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9 hrs ago | Eastlothian Today

Freda and Felix help raise cash at Dunbar

Dunbar Garden Centre is thanking customers who helped to raise 516 for The Scottish Borders Donkey Sanctuary near St Boswells.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Newsday

Money on wheels: Banking goes mobile

For the UK's urban-dwelling, short-of-time majority, mobile banking is something that usually comes in the shape of a smartphone app.

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Berwickshire News

Lifeboats called to the rescue

Berwickshire's lifeboats were busy last week, called out to assist an angler stuck on rocks and a boat, with a fouled roped, that was drifting towards rocks.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sunday Herald

Dundas Global turns focus to UK market

A FUND management business led by two of Scotland's foremost investment professionals has turned its attentions to the UK after scooping portfolios worth hundreds of millions of pounds in Australia.

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Borders Today

Audi TT stolen from Scottish Borders town

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following the theft of a grey Audi TT S-Line Quattro from Allanbank Gardens, Lauder in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Selkirk Today

Help make the town spotless

A litterpick to clean up Selkirk before the Common Riding is scheduled for Sunday, May 4, meeting in the Market Place at 2pm.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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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