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1 Nov 2014 10:00 • David Knox

Jedburgh Running Festival organisers are blown away

HOWLING gales throughout the weekend didn’t prevent Jedburgh Running Festival yet again reaching the top of the podium.

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1 Nov 2014 09:00

What a conker

CONKER champions from across Scotland had a smashing time in the Borders last weekend.

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1 Nov 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

New benefits sanctions push Borderers to brink

A CRISIS survival guide is being created for volunteers at the Citizens Advice Bureau in the Borders to help them understand new benefit sanctions.

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1 Nov 2014 08:00

Auld Earlston

THE Church Hall was filled to capacity at Auld Earlston’s slide show on Tuesday evening.

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1 Nov 2014 07:30

Carry on up the banners

EVENTS promoters in the Borders are playing cat-and-mouse with council enforcers.

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1 Nov 2014 07:30

Drama unfolds at Millbrae

The BT Premiership is shaping up to have more drama than an entire series of Downton Abbey.

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1 Nov 2014 07:00

Housebuilder must honour £700,000 cash deal over village houses

TWEEDDALE East councillor Gavin Logan has welcomed the news that a private housebuilder has failed to alter the terms of an agreement relating to a 70-home development in Clovenfords.

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31 Oct 2014 15:30

Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club

ON a blustery Sunday, October 19, 14 members boarded the bus at Harestanes, their destination being Morebattle for the start of the Club walk at the usual 10am.

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31 Oct 2014 11:30

Gala's title aims dented by Heriot's

GALA’S dreams of a Premiership 1 title was not extinguished on Saturday at Netherdale, and with the play-offs a determining factor, coach George Graham has issued a rallying call to his players, whom, he says, are looking for answers as they go off the boil, writes ATHOLL INNES.

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31 Oct 2014 11:00

Politician competes in another successful Jedburgh Running Festival

A BORDERS MSP took last weekend's windy weather in his stride when he improved his 2013 Jedburgh half marathon time by a minute.

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31 Oct 2014 10:30

Selkirk's talisman trio search for cup glory

THEY have now scored 27 of their team’s 40 goals this season and on this outstanding form the striking trio could yet provide Selkirk with much needed cup cheer, writes KENNY PATERSON at East Peffermill.

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31 Oct 2014 09:30

BBC Children in Need’s third bearfaced campaign returns with incredible line-up

BBC Children in Need has launched their annual BearFaced campaign for its third consecutive year.

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31 Oct 2014 09:30

Heriot-Watt students stun Fairydean Rovers

GALA Fairydean Rovers turned in their poorest performance of the season as they crashed out of the South Challenge Cup at the first round stage at Netherdale on Saturday, writes ROB FAIRBURN.

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31 Oct 2014 09:00 • David Knox

Borders goes on Alert

BORDERERS have become the first in Scotland to be protected by a pioneering new alerts system.

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31 Oct 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Gray and McCredie cast an honest eye over Galashiels

IT was never intended to compare with the scribbles of James Boswell, Samuel Johnson or Edwin Muir. And I’m sure both Daniel Gray and Alan McCredie will feel a bit uneasy about sharing a shelf with Bill Bryson.

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31 Oct 2014 08:30

Borders near the top of the table for life expectancy

MEN in the Borders are living longer than almost anywhere else in Scotland. And women in the area can expect to survive over two and a half years longer than they would have done at the start of the century.

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31 Oct 2014 08:30

SBC is more concerned about their budgets than safety of children

SIR, I would like to correct Councillor Bhatia’s comments regarding the Cardrona 20mph pilot. We submitted a petition signed by the majority of households in Cardrona for a two-year safety pathfinder project for a 20mph limit.

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31 Oct 2014 08:30

Moore boosted by Jed-Forest victory

PEEBLES coach Drew Moore watched his side maintain their push for the Premiership with a bonus point win over Border rivals Jed-Forest - and then warned they almost threw it away, writes ALLY MCGILVRAY at Riverside Park.

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31 Oct 2014 08:00

Head-slapping publican challenges police account of Galashiels incident

A GALASHIELS publican has taken issue with the police account of an incident in which he allegedly assaulted a man outside his premises.

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31 Oct 2014 07:30

Indecent images

A 30-YEAR-OLD man who downloaded indecent images of children has been placed on the Sex Offender’s Register for three years.

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