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These are the most expensive UK train station car parks in 2019

Commuters are due to be hit with rail fare increases from January 2020, with the average season ticket set to cost around £100 more, meaning the average price is predicted to go above £3,000 for the first time on record. And for those who park their...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

IN PICTURES: Coldstream remembers its war dead

Locals gathered at the War Memorial in Coldstream where The Last Post was played with a two-minute silence observed. 1. Remembrance Day Coldstream Wreaths were laid at the war memorial. David Guthrie Buy a Photo 2. Remembrance Day Coldstream...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Berwickshire High School pupil enjoys tutorial from world-renowned organ virtuoso at Marchmont House

Berwickshire High School pupil, Calum Landon (13) enjoyed a special tutorial from one of the world’s leading concert organists, Thomas Trotter, last Wednesday as part of celebrations to mark the centenary of Marchmont House’s majestic concert organ...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

A great night of entertainment thanks to Eyemouth panto

The warm greeting by the front of house team was the start of a great night in the company of the Eyemouth and District Community Youth Theatre Group as they presented their annual Pantomime Hansel and Gretel. The old Eyemouth High School hall was...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

IN PICTURES: Eyemouth panto 2019

The audience eagerly clapped, booed, sang and cheered their way through the entertaining performance. Wood fairies and animals Lynn Ireland Buy a Photo Wally played by Rose McTavish Lynn Ireland Buy a Photo Witches & cats Lynn Ireland Buy a Photo...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Murderer jailed for killing grandmother during bungled burglary

A Romanian burglar has been jailed for the murder of Borders grandmother Valerie Graves in West Sussex almost six years ago. Cristian Sabou, 28, was given a life sentence with a minimum tariff of almost 24 years at Lewes Crown Court on Monday. Mrs...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Duns driver Max benefits from top-class Finnish tuition

KNC Groundworks Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) drivers utilised the experience of 1999 British Rally champion Tapio Laukkanen last week over two tremendously productive tuition days. SRC John Horton Star Driver Award winner Max Redpath, from Duns,...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Seventh straight victory for Moffet after Duns triumph

Josh Moffet and Andy Hayes won the weekend’s Jim Clark Rally in Duns. The Irishman was lying second after Friday afternoon’s opening stage but, over the remaining eight stages on Saturday, he overtook early leaders David Bogie and Kevin Rae to score...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Duns’ Jim Clark museum nominated for an award

The new Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in Duns has collected its first award nomination, just four months after opening to the public. The attraction is among the front runners for the Royal Automobile Historic Awards. Among a wide range of categories,...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Nicola Sturgeon: there are ‘big, complex issues’ surrounding railway expansion

Nicola Sturgeon has said there are ‘big, complex issues’ to look at before extending the Borders railway down to Hawick and on to Carlisle.  Appearing in Hawick to campaign with Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk SNP candidate Calum Kerr, the First...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Award success for JPIMedia team’s Veterans in Crisis campaign

The JPIMedia Investigations team has won a prestigious award in recognition of its work around mental health. The team picked up a Mind Media Award for its Veterans in Crisis campaign, which saw titles from across our group unite to highlight a lack...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Samantha achieves target of podium finish

Gordon wheelchair sprinter Sammi Kinghorn will be bringing home a bronze medal from the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. The 23-year-old returned to major competitive action after time off for surgery in the summer – and said before the...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Don’t miss PAS Times exhibition at Tweeddale Museum and Gallery

Peeblesshire Archaeological Society was founded 25 years ago this year. In the intervening years, there have been many successes for the small group of local history enthusiasts who make up its 50-strong membership. And those successes are being...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Prince Harry and The Halo Trust need readers’ help to eradicate landmines

Imagine your five-year-old child having to traverse two landmine fields, simply to get to school. That’s the stark choice facing parents in the Zimbabwean village of Musanzikwa, who live their daily lives – trapped between two minefields. Older pupils...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 

Disability Motorsport Scotland puts Scots firmly in the driving seat

It is 35 years since a road traffic accident changed the direction of Colin Duthie’s life forever. Riding pillion on his friend’s bike, a lorry lost control and pinned its wheel against Colin’s legs. As a result, his left leg was degloved and he lost...

Berwickshire News, Sunday, 08:45
 


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