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Are you reeling in the cheers? - The Southern Reporter

Are you reeling in the cheers?  The Southern Reporter

Enthusiastic anglers have shown once again they're for reel by collecting prestigious prizes in one of the sport's most popular local competitions.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 5:36 pm


How every MP voted on the Indicative Brexit Vote amendment - Border Telegraph

How every MP voted on the Indicative Brexit Vote amendment  Border Telegraph

MPs voted by 329 to 302 - majority 27 - in favour of Tory former minister Sir Oliver Letwin's amendment, which allows Parliament to take control of…

Published on 26 March 2019 | 3:48 pm


Berwick RFC team manager confirms promotion after East Region 1 title - The Southern Reporter

Berwick RFC team manager confirms promotion after East Region 1 title  The Southern Reporter

Team manager Owen Weatherhead confirmed that Berwick will be competing in the National League 3 next season, after a “superb” campaign – which sees ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 10:07 am


Mud, sweat and cheers at the 2019 Borders Schools Cross Country Championships - Border Telegraph

Mud, sweat and cheers at the 2019 Borders Schools Cross Country Championships  Border Telegraph

ATHLETICS stars of the future were on show at Netherdale last week for the Borders Schools Cross Country Championships.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 6:47 am


How did your MP vote? Full list of how every MP voted on the Letwin Amendment - iNews

How did your MP vote? Full list of how every MP voted on the Letwin Amendment  iNews

MPs voted by 329 to 302, with a majority of 27, in favour of Tory former minister Sir Oliver Letwin's amendment, which allows Parliament to take control of the ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 11:00 pm


Kith and Kin - in association with the Borders Family History Society - Peeblesshire News

Kith and Kin - in association with the Borders Family History Society  Peeblesshire News

Our next talk is this Sunday, March 31, when the title of Isabel Gordon's talk is 'Smallpox Across the Class Divide'.

Published on 24 March 2019 | 7:32 am


Quickfire Q&A with Sea the Change: The local company after a more sustainable world - Bdaily

Quickfire Q&A with Sea the Change: The local company after a more sustainable world  Bdaily

In March 2018, Alice Fisher set up Sea the Change, a community interest, not-for-profit business. The company's main aim is to make communities and local ...

Published on 23 March 2019 | 6:30 am


Opinion: John Lamont MP - Border Telegraph

Opinion: John Lamont MP  Border Telegraph

John Lamont is Conservative MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 7:00 am


ScotRail in ‘last-chance saloon’ over cancellations – Sturgeon - AOL UK

ScotRail in ‘last-chance saloon’ over cancellations – Sturgeon  AOL UK

ScotRail is in the “last-chance saloon” over its performance, Nicola Sturgeon has said. The First Minister faced questions on the railway operator's recent level of ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 2:12 pm


Scottish school league tables 2019: Glasgow exam performance revealed - Glasgowist

Scottish school league tables 2019: Glasgow exam performance revealed  Glasgowist

The performance levels of pupils across the country have been graded based on the percentage of school students gaining five or more awards at SCQF level ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 6:37 pm


Kith and Kin - with the Borders Family History Society - Peeblesshire News

Kith and Kin - with the Borders Family History Society  Peeblesshire News

Despite the lack of the publicity, the Eastern Borders History Gathering at the Volunteer Hall, Duns, on March 9 was a great success.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 6:04 am


Berwickshire Housing Association appoints new operations director - Scottish Housing News

Berwickshire Housing Association appoints new operations director  Scottish Housing News

Dan Blake has been appointed as the new operations director at Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) with responsibility for the strategic delivery of all ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Borderlands secure £345m in support - BBC News

Borderlands secure £345m in support  BBC News

Funding commitments of more than £300m have been announced for the Borderlands Growth Deal. The Scottish government first revealed backing to the tune ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Inspectors praise key strengths at Eyemouth High School - Berwick Today

Inspectors praise key strengths at Eyemouth High School  Berwick Today

During their visit to the East Berwickshire school in January, a team of inspectors talked to parents, carers and young people, and worked closely with the ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Borders MP to back PM's Brexit deal | Border - ITV News - ITV News

