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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 09:00 • 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

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 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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29 Oct 2014 07:30

Cyclist fighting for life in Borders

A CYCLIST was left fighting for his life after his bike was involved in a collision with a car in the Borders this week.

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29 Oct 2014 06:30

Scotland hoping to put frighteners on France this Gala-ween

INTERNATIONAL rugby league arrives in the Borders for the first time on Friday and it could not be better timed. Scotland take on France at Galashiels off the back of two straight wins over Wales and Ireland that puts them a point away from winning the European Championship for the first time.

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28 Oct 2014 09:00

Polar explorer comes in from the cold

HE’S battled through blizzards and survived month-long freezes.

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28 Oct 2014 08:00

Council leader criticises Borders health board plans

MELROSE and District Community Council has voiced its support for plans to create 44 more long stay car parking spaces at the region’s biggest hospital,

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28 Oct 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

Police cover criticised as prowler strikes in Borders (again)

THE level of police cover in the Borders has been branded “totally inadequate”

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27 Oct 2014 08:30

Helping pensioners in Borders is key priority

THE basic state pension will rise by at least £2.85 a week next April thanks to the Liberal Democrats’ triple lock, according to local MP Michael Moore.

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27 Oct 2014 08:00

Fatalities at record low on Borders roads

ALTHOUGH fatalities were at an all time low last year, there was in increase in the number of people seriously injured on Borders roads.

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26 Oct 2014 09:30

Teacher assaults ‘shockingly high’ in Borders

AN assault on a teacher happens nearly every day in the Scottish Borders, new figures show.

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26 Oct 2014 09:00 • David Knox

Vintage glamour takes centre stage

A PASSION for the past has brought boutique owner Lynsay Munnis back to the catwalk for another fundraising fashion show.

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26 Oct 2014 07:30

Earlston salon a cut above

HAIR stylists at a Borders salon are a cut above the rest having reached the last 32 in a UK wide competition.

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26 Oct 2014 07:00

Scottish Border Council’s £1.5m pension fund contract goes south

SCOTTISH Borders Council has appointed a new manager to deal with the fixed interest investments of its £486million pension fund.

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25 Oct 2014 08:00

Business Gateway Scottish Borders to the 'four’

A FORMER Royal Bank of Scotland business manager and entrepreneur has been chosen to head up the largest team of advisers to work for Business Gateway Scottish Borders.

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25 Oct 2014 07:30

Child poverty hits 18% in the Borders

A NEW report has claimed that 18% of children in the Borders are living in poverty. This compares to a UK average of 25.1%, according to the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG).

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23 Oct 2014 08:30

Borders garden centre reveals plans to grow

PLANS for a £2.5 million expansion of Milestone Garden and Leisure in Newtown St Boswells have been unveiled.

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23 Oct 2014 08:15

Scottish Border Council's great green bin debate

THE latest chapter in the region’s great garden waste saga will be written today.

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22 Oct 2014 08:30

Masts signal return of Borders Railway

A PROGRAMME of work to install a network of communications masts, which will allow the train drivers to talk to signallers, controllers and other railway managers, is now underway along the new Borders Railway route.

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