Community rss

2016 Braw Lass Alex Mundell and 2016 Braw Lad Mark Hood after Declaration Night.

Mark and Alex are a Braw choice

Braw Lads’ Gathering chairman David Houston says he expects this year’s event to be “massive” given the popularity of 2016’s two principals.

Announcements rss

Mary Wyllie : Obituary

Published in the Borders (The Southern Reporter) on 07 November 2013

Greta Mitchell : Obituary

Published in the Borders (The Southern Reporter) on 07 November 2013

Barbara Campbell : Obituary

Published in the Borders (The Southern Reporter) on 07 November 2013

David Rainy Brown : Obituary

Published in the Borders (The Southern Reporter) on 07 November 2013

Hill : Acknowledgement

Published in the Borders (The Southern Reporter) on 07 November 2013

District rss

Have your say on police priorities

Your view counts and is valued – that’s the message behind Police Scotland’s new online public survey which takes just 15 minutes to complete and will help shape policing priorities throughout the country.

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Farming rss

Sheep worrying is taking its toll on farmers according to a new survey.

Sheep worrying takes its toll

Sheep worrying by dogs is causing around 85% of affected farmers to experience elevated levels of anxiety and stress, a survey conducted by the National Sheep Association (NSA) has revealed.

John Barker reckons the sheep will be sold at about half their value, which is about �120 a head.

Hill farmer left counts cost after 400 sheep are stolen

A farmer is counting the cost after rustlers stole more than 400 sheep from his hill farm six miles from Moffat near the Grey Mare’s Tail.

All eyes will be on the action as fleeces are whisked off at an incredible rate.

Shears being sharpened ahead of world-class competition in West Linton

West Linton will be the place to be this summer to see some of the world’s top sheep shearers in action.

Calum Kerr (centre) during a farm visit to McGregor Farms, Coldstream with Colin McGregor (left) and NFU Scotland President Allan Bowie (right).

NFU warns many farmers are now at breaking point

An exceptionally wet winter leading into a wet spring has put more pressure on farmers already struggling with late subsidy payments and falling profit margins.

Local Businesses rss

Sheep worrying is taking its toll on farmers according to a new survey.

Sheep worrying takes its toll

Sheep worrying by dogs is causing around 85% of affected farmers to experience elevated levels of anxiety and stress, a survey conducted by the National Sheep Association (NSA) has revealed.

SBBN Toolbox Talks

Dates set for Toolbox Talks

SELECT’s Toolbox Talks programme, which comprises practical and popular events for dissemination of the latest technological information to the widest possible number of electro-technical trade professionals is set to get under way as venues and dates are announced for 2016.

Edinburgh UK Oct 12 2015;Views of Edinburgh taken from Calton Hill  credit steven scott taylor / J P License

Edinburgh hosts Meet the Buyer event

Buyers and suppliers from across the Scottish public sector will meet in Edinburgh this summer for the eighth annual “Meet The Buyer” event hosted by the Supplier Development Programme.

SBBN Colin Guthrie has driven a milion miles with Bedmax

Colin keeps on trucking to clock up a million miles

A local lorry driver has reached the million mile mark after more than 15 years working with a north Northumberland company.

VIBES Awards chairwoman Gillian Bruce

Green business awards mve into seventeenth year

Applications for the Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland (VIBES) Awards are now open and companies in the Borders are encouraged to enter the search for the best green businesses.

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