Borders MP to back PM's Brexit deal | Border - ITV News  ITV News

Borders MP John Lamont says he'll back the Prime Minister's Brexit deal. The Conservative member of parliament for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk has ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


‘We are teachers, students and academics in a Scotland devastated by Brexit’ - The Scotsman

‘We are teachers, students and academics in a Scotland devastated by Brexit’  The Scotsman

Brexit chaos is “killing” the education system across the country, an open letter signed by dozens of academics, teachers and students has penned. We are ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Extra childcare hours rollout in Peebles a postcode lottery, claim disgruntled parents - The Southern Reporter

Extra childcare hours rollout in Peebles a postcode lottery, claim disgruntled parents  The Southern Reporter

Disgruntled parents are protesting about the way extra childcare provision is being rolled out in Peebles, branding it a postcode lottery.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Moves under way to confirm closures of Hobkirk and Ettrick primary schools - The Southern Reporter

Moves under way to confirm closures of Hobkirk and Ettrick primary schools  The Southern Reporter

Moves are now under way to confirm the closures of two Borders primary schools shut for the last few years.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Bid to get Hawick back on track going nowhere fast, according to Borders MP - Hawick News

Bid to get Hawick back on track going nowhere fast, according to Borders MP  Hawick News

Proposals to extend the Borders Railway east or south-west – or both – are among 21 options now being considered by ministers.

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Jarvis Pickle wins annual EBDA Award - Berwick Today

Jarvis Pickle wins annual EBDA Award  Berwick Today

Pie makers Jarvis Pickle has added another accolade to its impressive portfolio by picking up the 42nd annual EBDA Award in Berwick town hall.

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Bitter-sweet experience in Glasgow for Borders athletes - The Southern Reporter

Bitter-sweet experience in Glasgow for Borders athletes  The Southern Reporter

There were wildly contrasting fortunes for the Borders athletes among the UK team in Glasgow for the European Indoor Championships last weekend.

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Jim Clark Rally date pencilled in - Berwick Today

Jim Clark Rally date pencilled in  Berwick Today

The organisers of the Jim Clark Memorial Rally in Berwickshire are hoping to stage this year's event on May 24-25. They have been greatly encouraged by ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Borders housing associations help deliver budget cooking workshops - Scottish Housing News

Borders housing associations help deliver budget cooking workshops  Scottish Housing News

A Borders money advice *service* delivered by three housing associations has teamed up with a social enterprise to help people feed their families cook good ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Report urges ministers to look further into plans to extend Borders Railway - The Southern Reporter

Report urges ministers to look further into plans to extend Borders Railway  The Southern Reporter

Proposals to extend the Borders Railway east or south-west – or both – are among 21 options now being considered by ministers. Both potential extensions into ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Families move into new energy efficient homes in Eyemouth - Scottish Housing News

Families move into new energy efficient homes in Eyemouth  Scottish Housing News

The keys to Berwickshire Housing Association's latest modern affordable homes at Acredale in Eyemouth have been given to the tenants moving in to their new ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Tweeddale businessman hits out after planners reject expansion bid - Peeblesshire News

Tweeddale businessman hits out after planners reject expansion bid  Peeblesshire News

BORDERS councillors have been scolded by a local businessman after denying him permission to expand his concrete firm, despite there being no…

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Final phase begins at Berwickshire Housing Association's Todlaw development - Scottish Housing News

Final phase begins at Berwickshire Housing Association's Todlaw development  Scottish Housing News

Work is now underway on Phase 4 of Berwickshire Housing Association's Todlaw development in Duns which will create another 27 energy efficient and ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


'Strongest bid' planned for Union Chain Bridge funds - BBC News

'Strongest bid' planned for Union Chain Bridge funds  BBC News

The "strongest bid possible" for funding to back a £7.3m overhaul of a bridge linking Scotland and England will be submitted by the end of May. If successful it ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Enjoy an award winning chill out at the luxurious Sykes Cottages in Berwickshire - The Scottish Sun

Enjoy an award winning chill out at the luxurious Sykes Cottages in Berwickshire  The Scottish Sun

THE wooden lodge-style, one-bedroom hideaway is right on the border of Scotland and England, with Duns in Berwickshire the closest village. The Hide itself is ...

