Berwick’s Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel in Berwick, close to the railway station, has been put up for sale with an asking price of £850,0000 for the freehold.

The cast of Annie Get Your Gun, which Duns & District Amateur Operatic Society will be performing next month.

‘Annie Get Your Gun’ tickets

Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill and Chief Sitting Bull will all take to the stage in Duns next month.

Marchmont House's entrance hall.

Best design competition

The search is on once again for the best designed new buildings in the Borders, with the launch of the Borders Building Design Awards 2018.

Eyemouth library.

Culture change sweeps away the silence in local libraries

A public consultation is to take place about proposed changes to the management rules that apply to public libraries across the region.

The Abundant Borders team get to grips with the work needed in the Hawick garden.

Abundant Borders’ network of community garden spaces

An organisation set-up last year to create a network of local food production sites is already making a difference.

Berwick-born Lieutenant Duncan Napier, Commanding Officer of HMS Example, arrives in his home town.

Leading by HMS Example

A Royal Navy captain has had the thrill of sailing into his home town port of Berwick for the first time.

Duns minister moves to Argyll

Duns minister moves to Argyll

Rev Stephen Blakey, minister of Duns and District Parishes, conducted his final Sunday service in Duns Parish Church last Sunday, March 11.

Closure of net fisheries is confimed

Closure of net fisheries is confimed

Borders MSP Rachael Hamilton has received confirmation that the UK Government intends to close all drift net salmon fisheries in 2018.

Barracks car park

More short-stay car parking for Berwick

Berwick town councillors have called for short-stay parking to be introduced in some of Berwick’s all-day car parks.

Innerleithen artist Angela Hunter puts the finishing touches to an otter sculpture, one of the pieces she will be taking to the Borders Art Fair, which takes place at Springwood Park in Kelso from Friday, March 16 to   Sunday, March 18.

Arts Fair celebrates creativity

Final preparations are underway for the Borders Art Fair which aims to put the region on the visual culture map.

Brian Richardson Chief Executive H&H Group.

Plans revealed for St Boswells

H&H Group have announced that they will be holding a public consultation event at Newtown St Boswells Auction Mart.

A deer stands majestically on the horizon in front of Norham Castle.

Your picture of the Week

Ronnie Hek bagged this image of a deer standing majestically on the horizon in front of Norham Castle.

Please email photographs, with a brief caption, to

Scottish Borders Council.

SBC ‘utterly shameful’ says tribunal judge

An employment tribunal judge has awarded a former Scottish Borders Council employee £56,581 after finding that he had been unfairly dismissed.

David Fotheringham


David Fotheringham (18) will be in Portugal at the weekend as part of the Scottish National Team competing in ‘The Junior European Judo Cup’.

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The defibrillator at Station Court, Duns, is now available to the wider community. Pictured, from left, are: Pat Lamb (senior support worker at Station Court), Rachel Fourie (community integrated care regional manager), Alison Fleming (nurse at Station Court), Carolyn Veitch (Berwickshire Housing Association housing officer) and Hart Builders' Tom Richards.

Duns defibrillator spreads its net

Berwickshire Housing Association, along with Hart Builders, has been instrumental in helping make the defibrillator at Station Court available to the wider community.

Action from Tuesday night's clash at Shielfield against Stirling Albion.



Berwick Rangers
John Raine, chairman of NHS Borders.

NHS Borders staff thanked by chairman

NHS Borders’ waiting targets are rarely out of the news nowadays but as politicians engage in a battle of words, the NHS carries on with its work.

Eyemouth Royal Bank of Scotland

RBS say go cashless when branches close

Borderers have dismissed a suggestion by the Royal Bank of Scotland that communities here could become what it calls cashless towns.

The prize winning Jarvis Pickle pie.

Jarvis Pickle’s best meat pie in Scotland

Eyemouth company Jarvis Pickle make the best meat pie in Scotland as well as a champion cullen skink pie - its official.

Big Brother is on the lookout for new contestants

Big Brother 2018 seeking applications from Borders residents

Big Brother is on the hunt for Scottish housemates to feature in this year’s version of the reality television series.

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