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Hobkirk out in force to voice wind farm concerns
Around 40 people turned out for the meeting in the village's Laidlaw Hall last week to voice their concerns over plans for the 15-turbine evelopment at Birneyknowe and officially record their thoughts.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Drew selected for Sahara desert trek
Bank worker Drew Crummings is getting ready to swap his desk for the desert as he has been selected for a trek across the Sahara .
Learning disabled shown election ropes in Galashiels
SIX of the seven candidates seeking election in Galashiels and District - the only Scottish Borders Council ward to return four members - heard about the concerns of local people with learning disabilities and their carers during an all-day information event in Langlee Community Centre on Monday, writes Andrew Keddie.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Boatbuilding history explained
The spotlight is firmly on one particular Eyemouth family as the town's museum launches its first exhibition of the new season.
Berwickshire beaches make the bathing water grade
There is good news for locals and visitors planning on a trip to Berwickshire's beaches - all three have achieved the required benchmark for bathing water set by the Marine Conservation Society.
Jean's happy 100th
Galashiels centenarian Mrs Jean Scott celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at the King's Arms Hotel in Melrose last Sunday.
Police crack down on illegal parking to halt 'chaos'
Local cops are now swooping on illegal parking on single and double-yellow lines after Police Scotland withdrew traffic wardens in cost-saving cuts.
Costly coffee for thief
Paul Crowe, 38, of Glendinning Terrace, Galashiels, appeared from custody and admitted stealing coffee worth A 4.64 from Home Bargains in the town's Channel Street on January 20. He was seen leaving the shop and the stolen coffee was recovered, the sheriff at Selkirk was told this week.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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Architecture lecturer wins illustration award
A drawing by Anne Patterson, Department of Architecture lecturer, has been granted an award of excellence by the American Society of Architectural Illustrators .
Drakemire's 100m turbine
Planning consultants AAH have submitted a fourth request for Scottish Borders Council's views on the siting of a 100m high single wind turbine.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Herring Queen banners
Sixty nine banners representing former queens will be displayed in Eyemouth as part of this year's Herring Queen festival.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Language School closes after spring ritual
On Saturday, April 5, the Saturday Polish School in Berwick-upon-Tweed celebrated its fifth birthday with an Open Day.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Review: Hawick - A History from the Earliest Times
The first thing to say about Alistair Moffat's latest book is that he means every word of its sub-title.
Open justice in Sir Wattie's new A 50k Court House
Sir Walter Scott, Selkirk Courtroom and Viv Ross. A 50,000 refurbishment of Sir Walter Scott's old Court House opens to the public next Friday .
By-election race hots up as two more declare
A fox hunting Tory and the Independent head of the community council joined the Hawick and Denholm by-election battle this week.
Call for used Borders-bound diesel trains to be upgraded
Campaigners have called for the used Class 158 diesel trains earmarked for the new Borders railway to be refurbished to a high standard.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
New pub for Selkirk?
British pub chain and independent brewery, Marston's, has added Selkirk to its wishlist of towns it would like to open a new pub in, alongside Peebles, Galashiels, Hawick and Melrose.
Free Easter fun for families
With a grand mixture of creative craft, planting seeds, stories and action there will be something for all ages.
VIDEO: Berwick's new chief marshal installed
The principals for this year's Riding of the Bounds have been formally appointed at a sashing ceremony in Berwick town hall.
The right ingredients for learning
Primary 7 pupils in Innerleithen organised dinner for their family, friends and teachers after attending a 12-week cookery programme.