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Budget including 4% council tax rise agreed by Borders councillors - The Southern Reporter

Budget including 4% council tax rise agreed by Borders councillors  The Southern Reporter

Scottish Borders Council has voted to increase council tax by an extra 1%, adding to a previous 3% increase agreed in December.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


9,000 iPads to be handed out to all Borders children aged 11 to 17 - The Southern Reporter

9,000 iPads to be handed out to all Borders children aged 11 to 17  The Southern Reporter

Every child aged 11 to 17 in the Borders is set to be given an iPad now Scottish Borders Council has approved a new digital education strategy.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


New Hawick High School funding plans are given mixed response - The Southern Reporter

New Hawick High School funding plans are given mixed response  The Southern Reporter

News that Hawick looks set to get its new high school sooner than previously thought has met with a mixed reaction among the town's councillors.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Banner helps Jedburgh family step up bid to get missing dogs back - The Southern Reporter

Banner helps Jedburgh family step up bid to get missing dogs back  The Southern Reporter

A Jedburgh family are hitting the road as they continue their desperate bid to get back two pet dogs they believe have been stolen.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Biker, 20, suffers 'life-changing' injuries after crash in Northumberland - Chronicle Live

Biker, 20, suffers 'life-changing' injuries after crash in Northumberland  Chronicle Live

Emergency services were called to the B6354 in the village of Duddo, where a man had crashed his motorbike.

Published on 11 February 2019 | 8:00 am


The best four-day trips through Scotland - as chosen by you - The Scotsman

The best four-day trips through Scotland - as chosen by you  The Scotsman

You don't have to have masses of time on your hands to enjoy the best of Scotland.

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Rallies galore at the Borders Secondary School Badminton Championships - Border Telegraph

Rallies galore at the Borders Secondary School Badminton Championships  Border Telegraph

THE annual Borders Secondary School Championships were held at Earlston High School games hall last week.

Published on 6 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Plans go in to build 64 affordable homes at old Earlston High School site - The Southern Reporter

Plans go in to build 64 affordable homes at old Earlston High School site  The Southern Reporter

Planning consent is now being sought to build 64 affordable homes in a Borders town.

Published on 1 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Borders councillor accused of acting in threatening manner at community council meeting - Border Telegraph

Borders councillor accused of acting in threatening manner at community council meeting  Border Telegraph

A TORY councillor has been referred to a standards ombudsman after allegedly acting in a threatening manner towards two women in a community council…

Published on 30 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Rescued rare black seal named after Harry Potter character - STV News

Rescued rare black seal named after Harry Potter character  STV News

Rescued rare black seal named after Harry Potter character. Narcissa was picked up by the Scottish SPCA after being found on Eyemouth beach.

Published on 7 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Edinburgh hospital worker hit surgeon’s head with wine glass after he compared her to orangutan - The Scotsman

Edinburgh hospital worker hit surgeon’s head with wine glass after he compared her to orangutan  The Scotsman

A physiotherapist hit her surgeon partner on the head with a wine glass, cracking it and leaving him injured, after he compared her to an orangutan during a new ...

Published on 6 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Fife hospital worker hit her Edinburgh surgeon partner’s head with wine glass after he compared her to orangutan during trip to Borders - The Southern Reporter

Fife hospital worker hit her Edinburgh surgeon partner’s head with wine glass after he compared her to orangutan during trip to Borders  The Southern Reporter

A physiotherapist hit her surgeon partner on the head with a wine glass, cracking it and leaving him injured, after he compared her to an orangutan during a new ...

Published on 6 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Region recognised in New Year's Honours list 2019 | Border - ITV News - ITV News

Region recognised in New Year's Honours list 2019 | Border - ITV News  ITV News

This year, a number of people across Cumbria and southern Scotland have made the Queen's 2019 New Year's Honours List. Business leaders, charity ...

Published on 29 December 2018 | 8:00 am


One dead and 23 hurt in minibus crash in Scottish Borders - BBC News

One dead and 23 hurt in minibus crash in Scottish Borders  BBC News

One man died and 23 people were injured when a minibus overturned in the Scottish Borders. They were travelling in the private bus from Newtongrange to ...

