblesshire MP David Mundell recently opened the new Peebles office of Walker Scott Ireland, Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents.
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1 Aug 2015 09:30 • David Knox

Top 20 cycling teams head for the Borders

PROMOTERS of this year’s Tour of Britain believe it will be the biggest and best to date.

1 Aug 2015 08:30 • Michael Robson

Makeover plans for Peebles leisure centre

THE Gytes Leisure Centre in Peebles is in line for a £55,000 makeover.

31 Jul 2015 16:30

Murray mania causes a raquet in Peebles

THE mother of Scottish tennis star Andy Murray was in town last week giving youngsters advice on how to develop their skills in the sport.

27 Jul 2015 14:30 • David Knox

Riding high in Auchinleck

A TOTAL of 14 members of the Peebles and Tweeddale Pony Club made the journey to Auchinleck in Ayrshire last week to compete in the Pony Club Area 19 regional Dressage and Eventing competitions.

27 Jul 2015 07:30

Scouting for thrills

EIGHTEEN months after they first got the call, Cardrona Scouts Jack, Anna, Alice and Ashley are ready for the experience of a lifetime when they leave Scotland this week to head off to Japan for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree.
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26 Jul 2015 18:30

The wind can't halt Hirst

THE wind may have stopped play at the Old Course for competitors in The Open Championship, but it wasn’t strong enough to put off the hardly members at Peebles on Saturday, with the incentive of the prestigious Centenary Trophy claret jug at stake.

26 Jul 2015 08:00 • David Knox

Standing room only from Tweedsmuir

IT was standing room only for the first free bus out of Tweedsmuir last week. The pilot project has been hailed a huge success.
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25 Jul 2015 13:30 • David Knox

Tweed Valley's famous five excel at Hadleigh Farm

A TOTAL of five cyclists from the Tweed Valley have returned from the British Mountain Bike Championships in Essex with medals.
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23 Jul 2015 17:30

Brash: It has been a wonderful three years

SCOTT Brash's remarkable Olympics legacy can best be described in two words - global domination.
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23 Jul 2015 06:30

Murray Mania comes to Peebles

CHILDREN will have an opportunity to pick up tips on how Andy Murray climbed to to the top of the tennis tree when his mother Judy brings her roadshow to the Borders this week.
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20 Jul 2015 07:30

New President at Peebles Rotary

EACH year, at the end of June, Rotary Clubs the world over elect a new President.
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18 Jul 2015 07:30

Tour O The Borders reaches riders milestone

TWO thousands riders have signed up to take part in the 2015 Tesco Bank Tour of the Borders, it was announced this week - making it the biggest to date.
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17 Jul 2015 07:00

Rory rips into January

SATIRIST Rory Bremner has launched the 2016 Cash for Kids calendar.
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15 Jul 2015 15:30 • David Knox

Down Under delight for Netball star Jo

WEST Linton’s Jo Pettitt has been included in the Scotland squad for the forthcoming Netball World Cup in Australia.
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14 Jul 2015 15:30

Tour of Britain unveils ‘spectacular route’ through Borders

FURTHER details of the Scottish stages of this year’s Aviva Tour of Britain have been confirmed, with British Cycling’s premier road cycling event set for a spectacular route through the Scottish Borders on two consecutive days in September.
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13 Jul 2015 07:30

Council staff receive pay bonanza

THE number of Scottish Borders Council staff earning more than £50,000 a year has risen by 13 per cent from 96 to 109.
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13 Jul 2015 06:30

Queen’s honours for Stobo military brass

THE senior military officer who helped set up 'Sandhurst in the Sand’ has been recognised in the Queen’s Operational Honours.
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12 Jul 2015 13:30

Trophies galore at Peebles Bowling

LAST weekend was a busy one for Peebles Bowling Club.

12 Jul 2015 08:30

Fundraiser is blooming marvellous

DAFFODILS are synonymous with cancer charity Marie Curie.
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