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Scots companies dominate tour awards

0 Have your say Scottish companies have dominated a prestigious tourism awards ceremony, with 31 businesses scooping gongs in Glasgow. VisitScotland has praised the winners of the 2017 CIE Tours Awards of Excellence, which are based entirely on feedback

47 min. ago in Regional North East

Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

0 Have your say Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by The research

today, 10:37 in Regional North East

Visitors to Borders being offered chance to go topless

0 Have your say Opting to go topless on holiday is usually a choice that arises on beaches abroad rather than here in Borders. That’s all about to change, however, though it will be a bus roofs being given the cold shoulder instead of bikini tops. Open-t

yesterday, 18:46 in Regional North East

Season’s best for Tindle

0 Have your say Berwick’s Cameron Tindle was in outstanding form at the weekend at the Loughborough international setting a season’s best time of 21.10 in the men’s 200m running for Great Britain under 20s team and finishing a fine third, just behind Eur

yesterday, 15:46 in Regional North East

Remarkable season for Duns RFC’s Grizzlies

0 Have your say Friday evening brought an end what has been a remarkable season for the Duns RFC’s P3 Grizzlies. During the season they played in 10 tournaments throughout the Borders and East Lothian and even one as far away as Strathaven. What is remar

yesterday, 15:40 in Regional North East

Coach helps give club winning mentality

0 Have your say Berwickshire High School’s netball club has been celebrating a successful season with two of their teams carrying off the winner’s trophy in the Live Borders inter-schools netball league. Just over a year ago, the club was struggling as t

yesterday, 15:40 in Regional North East

Farm Women’s Club marks its 30th year

0 Have your say Thirty years ago this spring two ladies joined together to start up a Scottish Borders Farm Women’s Club – they were Moira Bruce and the late Jean Fleming. Both ladies each invited three friends namely Lillian Fleming, Blitz Smith, Marie

yesterday, 15:05 in Regional North East

Coldstream SWI knit for Swaziland orphans

0 Have your say A number of orphaned and abandoned children looked after by the ABC Ministry in Swaziland will soon be sporting snazzy new tank tops thanks to two Coldstream ladies, Ann Burdon and Lyn Borthwick. Ann and Lyn co-ordinated several ladies fr

yesterday, 15:05 in Regional North East

SBC booklet was an excellent guide for wildlife walk along riverside

0 Have your say In mid May the wooded banks of the River Tweed above Peebles are perfect for a gentle wildlife walk. I used as my guide the excellent ‘Paths around Peebles’ booklet published by Scottish Borders Council which shows a circular walk followi

yesterday, 14:53 in Regional North East

Building trust and having great fun

0 Have your say There are lots of activities you can do with your dog but nothing compares to a quality walk with you. Many humans forget that a walk is an important event for a dog. Running quickly around the block, forcing it to walk to heel or jerking

yesterday, 14:53 in Regional North East

Duns childminder gets top marks from Care Inspectorate

0 Have your say The Care Inspectorate has given a Duns childcare facility a rare accolade - awarding them top grades across all four quality themes! Polly Wolly Doodle were given top marks of sixes across the board, something relatively rare, for ‘Enviro

yesterday, 14:53 in Regional North East

UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

0 Have your say As Retail Therapy Week begins today (May 22-28) to celebrate the positive impact shopping can have on people, new research reveals that Monday is the most popular day for UK consumers to indulge in some retail relaxation. The research fro

yesterday, 12:58 in Regional North East

‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

0 Have your say UNISON Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government not to lift the current moratorium on fracking. The trade union is making the call in its response to: ‘Talking Fracking - Scottish Government consultation on unconventional oil and ga

yesterday, 11:30 in Regional North East

Darkly comic moral tale from Rachel Maclean

0 Have your say Spite Your Face, is Rachel Maclean’s new film commission for the 57th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2017. In a unique partnership, the 2017 exhibitions for Scotland + Venice, the film will be exhibited at Talbot Ric

Saturday, 09:35 in Regional North East

Lochcarron factory represents the Borders

0 Have your say The National Theatre of Scotland is to visit Lochcarron Textile Factory, Selkirk, for a special nation-wide photography project. In conjunction with celebrated photographer and film maker John G. Moore, the National Theatre of Scotland ha

Saturday, 09:35 in Regional North East

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