Published on 29 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Graeme Massie wins planning for house overlooking Berwickshire bay - Architects Journal

Graeme Massie wins planning for house overlooking Berwickshire bay  Architects Journal

Graeme Massie Architects has won the go-ahead for a new four-bedroom home on the edge of Coldingham Bay in the Scottish Borders.

Published on 17 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Mesmerising: On the breeding beach with Scotland's grey seals - HeraldScotland

Mesmerising: On the breeding beach with Scotland's grey seals  HeraldScotland

IT'S the haunting sound that hits you first – an other-worldly mix of wailing and foghorns, carried in the coastal winds. From the cliffside,…

Published on 15 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Dunkirk mastermind museum proposed in the Scottish Borders - BBC News

Dunkirk mastermind museum proposed in the Scottish Borders  BBC News

A permanent display could be created at the Borders home of the man who oversaw the evacuation of Allied soldiers.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Key Scottish Tory MP John Lamont comes out against Theresa May's Brexit deal - Holyrood

Key Scottish Tory MP John Lamont comes out against Theresa May's Brexit deal  Holyrood

Pressure builds on David Mundell after Berwickshire MP John Lamont says Theresa May's Brexit deal “threatens the integrity of the United Kingdom”

Published on 10 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Scottish Tory MP carries out own 'pilot People's Vote' in constituency - The National

Scottish Tory MP carries out own 'pilot People's Vote' in constituency  The National

A TORY MP is giving Scots the right to have their say on Theresa May's Brexit deal – but only in Berwickshire and the Borders.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Police swoop on Berwickshire village as hunt for gunman continues - Border Telegraph

Police swoop on Berwickshire village as hunt for gunman continues  Border Telegraph

A MAJOR police investigation following a gangland gun incident has stretched into the Scottish Borders.

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


East Lothian ‘gun’ incident: Police swoop to arrest three men - The Scotsman

East Lothian ‘gun’ incident: Police swoop to arrest three men  The Scotsman

DETECTIVES investigating a dramatic firearms incident that closed the A1 last night made a string of arrests. Three cars have been recovered by officers ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Borders Lib Dems select parliamentary candidate – in case snap election is called - Border Telegraph

Borders Lib Dems select parliamentary candidate – in case snap election is called  Border Telegraph

THE Liberal Democrats have selected a parliamentary candidate – in case a snap general election is called.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Cross-border call for further upgrades to A1 - Northumberland Gazette

Cross-border call for further upgrades to A1  Northumberland Gazette

Cross-border politicians have joined forces to call for further upgrades to the A1 between Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Race managers point out the start of a new season - The Southern Reporter

Race managers point out the start of a new season  The Southern Reporter

The earliest ever start to a Northern Area Point to Point horse racing season sees the Border card at Hexham Racecourse (Sunday, December 2) followed a ...

Published on 15 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rector vacancy in Scotland - Church Times

Rector vacancy in Scotland  Church Times

The Linked Charges of Holy Trinity Dunoon and St. Paul's Rothesay Come and Join Us? We are two forward looking congregations with.

Published on 25 October 2018 | 11:00 pm


Verdant Leisure expands into Dumfries and Galloway - HeraldScotland

Verdant Leisure expands into Dumfries and Galloway  HeraldScotland

CARAVAN park operator Verdant Leisure has bought a sixth site in Scotland and underlined its appetite for more deals.

Published on 23 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Obituary: Major-General Sir John Swinton, Lord Lieutenant for Berwickshire - The Scotsman

Obituary: Major-General Sir John Swinton, Lord Lieutenant for Berwickshire  The Scotsman

His many friends in Berwickshire and beyond learnt of the death of Major-General Sir John Swinton with great sadness. He died peacefully at the age of 93 at ...

Published on 11 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Former Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire and father of Hollywood star dies, aged 93 - The Southern Reporter

Former Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire and father of Hollywood star dies, aged 93  The Southern Reporter

A hugely popular Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire, who was born exactly one year before the Queen, has died, aged 93. Major-General Sir John Swinton's ...

Published on 9 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Stenhousemuir man in court over crash on A1 in Borders - The Southern Reporter

Stenhousemuir man in court over crash on A1 in Borders  The Southern Reporter

A motorist has been accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving while unfit to be on the road through drink or drugs. That charge follows a crash on ...

