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Stirling Bull Sales 2019: Salers peak at 6,500gns - NEWS - FG Insight

Stirling Bull Sales 2019: Salers peak at 6,500gns - NEWS  FG Insight

SALERS saw a clearance rate of 72 per cent with an average of £3529 across 18 bulls sold, this was less £349 on the year.

Published on 18 February 2019 | 5:52 pm


Avengers: Endgame set photos back in 2017 may have given away Tony Stark's fate - Mirror Online

Avengers: Endgame set photos back in 2017 may have given away Tony Stark's fate  Mirror Online

Scenes for Avengers: Endgame were filmed in the UK, but pictures leaked in 2017 may have given us spoilers already.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 7:00 am


Peebles pupils win primary schools netball contest - The Southern Reporter

Peebles pupils win primary schools netball contest  The Southern Reporter

Priorsford Primary School took the highly-prized title at the Border Primary Netball Tournament, which was held recently at Queens Leisure Centre, Galashiels.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 1:25 pm


Borders council leader urging Scottish Government to help foot bill for Brexit preparations - The Southern Reporter

Borders council leader urging Scottish Government to help foot bill for Brexit preparations  The Southern Reporter

Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam is calling on ministers at Holyrood to hand over cash earmarked for preparations for Britain's exit from the ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 11:27 am


Grain Handling / Mechanical Engineer, Duns, Berwickshire - Motor Trader

Grain Handling / Mechanical Engineer, Duns, Berwickshire  Motor Trader

Grain Handling / Mechanical Engineer We are looking for experienced mechanical engineers to carry out installation and *service* work on various grain handling ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 4:19 am


Luing cattle prices among highest ever - Press and Journal

Luing cattle prices among highest ever  Press and Journal

The top price was an 18,000gn bid for a rising two-year-old bull, Finlarg Warrior, from Robert and Hazel McNee of Over Finlarg, Tealing, Dundee. He sold to ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 7:15 am


Scottish tourist tax could be 'very good news for Berwick' - Berwick Today

Scottish tourist tax could be 'very good news for Berwick'  Berwick Today

A Borders councillor has suggested Berwick could benefit from a proposed tourist tax being considered by the Scottish Government.

Published on 11 February 2019 | 10:02 am


Selkirk and London in the pink - The Southern Reporter

Selkirk and London in the pink  The Southern Reporter

Selkirk's town hall spire was illuminated in pink on Monday night to mark World Cancer Day – and local fundraiser Elaine Monro went one better. She asked ...

Published on 9 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 - Peeblesshire News

Rallies galore at the Borders Secondary School Badminton Championships  Peeblesshire News

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

Published on 6 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Aberdeen Angus hit 25000gns at Stirling Bull Sales 2019 - FarmersWeekly

Aberdeen Angus hit 25000gns at Stirling Bull Sales 2019  FarmersWeekly

Aberdeen Angus bulls set the ring alight at Stirling Bull Sales this week (4-5 February), achieving the highest breed price of 25000gns. Sale leader was.

Published on 5 February 2019 | 8:00 am


'Avengers: Endgame': Rocket's Location Revealed - Comicbook.com

'Avengers: Endgame': Rocket's Location Revealed  Comicbook.com

When the first television spot dropped for Avengers: Endgame this past Sunday, the quick advertisement included all-new footage, packing a pretty big punch for ...

Published on 5 February 2019 | 8:00 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 3 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Scottish Borders Council food crackdown - Peeblesshire News

Scottish Borders Council food crackdown  Peeblesshire News

A CRACKDOWN on the sale of unhealthy foods could soon be served up by Scottish Borders Council.

Published on 1 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Transport bosses urged to improve reliability on Borders Railway - The Southern Reporter

Transport bosses urged to improve reliability on Borders Railway  The Southern Reporter

MSP Rachael Hamilton is calling on Borders Railway bosses to improve reliability on the 30-mile line following the publication of the latest in a series of ...

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


New survey confirms Borders broadband users still in need of speed - The Southern Reporter

New survey confirms Borders broadband users still in need of speed  The Southern Reporter

New research confirms that broadband users in the Borders have a greater need for speed than almost anyone else in the UK. A Which? survey published this ...

Published on 25 January 2019 | 8:00 am


How did your Scottish MP vote on the Brexit proposal? - BBC News

How did your Scottish MP vote on the Brexit proposal?  BBC News

The vast majority of Scotland's 59 Scottish MPs rejected the Brexit deal - including three Tory rebels.

Published on 15 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


Scottish Borders crash victim Ross Barker had survived cancer - Daily Mail

Scottish Borders crash victim Ross Barker had survived cancer  Daily Mail

Ross Jones Barker, of East Lothian, died following the accident at 10.50am on Saturday on the A6089 between Carfraemill and Gordon, near Lauder, 23 miles ...

