L-r, 2nd yr pupils James Scott, Adam Dickson and Claire Robertson all learn about science as the 'Lab in a Lorry' pulls into Peebles High School.

IN PICTURES: This week in the news 2010

As the country enters its ninth week of lockdown during the Covid-19 pandemic, we thought it an ideal time to look back at more eventful times in the Borders a decade ago.

And in a far cry from the home schooling going on at the moment, young pupils across the Borders were busy learning about biodiversity, recycling, science and gardening, Jethart and Langholm named their festival principals, businesses celebrated anniversaries, choirs were formed, competitions held and charity events thrived.

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