Published on 2 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Anger after review fails to save Melrose’s Royal Bank of Scotland branch - The Southern Reporter

Anger after review fails to save Melrose’s Royal Bank of Scotland branch  The Southern Reporter

The Royal Bank of Scotland is to press ahead with controversial plans to close its Melrose branch, sparking anger in the town.

Published on 29 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Hart Builders event will outline local construction opportunities - Project Scotland

Hart Builders event will outline local construction opportunities  Project Scotland

HART Builders, part of the Cruden Group, is inviting potential partners to a 'Meet the Buyer' event at Borders College next week to support its programme to ...

Published on 28 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Local construction opportunities on offer at Hart Builders 'Meet the Buyer' event - Scottish Construction Now

Local construction opportunities on offer at Hart Builders 'Meet the Buyer' event  Scottish Construction Now

Hart Builders is inviting potential partners to a special 'Meet the Buyer' event at Borders College next week as it embarks on a programme to deliver around 500 ...

Published on 27 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Animated film recalls 'Soldier Bear' Wojtek - BBC News

Animated film recalls 'Soldier Bear' Wojtek  BBC News

An animated film is in development about "Soldier Bear" Wojtek, who is remembered by a statue in Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens. The bear was adopted ...

Published on 24 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Scandal-hit aristocrat is facing court action - Express

Scandal-hit aristocrat is facing court action  Express

A COLOURFUL aristocrat is to be sued in court over claims she removed fixtures and fittings from her castle after selling it for £2.4million. After 34 eventful years ...

Published on 23 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Scottish Secretary faces being ousted from the Borders - The Southern Reporter

Scottish Secretary faces being ousted from the Borders  The Southern Reporter

Scottish secretary David Mundell has told of his disappointment after a review of UK Government constituencies, set to be voted for by MPs, would see him ...

Published on 19 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Tory MSP linked to dog-rap fox hunting groups accused of illegally killing animals - Daily Record

Tory MSP linked to dog-rap fox hunting groups accused of illegally killing animals  Daily Record

Rachael Hamilton rides with two hunts which are alleged to have allowed dogs to illegally rip apart foxes with three members on cruelty charges.

Published on 16 September 2018 | 7:00 am


More than half of Borders Railway trains arriving here late, latest figures reveal - The Southern Reporter

More than half of Borders Railway trains arriving here late, latest figures reveal  The Southern Reporter

Transport bosses are being called on to heed the need for more speed as latest figures reveal that fewer than half of Borders Railway services to Tweedbank ...

Published on 7 September 2018 | 7:00 am


IN PICTURES: Berwickshire County Show - The Southern Reporter

IN PICTURES: Berwickshire County Show  The Southern Reporter

The 2018 Berwickshire County Show lived up to its reputation as the 'friendly show' and for both exhibitors and visitors it was another great day out on Saturday.

Published on 14 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Calls about to be revived for east-west road through Borders - The Southern Reporter

Calls about to be revived for east-west road through Borders  The Southern Reporter

The forthcoming creation of an enterprise agency for southern Scotland is set to trigger revived calls for the construction of an east-to-west road through the ...

Published on 7 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Nursery nurses in court accused of abuse towards toddlers - Border Telegraph

Nursery nurses in court accused of abuse towards toddlers  Border Telegraph

TWO nursery workers have been accused of forcibly dragging children in their care about and locking them inside cupboards.

Published on 3 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Music review: Alasdair Beatson & Friends, Paxton House, Berwickshire - The Scotsman

Music review: Alasdair Beatson & Friends, Paxton House, Berwickshire  The Scotsman

A sensational double bill from pianist Alasdair Beatson with violinist Colin Scobie, cellist Philip Higham and clarinettist Robert Plane kicked off this year's Music ...

Published on 17 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Vermilion opens doors to its new Kelso dental clinic - The Southern Reporter

Vermilion opens doors to its new Kelso dental clinic  The Southern Reporter

Nine jobs have been created following the opening of an Edinburgh-based dental specialist's new surgery in Kelso. Vermilion Kelso, the only multi-disciplinary ...

