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Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

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Kelso High School, where Ms McWilliam taught modern studies before she stole �12,376 from Duns Summer Festival.

Festival embezzler can teach again

The woman who embezzled more than £12,000 from Duns Summer Festival has been told she can continue to teach.

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Julie Pearson, housing care manager at Cornmill Court, with the building's longest resident, 93-year-old Mary McLaren, who has lived there for 14 years.

A new world for Galashiels silver surfers

A housing with care facility in Galashiels has opened up the information superhighway for its residents by providing free broadband.

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Langlee school’s out .... for ever!

Langlee school’s out .... for ever!

Braw Lad Greg Robertson and Braw Lass Amy Thomson arrived at Langlee Primary School on Tuesday, for an emotionally-charged visit.

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Red Letter Day. The Beltane Queen leaves the crowning ceremony.

Crowds turn out for a stunning Peebles Beltane Festival

Following in the footsteps of his uncle, cornet Ross Falla proved a credit to both his family and the town during what he described as a stunning Beltane Festival Week in Peebles.

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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

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Sheep farmers across the UK have taken part in the survey.

Dog attacks on sheep studied

Forty per cent of dog attacks on sheep are carried out by straying or unaccompanied dogs, according to results from the latest National Sheep Association (NSA) survey.

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Children at Hawick's Saturday Polish school.

Immigrant community far from Poles apart

Multiculturalism is alive and well in Hawick despite Britain as a whole turning its back on the continent and preparing to quit the European Union.

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Janice Chapman, the headteacher of Burnfoot Community School is retiring.

Headteacher bidding fond farewell to Hawick school

Burnfoot Community School’s headteacher is stepping down after 12 years in charge later this month.

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Youngsters can get the chance to listen in to Borders past via the recorded life stories which inspired them.

Turning up the volume on our Borders heritage in Hawick

From animations to drama pieces and from print-making to poetry, the last five months have seen people across the Borders responding to the rich oral history collections held by the Scottish Borders Archive.

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Students at Heriot Watt University showcased their work at a fashion showcase in Gala.

Students show off their textile talent in Gala

Final-year students at Heriot-Watt University showed off their textile talents at a fashion showcase held at Galashiels last weekend.

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Pupils from Howdenburn Primary pupils become the 8,000th participants in Tesco's Farm to Fork project.

Tesco Galashiels hits target in outreach initiative

Tesco supermarket in Galashiels is celebrating having taught its 8,000th child through its educational outreach programme.

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You Can Cook has launched its Food For Life scheme.

New project will teach organic growing and healthy cooking

Families living in the Tweed Valley are to benefit from a £105,000 project aimed at encouraging organic growing and healthy cooking on a budget.

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Polly Wolly Doodle manager Paula Preston (centre) and early year assistants Michelle Stewart and Kirsten Canning.

Duns childminder gets top marks from Care Inspectorate

The Care Inspectorate has given a Duns childcare facility a rare accolade - awarding them top grades across all four quality themes!

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Throwing a good party

Throwing a good party

There was a slight age difference between the teams at Riverside Care Home last Thursday as 19 children from Philiphaugh Community School’s P1-4 classes took on the residents in javelin and football competitions.

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Left to right, back row, Nicole Brown P6, Shaun Boyle P5,  Gracie Paterson P7, Finlay Robb P5,  Caitlyn Turner, P7, Melissa Paterson P5 and Blair Watson P5.
Front row, Madison Turner P5, Blair Easson P4, Tessa Paterson P4 and Hope Wilison P4.

Kidnapped book inspires sense of adventure in kids

Around 30 townsfolk turned out to view an exhibition held by St Joseph’s Primary School pupils at Tower Street’s Pop Up Shop on Tuesday.

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Langlee Primary School pupils being given a tour of the new school site.

Galashiels school holding open day ahead of demolition this summer

Past pupils of Langlee Primary School are being invited to an open day this weekend ahead of its demolition this summer.

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Selkirk High School third-year pupils Amy Stansfield, Charlie Zavarroni, Anine Stevenson, Emily Sha and Alice Pittman handed over the cheque to Emma Vickerstaff of the Teenage Cancer Trust on Thursday, May 4.

High school pupils raise £700

Stylish pupils at Selkirk High School raised £700 for charity after staging their near sell-out annual catwalk show, Sew and Tell.

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Tweedbank principals, from left, Greig Moffat, Angus Younger, Douglas Anderson, Erin Gallagher, Poppy Bashford  and Elle Robertson.

Douglas and Erin are named as Tweedbank Lad and Lass

Tweedbank has revealed the two youngsters who will lead the village’s annual festivities as its principals this summer.

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Pc Dianne Lauder with Drumlanrig St Cuthbert's Primary School pupils in Hawick.

Hawick youngsters putting safety first

Youngsters in Hawick concerned about poor parking are calling on inconsiderate motorists to mend their ways.

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