Arts & Screen

Borderer Ali through to Ninja Warrior semi-finals

A Kelso man has survived being put through his paces on one of the UK’s toughest game shows to compete another day.

Jim issues a ticket to read with new book

Jim issues a ticket to read with new book

Hawick bus driver Jim Inglis is offering passengers a magical mystery tour following the release of his science fiction book A Magic Triangle.

Andrew Poole on one of the recently upgraded seats in screen one.

Pavilion bids to make you more comfortable

The manager of the Pavilion Cinema in Galashiels hopes a new membership and loyalty scheme will see people return to the idea of going to the movies as a social occasion.

Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Holly and Tracey Crawford at the Bonchester meet.

Bonchester plays host to hunt on Hogmanay

Spectators and riders alike poured into Bonchester Bridge on Saturday to observe the traditional new year’s meet organised by the Jedforest Hunt.

Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.


Community dance project at The Maltings

If you would like the opportunity to dance, create a piece with other people and then perform it, then Beneath the Shadow could be the project for you.

Dancers from the Fiona Henderson School of Dance performing at Eastgate Theatre, Peebles

Peebles dancers stage sell out shows

Over 50 dancers from the senior school of the Peebles-based Fiona Henderson School of Dance and Performing Arts took to the stage at the Eastgate Theatre on Saturday, December 10, for two sell out performances.

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Rory, 12, is champion of inclusion

Rory, 12, is champion of inclusion

The needs of Scottish schoolchildren who require additional educational support are being championed by a 12-year- old Jedburgh Grammar pupil.

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Dancers from the Galashiels-based Ward School of Irish Dance.

Celebrations in order for young Irish dancers

Dancers from the Borders are celebrating the end of a triumphant year on the competition circuit, with success at a major championship last month.

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Gibson’s bravest movie role

Gibson’s bravest movie role

Hollywood star Mel Gibson may have been roundly criticised for his wonky Scots accent in Braveheart, but it hasn’t stopped him from playing a Denholm man in his new film.

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Crowds at Lauder Christmas lights switch.

Lauder lights up for Christmas

In Lauder, more than 400 people enjoyed the annual torchlight parade and lights switch-on on Saturday.

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Alasdair Hutton

Borders author Alasdair places old Scots rhymes in safe hands

A host of Scotland’s lesser-known childrens nursery rhymes have been preserved for future generations in a new book.

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Reclaim The Night march, Galashiels.

Strength in numbers at Scottish Borders Reclaim The Night event

The sixth Scottish Borders Reclaim the Night anti-violence march was held in Galashiels last Friday on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Reclaim the Night march in Galashiels last year.

Galashiels hosts anti-violence march this weekend

A march will be held in Galashiels on Friday evening to mark the international day for the elimination of violence against women.

Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick star in The Accountant

Film Review: The Accountant (15)

Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow

Caroline Cook and Jayne Palmer meet Pudsey in Jedburgh

Jedburgh waves off BBC Children in Need’s rickshaw challenge

The One’s Shows Rickshaw Challenge set off on its 470-mile route across Britain from Jedburgh this morning.

Landscape Artist of the Year,
Heat 5 "Stowe"
Artist Moy Mackay
� Chris Lobina / Sky Arts.

Sky’s the limit for Peebles artist Moy

Peebles artist Moy Mackay will put her artistic skills to the test in the sixth episode of Sky Arts’ Landscape Artist of the Year (LAOTY) series, which airs on Tuesday, November 15, at 8pm.

Owner of The Caddy Mann in the Scottish Borders, Ross Horrocks with a new cook book which two of his recipes are mentioned (pictured, Steamed Venison Pudding and Eighteen Hour Slow Baked Borders Lamb).

Mystery diner tables a book

Caddy Mann chef Ross Horrocks said he was “delighted, shocked and bemused” after some of his recipes appeared in a new cookbook.

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