27 Jan 2015 11:30
IT was once the Borders home of renowned author Sir Walter Scott.
25 Jan 2015 14:30
GALASHIELS music promoter Bill Jeffrey has unveiled exciting and ambitious plans to bring 100 bands to the town over a single weekend.
23 Jan 2015 09:30
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.
20 Jan 2015 16:30
FLAME-HAIRED songbird Carol Decker admits she can’t wait to set flight for Selkirk.
19 Jan 2015 16:30
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.
18 Jan 2015 16:30
THE work of four local photographers has caught the eye of judges in a national competition.
17 Jan 2015 16:30
AN award-winning actor, screenwriter, radio star and musician will headline an evening of Scot’s music and verse in the Borders next weekend.
16 Jan 2015 16:30
I HAD a good break over midwinter although inevitably found myself occasionally on what some may call a “busman’s holiday”.
15 Jan 2015 16:30
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.
14 Jan 2015 16:30
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!
13 Jan 2015 10:30
A COCKTAIL of folk, gospel, Americana and soul will be served up at this month’s String Jam Club in Selkirk.
12 Jan 2015 10:30
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.
11 Jan 2015 09:30
IT’S the dream of many an aspiring recording artist to work with the finest session players on the other side of the pond.
10 Jan 2015 09:30
ON a cold but beautiful blue sky morning fourteen members met in Nutwood Car Park, Melrose for the fortnightly Sunday walk.
2 Jan 2015 16:30
SCHOOLCHILDREN found a novel way of telling the Christmas story - by acting out the First World War truce between Britain and Germany.
1 Jan 2015 16:30
THERE was plenty of festive cheer to go around at Bowhill last weekend as visitors turned out in droves for the Estate’s second Christmas Fair.
31 Dec 2014 16:30
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.
26 Dec 2014 09:30
SCOTTISH Borders Hillwalking Club met for its latest walk on Sunday, December 14.
23 Dec 2014 10:00 • Ally McGilvray
IT was a show few will have heard of beforehand. But, for those who took part, it is one they will never forget.
22 Dec 2014 10:30
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.