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Coldingham bus service reduced

From the beginning of next month the Edinburgh to Berwick bus (253) will no longer call in at Coldingham.

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D R Collin lorries heading out of Eyemouth and off to Europe loaded with shellfish.

D R Collin in league table of top exporters

Eyemouth-based D R Collin, fish suppliers, are in the top 100 of the Sunday Times HSBC International Track.

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Stuart Nixon, Hans Sholstrom and Steven Monks at Ahlstrom-Munksjo's Chirnside plant.

Enjoying your cuppa without plastic teabags or coffee pods

It seems that the rest of us are only just starting to catch up with Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Chirnside-based plant when it comes to looking after the planet.

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Coldstream needs to make the most of its situation on the banks of the Tweed on the England/Scotland border.

Coldstream’s new Town Action Plan unveiled this month

For the past year Coldstream Community Trust and the community council have been working on an action plan for the town and it is about to be unveiled to the public.

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The sign may say welcome to the Eyemouth branch of RBS but the doors are locked for good.

Last branch of RBS closes in Berwickshire

The last Royal Bank of Scotland branch in Berwickshire closed its doors this week at Eyemouth, the Duns branch having closed last week.

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The banking at Northburn Hill,  Eyemouth is no longer cut by council staff, leaving the entrance to the town "a complete mess" according to community council chairman James Anderson.

Council grass cutting row gathers pace

Scottish Borders Council leaders have faced uproar from opposition councillors furious about cutbacks to grass-cutting and maintenance in their wards.

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Eyemouth ice plant.

New ice facility for Eyemouth harbour

A new ice plant and conveyor system, to provide fishing vessels with ice, is being installed at Eyemouth harbour this summer.

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The Royal Bank of Scotland in Duns

Borders MP wants RBS to think again

The UK Government’s Scottish Affairs Committee has concluded that RBS should halt its branch closures plans, which include Duns and Eyemouth.

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Dani with Renne Anderson (17), from Duns, who has built her own self confidence working with horses and now works with children who come to ESR and Jenny Hunt a final year veterinary medicine student at The University of Edinburgh who visits the stables to expand her skills and gain confidence.

Reston trek centre secures Leader funding

Eat, Sleep, Ride, the company that uses horses to help people develop life skills and self-confidence is upgrading its facilities after securing a LEADER fund grant.

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Borders regional leadershipdDirector Paula Ward.

New visitor pass only covers central Borders

Tourism businesses in the borders are optimistic about a busy summer season as they gear up to welcome visitors to the region.

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Prairie Dogs enclosure at East Links Farm, East Links Family Park.

East Links Family Park is shortlisted

East Links Family Park at Dunbar has been shortlisted in two categories of the Scottish Hospitality Awards.

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Torness

Torness celebrates 30 years

On May 25, Torness power station, on the North Sea coast just south of Dunbar, will have been generating power for 30 years.

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Eyemouth library.

Community banking in Eyemouth library

A new community banking service is being made available in Eyemouth library following closure of the local RBS branch in the town on June 11.

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Manderston. House and terrace garden featuring yew and variegated holly topiary, roses etc

An online Big House route through the Borders region

Eleven of the finest historic houses and castles in the Borders now feature in an online guide aimed at heritage enthusiasts.

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A southbound Virgin train at Berwick Upon Tweed railway station on the East Coast mainline

As Virgin East Coast departs LNER arrives

Virgin East Coast will no longer operate the rail service between Edinburgh and London after June 24, this year.

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Susie Upton of Jarvis Pickle, Eyemouth,  picking up the top award for Best Meat Pie from Scotland, sponsored by the Scotch Butchers Club.

Eyemouth based Jarvis Pickle expand to make 1000 pies a day

Eyemouth based pie makers Jarvis Pickle haa doubled the size of its headquarters and invested in new machinery to keep up with growing demand for its gourmet products.

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Farne represents UK at European Awards

Farne represents UK at European Awards

Duns-based Farne Salmon and Trout Ltd will be one of 11 companies representing the UK at the 2018 European Business Awards for the Environment.

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Rachael Hamilton MSP and John Lamont MP have been fighting the closure of six RBS branches in the Borders.

Bank branches up for sale

As RBS ploughs ahead with its branch closure programme, communities are being urged to consider buying the bank’s redundant buildings.

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One of the properties up for sale in the bouyant Ayrshire property market.

Ayrshire property market is bouyant

The Ayrshire property market remains very active and property consultancy Galbraith say there has been a threefold increase in new properties up for sale.

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Borders residents feel betrayed by RBS

Borders residents feel betrayed by RBS

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan’s defence of 62 branch closures across Scotland, including Duns and Eyemouth, was described as “pathetic” by Borders MP John Lamont.

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