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26 Nov 2014 16:15

Quartet at melrose Parish Church

ON Friday, November 21, at 7.30pm, a celebrated Scottish piano quartet performed in Melrose Parish Church Hall.

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26 Nov 2014 12:30

Windfarm research

SIR, Keele University’s somewhat triumphalist claim that the removal of MOD’s seismic restrictions on windfarms will allow a further 1.6 GW of wind-power generation in the Borders concerns me.

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26 Nov 2014 10:30

Bonus for Melrose at Riverside Park

CRITICS will argue that Friday games on a dark, cold, winter’s night is not the recipe for the club competition.

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26 Nov 2014 08:30

Borders primary one pupils to get free reading packs

EVERY primary one pupil in the Borders is to receive a pack of free books courtesy of the Scottish Book Trust.

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26 Nov 2014 08:00

Equine flu outbreak in Scottish Borders

VETERINARY experts have issued a timely reminder to horse owners throughout Scotland to ensure their animals are vaccinated against equine flu.

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26 Nov 2014 07:30

Selkirk doctor’s exceptional service

A SELKIRK doctor left office after four years exceptional service as Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (Scotland) last Saturday.

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26 Nov 2014 07:15

National award seeks Borders' nature photographers

THE deadline for entries to the fifth annual Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year competition is imminent.

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26 Nov 2014 07:00

Dementia conference shares stories and good practice

THE Scottish Borders annual Dementia conference – Have Your Voice – took place earlier this month at the Dryburgh Abbey Hotel.

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25 Nov 2014 12:30

Breaking: Borderers make up bulk of new Scotland Club squad

A TOTAL of 11 Borders rugby players have been named in the Scotland Club squad.

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25 Nov 2014 09:30

Game of two halves as Hawick halt Selkirk

A YOUNG Selkirk side found the going tough in Friday night’s Booker Border League match at Mansfield Park, where both sides were keen to spread the ball wide and provide the spectators with entertaining, open rugby.

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25 Nov 2014 08:30

Melrose B&B voted one of best in Scotland

A MELROSE guesthouse has been voted the best in south-east of Scotland.

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25 Nov 2014 08:00 • David Knox

Fashion factory opens up in Galashiels

IT has become one of Scotland’s most recognisable knitwear brands in recent years.

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25 Nov 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Catwalk classes come to Selkirk

SELKIRK students are set for a trendy term or two after their school landed a grant for lighting up their fashion designs.

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24 Nov 2014 09:30

Scottish Government is effectively sacrificing the Borders with windfarm policy

SIR, Keele University’s somewhat triumphalist claim that the removal of MOD’s seismic restrictions on windfarms will allow a further 1.6 GW of wind-power generation in the Borders concerns me.

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24 Nov 2014 08:30

Earlston’s Got Talent!

IS it that time of year again? You can bet your bottom dollar it is! On a magnificent Thursday soiree, the superstars of Earlston High School flocked to the stage, to strut their stuff in the greatest show this side of the tracks: Earlston’s Got Talent!

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24 Nov 2014 08:00 • David Knox

Welcome to Her Majesty’s Prison Selkirk

PLANS for a former tourist attraction at the entrance to Selkirk are being compared to a prison.

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24 Nov 2014 07:30

BGH scanner reveals secrets of the Viking hoard

THE £2m Siemens CT scanner at the Borders General Hospital is a vital tool in the detection of serious illnesses, including cancer.

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24 Nov 2014 07:15

Borders MP launches transport campaign

LOCAL MP Michael Moore is asking Borderers to back a campaign for better transport infrastructure to link with the new railway.

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24 Nov 2014 07:00

Driving home the drink-driving message

ELECTRONIC road signs are being erected at the English border to remind drivers of new drink-driving limits.

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24 Nov 2014 06:30 • David Knox

Galashiels boxers are the comeback kings

FORGET Rocky and forget Larry Holmes, George Foreman or Sugar Ray Robinson, when it comes to comebacks Galashiels Boxing Club is the winner by an unanimous decision.

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