The Southern Reporter

Celebrating carers in the Borders


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

Heavy rain

Four arrested after spate of Peebles bike thefts


Chairwoman reveals why she quit


Fire services respond to house fire at Selkirk


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

Expectant mothers will register to receive their babys box at an existing midwife appointment after June 15. Delivery will then begin on August 15 with the Baby Box sent directly to a home or other preferred address.

Registration for Baby Box will begin in June

Bike to School Week is an opportunity for children and parents to kick-start active travel habits and switch to cycling, scootering or walking for the school journey.

Sustrans’ Bike to School Week rolls through Scotland

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

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

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

Rugby-playing college students are ‘different class’


Stirling effort at marathon from Limper Callum


Souters aim to mount realistic challenge in new season

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

Chainsaw reaction as sculptor makes his mark on Hawick park


A magical night of jazz from Sophie


Original songs by flame-haired Beth Macari

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

Plenty places to explore around Kirkcowan and Newton Stewart

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

Basic rabbit care is so important


Top 10 weirdest items found in storage units