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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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Cancer services expand at BGH

Cancer services at Borders General Hospital are being expanded and improved over the next eight months.

Health
Fallago Environment Fund chairman, Gareth Baird (left) joins Douglas Tweedie from the Hume Castle Preservation Trust at Hume Castle near Greenlaw in the Scottish Borders to mark the announcement of a �32,890 grant.

Uncovering Hume Castle’s hidden history

A project to uncover more about the history and heritage of Hume Castle has been given a £32,890 boost from a Fallago Environment Fund grant.

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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.

Business
Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

Agents lose income as Betterware catalogue goes into administration

The business behind Betterware catalogue has collapsed with the loss of 100 jobs – and agents across Scotland facing the prospect of losing their income.

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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.

Business
SB Cares Bordercare alarm service will be run by a three council partnership from next April.

SB Cares challenges inspectors’ report

The draft report by the Care Inspectorate on SB Cares’ east home service has been challenged by the company’s operations director for being too negative.

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Northumbria Police

Motor cyclist killed in A697 crash south of Coldstream

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the Wooler to Cornhill road on Sunday, April 15.

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Presenting Coldstream 2018 principals, Coldstreamer Stefan Home, Right-hand man Jonathan Wallis, Left-hand man Andrew Guthrie

Stefan is 2018 Coldstreamer

Stefan Home was installed as the 2018 Coldstreamer at a ceremony in Henderson Park, Coldstream last Friday, April 13.

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Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

Health
Photographer and videographer Jim Gibson.

New project documents the Tweed’s history and tradition

The story of the heritage, culture and traditions of the River Tweed, its tributaries and the people who have lived and worked in its catchment are caught in a new documentary ‘Our River - Stories of the Tweed’.

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Budget Bonds team take on Rust 2 Rome

Budget Bonds team take on Rust 2 Rome

A Jooglin Jag with two Berwickshire men on board will be embarking on a 4500 mile road trip to raise funds for the Cure Parkinson’s Trust.

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In pictures: Motorsport fans pay tribute to Jim Clark

Motorsports enthusiasts visited the Borders in their droves at the weekend to pay their respects to late racing legend Jim Clark.

Lifestyle
Colin Smyth - Labour - South Scotland

Cuts to council funding

Scottish Government cuts in funding to council budget is equivalent to £116 per head in the Scottish Borders, according to analysis commissioned by Scottish Labour.

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Littoral artist Julia Barton and MSP Rachael Hamilton picked up litter off Eyemouth beach.

Beach litter is turned into art

After giving a pledge in the Scottish Parliament to see for herself the impact of plastic waste on local beaches, Borders MSP Rachael Hamilton visited Eyemouth beach.

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One of the organisations supporting the campaign is St John Scotland, which also provides CPR training to groups across the country. Volunteer Andrew Robertson is pictured delivering a training session.

Would you know how to save someone who has a cardiac arrest?

Every week in Scotland 70 people will have a sudden unexpected cardiac arrest. That’s a little more than the number of people on a full double decker bus.

Health
Dave Gray (technical services manager, Berwickshire Housing Association), Barry Mather (Aico Ltd ) and Bob Markby.

New fire alarms for BHS houses

False alarms triggered by fire alarms will be reduced in Berwickshire Housing Association homes thanks to a £211,000 project to fit new multi-sensor alarms.

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