Borders

27 Nov 2014 16:30

Traquair serves up Festive Fayre

TRAQUAIR is gearing up for its free Christmas Opening which takes place this weekend.

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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 07:15

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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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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23 Nov 2014 07:30

Public urged to report grim drug evidence discoveries

THE Borders public is being urged to tell the police when they find discarded needles and other paraphernalia associated with drug taking.

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22 Nov 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Salmond unveils Blueprint for the Borders

THE Borders Railway could attract more than a million passengers a year, generating tens of millions of pounds for the local economy and transforming the line into the greatest steam railway in Europe by 2020, it has been claimed.

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22 Nov 2014 07:30

Novel design to decorate Borders Railway

DESIGNS inspired by renowned author Sir Walter Scott will decorate stations along the Borders Railway when it opens next year - including Waverley, the only station in the world named after a novel.

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22 Nov 2014 07:30

Outcomes improve, but domestic abuse reports on the rise

MULTI-agency measures to tackle domestic abuse in the Borders appear to be bearing fruit, despite an increase in reported offences in the six months from April 1.

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21 Nov 2014 07:30

Fewer hate crimes, but overall detection rates also fall

THE number of hate crimes recorded in the Borders fell by more than 20% in the six months from April 1 to September 30 this year.

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21 Nov 2014 07:30

£78,000 crime profits seized

A BORDERS drug dealer has been stripped of £78,000 after prosecutors won a confiscation order.

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20 Nov 2014 08:00

Councillors set to reward staff – and themselves - with package of new perks

EMPLOYEES of Scottish Borders Council – and its 34 elected members - will receive a festive boost if a generous package of rewards is voted through today (Thursday).

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19 Nov 2014 07:30

How can a Border Union Bursary help you?

DETAILS of the major incentive launched earlier this year for people from the Borders and North Northumberland are now widely available and applications are encouraged.

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19 Nov 2014 06:30

Borders farmer shortlisted for NFU Scotland Presidency

SIX candidates have now confirmed that they will be standing in NFU Scotland’s elections for the positions of President and Vice Presidents.

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19 Nov 2014 06:30

Disruption ahead on A68

MAINTENANCE work on the A68 Ravenswood Roundabout is getting underway next week.

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19 Nov 2014 06:30

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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19 Nov 2014 06:30

Scottish Borders serves up a treat

AN estimated £14.06m is spent on food and drink every year by visitors from Great Britain staying overnight in The Scottish Borders, new figures have revealed.

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