Published on 30 December 2018 | 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


Scottish Borders minibus crash: One killed and 23 injured in horror smash - Mirror Online

Scottish Borders minibus crash: One killed and 23 injured in horror smash  Mirror Online

One person died and 23 people were injured following an accident on the A6089 between Carfraemill and Gordon, near Lauder.

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


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


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


Scottish Borders Council housing plan could see over 1,000 homes built - BBC News

Scottish Borders Council housing plan could see over 1,000 homes built  BBC News

Scottish Borders Council has agreed an affordable housing plan which could see over 1,000 homes built by 2024. It is required to submit proposals to the ...

Published on 18 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


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


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


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


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


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


MP and MSP on biggest summer surgery tour of Borders yet - The Southern Reporter

MP and MSP on biggest summer surgery tour of Borders yet  The Southern Reporter

Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk MP John Lamont and Rachael Hamilton, his successor as MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, are in the midst of ...

Published on 12 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Old school demolitions planned in the Borders - BBC News

Old school demolitions planned in the Borders  BBC News

A council says many of the buildings in the Borders have been unused for years and have become "unsightly".

Published on 9 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


More than 50 firefighters battle wildfire - BBC News

More than 50 firefighters battle wildfire  BBC News

Nine fire crews have been working through the night in an attempt to extinguish the blaze at Fauldhouse in West Lothian.

Published on 28 June 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


Selfless service leads to royal recognition for Borderers - The Southern Reporter

Selfless service leads to royal recognition for Borderers  The Southern Reporter

The Queen's Birthday Honours List, published on Saturday, recognises theachievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.

Published on 14 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


Borders man found guilty of possessing indecent images of children - Border Telegraph

Borders man found guilty of possessing indecent images of children  Border Telegraph

A BERWICKSHIRE man has been found guilty at Selkirk Sheriff Court of possessing indecent photographs of children.

Published on 24 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 £2018.

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


Timber from Frisian lady will take months to clear - HeraldScotland

Timber from Frisian lady will take months to clear  HeraldScotland

Timber washed from cargo ship is clogging up Scottish beaches.

Published on 20 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


Saving lives from Goodooga to St Abbs: Nurse Susan swaps outback for Berwickshire lifeboat crew - The Sunday Post

Saving lives from Goodooga to St Abbs: Nurse Susan swaps outback for Berwickshire lifeboat crew  The Sunday Post

THE freezing waves of the North Sea seem a million miles from the sun-baked Australian outback. But nurse Susan Barry has swapped a four-bed bush hospital ...

Published on 26 March 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


Rallying cry over fresh Ross-shire county flag plan - www.north-star-news.co.uk

Rallying cry over fresh Ross-shire county flag plan  www.north-star-news.co.uk

A CAMPAIGN to design a new flag for Ross-shire could learn from the mistakes made by a neighbouring county and ensure everybody with an interest has a say ...

Published on 13 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Hunt on for best new Borders building - Scottish Construction Now

Hunt on for best new Borders building  Scottish Construction Now

The search is on again for the best designed new buildings in the Borders, with the launch of the Borders Building Design Awards 2018. The awards intend to ...

Published on 13 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


Watch shocking moment Grand National hero Ryan Mania hurls abuse at fox hunt saboteurs - The Scottish Sun

Watch shocking moment Grand National hero Ryan Mania hurls abuse at fox hunt saboteurs  The Scottish Sun

The clip, filmed by protesters, shows the raging ex-jockey calling them 'a bunch of f*****g retards' during a furious rant in Duns, Berwickshire.

Published on 7 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


Nursery worker stuck two-year-old in cupboard and told a toddler they were ugly - Daily Record

Nursery worker stuck two-year-old in cupboard and told a toddler they were ugly  Daily Record

Twisted Teresa Renton has been banned from the profession after admitting verbally and physically abusing youngsters.

Published on 20 February 2018 | 8:00 am


RBS cuts: Mobile banking vans to be scrapped in Borders - ITV News

RBS cuts: Mobile banking vans to be scrapped in Borders  ITV News

Mobile banking vans will be cut from eight communities in the Scottish Borders. The decision comes after the bank announced the closure of 62 branches ...

Published on 19 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Exciting range of ability among the field at Berwickshire P2P - The Southern Reporter

Exciting range of ability among the field at Berwickshire P2P  The Southern Reporter

There's a competitive-looking seven-race card in prospect at the annual Berwickshire Point to Point, which takes place at Friars Haugh in Kelso on Saturday.

Published on 8 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Obituary: Major General Charles Ramsay, career soldier who embodied the qualities of a leader - The Scotsman

Obituary: Major General Charles Ramsay, career soldier who embodied the qualities of a leader  The Scotsman

Major General Charles Alexander Ramsay, CB, OBE, soldier: Born, 12 October 1936, in North Berwick; died, 31 December 2017, in Berwickshire, aged 81.

