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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


Book review: Horizon by Barry Lopez - HeraldScotland

Book review: Horizon by Barry Lopez  HeraldScotland

Horizon.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 10:47 am


What is Leicestershire's motto and what does it mean? - Leicestershire Live

What is Leicestershire's motto and what does it mean?  Leicestershire Live

Most UK counties have their own mottos, and we are no exception.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 12:01 am


Mel Gibson panned for Scottish accent in trailer for new dictionary film The Professor and the Madman - The Scottish Sun

Mel Gibson panned for Scottish accent in trailer for new dictionary film The Professor and the Madman  The Scottish Sun

THE HOLLYWOOD legend has decided to tackle the famous brogue in his new movie The Professor and the Madman. But Scots are just as unimpressed this ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:26 am


Scots dog breeders left pup with agonising wounds after botched ear crop operation - The Scottish Sun

Scots dog breeders left pup with agonising wounds after botched ear crop operation  The Scottish Sun

Dawn Hillbeck, 25, and partner Louise, 23, had pooch Russia's lugs cut off to make her look meaner in an illegal surgery.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:19 am


Northern Tech Top 100 hails Scots firms for fast-growing revenues - The Scotsman

Northern Tech Top 100 hails Scots firms for fast-growing revenues  The Scotsman

Five Scottish firms have been named among the 100 fastest-growing tech companies in northern Britain.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 5:43 pm


Puppy's ears butchered and stitched together with fishing line in bid to boost her value - Daily Record

Puppy's ears butchered and stitched together with fishing line in bid to boost her value  Daily Record

Scottish animal inspectors discovered the mutilated four month old pup during a raid on a property in Roxburghshire.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 11:51 am


The old county mottos that prove Wales is a nation of warriors - Wales Online

The old county mottos that prove Wales is a nation of warriors  Wales Online

The 13 historic counties shed some some light of what it means to be Welsh.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 12:28 pm


Scots drug dealer branded ‘utterly disgraceful’ after selling ecstasy tablets to kids, 12, for £10 - The Scottish Sun

Scots drug dealer branded ‘utterly disgraceful’ after selling ecstasy tablets to kids, 12, for £10  The Scottish Sun

Two schoolboys in the Borders fell ill after taking the drugs from Jake Moffett and had to be taken to hospital. Moffett was slammed by the sheriff who claimed his ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:09 pm


Leamington's Aubrey Allen wins national award - Leamington Courier

Leamington's Aubrey Allen wins national award  Leamington Courier

Leamington-based Aubrey Allen has won a national award.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 1:23 pm


Plan to sell Jedburgh school sparks debate over its ownership - The Southern Reporter

Plan to sell Jedburgh school sparks debate over its ownership  The Southern Reporter

The marketing for sale of a Jedburgh school by Scottish Borders Council last week has raised questions over the site's ownership.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 1:10 pm


Bowling the opposition over at Hawick - The Southern Reporter

Bowling the opposition over at Hawick  The Southern Reporter

Helen Moffat, Enid Cruikshank and Gweyn Williamson – winners of the Roxburghshire SWI federation carpet bowls competition held at Hawick's Evergreen Hall ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Ancient South West mottoes listed - and Somerset's is rubbish - Devon Live

Ancient South West mottoes listed - and Somerset's is rubbish  Devon Live

Do you know the ancient mottoes of Devon, Cornwall and Dorset?

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Rosemary Goring: Our hospitality sector no longer deserves to be panned - HeraldScotland

Rosemary Goring: Our hospitality sector no longer deserves to be panned  HeraldScotland

WHEN Simon Calder, former host of the BBC's The Travel Show, visited Scotland recently, he was less than impressed. Trains on the West Highland…

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Enjoy a UK minibreak with your four-legged friends in these pet-friendly hotels - The Sun

Enjoy a UK minibreak with your four-legged friends in these pet-friendly hotels  The Sun

Don't be concerned about leaving your pet at home when you head off on holiday - include them in your plans with our round-up of some of the top pet-friendly ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Fergie shares sweet snap of Prince Andrew on Instagram for his 59th birthday - Daily Mail

