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New owners for Eyemouth hotel

Glenerne Guest House in Eyemouth is the third tourism business to be snapped up by a couple who moved to the town in 2012.

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Volunteer Hall is now community owned

Duns Volunteer Hall is now owned by A Heart for Duns, a local charity set up in 2012 primarily to provide a multi-purpose venue for the town.

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The Craw Inn has been voted the best pub in the Scottish Borders in the  National Pub & Bar Awards.

The Craw is named as the Borders’ best pub

The Craw Inn has been named the best pub in the Scottish Borders by the national Pub & Bar magazine.

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Eyemouth economy in focus

Eyemouth economy in focus

The economic challenges and opportunities facing east Berwickshire are on the local authority’s radar and a working group has been set up to focus activity on them.

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Extra cash is on right path to good roads

A local business leader has welcomed the Scottish Government’s additional £10 million worth of funding to local government for road repairs.

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

Bank chief to answer queries over closures

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan is to be questioned by MPs next month about the planned closure of 52 branches, including five in the Borders.

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Hotel’s new owners plan a £30m revamp

Hotel’s new owners plan a £30m revamp

More than 60 new jobs are on the way at a Borders hotel following its sale to a German company.

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Cruise ship 'Hanseatic' anchored just outside Eyemouth where passengers were shuttled into the harbour by tender'Photograph courtesy of Tim Grimshaw at Eyemouth Rib Trips

Eyemouth cruise workshop highlights tourism benefits

The cruise ship industry around the British coast is on the increase and this year will see 113 ships, bringing 170,000 passengers to the River Forth (Edinburgh).

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The launch of the Scottish Borders Food & Drink Networks 2018/19 Directory and the organisation's brand new website.

Scottish Borders Food & Drink Directory

The Scottish Borders Food and Drink Network launched its annual directory recently at Carfraemill Hotel, and was attended by leading lights of the Borders food and drink world including Eyemouth-based Jarvis Pickle Pies, as well as Scottish Borders Councillor Mark Rowley, portfolio holder for Business and Economic Development.

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Calor Gas supplies issue

Calor Gas supplies issue

A gas shortage in the Borders is the result of Calor Gas having issues with their LPG supplies because of recent temporary closures of UK refineries and the Forties pipeline.

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The Oblo team from Eyemouth who received a Best Bar None silver award.

The Best Bar None awards

A record number of pubs, clubs, restaurants and hotels from the Borders have picked up a Best Bar None Scotland award.

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John makes the short-list

John makes the short-list

Burnmouth skipper John Affleck is in the running for a Fishing News Award after making the short-list for the technical innovation of the year.

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Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing

Most important day’s work in farming year

Farmers, crofters and land managers are being urged to submit their Single Application Form (SAF) online this year.

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Sir Alan Beith.

New east coast partnership will work together

Train services on the East Coast mainline were discussed in the House of Lords last week after Lord Beith raised the franchise problems besetting the service.

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Visitors to Gunsgreen story telling festival meeting a pirate in the tunnels under the house.

Reinvigorating the area’s economy

South of Scotland residents are being asked to help shape the agency being set up to reinvigorate the area’s economy.

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All sides are disappointed in EU fishing deal

All sides are disappointed in EU fishing deal

Berwickshire fishing communities are angry and disappointed following agreement that control of fishing grounds will remain with the EU for the next two years.

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Castle Hotel, Berwick

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.

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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.

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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.

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Eyemouth Post Office.

Abrupt closure of Eyemouth Post Office

Eyemouth was caught unawares last week when it lost its Post Office service which closed its doors on Friday.

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