Arts & Screen

Searching for the lost village of Bunkle

Anyone driving through Bunkle and Preston parish would think that it was, and always had been, a very rural area where nothing ever happened.

Alasdair Gray author living in Glasgow's west end.

Artist/author Alasdair Gray is Scottish national treasure

Zembla Gallery, Hawick, are delighted to announce an exhibition of works by Alasdair Gray, entitled ‘A Retrospective Selection’.

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Ground at Wellnage in Duns is due to be built on.

Decision delayed on new houses planned in Duns

A decision on plans to build four new houses next to Wellnage House in Duns has been put on hold.

Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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Master of the hunt Ryan Mania.

Crowds turn out in Duns for new year’s hunt

The historic Berwickshire Hunt held its traditional New Year meet in Duns on Monday.

New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.


Community dance project at The Maltings

If you would like the opportunity to dance, create a piece with other people and then perform it, then Beneath the Shadow could be the project for you.

Dancers from the Fiona Henderson School of Dance performing at Eastgate Theatre, Peebles

Peebles dancers stage sell out shows

Over 50 dancers from the senior school of the Peebles-based Fiona Henderson School of Dance and Performing Arts took to the stage at the Eastgate Theatre on Saturday, December 10, for two sell out performances.

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Rapt in Winter, a felt painting by Moy Mackay whose gallery is participating

Pick up a painting at Rapt for Winter

Rapt in Winter art trail returns to galleries and studios in and around Peebles over the weekend of November 26-27.

Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick star in The Accountant

Film Review: The Accountant (15)

Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow

Carol Vorderman. Pic: Featureflash Photo Agency /

I’m a Celebrity... line-up announced

All bets are off as we can now reveal the full line-up for I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! 2016 which includes TV star Carol Vorderman, Gogglebox’s Scarlett Moffatt and Emmerdale’s Adam Thomas.

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

Picture by Alex Hewitt/Writer Pictures

The whole story about book festival

The recent Southern Reporter article about the Borders Book Festival headlined ‘Event Costing Taxpayer Less’ (October 27) was welcome in that it congratulated the festival on managing well the funding support it receives from Scottish Borders Council, Visit Scotland and Creative Scotland.

Ewan McGregor and Ewan Bremner filming in Edinburgh. Credit - Jane Barlow

VIDEO - Official Trainspotting trailer released - Warning explicit content

The first official trailer for the long-awaited sequel to the cult film Trainspotting has been released.

The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

The 10 oldest TV shows still on the air

On November 2 1936, the BBC launched the UK’s first regular TV service.

Author David Almond.

Award-winning author to doing it by the book for Borders schools

Award-winning children’s author David Almond is to give talks at four schools in the Borders next week.

Dance Ihayami will be performing at Penfest

An unmissable treat in store for dance lovers

Dance Ihayami – Scotland’s classical Indian dance company – will present its new work, Silent Space, at Macarts in Galashiels on Thursday, October 27.

Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

The Crystal Maze is set to return to our TV screens and that got us thinking - which other game show would you like to see back on TV?

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