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Opperman is ambushed!

Members of the Scottish Borders WASPI group joined others from the Northumberland and Newcastle groups to attend a fair held in Hexham last week.

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Harmony across the border

Harmony across the border

Donald Trump has described UK politics as being in “turmoil” but here in the borderlands all parties appear to be in harmony over plans for its economic future.

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The coucnil administration is under fire for changing the grass-cutting cycle from every 10 days to every 20 days.

Grass policy one cut too far?

Council leaders have been taken to task by Hawick councillor David Patterson who criticised the authority for reportedly ignoring residents’ concerns over grass cutting.

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

WASPIs swarm on MP’s tour

Women born in the 1950s who have been affected by the changes to their State Pension Age are being urged to visit MP John Lamont and MSP Rachael Hamilton at their summer surgeries.

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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.

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James Anderson, Eyemouth

SBC faces grass root revolt

A new grass-cutting regime has been introduced by Scottish Borders Council and as communities become aware of it there are rumblings of discontent across the region.

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Borders police numbers down

Borders police numbers down

The number of police officers based in the Borders seems to be steadily reducing according to research carried out by Scottish Conservatives.

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