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Survey reveals families in Scotland missing out on time outside together

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Treating Scotland’s changing drug problem

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The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

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Being a teen today is a breeze, according to new research

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Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

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Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

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Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

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New dual zip-wire launched for Foxlake thrill seekers

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Tweeddale East councillors Stuart Bell and Shona Haslam.

Borders SNP councillors reject Tory plea to work together

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Cockburnspath Primary School will soon have a new obstacle course and trim trail.

Primary pupils aim to keep fit at Cockburnspath

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Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

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From left, Border Buses supervisor Tony McConnell with operations managers Lee Young and Claire Lark.

End of road for Perryman’s name as bus firm merges Borders subsidiaries

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Lowood Bridge, near Melrose.

Borders bridge to be closed for five days

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Borders MP John Lamont making his maiden speech in the House of Commons during a debate on June 2017's Queen's Speech.

Longer railway would be just the job, new Borders MP tells Westminster

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Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

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Thefts of quad bikes and tractors has fallen in the last two years.

Fall in tractor and quad bike thefts

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Police homed in on bail-breach offender

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Aero Leather Clothing in Galashiels.

More than 100 jackets stolen from Galashiels factory

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Primary pupils aim to keep fit at Cockburnspath

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Aspiring actress and performer Gillian Swan of Earlston has just graduated with a First Class Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Performing Arts from Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Gillian beats Lyme disease and gains first-class degree

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Emma Hay who was presented with the Atholl Crescent Award when she graduated from Queen Margaret University  with a BSc (Hons) Nursing.

Emma wins her university’s Atholl Crescent Award

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Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

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Kelso High School, where Alison McWilliam had been a trusted modern studdies teacher.

Teacher who stole £12k from festival is not struck off

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Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

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Forest Enterprise Scotland communities, recreation and tourism manager Alan Stevenson, left, and Borders district manager Sallie Bailey, right, with Forest Holidays planning manager Andrew Brook at todays announcement of the �11.3m plans at Glentress Forest.

£11.3m Glentress Forest cabin plans set to create 60 jobs

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Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam, front left, and Borders MP David Mundell, three places to her right, at the signing of the deal.

£1.1bn city deal expected to help create jobs and homes in Borders

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

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Borders SNP councillors reject Tory plea to work together

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Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam, front left, and Borders MP David Mundell, three places to her right, at the signing of the deal.

£1.1bn city deal expected to help create jobs and homes in Borders

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MP stands up for rights of Poles

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The Lauderdale Hotel in Lauder.

Police objecting to beer tent bid by Borders hotel

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John Lamont (Scottish Conservative)
Duns election hustings.

Lamont pushes for Polish people’s rights

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National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

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Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

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How many butterfly species will you spot this summer?

Paxton House to host Big Butterfly Count event

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The Bee Orchid which has just been found for the first time in Berwickshire.

Bee Orchids are discovered for the first time growing in Berwickshire

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MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

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Mark Baxter is pictured with some of his friends and family handing over the cheque to the Margaret Kerr Unit.

Mark’s marathon effort for Margaret Kerr Unit

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

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Hospital buildings at high risk

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Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

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