Published on 3 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Borders-based MSP given new job in Scottish Government reshuffle - The Southern Reporter

Borders-based MSP given new job in Scottish Government reshuffle  The Southern Reporter

Borders-based Scottish National Party list MSP Paul Wheelhouse has been handed a new job as part of this week's Holyrood reshuffle.

Published on 27 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Records tumble at Borders Schools Athletics Championships - Border Telegraph

Records tumble at Borders Schools Athletics Championships  Border Telegraph

NO fewer than 11 records were smashed this week at the annual Scottish Borders Schools Athletics Championships at Tweedbank.

Published on 20 June 2018 | 7:00 am


The school children who live in England but are taught in Scotland - BBC News

The school children who live in England but are taught in Scotland  BBC News

Schools in the Scottish Borders are teaching more than 100 children who live in England. Many of the pupils attend the secondary schools in Eyemouth and ...

Published on 20 June 2018 | 7:00 am


In full: Scottish recipients of Queen’s Birthday Honours revealed - The Scotsman

In full: Scottish recipients of Queen’s Birthday Honours revealed  The Scotsman

SCOTS from fields including science, sport, education and business have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Here is the full list of Scottish ...

Published on 8 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Online protests as Berwickshire Hunt invited to Haddington Show - East Lothian Courier

Online protests as Berwickshire Hunt invited to Haddington Show  East Lothian Courier

A DECISION to invite the Berwickshire Hunt to Haddington Show has led to a storm of online complaints.

Published on 25 May 2018 | 7:00 am


First Greenall Whitley Chase winner David Thomson dies at age of 89 | Horse Racing News - Racing Post

First Greenall Whitley Chase winner David Thomson dies at age of 89 | Horse Racing News  Racing Post

David Thomson, father of successful trainer Sandy Thomson and the winner of the inaugural Greenall Whitley Chase, has died.

Published on 16 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Pupils put Berwickshire High School up for sale on eBay - Evening Times

Pupils put Berwickshire High School up for sale on eBay  Evening Times

PRANKSTERS have put their secondary school up for sale on eBay for a bargain price of £2,018. Sixth-year pupils at Berwickshire High School, in the Borders, ...

Published on 27 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Pupils put high school up for sale on eBay in final-year prank - HeraldScotland

Pupils put high school up for sale on eBay in final-year prank  HeraldScotland

SCHOOL pranksters have put their Scottish secondary up for sale on eBay for the bargain price of £2018.

Published on 26 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Berwickshire exhibition showcases huge collection of Chippendale furniture for tercentenary - antiquestradegazette.com

Berwickshire exhibition showcases huge collection of Chippendale furniture for tercentenary  antiquestradegazette.com

A historic home in the Scottish Borders presents its substantial collection of furniture in an exhibition celebrating Thomas Chippendale's (1718-79) tercentenary.

Published on 24 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Grand National winning jockey Ryan Mania faces police investigation over fox hunting - HeraldScotland

Grand National winning jockey Ryan Mania faces police investigation over fox hunting  HeraldScotland

THE Scottish fox hunting seasons has ended amid police investigations into illegal activities by riders, the Sunday Herald can reveal.

Published on 7 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Union Chain Bridge scheme clears first funding hurdle - BBC News

Union Chain Bridge scheme clears first funding hurdle  BBC News

A £7.3m project to overhaul a historic bridge linking England and Scotland has achieved a key financial goal. A first round Heritage Lottery Fund bid for the ...

Published on 23 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Unemployment down by almost half in Borders over last eight years, figures reveal - The Southern Reporter

Unemployment down by almost half in Borders over last eight years, figures reveal  The Southern Reporter

Unemployment in the central and eastern Borders has almost halved over the last eight years, according to statistics released this week.

Published on 22 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Q&A with Helen Forsyth, chief executive at Berwickshire Housing Association - Scottish Housing News

Q&A with Helen Forsyth, chief executive at Berwickshire Housing Association  Scottish Housing News

From drama school in Exeter to teaching in Borneo, Helen Forsyth's route to becoming chief executive at Berwickshire Housing Association is a road less ...

Published on 8 March 2018 | 8:00 am


Berwickshire Housing Association gets work underway at Chirnside - Scottish Housing News

Berwickshire Housing Association gets work underway at Chirnside  Scottish Housing News

Berwickshire Housing Association's vision of creating thriving rural communities continued apace as work started on a new affordable housing development in ...

