The Scottish Borders County, Scotland Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Brooklyn Museum Announces Seven New Members To Board of TrusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In a time of innovative growth, the Brooklyn Museum is pleased to announce that its Board of Trustees has elected seven new members: Sarah Arison , Andrew Cogan, Karen Kiehl, Joel Mallin, Victoria M. Rogers , Ellen N. Taubman, and Susan Weber. Barbara Vogelstein, Chair of the Board of Trustees, said, "I am delighted to welcome these new members.

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  2. Dalton's is best bar none for ale qualityRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Hawick Today

    The Exchange Bar in Hawick is the winner of the second beer quality award handed out by the Edinburgh and south-east Scotland branch of the Campaign for Real Ale . The annual award is given out to the pubs that rack up the highest average beer score over the course of a year.

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  3. X95 service safe, say bus bossesRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Hawick Today

    First Bus operates 10 different routes across the Borders, and it came in for criticism in August last year after cutting back some services. Question marks have been raised over both the 72 route connecting Galashiels to Bannerfield in Selkirk, via the Borders General Hospital and Melrose, and the X95 linking Carlisle to Edinburgh.

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  4. Police pleased to report having quiet ChristmasRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Hawick Today

    The recent festive period was easier and quieter for police in Hawick than many of its predecessors, a meeting was told this week. Sergeant Tom Quinn delivered that verdict at Tuesday's meeting of Scottish Borders Council's Teviot and Liddesdale area forum.

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  5. Growing Trend for Paving Over Gardens Puts Homes at Risk of Flooding, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    The trend of paving over gardens is putting homes at risk of flooding and could see urban drains overwhelmed as heavy rain increases with climate change, research suggests. Many gardens in the UK have been paved over to make them low maintenance or provide off-street parking, but surfaces that do not absorb water reduce the amount of rainfall that can be dealt with naturally, increasing runoff.

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  6. Ainslie connection with Robbie Burns exploredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Manitoulin Expositor

    George Purvis of Gore Bay wearing his Ainslie family kilt during a summertime parade in Silver Water. He will no doubt be wearing the kilt again on January 25, in celebration of Scottish poet Robbie Burn's life.

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  7. Hobbies in middle age linked to keeping brain sharp in later lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    People who take part in a range of leisure activities in middle age are more likely to stay mentally sharp in later life, according to new research. Psychologists at the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University tested more than 500 people aged 79 for memory, problem solving and thinking ability.

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  8. Route Monkey working with NQIT to develop transport & mobility algorithms for quantum computersRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Green Car Congress

    Scotland-based route optimization specialist Route Monkey, a unit of telematics and big data company Trakm8, is working on a new generation of transport and mobility algorithms for quantum computers. Route Monkey already works with Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh on creating and enhancing innovative algorithms for transport and travel .

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  9. Kelvin is Lothian and Borders chairmanRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Hawick Today

    NFU Scotland's Lothian and Borders region has a new chairman with Gifford farmer Kelvin Pate taking on the role. Selkirk branch member Sion Williams, Eckford Farming, Bowhill, remains regional vice-chairman with well-known pig producer Robin Traquair, Wellington, Millerhill, filling the other vice-chairman's role vacated by Kelvin.

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  10. Westbury family set a charity challenge a month in memory of AilsaRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Borders Today

    The children and husband of a Borders doctor killed by cancer last year have launched a year-long fundraising campaign aimed at raising 10,000 for charity. Choosing to focus on the year ahead instead of the tragedy that hit them in November, the Westbury family, of Melrose, have found a fitting way to remember their mum and wife, Galashiels-based doctor Ailsa Wylie.

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  11. Adam is third Gala war veteran to be given French honour for D-Day role in less than a yearRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Borders Today

    Former ice-cream man Adam Kelly was officially recognised for his part in the liberation of France during the Second World War this week. Adam, 94, joined eight other Scottish veterans in receiving the French National Order of the Legion of Honour at a ceremony in Edinburgh Castle on Monday evening in recognition of their service during the 1944 D-Day Landings in Normandy.

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  12. Supermarket worker's A 7,000 benefits fiddleRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Berwickshire News

    A supermarket worker from Hawick has admitted receiving more than 7,000 in benefits that she was not entitled to. Forty-four-year-old Mandie Murray pleaded guilty at Jedburgh Sheriff Court to receiving a total of 7,090 in housing benefit and carer's allowance over a two-year period.

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  13. Group looks to revive interest in textilesRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Borders Today

    An organisation has drawn together machinery and memorabilia that focuses on the textile trade that once made the Borders great. And its trustees say that the only way they can see the Great Tapestry of Scotland being a viable tourist trap is for it to be shown alongside their archive.

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  14. Departing Scots coach Vern Cotter keeps his mind on the jobRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Scotsman.com

    "The beginning of the end" is normally a portentous phrase but, while there was a real sense of that at BT Murrayfield yesterday, the background mood music was positive and upbeat. Vern Cotter named his squad for the 2017 Six Nations tournament, which will prove to be his last act as Scotland coach, and, while the Kiwi made clear last autumn that he would have preferred to stay and continue the work begun in the summer of 2014, as partings go it bodes to be fairly painless one come the end of the season when he heads off to a lucrative job back in his beloved France with Montpellier and Gregor Townsend takes over the Scotland reins.

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  15. Fundraisers enjoy welcome hospitality at Jedburgh LegionRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | Borders Today

    The 25-strong group travelled through the region as part of a 126-mile sponsored walk in aid of the regimental charity Care for Casualties. And they were greeted with some surprise hospitality from Jedburgh's Royal British Legion Club when they stopped off in the town on Tuesday evening, having covered more than 30 miles over the hills from Lauder on day two of their trek.

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  16. Restoration project given A 56,000 boostRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Berwickshire News

    The restoration of an 18th century waterwheel and pump at Paxton House is finally set to go ahead now the project has landed a windfall of more than 56,000. The foundations of the waterwheel and an ancient stone cistern connected to natural springs were rediscovered near the Berwickshire stately home back in 2007 by trustee John Home Robertson and former Paxton House guide Andrew Fell.

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  17. Booze-fuelled driver's trip to petrol stationRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Berwickshire News

    A Jedburgh motorist drove to a petrol station for cigarettes while almost five times the legal alcohol limit, a court heard this week. Graham Slorance, 25, of Howden Drive, pleaded guilty to drink-driving on the A68 in Jedburgh during the early hours of November 20. Procurator fiscal Graham Fraser told the town's sheriff court: "At 2.20am, the accused went to the Shell petrol station to buy cigarettes.

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  18. Retro house for sale: 1970s modernist property in Galashiels in the Scottish bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Retro To Go

    How does a relatively untouched 1970s modernist property in Galashiels in the Scottish borders for around A 250k grab you? If it does, check out all the images and details over at WowHaus right now, It could be your dream retro home.

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  19. Burns poetry, tea at Kelpie GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Herald Gazette

    Back by popular demand, the Kelpie Gallery and Lewis Conservation Services will present a traditional reading of the poetry of Rabbie Burns Sunday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. as the next event in the Tea & Talk Series. In celebration of the 258th birthday of Scotland's venerated National Poet Robert Burns, Graham Phaup of Camden will recite Burns' poetry, complete with a whiskey toast, followed by a traditional British Tea served by hosts Susan Lewis Baines and Lauren Lewis.

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  20. Egg supremo John's delight in knighthoodRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Borders Today

    John Campbell, founder of Glenrath Farms, has been knighted in the New Year Honours List for his services to farming and charitable service to entrepreneurship. This week, John spoke of his surprise at being told of the award, which follows his OBE recognition in 2000.

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