Fergie shares sweet snap of Prince Andrew on Instagram for his 59th birthday  Daily Mail

Sarah Ferguson and the Duke of York divorced in 1996, but the pair have remained close. Earlier today Fergie posted a photo of laid back Andrew wearing a ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Scots gin makers left ‘looking like Al Capone’ after cops raided HQ over false illegal bootlegging claims - The Scottish Sun

Scots gin makers left ‘looking like Al Capone’ after cops raided HQ over false illegal bootlegging claims  The Scottish Sun

ANDREW Crow and business partner Oliver Drake were arrested and hauled into court over allegations they were illegally flogging homemade booze.

Published on 12 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Aberdeen Angus hit 25,000gns at Stirling Bull Sales 2019 - FarmersWeekly

Aberdeen Angus hit 25,000gns 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


Aberdeen-Angus top at 25,000gns at Stirling - NEWS - FG Insight

Aberdeen-Angus top at 25,000gns at Stirling - NEWS  FG Insight

THE sale of Aberdeen-Angus bulls at topped at 25000gns, 10000gns up on last year's top price. Overall averages were also up by £141/head at £5887 for 88 ...

Published on 4 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Dog owners crowdfund £5,000 for reward to find their missing pets - Daily Record

Dog owners crowdfund £5,000 for reward to find their missing pets  Daily Record

Ed and Georgie Bell have already used sniffer dogs, night vision equipment and a mini-digger to hunt for border terriers Ruby and Beetle.

Published on 23 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Final goodbye to Port Seton grandad killed in minibus horror smash - Edinburgh Evening News

Final goodbye to Port Seton grandad killed in minibus horror smash  Edinburgh Evening News

GRIEVING family will gather next week for a funeral to remember the grandad killed in a Christmas coach crash. Grandfather-of-four Ross Barker, 59, from Port ...

Published on 15 January 2019 | 8:00 am


These Scottish locations have key links to Mary Queen of Scots - The National

These Scottish locations have key links to Mary Queen of Scots  The National

Have you visited these iconic locations?

Published on 13 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Village sympathy for family of man killed in crash - Express

Village sympathy for family of man killed in crash  Express

THE shocked residents of a “tight-knit” village yesterday sent their condolences to the family of a man killed in a minibus crash. Ross Jones Barker, 59, was a ...

Published on 31 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Tributes paid to popular priest who served the Borders - Peeblesshire News

Tributes paid to popular priest who served the Borders  Peeblesshire News

TRIBUTES have been paid to a well-known and popular priest who served the Borders for almost two decades.

Published on 18 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Statue gets latest festive makeover - but no-one knows who does it - Coventry Telegraph

Statue gets latest festive makeover - but no-one knows who does it  Coventry Telegraph

Pranksters in Dunchurch have been at it again, giving a statue in the centre of the village its annual festive makeover.

Published on 17 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Huntsmen 'did not use dogs on fox' | Scotland - The Times

Huntsmen 'did not use dogs on fox' | Scotland  The Times

Scotland's fox hunting legislation has been criticised after two huntsmen were cleared after a five-day trial.Timothy Allen and Shaun Anderson, of the Buccleuch ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Hawick dominates Roxburghshire sports awards - Border Telegraph

Hawick dominates Roxburghshire sports awards  Border Telegraph

SPORTS stars from Hawick hit the ground running at the annual ClubSport Roxburgh Awards last Friday night by scooping an amazing nine of the 10…

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Shetland farmer leads on arable innovation - The Scottish Farmer

Shetland farmer leads on arable innovation  The Scottish Farmer

SHETLAND FARMER Jamie Leslie, who farms at Scholland Farm in Virkie, has won the Innovator of the Year Award at the Yield Enhancement Network ...

Published on 25 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Scots farmers taste success at yield awards - Press and Journal

Scots farmers taste success at yield awards  Press and Journal

The Yen scheme encourages growers to take steps to improve crop yields and get as close to their yield potential as possible. Shetland grower Jamie Leslie, ...

