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Local breastfeeding support targets Selkirk

27 Mar 2015 03:30

THE Healthy Living Network works hard to raise the profile of breastfeeding with mums to be by explaining the advice and support that is available to them from their midwives and health visitors across the Borders.

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Police hunt flasher in the Borders

26 Mar 2015 16:30 • Ally McGilvray

SCHOOLGIRLS left 'distressed' following encounter with man wearing a black wig and skirt who exposed himself.

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Final curtain call for Melrose Opera

26 Mar 2015 07:30

MELROSE Amateur Operatic Society opened its latest production with a fanfare. However, it warned it is facing its final curtain call due to a lack of new members.

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Man in court following Selkirk robbery

26 Mar 2015 06:30

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has appeared in private at Jedburgh Sheriff Court accused of assaulting and robbing an 80-year-old woman in her own home.

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Ex-Cornet banned

26 Mar 2015 06:00

A FORMER Hawick Cornet appeared from custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court last Tuesday and admitted driving while five times the legal alcohol limit.

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Historic development planned for Melrose

A NEW petanque piste proposed for the Borders may have to be built on stilts to avoid damaging the site of an ancient burial ground which includes the heart of Robert the Bruce - the 14th century warrior, king of Scotland, brought to life in blockbuster movie Braveheart.

William Hill could get his Way

Melrose councillors held in suspense

Failed building firm leaves council with £30,000 roads bill

Bunny blitz kills 48 in Melrose

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Borderers to face All Blacks

26 Mar 2015 06:30

THE Borders is once again well represented in the Scotland Sevens squad to travel to Hong Kong this weekend.

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Dalziel to coach BaaBaas

25 Mar 2015 09:30

IT has been revealed today that the Scotland under-20 coaches will take the reins of the world's most iconic rugby touring side for a historic one-off match in Scotland in April.

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Dire Scotland limp over the line

25 Mar 2015 01:30 • Stephen Mahon

SCOTLAND'S traumatic Six Nations campaign came to a merciful conclusion at Murrayfield on Saturday, with a rampant Irish side dispatching the hammer blow.

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Fairydean Rovers celebrate women's contribution

22 Mar 2015 10:30

GALA Fairydean Rovers have added their support to Women in Football’s (WiF) campaign to champion women involved in football clubs in a bid to tackle sexism in the game.

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Scotland has the best of both worlds

25 Mar 2015 01:30

SIR, Over the past few weeks, the UK Government has been engaged in a public information campaign designed to explain to your readers how the devolution settlement is evolving. I wanted to expand on what we are doing – and why.

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Research project

25 Mar 2015 00:30

SIR, We would like to draw readers of the Border Telegraph to a research project we are conducting at Heriot-Watt University on the contemporary issue of having a job (or are self-employed), yet low pay keeping the individual or family within or close to the poverty line.

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Earlston Community Council disbanded

17 Mar 2015 09:30

SIR, As chairman of the selection panel for Earlston’s Citizen of the Year award, I thought it appropriate to write to you on behalf of myself and the other panel members, following the disbandment of the Earlston Community Council last week.

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Lost millions raises questions over competency of council

16 Mar 2015 11:30

SIR, It’s not often I write to a newspaper, but I am outraged by Scottish Borders Council squandering over £2 million on a project that will never get off the ground.

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Flagship ‘Sill’ project secures Arts Council grant

26 Mar 2015 16:30

NORTHUMBERLAND National Park Authority and YHA are celebrating after being awarded a £50,000 Arts Council England grant, to help people discover the possibilities of art through the Sill.

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The battle for the Borders

25 Mar 2015 01:30

A UNIQUE exhibition, outlining the history of the politics of the Scottish Borders and celebrating the Golden anniversary of David Steel as a parliamentarian, will be take place from 25th -31st March at The Haining, in Selkirk.

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No Strings Attached

6 Mar 2015 14:30

LEGENDARY club night No Strings Attached celebrates the start of its 20th year with another party in the Borders this weekend.

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