The Southern Reporter

Celebrating carers in the Borders

Health

Calling all Borderers to come to the aid of Small Blues

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Artist's impression of the entrance to the proposed early learning centre at St Boswells primary school.

Safety concerns raised over primary school plans

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Four arrested after spate of Peebles bike thefts

Crime

Annual poll shows six in ten parents raid their children’s piggy banks to cover costs

News

Registration for Baby Box will begin in June

News

Sustrans’ Bike to School Week rolls through Scotland

News
A new survey has revealed that people living with dementia and their carers across Scotland are experiencing significant loss of friendships.

National survey reveals that Scots living with dementia have lost friends

News
Marion Short has stood down from Hawick Community Council after six years as its chairwoman.

Chairwoman reveals why she quit

News
Dianne Lauder of Gala Harriers (picture by Pete Bracegirdle)

Bronze for Gala’s Dianne in capital’s marathon festival

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Representatives of VisitKelso marked 100 days to go to the start of the 2017 Tour of Britain in front of the Town Hall on Friday 26 June.
From left are: Steve Fletcher, Karen Hume, Sue Beck, Alison Brockie, Dean Weatherston, Nikki Allman.

World’s greatest riders to take on Kelso’s cobbles in sprint finish

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Borders Disabled Swim Group, known as the Dippers, is looking for volunteers so that it can continue to provide twice weekly swim sessions for those with minor disabilities as well as those who are wheelchair-bound. The club celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015 with the support of Borders MP Calum Kerr.

Club fears being left high and dry

News
Fraser Renwick (picture by SNS Group/SRU Alan Harvey).

Rugby-playing college students are ‘different class’

Rugby

Stirling effort at marathon from Limper Callum

News

Souters aim to mount realistic challenge in new season

Rugby
Sculptor Mark Hume with his heron sculpture in Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick.

Chainsaw reaction as sculptor makes his mark on Hawick park

News

A magical night of jazz from Sophie

Music

Original songs by flame-haired Beth Macari

Music
The thorn bush sculpture of a huge bird in Kirkcowan village.

Plenty places to explore around Kirkcowan and Newton Stewart

News
Keep your pet rabbits happy and healthy by understanding their needs.

Basic rabbit care is so important

News

Top 10 weirdest items found in storage units

Lifestyle