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The site near Fountainhaill which Gudbrander Jonsson claims to have found the site of the battle between King Olaf of Scotland and the English King, Athelstan, in the early 900s AD.

Viking battlefield site said to be in Borders

An Icelandic helicopter pilot claims to have found the site of one of the most important battles ever to have been fought in Britain near a Borders village.

Expanding the Jim Clark Museum means there will be room to display his race cars.

Jim Clark Museum on course to open in 2018

A successful crowdfunding campaign has raised more than £275,000 for the new Jim Clark Museum in Duns.

Borders Book Festival 2016. The annual book festival in the gardens of Harmony House, Melrose. Sunday 19th June

Picture by Alex Hewitt/Writer Pictures

‘Best ever’ line-up includes Parky and a Python

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival director Alistair Moffat hailed what he believes will be the best event yet ahead of today’s programme launch.

Four eggs in a Dunnock's nest.

Breeding behaviour of Dunnocks makes them stand out from rest

The Dunnock or Hedge Sparrow is one of our most common garden birds but as it tends to scutle around amongst shrubs and leaf litter on the ground and below bird tables and feeders rather than on them, it can remain unnoticed in a crowded garden.

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Reivers Lass Melissa Redpath, Reiver Josh Herbert and right hand lass Nicolle Burns.

Josh and Melissa will lead Duns festivities

The 2017 Duns Reiver and his Lass were installed into office at a ceremony held in the Market Square on Friday evening.

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Poppy’s plethora of puppies a perfect Mothers’ Day gift video

Poppy, a two-year-old Irish Setter from Galashiels, has given birth to no fewer than 15 puppies.

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