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Christian Aid to help ‘Light The Way’

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Over 250 eminent Scots from the worlds of industry, academia, leisure, politics and media to take part in the first CEO Sleepout.

Leading Scots to sleep rough for Social Bite Village

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The law - which makes it illegal to smoke in a vehicle carrying anyone under 18 - comes into force on Monday.

Smoking in cars with children becomes an offence

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Accident deaths across all age groups are rising, according to RoSPA.

Parents need more help to keep kids safe from accidents

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1 in 3 UK travellers want to see ‘quiet zones’ on flights

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Shaun shares his plumbing tips for winter

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Expected rise in cases of meningitis

Health

Crowds turn out for Hawick’s Christmas parade

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'A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People' outlines five ambitions for Scotland.

Plan to transform the lives of disabled people

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Scotland currently has the lowest age of criminal responsibility in Europe.

Age of criminal responsibility set to be raised

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Extra carriages on the way for Borders track

Transport
A72 at Caerlee Corner, Innerleithen

40mph limit on the way at crash blackspot

Transport
Leon Ali, right, with his brother Dylan.

Tragedy sparks call for action to cut death toll on A698 near Hawick

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Lord Thurso, Chair of VisitScotland speaking at the VisitScotland Borders Conference.

Businesses urged to make most of railway

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Age of criminal responsibility set to be raised

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Pensioner banned from keeping pets

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Airguns were used in almost half of the offences involving a firearm.

Fall in number of firearms offences

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Police Scotland has launched an Online Reporting Form to encourage victims of stalking to come forward.

Online form to help victims of stalking

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Tributes to Selkirk teacher Evelyn Raffery after death on Santa jog

Education
What a new special needs unit proposed at Earlston will look like.

Hawick and Innerleithen children set to switch schools next year

Education
Calum Kerr MP, Celine Stewart, Sarah McDougal, Hazel Smith (Re-Tweed Director), Sophie Tait, Louise Douglas,  Jacqueline Thompson (Re-Tweed trainer),  Rhonda Noble (volunteer).
Front  Susan McLuckie (left) and Erin Inglis

Second helping of success for women-only enterprise

Business
Children enjoy the new facilities at Kirkhope Nursery.

Kirkhope Nursery back in business after two-year closure

Education
Melroses RBS branch manager, Grant Hogg, with senior charge nurse Jamie Thomson and youngsters, from left, Archie Sainsbury, Emily Dolby, Eloise Sainsbury and Ewan Gibson.

Pupils grin and bear it to make a difference to Borders stroke unit

Education

£40m distillery near Jedburgh set to get go-ahead

Business
Caerlee Mill , Innerleithen.

Councillors give backing to £163m plan to build affordable housing across the Scottish Borders

Business
Visit to G&M Radiators, Glasgow. Humza Yousaf, Minister for Transport & the Islands, John Blake, G&M Radiator Manufacturing Managing Director

Extra carriages on the way for Borders track

Transport

£40m distillery near Jedburgh set to get go-ahead

Business
Caerlee Mill , Innerleithen.

Councillors give backing to £163m plan to build affordable housing across the Scottish Borders

Business
Visit to G&M Radiators, Glasgow. Humza Yousaf, Minister for Transport & the Islands, John Blake, G&M Radiator Manufacturing Managing Director

Extra carriages on the way for Borders track

Transport
The Tobacco-Free Generation Awards. Right to left: Kevan Sanderson NHS Borders, Colin Smyth MSP, Jedburgh councillor Jim Brown.

Accolade for campaigners

Health
A72 at Caerlee Corner, Innerleithen

40mph limit on the way at crash blackspot

Transport

Cold weather helps gets natural cycle of things back onto a proper footing

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Some trees in Wilton Lodge Park are to be felled.

Trees facing axe as part of revamp of Hawick’s Wilton Lodge Park

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Smailholm Tower, near Kelso

National park campaign lands lottery funding

Environment

Expected rise in cases of meningitis

Health
The Tobacco-Free Generation Awards. Right to left: Kevan Sanderson NHS Borders, Colin Smyth MSP, Jedburgh councillor Jim Brown.

Accolade for campaigners

Health
The Scottish Government and NHS Education for Scotland will be surveying female doctors.

Improving support for rape victims

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HIV: Do you know your status? If not, get tested...

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edburgh GP Ruth Dorward, centre, with Shona Robison, the Scottish Governments Health and Sport Secretary, and Gregor Smith, deputy chief medical officer for Scotland.

Jedburgh’s Doctor Ruth celebrating success at national awards ceremony

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