Published on 1 March 2018 | 8:00 am


CHRISTMAS MESSAGE: Jeanna Swan Lord lieutenant of Berwickshire - The Southern Reporter

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE: Jeanna Swan Lord lieutenant of Berwickshire  The Southern Reporter

In March, I was privileged to present two British Empire Medals to Fiona McAllan, for her long *service* to Borders College, and to Barrie Forrest, for all his work for ...

Published on 21 December 2017 | 8:00 am


First tenants move in to new Berwickshire Housing Association homes in Duns - Scottish Housing News

First tenants move in to new Berwickshire Housing Association homes in Duns  Scottish Housing News

The first tenants have been handed the keys to their brand new homes at Station Drive in Duns, which have been built by Hart Builders for Berwickshire Housing ...

Published on 7 November 2017 | 8:00 am


Hopes of Outlander-style tourism boom after Avengers and Outlaw King filmed in Scotland - The National

Hopes of Outlander-style tourism boom after Avengers and Outlaw King filmed in Scotland  The National

THE Berwickshire coast could be set for a massive tourism boost from the new Hollywood blockbuster Avengers movie and the Outlaw King.

Published on 16 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Image of Berwickshire lighthouse wins photo competition - Daily Mail

Image of Berwickshire lighthouse wins photo competition  Daily Mail

A breathtaking image of St Abb's Head lighthouse, in Berwickshire, was declared the winner from 1300 entries submitted to the Shipwrecked Mariners' Society.

Published on 5 September 2017 | 7:00 am


Conservatives sweep seats in Borders and Dumfries and Galloway - BBC News

Conservatives sweep seats in Borders and Dumfries and Galloway  BBC News

The Conservatives have won all three Westminster constituencies covering Dumfries and Galloway and the Borders. David Mundell kept his Dumfriesshire, ...

Published on 9 June 2017 | 7:00 am


Rachael Hamilton wins Scottish Parliament by-election - BBC News

Rachael Hamilton wins Scottish Parliament by-election  BBC News

Rachael Hamilton completes a momentous night for the Conservatives in the south of Scotland.

Published on 9 June 2017 | 7:00 am


Row over Ettrick, Roxburgh & Berwickshire by-election - ITV News

Row over Ettrick, Roxburgh & Berwickshire by-election  ITV News

Read the latest Border stories, Row over Ettrick, Roxburgh & Berwickshire by-election on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

Published on 3 May 2017 | 7:00 am


Hutton's Unconformity, Siccar Point, Berwickshire, Scotland - New Statesman

Hutton's Unconformity, Siccar Point, Berwickshire, Scotland  New Statesman

The day feels infinitely long. We've come here / for this.”

Published on 8 February 2017 | 8:00 am


What's in a Berwickshire place name? - BBC News

What's in a Berwickshire place name?  BBC News

What researchers at the University of Glasgow are discovering about the origins of place names in Berwickshire.

Published on 5 January 2017 | 8:00 am


Bid to replace Border Saltires with Berwickshire and Union Jack flags - Scotsman

Bid to replace Border Saltires with Berwickshire and Union Jack flags  Scotsman

COUNCILLORS are to formally ask the Scottish Government to replace one of the Saltires at the A1 border crossing with a Union flag in a bid to boost local ...

Published on 9 June 2016 | 7:00 am


Let's move to Eyemouth and St Abb's Head, Berwickshire - The Guardian

Let's move to Eyemouth and St Abb's Head, Berwickshire  The Guardian

With a long history of seafarers, herrings and deep-sea disasters, this little Scottish port is all about the fish.

Published on 30 October 2015 | 7:00 am


Scotland-England border flag 'flexibility' sought - BBC News

Scotland-England border flag 'flexibility' sought  BBC News

A Berwickshire councillor asks whether flags other than the Saltire can be flown on the Scottish side of the border with England.

Published on 4 March 2015 | 8:00 am


Spitfire crash remains recovered in Berwickshire - BBC News

Spitfire crash remains recovered in Berwickshire  BBC News

Police begin a search for human remains at the site of a World War II Spitfire crash in the Scottish Borders.

Published on 27 July 2012 | 7:00 am








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