SUNDAY, December 8, sees Innerleithen getting Switched On for the fourth time with a whole programme of events, entertainment, shopping and activities leading up to the switching on 'of the best lights in the Borders’ at 4.30pm.
THE Burnfoot community in Hawick is celebrating a huge £1.2 million National Lottery win with an extra bit of Christmas magic by switching on their local festive lights and enjoying some community Christmas carol singing.
ONLY four years after finishing her Beauty Therapy course at Borders College, Laura Louvain Noon recently picked up the Salon of the Year title at the Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards ceremony in Glasgow.
ONE hundred students from the School of the Built Environment at Heriot-Watt University have been given the chance to bring their studies to life with tours of the major points of construction on the Borders Railway.
LOCAL MSP John Lamont has urged Borders residents who are struggling to deal with debt to seek financial guidance. Statistics from the Money Advice Service (MAS) out today show that despite nine million people in Britain having serious debt problems, very few seek professional help.