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What Angela Hunter's statues of Robert Coltart and two young customers will look like.

Design revealed for Galashiels statue of Coulter’s Candy writer

These days he’d probably fall foul of a crackdown on unhealthy foodstuffs being lined up by the Scottish Government, but because he’s long dead and no longer inciting children to risk getting double chins by eating his sweets, Galashiels confectioner Robert Coltart is off the hook.

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Scocha were among the acts featured in last summer's concert programme at Hawick's Wilton Lodge Park.

Music might not be over at Hawick park

It ain’t over till the fat lady sings, according to the old saying, and the proverbial plump lass, as well as her male and thinner peers, might yet get the chance to perform in Hawick’s Wilton Lodge Park this summer.

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Percussionist Graham Borthwick crashes the cymbals to spectacular effect during Selkirk Silver Band's top-drawer display at Sunday's National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain in Cheltenham.  (Photo: British Bandsman Magazine).

Souters go the extra furlong

Members of Selkirk Silver Band did the Borders proud at the weekend by recording their highest-ever finish at the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain.

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