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Fancy being grilled by Greg?

Former Southern Reporter journalist and 2016 MasterChef finalist Lorna Robertson is urging “anyone and everyone” to apply to be in next year’s series of the popular BBC One cooking show.

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Jack Lowden in Dunkirk.

Borders actor Jack’s flying high as Second World War blockbuster opens

Big-budget film premieres are coming thick and fast for Borders-raised actor Jack Lowden.

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Standard Bearer Kieran Riddell signs the Roll of Honour and joins the Ex-Standard Bearers Association, as chairman Douglas Gunn looks on.

Kieran joins the Ex men after serving town well

With the excitement of the Common Riding a brilliant, yet fading memory and the list of Borders festivals still to come steadily dwindling, Saturday night saw Royal Burgh Standard Bearer Kieran Riddell join the Ex-Standard Bearers.

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Jamie Telfords new film, Langholm Stories., takes an affectionate look at the folk of the Muckle Toon.

Muckle Toon Tales

The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm, is offering audiences a second chance to see Jamie Telford’s new film, Langholm Stories.

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Live Borders Dance Academy has something to offer all young dancers in the region this summer.

Summer dance academy

For those who fancy a fling, or those who’s tastes are of a more contemporary nature, Live Borders Dance Academy has something to offer all young dancers in the region this summer.

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Inaugural exhibition at Borders Sculpture Park, Mellerstain House

Inaugural exhibition at Borders Sculpture Park, Mellerstain House

The first exhibition at the Borders Sculpture Park, Mellerstain House is ‘XXX’, an installation by acclaimed artist, Steve Messam.

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Liam receiving the water from the well to drink

Ancient ceremony that allows youths to shine

Liam Card, this year’s St Ronan’s Standard Bearer found himself in awe at the work that goes into Innerleithen’s annual celebrations.

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Children from the Melville Street Nursery enjoying the Modern Two installation with Stephanie Kerr from Peoples Postcode Lottery.

Creative fun for children at national modern art gallery

This summer the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh will be a great destination for children and families, with a wide range of free outdoor activities taking place.

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Acclaimed acoustic duo Summerland to perform at Coldingham Gala on July 30.

Great music lineup at Coldingham Gala

Coldingham Gala celebrates its 40th anniversary on Sunday, July 30, and it promises to be another great day out for all the family.

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The Reiver's party ride up to Duns Law.

Friends for life made at summer festival

Crowds from near and far showed their full support for Duns Summer Festival on Saturday as it came to a close following a busy week of events.

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Port House in Jedburgh.

Jedburgh’s Port House in line for revamp as part of £1.3m conservation project

A former department store is to be given a revamp as part of a £1.3m regeneration project now up and running in Jedburgh.

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Family fun in the sun at Earlston Civic Week

Family fun in the sun at Earlston Civic Week

Saturday’s summer sunshine helped guarantee an unforgettable climax to a glorious Earlston Civic Week.

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The BBC's Antiques Roadshow filming today at Floors Castle in Kelso. Judith Miller from Galashiels is one of the experts on hand.

Expert’s return to her homeland

One of the Antiques Roadshow experts at Floors Castle had a fantastic time, as she is originally from the Borders.

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Lindsay Neil and his Babylonian saucer

A Babylon pot and a Bohemian saucer

Retired Selkirk GP Lindsay Neil brought a couple of pieces in to show the experts at the Antiques Roadshow’s visit to Floors Castle on Thursday ... one of which could have been one of the oldest pieces of the day.

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A still from the 2014 film Paddington.

Paddington screening offers chance for Borders film fans to grin and bear it

The Hawick Movie Lovers group, formerly known as the Little Theatre Film Club, will hold an annual general meeting in the club cinema at 8 Croft Road, next Sunday, July 16, from 2pm.

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The BBC's Antiques Roadshow filming today at Floors Castle in Kelso. Fiona Bruce during filming at Floors Castle.

Antiques Roadshow rolls into Floors Castle

The Antiques Roadshow rolled into Kelso yesterday – and more than 3,500 people brought along their family treasures to be assessed.

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Trio of art by Steve

‘XXX’ is a series of three temporary art installations at Mellerstain House, Gordon, from July 14 until September 11.

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Galashiels Studio Club's annual exhibition held in  the Christopher Boyd Gallery of Old Gala House from July 8 until August 5.

Talented local painters

Galashiels Studio Club will present a vibrant exhibition of work in the Christopher Boyd Gallery of Old Gala House from July 8 until August 5.

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Photograph  from last year's competition of Holy Lit - Whiting Bay looking towards Holy Isle, Isle of Arran by Dylan Nardini.

Photo competition on marine theme

Photographers are being asked to submit images celebrating Britain’s proud maritime heritage for the annual competition run by the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society.

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Jack Lowden in Edinburgh with Jessica Brown Findlay.

Heaven knows Borders actor Jack will be far from miserable now

Heaven knows Borders actor Jack Lowden will be anything but miserable now after his latest film was chosen to bring the curtain down on this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival last night.

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