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Coldstream plans for a bright future

Coldstream now has a town action plan outlining what local residents want it to look like in the short, medium and long term.

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Jarvis Pickle pies will be on the menu at Edinburgh Food Festival later this month.

Jarvis Pickle pies on the menu

Eyemouth pie makers, Jarvis Pickle, will represent Berwickshire at this year’s Edinburgh Food Festival, at Assembly George Square Gardens, from July 25-29.

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No warning given when nuclear convoys pass through Borders

No warning given when nuclear convoys pass through Borders

Nuclear convoys pass through Berwickshire up to eight times a year on their way to the Royal Naval base at Coulport on Loch Long, according to pressure group Nukewatch UK.

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MSPs visited the National Trust for Scotland's St Abb's Head National Nature Reserve last week.

St Abbs Head welcomes MSPs

A group of MSPs showed their support for Scotland’s wildlife during a recent visit to the National Trust for Scotland’s St Abb’s Head Nature Reserve.

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With a barbecue, patio and pond this property’s garden almost rivals the home!

If you fancy an outstandingly beautiful yet very practical house with lots of living space then look no further!

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Gardo netting station, using traditional fishing methods on the Tweed estuary

River Tweed spring salmon

Net fishermen working in the River Tweed estuary have raised doubts about their impact on spring salmon stocks.

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River Tweed fishing ‘dire’

River Tweed fishing ‘dire’

The recent spell of hot weather has led to drastically low water levels on the River Tweed which is having a serious impact on salmon fishing.

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The Reivers party and the Wynsome Mayde and her maydes at the teddy bears picnic.

Duns Dings A’ in Reiver’s Week

Duns Summer Festival 2018 will long be remembered for the glorious weather and community spirit it enjoyed from beginning to end.

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Mike Greener, from Spittal Improvement Trust, was last week announced 'Voluntary Promoter of the Year' at the annual awards of the NRTF - the National Rural Touring Forum.

Mike is the nation’s Voluntary Promoter of the Year winner

Mike Greener, from Spittal Improvement Trust, was announced ‘Voluntary Promoter of the Year’ at the annual awards of the NRTF – the National Rural Touring Forum.

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Live Borders Dance Academy will be held at Heriot Watt University in Galashiels on August 5-8.

Stage is set as doors open on Live Borders Dance Academy

Live Borders Dance Academy is shaping up for another sizzling summer following on from its success of last year.

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PICTURE GARETH EASTON 07752 666522'FREE TO USE UNTIL 31ST DEC 2018.''PICTURED: 'PICTURED: OUTSIDE EDINBURGH'S USHER HALL. CAST AND MUSICIANS. '''As part of the WW100 Scotland Armistice centenary programme, critically acclaimed multimedia production Far, Far From Ypres, starring renowned Scots singers Barbara Dickson, Siobhann Miller and 24 other top folk musicians, will embark on a commemorative tour around Scotland, culminating with a performance in Edinburgh's Usher Hall on Sunday 11 November, a hundred years to the day since the end of World War One.'Singer Barbara Dickson takes part in the show in memory of her uncle David Dickson, who enlisted while underage and was killed in the Battle of the Somme in 1916. She forms part of a 26-strong cast, including Scottish folk scene favourites such as Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian McCalman, Iain Anderson, Professor Gary West, Stephen Quigg and Ian Bruce.

A Scotsman’s journey to the Western Front in World War 1

What did your grandparents do in World War 1?

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Harmony across the border

Harmony across the border

Donald Trump has described UK politics as being in “turmoil” but here in the borderlands all parties appear to be in harmony over plans for its economic future.

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David Corbridge

Search launched for missing north Northumberland man

Police have appealed for help to find a missing north Northumberland man.

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Easter Langlee Landfill Site near Galashiels.

£50m to take waste out of the Borders

Scottish Borders Council is offering £50m worth of contracts over the next five years to have Borders waste transported out of the region.

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Stewart Stevenson, transport minister, with John Lamont, at Reston Station. For news 12.2.09

Reston Station should be treated as priority

The Scottish Government’s new Transport Secretary Michael Matheson is being urged to prioritise the re-opening of Reston Station.

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Much of the former Duns Primary School is to be demolished.

Redundant school buildings are demolished

When Eyemouth Primary School pupils return after the summer holidays the former nursery building will have disappeared.

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Connect Berwickshire Youth Project

Projects will seek community votes for their funding bids

The second round of Scottish Borders Council’s Localities Bid Fund is open for applications, with £48,374 available for Berwickshire projects.

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Catch up on Hawick farm progress

The progress of a family farm near Hawick trying to improve its efficiency and profitability as part of a monitor farm programme will be highlighted during an open day it is hosting next Wednesday (2pm).

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A new book charts the lead up to the Tweed being the border between England and Scotland on the eastern side of the country.

How the Tweed became the border line

As battle lines are re-drawn for this weekend’s 1018 Battle of Carham re-enactment, a new book highlights the battle’s relevance to the England/Scotland border.

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BHA's new trustees: Lynn Gray, Clive Feeney, Graeme MacLeod, Sean Dickson, Paul Matthews and Susie McCosh.

New board members at BHA

Six new trustees have been appointed to the Berwickshire Housing Association board.

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