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Let there be light at Christmas

A £60,000 Christmas lights fund is up for grabs for South Ayrshire villages and towns needing and where the cash goes will be decided by council officials.


Volunteer Hall remembrance

To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War a series of events is being held at the Volunteer Hall, Duns, in the coming weeks.

Nurture the Borders have received a donation from Persimmon to provide new mums with birthing kits.

New mums’ birthing kits

A charity that supports Borders mums has received a £750 donation from Persimmon Homes East Scotland to buy birthing kits.

Victoria Ross who lost her sight at the age of 14.

Praise for RNIB - 150 years old

As the Royal National Institute of Blind People marks its 150th anniversary this week Eyemouth’s Victoria Ross talks about how the organisation has helped her.

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.

2 SCOTS took to the streets of Ayr today  for a parade to mark their homecoming.

2 SCOTS welcomed home by Ayr crowd

Around 400 soldiers from 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland, also known as 2 SCOTS, paraded through Ayr on Friday, October 5, to mark their homecoming.

Chain Bridge (Union Chain Suspension Bridge) spanning the Tweed, and the border between England and Scotland at Horncliffe

Chain Bridge public meetings

The opportunities that the conservation of the Union Chain Bridge over the River Tweed can bring to the area are being discussed at consultation events next week.

Attainment gap still too wide

Attainment gap still too wide

School pupils from the most deprived areas of the Borders are lagging behind their counterparts in reading, writing, and numeracy, according to a new report by council education chiefs.

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