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Historian shines a spotlight on Scottish villages now lost to time - Motherwell Times

Historian shines a spotlight on Scottish villages now lost to time  Motherwell Times

A new history of 40 of Scotland's Lost Villages has just been written by historian Dane Love.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Borders rail campaigner accused of road rage - Border Telegraph

Borders rail campaigner accused of road rage  Border Telegraph

A LEADING railway campaigner has been accused of being involved in a road rage incident.

Published on 18 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Northern Farming Conference urges farmers to 'embrace' new ideas - Darlington and Stockton Times

Northern Farming Conference urges farmers to 'embrace' new ideas  Darlington and Stockton Times

FARMERS have been urged to make time to seek out and embrace new ideas as part of a strategy to make their businesses more resilient in the face of…

Published on 15 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Irish Charolais make their mark at Stirling - Farming Life

Irish Charolais make their mark at Stirling  Farming Life

Charolais took the top price, made the highest average and sold the most bulls at the Autumn round of Stirling bull sales.

Published on 15 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Letters: David Hayman's slavery documentary hit the mark - The National

Letters: David Hayman's slavery documentary hit the mark  The National

I WAS very impressed by David Hayman's recent documentary illustrating the part played by many Scots in the slave trade in the 17th, 18th and 19th.

Published on 14 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Amin Taha's London experiment in stone faces demolition - Financial Times

Amin Taha's London experiment in stone faces demolition  Financial Times

The curious case of 15 Clerkenwell Close has divided architects, planners and the public.

Published on 13 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Charolais lead the autumn trade at Stirling at 40000gns - FarmersWeekly

Charolais lead the autumn trade at Stirling at 40000gns  FarmersWeekly

Charolais took the top price of 40000gns at Stirling bull sales this week (22 and 23 October) and made the highest average, with 80 bulls going under the.

Published on 24 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Limousins peak at 17000gns at Carlisle autumn sale - FarmersWeekly

Limousins peak at 17000gns at Carlisle autumn sale  FarmersWeekly

Prices peaked at 17000gns at the British Limousin Cattle Society's annual autumn show and sale of bulls at Carlisle on Saturday 20 October where 118.

Published on 23 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Heartbroken parents miss dying son’s final moments when wrong family are called to his bedside in ID mix-up a - The Sun

Heartbroken parents miss dying son’s final moments when wrong family are called to his bedside in ID mix-up a  The Sun

HEARTBROKEN dad of George Crawford, 20, told how he wasn't able to hold his son's hand as he slipped away after he accidentally picked up his mate's ...

Published on 11 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Buccleuch huntsmen deny flouting fox protection law | Scotland - The Times

Buccleuch huntsmen deny flouting fox protection law | Scotland  The Times

Two members of a leading Scots hunt have gone on trial accused of breaching foxhunting legislation.Timothy Allen, 41, and Shaun Anderson, 28, of the ...

Published on 9 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Following the line of the Scottish border - Country diary archive, 11 October 1968 - The Guardian

Following the line of the Scottish border - Country diary archive, 11 October 1968  The Guardian

11 October 1968 It is easy to see the ample evidence of early man as well as more recent night-walkers who followed these tracks with smuggled whisky.

Published on 8 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Your pictures of Scotland: 21 - 28 September - BBC News

Your pictures of Scotland: 21 - 28 September  BBC News

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 21 - 28 September. Send your photos to [email protected] or via Instagram at ...

Published on 3 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Scotland's Insider Guide: Jedburgh - HeraldScotland

Scotland's Insider Guide: Jedburgh  HeraldScotland

WITH its rolling hills, picture postcard towns and gushing rivers, the Borders has always had a romantic, soft-focus feel befitting of its most…

Published on 15 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Shepherd’s delight: Britain’s loneliest shepherdess ties the knot - Metro Newspaper UK

Shepherd’s delight: Britain’s loneliest shepherdess ties the knot  Metro Newspaper UK

HER guests may have looked a little sheepish but true love was definitely in the air at this rural wedding. Emma Gray, who once wrote a book about her life as ...