Published on 23 January 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


Senior secondary pupils in Borders get wi-fi access - BBC News

Senior secondary pupils in Borders get wi-fi access  BBC News

Students in S4 to S6 are able to use the network in high schools across the Scottish Borders.

Published on 19 October 2017 | 7:00 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


Berwickshire Housing Association elects new Board convener - Scottish Housing News

Berwickshire Housing Association elects new Board convener  Scottish Housing News

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has elected Lorraine Tait as its new board convener following former chair Andrew Watson's appointment to the board ...

Published on 3 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Obituary: Gavin Calder, farm manager turned financial planner whose passions were his family and sport - The Scotsman

Obituary: Gavin Calder, farm manager turned financial planner whose passions were his family and sport  The Scotsman

Robert Gavin Calder, farm manager, financial planner and sportsman. Born: 20 February 1952 in Haddington, East Lothian. Died: 11 August 2017 in Coldstream ...

Published on 14 September 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


Rare butterfly spotted in Scotland for the first time since 1884 - The Guardian

Rare butterfly spotted in Scotland for the first time since 1884  The Guardian

Elusive and endangered white-letter hairstreak discovered in a field in the Scottish borders could become the 34th species to live and breed in the country.

Published on 17 August 2017 | 7:00 am


Berwickshire Housing Association's community wind farm highly commended at renewable energy awards - Scottish Housing News

Berwickshire Housing Association's community wind farm highly commended at renewable energy awards  Scottish Housing News

The first wind farm in the UK to have been developed by a housing association as a means of funding new homes for social rental has been highly commended ...

Published on 19 June 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


Constituency profile: Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk | Scotland - The Times

Constituency profile: Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk | Scotland  The Times

If this election is — as both Ruth Davidson and Nicola Sturgeon claim — a straight fight between the SNP and the Conservatives, then nowhere encapsulates ...

Published on 3 June 2017 | 7:00 am


Election 2017: The area of Scotland where two votes are taking place - BBC News

Election 2017: The area of Scotland where two votes are taking place  BBC News

Voters in one part of Scotland will be choosing their MSP as well as their MP on 8 June. Here's all you need to know about the by-election in Ettrick, Roxburgh ...

Published on 2 June 2017 | 7:00 am


Key battlegrounds: Tory confidence rankles in Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk, but SNP will need to fight hard to win - The National

Key battlegrounds: Tory confidence rankles in Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk, but SNP will need to fight hard to win  The National

IT IS Scotland's most marginal seat and the Tories are so confident about taking it that their candidate John Lamont resigned as an MSP in order…

Published on 22 May 2017 | 7:00 am


Constituency report: Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk | Border - ITV News - ITV News

Constituency report: Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk | Border - ITV News  ITV News

Read the latest Border stories, Constituency report: Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

Published on 16 May 2017 | 7:00 am


SNP selects Alex Salmond's sister for Borders by-election - ITV News

SNP selects Alex Salmond's sister for Borders by-election  ITV News

Read the latest Border stories, SNP selects Alex Salmond's sister for Borders by-election on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

Published on 8 May 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


Scottish wind powers housebuilding in groundbreaking joint venture - The Guardian

Scottish wind powers housebuilding in groundbreaking joint venture  The Guardian

Housing association invests in electricity-generating turbines that will fund affordable homes in rural Scotland.

Published on 19 April 2017 | 7:00 am


Read Article 15 hidden gems in The Borders - The Sunday Post

Read Article 15 hidden gems in The Borders  The Sunday Post

This two-mile-long reservoir on the head waters of the Talla Water is simply stunning – and excellent for catching brown trout! Where: DG10 9LE.

Published on 4 April 2017 | 7:00 am


Thirlestane: A majestic 16th century castle being saved by 21st century efforts - Country Life

Thirlestane: A majestic 16th century castle being saved by 21st century efforts  Country Life

John Goodall looks at the ongoing saga of sustaining Thirlestane Castle in Berwickshire through the centuries - with the present owners making huge efforts.

Published on 13 March 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


Borders village expansion plans approved - BBC News

Borders village expansion plans approved  BBC News

Plans which could increase the size of a Berwickshire village by about half are approved by councillors.

Published on 31 May 2016 | 7:00 am


St Abbs seal pup increase 'encouraging' - BBC News

St Abbs seal pup increase 'encouraging'  BBC News

Conservationists welcome a rise in grey seal pups born at St Abbs in Berwickshire as both "interesting and encouraging".

Published on 10 February 2016 | 8:00 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


Jeanna Swan appoint Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire - BBC News

Jeanna Swan appoint Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire  BBC News

Jeanna Swan becomes the first ever female Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire as she succeeds Maj Alexander Trotter in the post.

Published on 1 May 2014 | 7:00 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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