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27 Feb 2015 10:30

Selkirk artist launches first exhibition

HE only began painting as a way of self-medicating after suffering major injuries in a terrifying car accident.

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18 Feb 2015 12:30

Melrose fashion show gets Royal seal of approval

THE Borders branch of the Order of St John is stepping on to the catwalk to raise funds for local charities.

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16 Feb 2015 09:30

Melrose stages charity concert

THE Berwick Male Voice Choir will perform in Melrose for the first time later this month.

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13 Feb 2015 13:30

Gala Opera prepares for hair raising production

'THE Beat’ never stops at Galashiels Amateur Operatic Society rehearsals at the moment, as they prepare to wow Gala audiences during the first week in March with this year’s production of 'Hairspray’ – a modern musical set in the 1960’s which has something for everyone.

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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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4 Feb 2015 17:30

Reivers Bar rocks!

GIG organisers at Reivers Bar in Galashiels have booked the outrageously, sensational Schtïck öf Röck this weekend.

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2 Feb 2015 10:30

Melrose Opera 'unlikely’ to continue

MELROSE Amateur Operatic Society has performed Gilbert and Sullivan operettas in the Borders for 80 years, since its formation in 1935.

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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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25 Jan 2015 14:30

Venues and performers sign up for 100 band extravaganza

GALASHIELS music promoter Bill Jeffrey has unveiled exciting and ambitious plans to bring 100 bands to the town over a single weekend.

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23 Jan 2015 09:30

Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club

WITH the winds eased compared with the previous two days, nineteen members of the Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club met at Melrose, all appropriately dressed for the wet conditions forecast.

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20 Jan 2015 16:30

Carol hopes to have Selkirk in her hand

FLAME-HAIRED songbird Carol Decker admits she can’t wait to set flight for Selkirk.

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19 Jan 2015 16:30

Singing workshop to celebrate work of Burns

NEWLY-COMMISSIONED songs based on the work of Robert Burns will get their first airing at a series of workshops taking place across Scotland over Burns Weekend.

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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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17 Jan 2015 16:30

Braveheart star to headline St Boswells Live!

AN award-winning actor, screenwriter, radio star and musician will headline an evening of Scot’s music and verse in the Borders next weekend.

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16 Jan 2015 16:30

Ranger Notes

I HAD a good break over midwinter although inevitably found myself occasionally on what some may call a “busman’s holiday”.

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15 Jan 2015 16:30

The Country Diary

FOR the past week there has been a juvenile Little Grebe on the loch at Tweedbank. This is the smallest grebe in Britain and fairly common around the region.

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14 Jan 2015 16:30

New year for Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club

ONCE again, bad weather hit Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club’s New Year’s Day walk, which members decided to make a full-day walk…some hope with the wind and rain!

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13 Jan 2015 10:30

Chastity set to charm String Jam Club

A COCKTAIL of folk, gospel, Americana and soul will be served up at this month’s String Jam Club in Selkirk.

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12 Jan 2015 10:30

Going for Gould at Melrose Music Society

THEY have been at the forefront of chamber music for over two decades. And next week the tremendous Gould Piano Trio will pull into Melrose to perform works by Brahms, James MacMillan and Schubert.

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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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