Published on 6 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Shepherdess Emma Gray is lonely no more - HeraldScotland

Shepherdess Emma Gray is lonely no more  HeraldScotland

SHE was dubbed Britain's loneliest shepherdess, the mistress of a flock on a farm in the middle of nowhere with no electricity or neighbours for…

Published on 5 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Britain’s loneliest shepherdess looks stunning as she marries her handsome fireman - Daily Mail

Britain’s loneliest shepherdess looks stunning as she marries her handsome fireman  Daily Mail

Emma Gray, 32, who once wrote a book about life as Britain's loneliest shepherdess, married fireman Ewan Irvine, 40, last week at Kelso Town House with her ...

Published on 4 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Former Rangers director Paul Murray flogged £2.25MILLION mansion just months before he stepped down from the - The Scottish Sun

Former Rangers director Paul Murray flogged £2.25MILLION mansion just months before he stepped down from the  The Scottish Sun

Former Rangers director Paul Murray sold the luxury Melrose home in January before leaving the Light Blues in May.

Published on 1 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Wind farm on border approved | Scotland - The Times

Wind farm on border approved | Scotland  The Times

A wind farm in view of the Scotland-England border is to go ahead after developers challenged a decision to refuse their initial application.Twelve large turbines ...

Published on 25 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Duo on fox hunting charge set for trial - The Southern Reporter

Duo on fox hunting charge set for trial  The Southern Reporter

Scotland's fox hunting legislation is set to face another major legal challenge with the prosecution of two leading huntsmen.

Published on 14 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Woman died after falling off back of motorbike near Galashiels - Daily Record

Woman died after falling off back of motorbike near Galashiels  Daily Record

Bronte Hutchison, 23, from Jedburgh in Roxburghshire, was killed in the early hours of Sunday.

Published on 7 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Aberdeenshire couple win incredible £58MILLION on EuroMillions after matching all five numbers correctly - The Scottish Sun

Aberdeenshire couple win incredible £58MILLION on EuroMillions after matching all five numbers correctly  The Scottish Sun

THE lucky punters have become overnight millionaires after claiming their prize over a week since the draw. The couple — understood to be from Mearns - in the ...

Published on 2 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Mel Gibson fails in legal bid to block film about Scots dictionary pioneer - HeraldScotland

Mel Gibson fails in legal bid to block film about Scots dictionary pioneer  HeraldScotland

When he last appeared on screen as a Scot, he famously overcame Edward Longshanks to win the Battle of Stirling Bridge as William Wallace in…

Published on 24 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Weekend days out: Scotland's best 15 hidden gem golf courses - HeraldScotland

Weekend days out: Scotland's best 15 hidden gem golf courses  HeraldScotland

With the Open starting at Carnoustie on Thursday, golf will be on the minds of many across the country. But for those who may be inspired to head…

Published on 13 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Scotland had its hottest day EVER last week – when Motherwell hit 33.2C on Thursday - The Scottish Sun

Scotland had its hottest day EVER last week – when Motherwell hit 33.2C on Thursday  The Scottish Sun

The record-breaking temperature came during Scotland's hottest June in more than 40 years and beat the previous highest temperature, recorded at Greycrook ...

Published on 2 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Scots footie fan hacks Croatian World Cup star Dejan Lovren’s social media and messages Emre Can and Adam L - The Scottish Sun

Scots footie fan hacks Croatian World Cup star Dejan Lovren’s social media and messages Emre Can and Adam L  The Scottish Sun

Reds supporter Peter Doswell, of Selkirk, Roxburghshire, was caught after Liverpool F.C told cops about the texts. By Robert Fairburn. 2nd July 2018, 10:15 pm.

Published on 2 July 2018 | 7:00 am


List a Business | Sell Your Business for FREE at business-sale.com - Business Sale Report

List a Business | Sell Your Business for FREE at business-sale.com  Business Sale Report

Whether you are the owner, an intermediary or broker there is no transactional cost to sell your business here. As long as the company for sale meets our ...

Published on 27 June 2018 | 8:08 am


Outgoing H&H chief executive Brian Richardson says group is ready for Brexit - in-cumbria

Outgoing H&H chief executive Brian Richardson says group is ready for Brexit  in-cumbria

The outgoing chief executive of leading Cumbrian business H&H Group says the company is well prepared for its next challenge – Brexit. Brian Richardson, who ...

