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Turning up the volume on Borders heritage

6 June 2017

From animations to drama pieces and from print-making to poetry, the last five months have seen people across the Borders responding to the rich oral history collections held by the Scottish Borders Archive. On Thursday, June 15...

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Library to introduce crafts and draughts

6 June 2017

Selkirk Library is throwing open its doors to two new groups, with the aim of providing a place for people to come together and participate in free community activities. Following in the footsteps of similar programmes at Galashiels Library...

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We Love Our Volunteers!

31 May 2017

Today marks the beginning of Volunteer Appreciation week! Here at Live Borders we have over 2000 volunteers who are indispensable to our services. At the Heritage Hub Archives and Local History centre in Hawick our volunteer Dougie Purves has...

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Final chapter for Heart of Hawick Book Awards

25 May 2017

Children of Hawick and the surrounding area took centre stage recently as the Heart of Hawick Book Award celebrated its 10th anniversary. Six of eight shortlisted authors joined youngsters from all Hawick catchment area primary schools along...

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Orchestrating a theme for Heritage Festival

25 May 2017

Three of the Borders’ most famous heritage sites came alive with the sound of music last week as children from schools in the Selkirk and Galashiels catchment areas joined forces with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (SCO). Sounding Out...

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Dan’s the man at Hawick Triathlon

22 May 2017

Edinburgh Athlete Daniel McFeely had only one goal in mind when traveling down the A7 on Sunday morning, to win the Hawick Sprint Triathlon. It was to be a day of firsts for the 22-year-old marketing guru who competes for the JETS Triathlon...

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Triathletes blown away by Selkirk course

16 May 2017

Blue skies and a brisk breeze made for an enjoyable but challenging experience for the 80 or so competitors taking part in the Selkirk Triathlon on Sunday. Picking up his second consecutive Borders title of the season was Edinburgh triathlete...

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Design Opportunity - Borders Heritage Festival

10 May 2017

The Borders Heritage Festival was established in 2009 and has achieved considerable growth in the last 2 years with a dedicated professional coordinator and plan. In order for the festival to continue growing and developing, it's vital...

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Birds of a feather flock to Hawick Museum

10 May 2017

Have you ever wondered what would it feel like, to be able to extend your arms, spread your feathers and take to the air? A new exhibition at Hawick Museum, featuring birds and their feathers, takes an educational and entertaining look at how...

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Festival of science offers fun for all ages

10 May 2017

Borders boffins are about be bombarded with a packed programme full of fun, educational and creative events aimed to inspire people of all ages. The Borders Science Festival runs throughout May and will feature walks, talks, family fun days,...

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