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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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Berwickshire News

Egg oiling costs A 20 an egg

This year's 'oiling of the eggs' in the Eyemouth and Coldingham areas resulted in a total of 47 nests being inspected and the oiling of 108 eggs.

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BBC News

Borders railway opening date set

First Minister Alex Salmond has announced that trains will start to run on the Borders to Edinburgh railway from 6 September 2015.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Plea for action as study finds a million Scots classed as poor

ALMOST one million people in Scotland cannot afford to live in adequate housing conditions while 30,000 children have parents who do not have enough money to properly feed them, a new study has found.

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Sunday Herald

Plea for action as study finds a million Scots classed as poor

ALMOST one million people in Scotland cannot afford to live in adequate housing conditions while 30,000 children have parents who do not have enough money to properly feed them, a new study has found.

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Newsday

MSPs pass tax collection bill

A bill to create Scotland's first tax collection system for 300 years has been passed by the Scottish Parliament.

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BBC News

Swinney clarifies currency comments

Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney has clarified comments he made regarding discussions with the Bank of England over a currency union.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sunday Herald

Quangos deny excluding SMEs from public sector opportunities

Scotland's 1 billion infrastructure quangos have rebuffed complaints about their transparency and the exclusion of Scotland's SME sector from a growing proportion of public sector investment opportunities.

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Linlithgow Today

Ian and Nancy's diamond day

Rationing came to an end after fourteen years and Sir Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile.

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Sunday Herald

How a 'crazy idea' helped save Borders textiles jobs

Diane Ness little suspected when her job disappeared in an insurance sector merger 13 years ago that she would create a business dedicated to preserving jobs in the textiles industry.

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The Drinks Business

Riesling top grape among rockers

Rock music lovers go gaga for Riesling while classical music fans prefer a glass of GewA1 4rztraminer according to a recent survey.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Berwickshire News

Eyemouth Museum marks First World War centenary

Eyemouth Museum's focus turns to the experiences on the front line and the home front during the First World War with its new exhibition.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Scotsman.com

Woman bailed after daughter, 3, dies in pool

A WOMAN has been bailed while an investigation into the death of her three-year-old daughter in a hotel swimming pool continues.

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Borders Today

Film-makers have international ambition

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Borders Today

Pool timetable change

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Selkirk Today

Youngsters excited about Valleys' new head teacher

Children from Kirkhope and Yarrow primaries, writing in their school newspaper, have expressed their excitement at welcoming their new head teacher to their schools.

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Hawick Today

Turbine convoy 'goes to plan', says wind farm developer

The High Street was brought to a standstill on Saturday as the first component for the Langhope Rig wind farm made its way through the town The first delivery of wind farm components for Langhope Rig has been hailed a success - as stunned Teries took in the sheer size of the structures.

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