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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.
Heriot-Watt academic Dr Patricia A. Vargas said: "This is the first time that RO-MAN has come to Scotland.
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.
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.
A building-repair grant of 370,000 from Historic Scotland will help continue restoration work at The Haining in Selkirk.
Scottish Borders Council has given assurances over the future of the Tower Mill Cafe after it was criticised at Tuesday's Area Forum meeting.
Cleland Jaguar sponsored bike ride when 51 riders left our dealership for an 88km ride through the Ettrick Valley via St Marys Loch.
Hawick Summer Festival is celebrating one of the most successful starts to its programme in the event's 30-year history.
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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Borders residents are about to bid farewell to their green bins that have been standing redundant since the council cancelled garden waste kerbside collections.
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)
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.
Updated: Tue Aug 26, 2014 09:13 pm
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