Published on 26 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Parish priest Canon Michael Bagan has died at the age of 64 - Scottish Catholic Observer

Parish priest Canon Michael Bagan has died at the age of 64  Scottish Catholic Observer

Canon Michael Bagan, parish priest of Our Lady & St Ninian's Church in Bannockburn and Sacred Heart Church in Cowie, has died at the age of 64. Archbishop ...

Published on 9 April 2018 | 7:00 am


What aristocratic Lord Byron shares with ploughman Burns - The National

What aristocratic Lord Byron shares with ploughman Burns  The National

JAMES Thomson (1700-48) was one of the most influential Scottish poets ever, effectively inventing the genre of landscape poetry and invigorating…

Published on 12 February 2018 | 8:00 am


News presenter shares agony of losing dad and close pal to cancer - Daily Record

News presenter shares agony of losing dad and close pal to cancer  Daily Record

The STV anchor is determined to make a difference by lacing up her trainers and taking part in this year's Race for Life.

Published on 7 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Double amputee to take on epic West Highland Way mobility scooter challenge - Daily Record

Double amputee to take on epic West Highland Way mobility scooter challenge  Daily Record

Former speedway rider Alan Taylor may have lost both his legs from the hip down, but he's not lost the need for speed he hopes will help him complete the ...

Published on 7 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Roxburghshire mother is 'killed on Boxing Day' - Daily Mail

Roxburghshire mother is 'killed on Boxing Day'  Daily Mail

A couple found dead on Boxing Day in a suspected murder suicide were seen rowing hours before they died as it emerged police have found a bloodied kitchen ...

Published on 28 December 2017 | 8:00 am


Jim Fairlie: Scottish farming needs to brace itself for more pain from the UK Government - The National

Jim Fairlie: Scottish farming needs to brace itself for more pain from the UK Government  The National

A NEW intake of Tory MPs was ushered into Scottish seats back in June, and the fact that they were largely voted into rural constituencies would…

Published on 2 December 2017 | 8:00 am


Nurse who overtook in fog and caused crash faces jail - Express

Nurse who overtook in fog and caused crash faces jail  Express

A NURSE could be jailed for dangerous driving after leaving a man with potentially life-altering injuries when she crashed head-on into his car while overtaking ...

Published on 14 November 2017 | 8:00 am


Grieving man stalked motorist convicted of causing partner's death - Daily Record

Grieving man stalked motorist convicted of causing partner's death  Daily Record

Chris Hartdegen has now been ordered to stay away from primary school teacher Roddy Graham and his wife for the next 12 months.

Published on 22 October 2017 | 7:00 am


FW Awards 2017: Farmer of the Year revealed - FarmersWeekly

FW Awards 2017: Farmer of the Year revealed  FarmersWeekly

To ask what makes someone a farmer of the year is to ask what makes an outstanding farmer in 2017. In this era when everybody has their own expectations of ...

Published on 6 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Scotland's papers: Militia Scot fighting ISIS - BBC News

Scotland's papers: Militia Scot fighting ISIS  BBC News

Former Scots soldier fighting with militia on Syrian front line, according to Scotland's front pages.

Published on 8 September 2017 | 7:00 am


2017 FW Awards: Mixed Farmer of the Year finalists - FarmersWeekly

2017 FW Awards: Mixed Farmer of the Year finalists  FarmersWeekly

The Farmers Weekly Awards 2017 finalists have been announced and the judges have visited each of the finalists for a three-hour interview and tour. While.

Published on 7 July 2017 | 7:00 am


Nanny lands £50,000 job looking after two kids in haunted Jedburgh mansion after five quit due to ghostly - The Scottish Sun

Nanny lands £50,000 job looking after two kids in haunted Jedburgh mansion after five quit due to ghostly  The Scottish Sun

The childminder was selected from hundreds of candidates who went for the role at a plush, historic home in Roxburghshire.

Published on 29 June 2017 | 7:00 am


Scottish Borders couple offer £50k salary for new nanny at haunted house after five quit in a year because of - The Scottish Sun

Scottish Borders couple offer £50k salary for new nanny at haunted house after five quit in a year because of  The Scottish Sun

Scottish Borders couple offer £50k salary for new nanny at haunted house after five quit in a year because of spooky events.

