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9 hrs ago | Berwickshire News

Highlighting Borders history and heritage

Bygone Borderlands is returning for the second year and the event is expected to attract more than the 1,400 visitors it did last year.

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9 hrs ago | Borders Today

Bride's dream a reality

On the 9th August 2014, Kate Pierpoint and James Dicker was married at Traquair House.

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9 hrs ago | Borders Today

Back in presbytery hot seat

The new moderator of Melrose and Peebles presbytery brings a wealth of experience to one of the top church positions in the Borders - for he has done it all before .

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Sunday Herald

Attainment gap between school sectors widens

THE gap in attainment between state school students and those educated in the fee-paying private sector has widened this year, new figures have revealed.

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Borders Today

Parker and Moore reach mid-point on Tweed trek

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Borders Today

Van driver's 'lapse of concentration'

A Jedburgh van driver who seriously injured a biker in a collision on the A68 escaped a ban from the road.

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Borders Today

Eddie is the Borders' own 'Mr Movies'

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Borders Today

Hawick accused's trial postponed

Scott Niblo's trial at Selkirk Sheriff Court on Tuesday was postponed after the Crown requested an adjournment to consider the content of an expert's report supporting the 20-year-old's special defence.

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Borders Today

Muslim subjected to racist abuse

A building site labourer hurled racist abuse at a Muslim who was walking along a Galashiels street on Saturday night.

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BBC News

Medieval monk music inspires Goldie

A piece of medieval religious music from the Scottish Borders has inspired a collaboration between a DJ and Oxford University academic.

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Borders Today

Independence would bring a 'fairer' future for farming claim slammed as 'desperate fantasy'

South of Scotland SNP MSP Paul Wheelhouse will speak at a farmers' union-organised debate at Lanark mart on Wednesday .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chronicle Live

Ex-marine's butcher's bike challenge

A former serviceman who got on his bike as part of a bid to raise A 1m for charity travelled through Tyneside yesterday.

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Borders Today

Hate crime in Gala

Police in the Borders are investigating a report of a racial incident in Galashiels in the early hours of Saturday The incident happened just after midnight when a 31-year-old male was assaulted on the Melrose Road, Galashiels, and subjected to abuse from a group containing one male and three females believed to be 14-15 years old.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sunday Herald

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In 1851, chemist James 'Paraffin' Young opened the world's first oil refinery near Bathgate and started extracting oil from shale beneath West Lothian.

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Hawick Today

Woman pleads guilty to assault

Natash Elder appeared from custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court and pleaded guilty to an assault charge following an incident at her home in Allars Bank on Saturday morning.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Newsday

Work on robots as human companions

Heriot-Watt academic Dr Patricia A. Vargas said: "This is the first time that RO-MAN has come to Scotland.

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News and Star

World record price paid for cow at Carlisle auction

A 1,000-strong crowd gasped in astonishment as bidding for a young heifer belonging to a Lockerbie breeder stormed past 100,000 guineas.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Selkirk Today

Firm fined A 100,000 over death of Selkirk abattoir worker

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Selkirk Today

Traquair wedding

On the 9th August 2014, Kate Pierpoint and James Dicker was married at Traquair House.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sunday Herald

Bikers head for Borders in TT champ's memory

In a change of route, the 12th annual Steve Hislop Memorial Run will start for the first time from his home village of Denholm on Sunday at 10am.

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