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7 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

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In 1851, chemist James 'Paraffin' Young opened the world's first oil refinery near Bathgate and started extracting oil from shale beneath West Lothian.

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Yesterday | Hawick Today

Woman pleads guilty to assault

Natash Elder appeared from custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court and pleaded guilty to an assault charge following an incident at her home in Allars Bank on Saturday morning.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Newsday

Work on robots as human companions

Heriot-Watt academic Dr Patricia A. Vargas said: "This is the first time that RO-MAN has come to Scotland.

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News and Star

World record price paid for cow at Carlisle auction

A 1,000-strong crowd gasped in astonishment as bidding for a young heifer belonging to a Lockerbie breeder stormed past 100,000 guineas.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Selkirk Today

Firm fined A 100,000 over death of Selkirk abattoir worker

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Selkirk Today

Traquair wedding

On the 9th August 2014, Kate Pierpoint and James Dicker was married at Traquair House.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sunday Herald

Bikers head for Borders in TT champ's memory

In a change of route, the 12th annual Steve Hislop Memorial Run will start for the first time from his home village of Denholm on Sunday at 10am.

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Hawick Today

SNP: Lamont should 'apologise'

John Lamomt, MP David Mundell and Tory candidate Alexander Burnett expressed exactly the same views and gave the same answers to identical referendum questions posed by allegedly different constituents in the leaflets which were issued to voters.

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Borders Today

Historic Selkirk house awarded A 370,000 grant

A building-repair grant of 370,000 from Historic Scotland will help continue restoration work at The Haining in Selkirk.

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Hawick Today

Council pledges support for cafe

Scottish Borders Council has given assurances over the future of the Tower Mill Cafe after it was criticised at Tuesday's Area Forum meeting.

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Borders Today

Pedalling to put the brake on accidents

Cleland Jaguar sponsored bike ride when 51 riders left our dealership for an 88km ride through the Ettrick Valley via St Marys Loch.

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Selkirk Today

George Easton: 1924-2014 - an appreciation

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Borders Today

Hawick festival celebrates 30th year

Hawick Summer Festival is celebrating one of the most successful starts to its programme in the event's 30-year history.

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Borders Today

Child-porn offender narrowly avoids jail

A pornography-obsessed man, found with indecent images of children on a computer at his Galashiels home, has been placed on the Sex Offenders' Register for three years.

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Selkirk Today

Full steam ahead for railway, says First Minister

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Berwickshire News

Unused green garden waste bins to be collected by SBC

Borders residents are about to bid farewell to their green bins that have been standing redundant since the council cancelled garden waste kerbside collections.

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Berwickshire News

Extra protection for lifeboat crew members

Eyemouth lifeboat crew members should soon be a lot safer when answering an emergency call as they are all being provided with a personal location beacon The Eyemouth lifeboat fund raising group have been busy fundraising to provide the crew with this essential piece of safety equipment and almost A 1500 of the A 2500 needed has already been ... (more)

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Borders Today

Please lock me up, man asks sheriff

Leg restraints and a spit hood had to be placed on Gregory Cranston as he struggled with the officers and tried to bite them.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Borders Today

New classes at Roberton Show

Music from the Hawick Scout Band, a quilting demonstration from local, award-winning Borderline Quilter, Kay Bell, a sheep dog demonstration, children's crafts and entertainment as well as afternoon teas, raffle, tombola, home baking and a licenced bar.

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Borders Today

Melrose man in court on assault charge

A Melrose man appeared in private at Selkirk Sheriff Court yesterday afternoon accused of assaulting a man to his severe injury and danger of life.

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