Published on 14 June 2017 | 7:00 am


Scottish Borders couple who offered £50k salary for nanny at haunted house flooded with HUNDREDS of - The Scottish Sun

Scottish Borders couple who offered £50k salary for nanny at haunted house flooded with HUNDREDS of  The Scottish Sun

Scottish Borders couple who offered £50k salary for nanny at haunted house flooded with HUNDREDS of applications.

Published on 14 June 2017 | 7:00 am


Obituary: Andrew Dallmeyer, Scottish playwright, actor and director - The Scotsman

Obituary: Andrew Dallmeyer, Scottish playwright, actor and director  The Scotsman

Andrew Victor Dallmeyer, playwright, actor, and director. Born: St Boswells, Roxburghshire, 10 January 1945. Died|: Edinburgh, 21 May 2017, aged 72. Andrew ...

Published on 2 June 2017 | 7:00 am


Plans ditched for tallest wind turbines in Borders - Hawick News

Plans ditched for tallest wind turbines in Borders  Hawick News

A bid to build a controversial wind farm near Hawick has been ditched after meeting with widespread public opposition.

Published on 19 May 2017 | 7:00 am


Schools: how to choose an international curriculum - Financial Times

Schools: how to choose an international curriculum  Financial Times

Few choices exercise parents more than picking a child's school. For those living abroad, the breadth of choice and unfamiliar systems can make the task even ...

Published on 18 April 2017 | 7:00 am


Twelve of Scotland’s most stunning castles - The Scotsman

Twelve of Scotland’s most stunning castles  The Scotsman

SCOTLAND is famous around the world for its castles, and with scores to choose from, it's safe to say we're spoilt for choice. We take a look at a dozen of our ...

Published on 7 March 2017 | 8:00 am


Five reasons to live in New Town, Edinburgh - Financial Times

Five reasons to live in New Town, Edinburgh  Financial Times

The Scottish capital is hard to beat for fine architecture, easy access and culture.

Published on 5 December 2016 | 8:00 am


A Scottish bungalow designed by A449 Architects - Wallpaper*

A Scottish bungalow designed by A449 Architects  Wallpaper*

A drastic overhaul of a 1930s bungalow has resulted in a sweet Scottish cottage in the countryside.

Published on 25 November 2016 | 8:00 am


The most common surnames in Britain and Ireland revealed - The indy100

The most common surnames in Britain and Ireland revealed  The indy100

A new study has found the origins of more than 45000 surnames in the British Isles. The four-year project researching the history and diaspora of family names, ...

Published on 17 November 2016 | 8:00 am


Derelict Borders castle for sale at knock-down price - ITV News

Derelict Borders castle for sale at knock-down price  ITV News

The remains of a once magnificent castle in the Scottish Borders have gone on sale for a knock down price of £300,000. Formerly a 64-room building, Cavers ...

Published on 11 November 2016 | 8:00 am


Carjacked for a Ford Cortina: Barmaid fends off violent robbers who flag down her classic motor on rural road - Scottish Daily Record

Carjacked for a Ford Cortina: Barmaid fends off violent robbers who flag down her classic motor on rural road  Scottish Daily Record

Samara Morecroft was returning to her home at Lilliesleaf, Roxburghshire, when two men flagged down her classic Ford Cortina after blocking the road.

Published on 21 September 2016 | 7:00 am


The Oxford English Dictionary: not just a labour of love, a feat of endurance - Spectator.co.uk

The Oxford English Dictionary: not just a labour of love, a feat of endurance  Spectator.co.uk

What the Great Eastern was to Brunel, the New English Dictionary was to James Murray (1837–1915) — an unequalled task that was his life, and eventually ...

Published on 20 August 2016 | 7:00 am


Accountant wins legal case against cousin over scottish baronetcy - Daily Mail

Accountant wins legal case against cousin over scottish baronetcy  Daily Mail

An accountant has won a legal fight over a Scottish baronetcy in one of the most unusual disputes seen in a UK court. Accountant Murray Pringle, who is in hi...

