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NHS Borders want to hear from dementia carers

In September last year NHS Borders launched the Tweeddale Carers Project (Dementia) with funding from The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland.

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Adrian: ‘This will be an interesting year’

The tight community of West Linton were introduced to their main man on Friday, as Adrian Jackson was named as the village’s Whipman Elect.

Alisdair Piercy will cast the Colonials' flag at the Selkirk Common Riding.

Alisdair’s set to represent the exiles of Selkirk

Flying the flag for Selkirk’s Colonial Society on this year’s common riding day is Alisdair Lindsay Piercy, who lives in Toronto, Canada.

Borders break-in yielded big break for punk-rock veterans the Mekons

Borders break-in yielded big break for punk-rock veterans the Mekons

It’s now over four decades since a group of wayward youths broke into a quiet Galashiels cottage, earning themselves a footnote in Borders musical history.

The Slumber Sisters: a co-production between the National Theatre of Scotland and Catherine Wheels Theater Company for Spring 2018

Interactive music and magic from the Slumber Sisters

National Theatre of Scotland and Catherine Wheels Theatre Company present a new immersive theatre show for children and families!

Theatre and Comedy
Lauder Amateur Dramatic Society perform Round The Houses by Diana Raffle at Lauder Public Hall from  Wednesday,  March 21 to Saturday  March 24.

Hilarious farce from Lauder Amateur Dramatic Society

Lauder Amateur Dramatic Society (LADS) presents a brilliant farce not to be missed.

Theatre and Comedy
Members of Selkirk Silver Band's cornet section strike a winning note in Perth.''Band member Joanne Grieve takes a group selfie of Selkirk Silver Band and their supporters prior to boarding their bus for the return trip from Perth.

Superb effort sees Selkirk Silver Band qualify for finals

Members of Selkirk Silver Band had good reason to blow their own trumpet at the weekend, after finishing second in their section at the Scottish Brass Band Championships in Perth.

Shell filling station, Jedburgh.

Subway sandwich chain setting sights on Jedburgh

Plans for a new Subway food outlet in the Borders have been given the go-ahead.


Stuart set to fly the flag for merchants

Friday night saw the announcement of Selkirk’s first standard bearer for 2018 when Selkirk Merchant Company appointed Stuart Davidson to cast their new flag in this year’s Common Riding procession.

Queen's Adam Lambert and Brian May at Glasgow's SSE Hydro in 2015. Photo: Lisa Ferguson.

Queen and Adam Lambert complete TRNSMT’s line-up of festival headliners fit for royalty

Glasgow’s TRNSMT Festival has announced the last of its headliners for 2018, Queen and Adam Lambert, and they complete one of the strongest line-ups on offer in the UK this summer.

Youth worker, Julie Middlemiss Brown,  is nominated for the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Award which is sponsored by Mental Health Foundation Scotland and NHS Health Scotland.

youth borders success

YouthBorders has yet again been shortlisted for the National Youth Work Awards.

Theatre and Comedy
Rocket Theatre present Oscar Wilde's Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, a classic tale of love, honour, duty, fortune-telling and murder, at Bowhill House.

Exciting theatre programme set to launch at Bowhill House

A packed programme of performances at Bowhill’s intimate theatre is set to launch for the year ahead.

Theatre and Comedy

Galashiels Amateur Operatic Society gives us a Summer Holiday to warm our hearts

What could be a better antidote to the Beast from the East and Brexit than a jolly old musical about summer sun, falling in love, and free travel throughout Europe?

Theatre and Comedy
From left, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones.

Rock legends the Rolling Stones heading north of border for first Scottish show for 12 years

Rock legends the Rolling Stones are returning to Scotland for their first show here since 2006 as part of a five-date UK tour.

Leads Lauren gracie and Stuart Mitchell set to tread the boards again in the Victoria Halls.

Music and passion are back in fashion at the Victoria Halls

Selkirk Musical Theatre Company’s production of Copacabana resumes tonight after it was hit by the heavy snow this week.

Floors Castle, Kelso hosts the Great British Food Festival for the first time. The event, over the weekend of September 8-9 , promises to be a foodie feast.

Floors has the perfect recipe for a fun, foodie family day out

This summer the stunning Floors Castle, Kelso hosts the Great British Food Festival for the first time.


Jed’s doonies get the upper hand

In the timeless war between the uppies and the doonies of Jedburgh, it was the latter who chalked up another victory last Thursday.


Traditions kept up on Denholm green

Denholm’s annual ba’ games took place on a chilly Monday evening, with the snowstorm dubbed the Beast from the East knocking firmly on the door.

Billy Gillies watches on as the boys' ba' games take place, with a couple of the lads getting a little help from their friends.

Doonies on top at Jethart Ba’

We’re still waiting to hear from organisers on the final results from yesterday’s Jethart ba’, but it’s fair to say that the local tradition may have some new worldwide supporters.

Action from today's ba' game at Jedburgh.

Rough and tumble on offer at Jedburgh’s hand ba’ game

Jedburgh’s annual hand ba’ games are under way, and here’s a taste of the action so far, ahead of a fuller report tomorrow.

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