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Telly pair show you can get a bargain

Popular BBC show Antiques Road Trip featured the Borders heavily last week, with experts Anita Manning and Charles Hanson scooting around the region in a Triumph Stag in scenes filmed last August.

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Thirlestane Castle at Lauder.

Lauder castle lands £40,000 grant to help fund rejig plans

A Borders tourist attraction toying with the idea of moving a couple of its collections is now well over halfway to raising the £70,000 that would cost.

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Cheesefest is coming to Edinburgh

Cheesefest 2018: A festival for cheese lovers is coming

A festival for cheese lovers is coming to the Capital for the first time in February.

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Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to Selkirk we go

Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to Selkirk we go

Breaking with tradition somewhat, the Association of Selkirk Clubs and Societies held their panto after Christmas at the town’s Victoria Halls last Thursday and Friday.

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At Enchanted Hollow in Hawick are owners Keith and Charlotte Graham with their two youngest children, Ruby, seven, and Lachlan, four.

New soft play opens in Hawick

A Hawick couple’s new business venture has proved to be a hit with kids this festive season.

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The Eastgate Theatre in Peebles.

Peebles theatre facing funding fears

The future of a Borders theatre is hanging in the balance as it awaits news of two sources of funding its survival depends upon to keep going.

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Jacob Martin in outlander style show

Game of Thrones challenge for Borders euine stunt team

Jedburgh-based equine stunt team Les Amis has recently been working on two major films made in Scotland and is now taking part in one of the biggest TV shows in the world.

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Author Alan Windram at the fourth Read-a-licious childrens book festival.

feast of literary fun

Eastgate Theatre, Peebles, was buzzing even more than usual when it welcomed more than a thousand young bookworms to the fourth Read-a-licious children’s book festival.

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The old Poundstretcher in Galashiels and the former post office next door to it.

Work set to start on Galashiels home for Great Tapestry of Scotland next spring

An application for a building warrant for the new home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland in Galashiels could be made as soon as February.

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The Tour of Britain arriving in Kelso.

Cultural and sports events boost Borders economy by £6m a year, report reveals

The Borders’ cultural and sporting celebrations generate £6m a year for the region’s economy, it has been revealed.

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Heriot Christmas Panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.

Jack’s the perfect start to Borders pantomime season

Heriot Players are this weekend opening the region’s panto season in style in a giant production at the MacFie Hall.

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VIDEO & REVIEW: Sneak peek first look as Christmas At The Botanics opens at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

HARK! The herald conifer trees really do sing at Christmas At The Botanics - a spectacular new festive light and sound trail which has magically transformed the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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Steve Hunter creating a mural of Stevie Ray Vaughan in Dallas.

Hawick artist creates hat-trick of tributes to US guitar legend

An expatriate Teri now living in Texas in the US has created a hat-trick of tributes to a guitar legend still the pride of joy of his home city of Dallas almost three decades after his death.

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Kate Howden and William Morgan in Opera Highlights.

Scottish Opera’s Highlights tour stops off in Hawick

Scottish Opera’s hugely popular Opera Highlights tour will travel to Hawick in February 2018.

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Families will be mesmerised by the hypnotic beauty of a flickering, scented Fire Garden

WIN: Christmas At The Botanics family ticket - be first to see new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular

Christmas At The Botanics is the new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular set and we are giving YOUR family the chance to be amongst the first to see it.

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Harpist, Gwen Sinclair, one half of BabaYaga.

Harp and saxophone duo Baba Yaga interpret Mussorgsky

Hawick Music Club eagerly await the performance of BabaYaga at Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, on Sunday, November 19.

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Teviotdale Young Farmers' Club members meeting Matt Baker.

Hawick welcomes rickshaw charity challenge team

About 1,000 people lined the streets of Hawick last night, November 15, to welcome the One Show’s rickshaw challenge team back to the town for the first time since its inaugural journey six years ago.

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Jackie Charley with her controversial Christmas cards.

Borders artist baffled after robin painting is given the bird by Facebook

A Borders artist was left baffled after her painting of a robin redbreast was banned from Facebook apparently for being too sexual.

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Nominate an ‘Unexpected Star’ for new Michael McIntyre TV series

A new BBC show hosted by Michael McIntyre is looking for new talent - but the nominees can’t find out…

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Brian and Sheryl Milligan, with Brooke, Macie, Hallie and Scott at Denholm fireworks

Village pub puts on spectacular display held at Denholm

Hundreds of people enjoyed a spectacular bonfire and fireworks display at Denholm’s green for the fifth year running.

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