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22 hrs ago | Hawick Today

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

Berwickshire News

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 .

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Borders Today

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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Berwickshire News

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.

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Berwickshire News

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.

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Borders Today

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.

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Borders Today

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.

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Borders Today

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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

University of Kansas

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 .

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Berwickshire News

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.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Berwickshire News

Herring Queen banners

Sixty nine banners representing former queens will be displayed in Eyemouth as part of this year's Herring Queen festival.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Berwick Advertiser

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.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Scotsman.com

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.

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Selkirk Today

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 .

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Hawick Today

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.

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Borders Today

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.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Selkirk Today

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.

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Berwickshire News

Free Easter fun for families

With a grand mixture of creative craft, planting seeds, stories and action there will be something for all ages.

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Berwick Advertiser

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.

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Borders Today

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.

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