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4 hrs ago | Arbroath Herald

Angus young carers head to festival

A group of 21 young carers from Angus are heading to the Scottish Young Carers Festival, which starts tomorrow at Broomlee, West Linton.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Paddock Talk

Arr Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship: McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages

With just 3.5 seconds separating David Bogie and Euan Thorburn at the conclusion of the previous round, there is an intriguing tussle in prospect as they prepare to lock horns on the McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages next Saturday The pair have two wins apiece in the 2014 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship after four events.

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Borders Today

Cancer charity's fundraising steps up a gear at Thirlestane

Edward and Sarah Maitland Carew hand over a i 1 2500 cheque on behalf of Borders Vintage Automobile Club to the Lavender Touch cancer support charity at its Historic Motoring Extravaganza at Thirlestane Castle, Lauder.

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Berwickshire News

Referendum votes to be counted in Kelso

Local counting officer Tracey Logan explained: "We have chosen Springwood Park in Kelso as the location for the Borders' count centre as it has the required space and facilities to ensure we can provide the most efficient count possible.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Record

Scottish independence could cost our economy A 8billion and risk...

BETTER Together leader Darling says an independent Scotland could lose thousands of jobs after a Strathclyde University study showed 247,000 Scottish jobs were dependent on cross-border trade.

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Borders Today

Charles' Chocolate Factory

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunday Herald

Former rugby star faces ban from council

A FORMER Scottish rugby international faces a lengthy ban after it was ruled he used his position as a councillor to promote his own business interests.

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Daily Mail

'I use sheet masks, eye patches, serums and oxygen facials':...

White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer says he 'would not discount the possibility' that House Republicans will try to impeach Obama 'I use sheet masks, eye patches, serums and oxygen facials': Stephanie Seymour, 46, reveals the complicated secrets behind her flawless skin Proving that her face is as flawless now, at 46, as it was at the height of ... (more)

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Borders Today

Silver lining for advocacy organisation

People First Borders, a collective advocacy organisation for those with learning disabilities, celebrated its 25th anniversary this month.

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Borders Today

Stripping away their inhibitions for Prostate Scotland

Kelso gym instructor Kev Welsh organised a charity calendar, with Abbey Fitness gym-going men stripped to raise money for Prostate Scotland, last year and the enterprise has raised i 1 21,400.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hawick Today

Antisocial reports reach 100 for June

Police dealt with 100 reports of antisocial behaviour in the Hawick area in June, resulting in 14 fixed penalties and 13 people being monitored.

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Borders Today

Pensioner found raider in her home

A teenager who broke into the Galashiels home of an 81-year-old woman in the early hours of the morning has escaped jail.

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Berwickshire News

DVD launch is just like the Oscars

Berwickshire News archive March 1969. Margaret Collin of 31 The Avenue, Eyemouth who is this years Herring Queen, Margarets mother was Herring Queen in 1946 Miss Anne Rosie, it is believed to be the first time the honour has gone to the same family twice A touch of old school Hollywood glamour will be sprinkled over Coldingham Hall Theatre tomorrow ... (more)

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Berwickshire News

Bid made to halt wind farms

A short-term halt to wind farm developments in the Borders is being called for until the impact of existing schemes is fully understood.

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Borders Today

Hairbrush assault

Anne-Marie Gass, 37, assaulted her partner of 14 years by grabbing her arm and throwing a hairbrush at her at their home in Hawthorn Road, Galashiels, on June 20. At Selkirk Sheriff Court, sentence was deferred until January 12. The background was said to be fairly complex, but Gass' lawyer said they remained in a relationship.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Health myths busted: Can too much sleep kill you and is popcorn is good for you?

Truth: Carrying a few extra pounds could help you live longer according to a new study by State University New York.

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Berwickshire News

State of bins at the border is a 'disgrace'

The amount of litter and overflowing bins on the A1 trunk road at the Scottish and English border in recent weeks has provoked complaints.

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Borders Today

Gala firm at Games

It is not just our dozen local sport stars preparing for the Commonwealth Games, with a Galashiels firm taking part in Festival 2014.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Borders Today

Mortar shell find prompts controlled explosion in Borders town

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in the Scottish Borders attended at an address in Haughead Avenue, Earlston on Monday after a member of the public reported the discovery of an unexploded mortar shell.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Berwickshire News

Yes Berwickshire on the campaign trail

Yes Berwickshire have a series of debates and talks organised in the coming weeks and have invited Better Together to share their platform.

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