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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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10 Jan 2015 09:30

Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club

ON a cold but beautiful blue sky morning fourteen members met in Nutwood Car Park, Melrose for the fortnightly Sunday walk.

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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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1 Jan 2015 16:30

All the fun of the Fair at Bowhill

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.

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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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26 Dec 2014 09:30

Scottish Borders Hillwalking Club

SCOTTISH Borders Hillwalking Club met for its latest walk on Sunday, December 14.

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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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