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Trust aiming at enthusiasts with new malt

A new project to be launched next week by the Jim Clark Trust has been designed to appeal to both whisky and motor racing enthusiasts in equal measures.

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Pictured with Rachael Hamilton (right) are fund-raisers Karen Woods, Helen Ramsay and  Maureen Stevenson.

Garden party for Marie Curie

Local MSP Rachael Hamilton recently joined more than 100 people at a special event for Marie Curie in Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park.

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John Lamont MP with staff and pupils during his visit to the school.

Pupils’ plea for local support

Children at a Borders primary school are hoping that local people will rally round to support their bid to win a new environmentally-friendly playground.

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Floors Castle, Kelso will host the Great British Food Festivalover the weekend of September 8-9.

Food festival to head north for first time

The Great British Food Festival will be coming north of the border for the first time this year, setting up in the stunning surroundings of the Floors Castle estate.

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Alice Wyllie and Katie McAllister, from National Museums Scotland, listen in to the soundtrack of Scotland at the opening of Rip It Up (Photo Neil Hanna).

Rip It Up and delve into the story of Scottish pop at National Museum of Scotland

The first major exhibition dedicated to Scottish pop music is running this summer at the National Museum of Scotland.

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Thousands of animals will be competing in all manner of classes over the four-day event. Picture: SWNS

Royal Highland Show 2018: Everything you need to know

With massive crowds expected at the biggest country event of the year, here is the low-down on the Royal Highland Show, which opens this week.

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Peter Wilson of Cruise Forth was one of last year's winners with his business being commended for putting the customer at the centre of every experience

Who deserves a tourism award for putting our area on the map?

Do you know anyone who goes that extra mile to help shape the future of the tourism industry in your local area?

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Picture gallery: 14,000 photographs secured for Scotland

People in Scotland are being asked to help curate an amazing new collection of photographs which has been purchased for the nation.

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The Kitchin - led by Tom Kitchin - is the best restaurant in Scotland - according to Square Meal (Photo: JP)

10 Scottish restaurants named in UK top 100

Ten Scottish restaurants have been featured in a prestigious top 100 list, which showcases the best culinary talent in the UK.
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Help where and when they need it...for families across the country. That is the vision for the future which was launched today by charity Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS), under the banner No Life Half Lived.

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland launches its new vision

No Life Half Lived is the new strategy which has been launched today by Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS).

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Flying the flag...to help promote The Big Lunch in Scotland which will take place in communities across the country on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Invite your neighbours to The Big Lunch in Scotland

After a huge weekend for Royal watchers and football fans, and then the scorching sunshine of the Bank Holiday weekend, we might all be feeling a wee bit deflated now.

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Taking the plunge...Eyemouth and District Rehabilitation Group members regularly exercise in Eyemouth pool.

Borders rehabilitation group leads to improvements

When Jock Shiells was diagnosed with a chronic lung condition he was shocked to discover there was no support available – apart from some basic rehabilitation.

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Four Scottish pubs have scooped awards at the Pub and Bar awards (Photo: Shutterstock)

These four Scottish pubs have been named among the best in the UK

Four Scottish pubs have been recognised as the best in their region at the Pub and Bar Awards in London last night.

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
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Ben Nevis via the Carn Mor Dearg Arete is one of Mollie Hughes' favourite Scottish walks (Photo: Shutterstock)

7 of the best walks in Scotland - according to an Everest climber

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes reveals her seven favourite climbs in Scotland.
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Mollie Hughes has summited Mount Everest twice

How Scotland's mountains prepared Mollie Hughes for Everest

Edinburgh mountaineer Mollie Hughes explains how living in Scotland prepared her for record-breaking climb of Mount Everest.
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Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry is a great weekend getaway (Photo: Contributed)

10 three-night summer staycations in Scotland for less than £300

Whether you're planning a romantic trip for two, a family excursion or a group holiday with a difference - we’ve put together a list of fantastic places to stay here in Scotland.

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The Fisherfield Forest Munros contain two of Scotlands least climbed mountains (Photo: Shutterstock)

The 10 wildest and least climbed Munros in Scotland

Head into the wilderness and take on one of the most remote Munros.
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Launch of Citizen Girl...Emma Ritch and Talat Yaqoob from Women 50:50 join up with Girlguiding Scotland members to launch their 2018 campaign.

Girlguiding Scotland steers girls towards politics

Girlguiding Scotland and Women 50:50 have joined forces to empower a new generation of girls, with their joint Citizen Girl project. Here, we find out more about it...

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Awards launch...by Councillor Tom Miers, Hugo Burge and Ian Aikman, SBC's chief planning officer, at Marchmont House which will host the 2018 awards ceremony.

Entries sought for Borders Building Design Awards 2018

The hunt is on for the best designed new buildings in the Borders for a special awards ceremony which will take place this autumn.

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