Published on 20 June 2016 | 7:00 am


Architecture Awards name the 11 best buildings in Scotland in 2016 - Scotland Now

Architecture Awards name the 11 best buildings in Scotland in 2016  Scotland Now

SCOTLAND'S best buildings in 2016 have been named and include a lookout tower in Sutherland and a pyramid-shaped viewpoint at Loch Lomond. In total 11 ...

Published on 16 June 2016 | 7:00 am


Rural cottage in Scotland reborn as an elegant light-filled writer's home - Inhabitat

Rural cottage in Scotland reborn as an elegant light-filled writer's home  Inhabitat

A449 Architects overhauled a 20th-century dwelling into the beautiful Blakeburn Cottage in Scotland.

Published on 2 May 2016 | 7:00 am


A449 converts Scottish cottage into writer's home with scorched larch cladding - Dezeen

A449 converts Scottish cottage into writer's home with scorched larch cladding  Dezeen

Edinburgh practice A449 has adapted a "nondescript" mid-20th-century dwelling in the Scottish Borders to create a home with scenic views for a writer.

Published on 29 April 2016 | 7:00 am


RIAS announces 2016 Awards shortlist - Scottish Construction Now

RIAS announces 2016 Awards shortlist  Scottish Construction Now

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has revealed the 23 projects which have been shortlisted for its 2016 awards. The shortlist includes two ...

Published on 29 March 2016 | 7:00 am


Builder fined for dumping debris outside Borders visitor centre - ITV News

Builder fined for dumping debris outside Borders visitor centre  ITV News

A builder has been fined £1,800 for dumping debris containing asbestos outside a popular Borders visitors centre. Officers who discovered the 10-ton pile of ...

Published on 29 March 2016 | 7:00 am


Tiny electronic implant has helped rugby player paralysed from chest down move his legs again - Mirror.co.uk

Tiny electronic implant has helped rugby player paralysed from chest down move his legs again  Mirror.co.uk

Connor Hughes had the electronic implant fitted to his spine and groundbreaking treatment which saw 400 million stem cells injected into his body.

Published on 14 February 2016 | 8:00 am


Designer Hamish Carruthers says textiles are 'thriving' - BBC News

Designer Hamish Carruthers says textiles are 'thriving'  BBC News

The Scottish textile industry is thriving as more designers look for home-grown products, according to a leading Borders design consultant.

Published on 5 March 2015 | 8:00 am


On this day 661: Feast of St Boisil - Scotsman

On this day 661: Feast of St Boisil  Scotsman

THERE is some dispute over when the Feast of St Boisil is celebrated. Certainly in early calendars, it was assigned to February 23rd.

Published on 23 February 2015 | 8:00 am


'Lost' rare moss discovered in Scotland after six decades - BBC News

'Lost' rare moss discovered in Scotland after six decades  BBC News

A rare moss thought to have become extinct in Scotland has been uncovered in rural Roxburghshire. Water-rock bristle was last found north of the border in the ...

Published on 21 December 2014 | 8:00 am


Let's move to Jedburgh, Roxburghshire | Money - The Guardian

Let's move to Jedburgh, Roxburghshire | Money  The Guardian

It might not be the wild border country it once was – and could have been again if the vote had gone the other way – but the town has history, Georgian town ...

Published on 17 October 2014 | 7:00 am


In pictures: Two wacky Scots designs in running to win Shed of the Year - Scotland Now

In pictures: Two wacky Scots designs in running to win Shed of the Year  Scotland Now

A GIANT teapot designed by Ian Hunter, 59, from Melrose, Roxburghshire, and the “pool hoose” built by Peter McLaren, 50, from Kirkcaldy, have been shortlisted ...

Published on 17 July 2014 | 7:00 am


Let's move to Melrose, Roxburghshire | Money - The Guardian

Let's move to Melrose, Roxburghshire | Money  The Guardian

What's going for it? Those monks knew a thing or two about location, location, location. You rarely find a monastery anywhere ugly, do you? If you were going to ...

Published on 6 December 2013 | 8:00 am








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