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Hawick Scout Pipe band celebrates 100 years or more!

Hawick Scout Pipe Band is definitely older than its 100 year old billing.

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Making the headlines...Ninian Carters first book is now available for download on Amazon Kindle and apps.

Ninian Carter realises his childhood ambition

A tedious 45 minute commute to and from his day job has resulted in a Hawick native realising a childhood dream.

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VHS machines have disappeared from use

Car ownership and cash ‘increasingly absurd’ among modern day Scots

Car ownership could one day be consigned to the past thanks to advancements in technology, according to new research.

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Poppy’s plethora of puppies a perfect Mothers’ Day gift

Poppy, a two-year-old Irish Setter from Galashiels, has given birth to no fewer than 15 puppies.

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The new �1 coin is now in circulation.

New £1 coin with ‘hidden’ security feature rolled out today

The new 12-sided £1 coin is being rolled out across the country today in a bid to curb the rise of counterfeits.

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Animal Matters

So, after last week’s article you may have applied to be a foster carer and now you are faced with a new arrival.

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On the wildside

On the wildside

Scotland was covered by ice until about 10,000 years ago. Some of the plants and animals that moved in as the ice melted are still here today though often confined to the hills and sometimes quite rare and some birds move between Scotland and the Arctic.

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The most popular Scottish attraction was the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh,

Edinburgh Castle at the peak of paid for attractions

Scotland’s tourists attractions outperformed the rest of the UK last year with an annual increase of more than 15 per cent in visitors, according to new figures.

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Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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Nicola Watt and Adam Sherwood strike a post in Innerleithen Operatic Society's 2007 production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.

NOSTALGIA: Innerleithen Opera 2007

Innerleithen and District Amateur Operatic Society staged another splashy, sassy and lavish period musical 10 years ago in 2007.

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12 day real ale beer festival Wednesday March 22 until
Sunday April 2, inclusive, at your local Wetherspoons

Local pub stages 12-day beer festival

Award-winning beers from award-winning breweries across the UK and overseas will be available at The Bourtree in Hawick during a 12-day beer festival.

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When do the clocks go forward this year?

When do the clocks go forward this year?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Around 180,000 families in Scotland will be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare

Government child care website now online

Millions of parents can pre-register from today (Wednesday) for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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Most Scots manage to 'find themselves' by the age of 29.

Scots settle into their own identites by the age of 29

*Scots finally know who they are and feel comfortable in their own skin at the age of 29 – but their sense of identity starts to fade at 58, according to new research.

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Watch millions of new 12-sided £1 coins being produced at Royal Mint

The new £1 coin is within striking distance as the Royal Mint makes preparations for it entering circulation next week.

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One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

A new study has revealed that career aspirations are at the bottom rung of the ladder with young Scots, with two thirds happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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NFU Scotland president Andrew McCornick.

Shoppers urged to buy Scottish amid ‘rotten’ Brazilian meat claims

Shoppers are being urged to buy Scottish in the wake of allegations that Brazilian meat processors are selling rotten beef and poultry.

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Award sponsor Bruno Berardelli and Billy and Rachael Hamilton with host Fred MacAulay.

Buccleuch Arms picks up top rural hospitality award

A St Boswells hotel is celebrating following an award win at the 2017 Scottish Rural Awards last week.

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