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The Bowhill LEAF Farm launch.

A new leaf turns for Bowhill Farm

Bowhill Farming Ltd is now a LEAF Demonstration Farm – the fourth in Scotland – in recognition of its high environmental standards and commitment to sustainable farming.

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Ian Walling with the first prize Lleyn ewe lamb pen at Skipton.

Top price for Selkirk breeder

Scottish breeder Hamish Goldie, from Calrencefield, Dumfries, was crowned champion at the Lleyn Sheep Society’s annual registered show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart.

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Eleanor Rooke, Berwickshire Housing Association's finance director

BHA appoints new finance officer

Berwickshire Housing Association has appointed Eleanor Rooke as its new finance director. Eleanor started her accountancy career working as a finance assistant with a non-departmental public body in Edinburgh where she completed her Association of Accounting Technicians qualification. She took up a graduate trainee position with RSM (Baker Tilly) audit team, Edinburgh, gaining her CA qualification.

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Helen Peutherer outside her holiday cottage in Chirnside.

Holiday cottage investment

A former hotel worker has turned the double blow of redundancy and the death of her father into a positive and started a holiday home business.

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Councillor John Greenwell launching the new sight-impaired travel scheme

Discounts on train travel

A new offer has been launched which gives a 50 per cent discount to a companion of a visually impaired person travelling on the Borders Railway.

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RAGES campaigner Barrie Forrest at the site of the old Reston Station.

Reston station stalemate

The Scottish Government stands accused of playing Pass the Parcel when it comes to making a decision on an opening date for Reston and East Linton stations.

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