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Walter Baxter took this image of Lowood House, beside the Tweed near Gattonside, during a Scotland’s Garden Scheme open day.

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St Mary's kirkyard, next to St Mary's Loch

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Barbara Greer snapped this image of St Mary’s kirkyard, which overlooks St Mary’s Loch.

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Jim Dodds of St Marys Loch  on Sunday afternoon

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Jim Dodds captured this view of St Mary’s Loch on one of the many sunny summer afternoons we’ve enjoyed this month.

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Curtis Welshs addition of foreground colour adds a welcome aspect to this traditional image of the Eildon Hills from Scotts View.

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Curtis Welsh’s addition of foreground colour adds a welcome aspect to this traditional image of the Eildon Hills from Scott’s View.

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Allan Pettigrew took this picture while walking part of the Pennine Way near to Yetholm

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Blue skies were the order of the day when Allan Pettigrew took this picture while walking part of the Pennine Way near Yetholm.

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Curtis Welsh was near Smailholm when he took this image of straight drills leading the eye towards the Black Hill.

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Curtis Welsh was near Smailholm when he took this image of straight drills leading the eye towards the Black Hill.

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A pair of Canada geese proudly show off their offspring at New Belses Loch, Lilliesleaf.

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While Curtis Welsh was walking around New Belses Loch, Lilliesleaf, a pair of Canada geese appeared close inshore to proudly show off their offspring.

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Brian Tait bagged this image of Davidsons Linn, site of an illegal still in bygone days, just off the Pennine Way at the head of the Bowmont Valley

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Brian Tait bagged this image of Davidson’s Linn, site of an illegal still in bygone days, just off the Pennine Way at the head of the Bowmont Valley.

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Maxton kirk

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This view of Maxton Kirk surrounded in fresh spring colours was supplied by Curtis Welsh.

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took this shot of the standing stones on Brotherstone Hill near Smailholm just before sunrise

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Walter Baxter took this shot of the standing stones on Brotherstone Hill, near Smailholm, just before sunrise.

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Took this pic of a roe deer just outside Kelso.
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Graeme Rae took this image of a roe deer just outside Kelso.

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Grazing sheep and lambs at Sandyknowe Farm Smailholm with Smailholm Tower as a backdrop.

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Curtis Welsh snapped these grazing sheep and lambs at Sandyknowe Farm, with Smailholm Tower as a backdrop.

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The foreground field was the site of the amphitheatre at the Roman fort of Trimontium at Newstead. Leaderfoot Viaduct is in the background.

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The field in the foreground of Walter Baxter’s image was the site of the amphitheatre at the Roman fort of Trimontium, Newstead. Leaderfoot viaduct is in the background.

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By the banks of the River Ale near Longnewton

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Curtis Welsh’s four-legged friend needed a rest during a walk along the banks of the River Ale by Longnewton.

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Bewliehill Bridge over the Ale Water by Lilliesfleaf.

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Curtis Welsh saw these snowdrops beside the recently-rebuilt Bewliehill Bridge over the Ale Water, near Lilliesleaf.

The datestone indicates that the structure was first built in 1880. Please email photographic contributions, with a brief caption, to southern-letters@jpress.co.uk

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Sunrise in Melrose, taken by Hilary Baines

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Sunrise in Melrose, taken by Hilary Baines.

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Ewan Dickson captured the Cheviot Hills covered in snow with this image taken from near Morebattle.

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Heartfelt plea to save historic Auld Kirk

Heartfelt plea to save historic Auld Kirk

One of the things that all Selkirk people will agree on is that they would like to see a more commercially-successful town, one with a greater appeal to visitors and a more attractive burgh altogether.

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Night-time image of road-surfacing in St Boswells.

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This night-time image of road-surfacing in St Boswells is provided courtesy of Alex McSorley, who told us: “I was hoping for light trails with a long exposure and, right on cue, one of the HGVs reversed with all lights blazing and caused the carousel effect.”

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a stoat beside the bird hide at Yetholm Loch nature reserve

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This stoat beside the bird hide at Yetholm Loch nature reserve was caught in the lens of Graeme Rae who told us: “Work has begun on a massive wind turbine being erected on the opposite side of the loch.

It could affect swans, geese – in fact all wildfowl, especially in the winter when they are aplenty. Osprey also visit the loch in the summer months.” Please email photographic contributions, with a brief caption, to southern-letters@jpress.co.uk

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