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NHS Borders reduces its agency staff costs

NHS Borders has reduced its bill for using agency doctors by 70% over the past year, the biggest reduction in agency spending in Scotland’s NHS.

Henry Jarvis'.

Wife killer found dead in prison cell died of natural causes

Notorious Bathgate wife murderer Harry Jarvis, whose accomplice was Carol Heyster from Coldstream, died in prison from natural causes.

The castle's lively furniture and crockery.

A superb Beauty & The Beast

Berwickshire High School’s stage musical Beauty and the Beast may not have starred Emma Watson, but Maddie Cawthorn’s Belle was a superb alternative.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Police investigate failed fire-raising at a house in Eyemouth

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted fire-raising in Deanhead Drive, Eyemouth, at a round 4am on Monda, June 18.

Artist John Bellany with a painting  of Eyemouth Harbour which he presented  to Gunsgreen House

Eyemouth’s new visitor attraction

The building of a visitor centre next to Gunsgreen House is currently being explored by Gunsgreen House Trust.

Badminton and tennis coach Peter Hardie surrounded by friends, family and youngsters he has coached after being presented with his BEM by Lord Lieutenant of Berwickshire Jeanna Swan.

BEM presentation to coach Peter Hardie

Duns badminton and tennis coach Peter Hardie was presented with the Order of the British Empire (BEM) at a ceremony in Duns Golf Club last week.

Work to transform the Jim Clark Museum begins this summer.

Jim Clark Room transformation is about to start

Work on the £1.6m redevelopment and expansion of the Jim Clark Room at Duns is due to start next month.

Man charged with fraud over building work in Greenlaw

Man charged with fraud over building work in Greenlaw

A man has been charged in connection with defrauding members of the public in Selkirk and Greenlaw.

The Eyemouth lifeboat crew with Freya, the dog they rescued from the cliffs at Eyemouth Holiday Centre.

Cliff fall dog rescued by RNLI

The Eyemouth RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched by the UK Coastguard at 9pm on Tuesday evening, June 19, after it was reported that a dog had fallen over the cliff near Eyemouth Holiday Centre.

April's turf cutting ceremony for the extension to the Borders Macmillan Centre at Borders General Hospital.

Cancer centre expansion delay

Expansion and improvement works to the Borders Macmillan Centre at the Borders General Hospital are temporarily on pause whilst a new contractor is appointed.


Extra 11 turbines at Crystal Rig wind farm

The number of wind turbines at the Crystal Rig wind farm in the Lammermuirs could break the 100 barrier if the latest planning application is approved.

The North Shields based fishing boat Pamela is brought safely into Dunbar harbour after she ran aground on rocks.

Busy Sunday morning of sea rescues

Both Dunbar lifeboats were launched earlier on Sunday morning to assist a fishing boat run aground on rocks near the town’s harbour.

Coldingham bus service reduced

Coldingham bus service reduced

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

MP John Lamont and MSP Rachael Hamilton will be holding surgeries in every corner of their constituencies over the summer.

Politicians on summer tour

Scottish Conservative politicians John Lamont MP and Rachael Hamilton MSP are joining forces to bring their summer advice surgery tour to 84 stops across the region.

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.

Marine ecologist Dr Karen Diele

Echoes celebrates marine life

Edinburgh Napier research that aims to unravel the mysteries of sea life has been transformed into music for a public performance Echoes.

An Eider Duck due for release, back to the wild, from the Berwick Swan and Wildlife Trust. One of the beneficiaries

Marine Conservation Zone

Consultations opened last week about creating a Marine Conservation Zone from Berwick down the Northumberland Coast to St Mary’s Island.

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.

Duncan Sim.

Human remains identified as Duncan Sim

Police in Fife have confirmed that human remains found in St Andrews have now been formally identified as that of Duns student, Duncan Sim.

David Thomson of Lamden

Engaging personality touched many lives

Davie Thomson, known to so many, died peacefully on May 10, 2018 at the age of 89, at the end of a hugely active life in the community.

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