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Pauline Smeed in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Dunbar Historical Society for more than 20 years

Dunbar Rotary award for Pauline

The Rotary Club of Dunbar has awarded its Community Salver for 2015 to Pauline Smeed in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Dunbar Historical Society for more than 20 years.

Allanton SWI members and guests  enjoying entertainment by the Rag Bag Morris Dancers and the SWI's 80th birthday celebrations

Allanton SWI’s 80th birthday celebrations

Allanton village hall was the venue for a special birthday party as Allanton SWI celebrated their 80th birthday.

Marie McCullough and Katie Robinson, from Creative Stage talent agency in Selkirk.

Selkirk performing arts school hits showbiz heights

A Selkirk-based performing arts school and talent agency is celebrating another success with a student securing a spot on a new kids’ TV show.

King Charles II in the robes of the Order of the Garter, painted by John Michael Wright

Stichill baronetcy row rumbles on

Senior judges are analysing further legal argument in the dispute over who is the rightful claimant to the ancient baronetcy of Pringle of Stichill.

The back cover page of Cameron halfpenny's new translation of Alice in Wonderland into Scots dialect to mark the 150th anniversary of the book's original publication

Hawick writer brings ‘Alice’ to life in Scots

The first translation into Border Scots of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been done by Cameron Halfpenny, originally from Hawick.

Looking Back rss

Blackadder Rovers 1953-54 squad, winners of the Kelso Charity Cup, Berwickshire League Cup and hte Greenlaw Charity Cup

Taking the treble

This week’s featured picture from our archives shows the Blackadder Rovers football team of 1953-54 who won a treble of local cups.

Hosre and cart making its way down Allanton Main Street

Village of tailors

A horse-drawn cart brings a heavy load of wood down the Main Street of Allanton at some time around the turn of the last century.

Greenlaw Primary School football team modeling their new strips in 1991

Kitted out

This week’s picture from days gone by shows Greenlaw Primary School’s football team from January 1991.

Radio Borders manager rod Webster tucking into a piece of birthday as the station celebrates its first year on air in 1991

Radio Celebrates a year on air

Radio Borders marked their first year of broadcasting this week back in 1991.

Announcements rss

William Miller : Acknowledgement

Published in the Berwickshire News on 07 November 2013

Jim Blackie : Acknowledgement

Published in the Berwickshire News on 07 November 2013

Charlotte Gregor Todd-Burdin : Engagement

Published in the Berwickshire News on 07 November 2013

Sheila Robertson : Acknowledgement

Published in the Berwickshire News on 07 November 2013

Margaret Flannigan : Acknowledgement

Published in the Berwickshire News on 07 November 2013

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