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Nostalgia...and a slightly suspect Snow White

Earlston Civic Week’s fancy dress parade is this Sunday, so we’ve taken the opportunity to look back into the archives to see what we could find. The Halbert family and friends were a hit as Snow White and the Seven Dwarves in 1986. (That’s Snow White hiding at the back!)

Muriel Mitchell retires from Philiphaugh School

Nostalgia: Philiphaugh Primary says goodbye and thankyou to Muriel Mitchell

There were fond farewells at Philiphaugh School in June 1986, when the pupils said goodbye to assistant head Muriel Mitchell.

'It's a Knockout' comp organiser John Brown gets soaked.

Nostalgia: a ponding for John

The first St Boswells Midsummer week in June 1986 was an outstanding success.

Hawick and Denholm race, June 1986

Nostalgia: Hawick and Denholm fun run for primary schools

Runners in the Hawick and Denholm Primary Schools town and country run line up under the watchful eye of ‘Uncle’ Bill McLaren in July 1986.

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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

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Living with a terminal illness and looking for support? Marie Curie Support Line advisers are able to help with any concerns. This was the message from the charitys Borders community ambassador, Caroline Green, when she spoke to Galashiels Rotarians. The picture shows Rotary club president Tricia Paterson with Caroline, who is holding a collecting tin sporting the new Marie Curie logo.

Caroline collects support from Galashiels Rotarians

Living with a terminal illness and looking for support? Marie Curie Support Line advisers are able to help with any concerns.This was the message from the charity’s Borders community ambassador, Caroline Green, when she spoke to Galashiels Rotarians.

Hawick Art Club launched its open exhibition on Saturday, July 9, at Wilton Park Museum.
The opening ceremony was performed by Borders artist Sandy Milligan, with 80-plus guests in attendance.

Art lovers savour skills of Borders artists

Hawick Art Club launched its open exhibition on Saturday, July 9, at Wilton Park Museum.

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Researchers looking for raptors at Langholm Moor, Dumfries and Galloway Area.
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SWT upland policies are ‘irresponsible’

The Scottish Countryside Alliance has challenged proposals to support ‘transition away’ from ‘traditional deer stalking’ and ‘driven grouse moors’ as unscientific and irresponsible.

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A young Lynx (around 4months old) photographed by Christoph Anton Mitterer

NSA opposed to lynx pilot programme

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has rejected an invitation from the Lynx UK Trust to join its Project Advisory Group tasked with designing the pilot scheme to introduce the high level predator into the countryside.

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Researchers looking for raptors at Langholm Moor, Dumfries and Galloway Area.
�Lorne Gill/SNH

SWT upland policies are ‘irresponsible’

The Scottish Countryside Alliance has challenged proposals to support ‘transition away’ from ‘traditional deer stalking’ and ‘driven grouse moors’ as unscientific and irresponsible.

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website building company andwedothis.com

Who do you trust when it comes to building your firm’s website?

With the increase in online website builders, a question increasingly asked is “Why should I still use a professional website designer to build my site?”

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Brian Shiels handmade clock

Brian’s wound up over his seconds business

A freelance double bass player from Selkirk has decided it is time to turn one of his hobbies into a business.

SBSR business Hans Waltl

Brexit - what happens next?

The recent media hype on both sides of the channel make it difficult to get a sense of reality and my thoughts here are pragmatic: leave the politics to the politicians and let us get on with the day to day running of businesses.

A young Lynx (around 4months old) photographed by Christoph Anton Mitterer

NSA opposed to lynx pilot programme

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has rejected an invitation from the Lynx UK Trust to join its Project Advisory Group tasked with designing the pilot scheme to introduce the high level predator into the countryside.

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