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10 Jul 2015 09:30

Earlston excels with Grease Lightning

RYDELL High came to Earlston, or that’s how it felt sitting in the audience watching the High School’s summer show for 2015, Grease.
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6 Jul 2015 08:30 • Stephen Mahon

Night of inspiration at Galashiels Academy awards

A DETERMINED schoolboy who refuses to let cerebral palsy prevent him compete in sport has received a special award.
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3 Jul 2015 08:30

Glendinning are chess brilliant

GLENDINNING Primary School won the first ever playground chess tournament in the Borders this week.
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25 Jun 2015 18:30

Earlston High's France trip rocked

FORTY S2 students and five members of staff from Earlston High School set off on what would be an amazing experience for them all. These excitable S2s were heading to Rockley Watersports in the South of France!
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23 Jun 2015 09:30

Historical association set sights on Old Melrose

THE Melrose Historical & Archaeological Association hosted a special guided walk around Old Melrose for members of the Old Gala Club.
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10 Jun 2015 09:30

Peebles gets a taste of Parkour

OVER 60 children were given a taste of the Parkour phenomenon through three workshops held at Peebles High School Sports Centre.
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10 Jun 2015 04:30

Dancing with delight

MORE than 100 children from across Tweeddale descended on Peebles at the weekend for a dancing spectacular.
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10 Jun 2015 03:30

Borders primary school welcome famous chef

SPROUSTON Primary, Kelso, has become the first school in the Borders to be adopted by the world famous Chef Albert Roux, through his pioneering Chefs Adopt a School initiative.
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22 May 2015 10:10

How “smart” 4X4’s took the market by storm

Until a few years ago four-wheel drives were seen as being largely the preserve of farmers and other rural drivers looking for a comfortable way of negotiating bumpy country roads - the sort of roads that are simply no-go to ordinary saloons or hatchbacks - but that has all changed.
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19 May 2015 21:30

Writing competition celebrates re-opening of Borders Railway

<p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: 'Verdana','sans-serif';">A WRITING competition has been launched to celebrate the re-opening of the Borders Railway. </span>
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10 May 2015 09:30 • Stephen Mahon

Fashion show just the tricket

GLITZ and glamour came to Galashiels last Friday as students from Heriot-Watt University wowed the audience with their dazzling fashion show at the Volunteer Hall.
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8 May 2015 14:40

Fashion show just the tricket

GLITZ and glamour came to Galashiels last Friday as students from Heriot-Watt University wowed the audience with their dazzling fashion show at the Volunteer Hall.
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8 May 2015 14:40

Tributes to acclaimed guitarist John Renbourn

TRIBUTES have been paid to the acclaimed acoustic guitarist John Renbourn who died of a suspected heart attack at his Borders home last week.
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8 May 2015 14:40

Daffodil walk is blooming marvellous

OVER £1000 was raised for Marie Curie Cancer Care via the annual Borders Daffodil walk last weekend.
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2 Apr 2015 15:30

Tributes to acclaimed guitarist John Renbourn

TRIBUTES have been paid to the acclaimed acoustic guitarist John Renbourn who died of a suspected heart attack at his Borders home last week.
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3 Mar 2015 15:30

MP congratulates Mainstreet Trading on best Small Shop competition

LOCAL MP Michael Moore congratulated Bill and Rosamund de la Hey from Mainstreet Trading as they were announced as runners up at the Best Small Shops Competition reception in Parliament.
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8 Feb 2015 13:30

Perfect 10 for Newtown

AFTER a decade of delighting audiences members of the Acchord Ladies Acappella Chorus tucked into some tenth anniversary cake.
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27 Jan 2015 11:30

Abbotsford - Building by numbers

IT was once the Borders home of renowned author Sir Walter Scott.
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18 Jan 2015 16:30

Local photographers in the frame

THE work of four local photographers has caught the eye of judges in a national competition.
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11 Jan 2015 09:30

Gala album showcases George’s US connection

IT’S the dream of many an aspiring recording artist to work with the finest session players on the other side of the pond.
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2 Jan 2015 16:30

Pupils star in Christmas church service

SCHOOLCHILDREN found a novel way of telling the Christmas story - by acting out the First World War truce between Britain and Germany.
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31 Dec 2014 16:30

Country Diary

RECENTLY I was given a copy of a book by Mark Cocker who for many years has been exploring the East Anglian countryside based on the Norfolk Parish of Claxton.
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23 Dec 2014 10:00 • Ally McGilvray

Braw panto in Galashiels

IT was a show few will have heard of beforehand. But, for those who took part, it is one they will never forget.
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22 Dec 2014 10:30

Borders magazine could flourish, claims award-winning editor

THE Borders-born editor of an award-winning news and lifestyle magazine believes there is space in the market for a similar publication to flourish in the region.
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21 Dec 2014 10:30

Santa lights up Melrose

CHRISTMAS came early in Melrose at the weekend.
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