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Manager of Borders Pet Rescue in Earlston, Simon Callum with Spike the Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

WATCH: Help us to help pets in Borders video

It’s a sad fact that, while we may still like to think of ourselves as a nation of animal lovers, the need for animal rescues and shelters is greater than ever.

30 June will see us experience what astrophysicists call a leap second

Controversial ‘leap second’ to be introduced this month

Time will literally stand still this month – for one whole second.

Looking Back rss

Farrier Michael Cross putting the finishing touches to a horse shoe bench

Best of luck

A Chatton farrier and his brother were hoping to strike it lucky in 1990, with a novel idea for using discarded horseshoes.

Tom Walker, Westruther farmer

Farming innovation

Westruther farmer Tom Walker was at the forefront of back-end technology in 1990 when his invention changed how he lived during calving.

Jimmy Dougal and Peter Waddls outside Wisharts, Eyemouth

Wisharts closes

Staff stalwarts Jimmy Dougal and Peter Waddell are pictured above posing for their picture besides the travelling grocery shop outside the long established shop ‘Wisharts’. Peter for a time ran a branch of Wisharts in Reston and made many friends there. The photograph was taken by Robbie Nisbet of Eyemouth who also drove a grocery van for nearly 50 years.

Polo at Ayton

Polo at Ayton

Ayton Castle offered a spectacle of alternative sports back in June 1990.

Fishermen tending there nets at Cove

Cove Harbour

The picture above shows fishermen at Cove Harbour tending to their traditional nets.

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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