Looking Back

Eyemouth Amatures line up before facing Lowick in 1988
Eyemouth Amatures line up before facing Lowick in 1988

10 years ago

PARTNERS to fund a feasibility study into the possibility of re-opening Reston Station are to be sought by SBC.

SCOTTISH Fisheries Minister Ross Finnie is expected to visit Eyemouth to meet with the key players in the local fishing industry as part of his department’s port-by-port assessment of the level of financial help required by fishermen because of fish quotas and restricted days at sea.

25 years ago

IF bus services from Berwickshire to the new Borders Hospital at Huntlyburn are well used, the service may well be extended.

AT least a quarter of the questionnaires sent out in order to compile a register to operate the controversial poll tax will not be returned - this is just one problem facing the government as they prepare for the introduction of the controversial new community charge.

50 years ago

AFTER a short discussion Berwickshire health and welfare committee agreed to continue until their next meeting a decision regarding the fluoridation of water supplied in Berwickshire.

FOR the first time in many years, curling took place on Duns Lake last week when many members of the Duns Curling Club took the opportunity of having a few games, thought to be the first time since 1947.

100 years ago

NATIONAL Insurance Act - The first claims for unemployment benefit under this act were paid on Friday at the local Eyemouth office.

IN a match between Spittal and Chirnside, the latter were awarded the points after a meeting of the Border Amateur League heard that Spittal had left the field early because of snow. The referee reported that it was snowing but the game could easily have been finished.