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Margaret books top Scottish presidential post

7 February 2017

Our Library Services Manager, Margaret Menzies, is to head up the leading professional body in her field next year. Margaret, who lives and works in Selkirk, was voted in as the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in...

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Animating history - sounds good to us

7 February 2017

Local children are being given a chance to bring history to life thanks to an innovative project being brought to the region by our Archives and Local History Service. Working in partnership with digital learning resource Scran and the...

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History and heritage to the fore at free workshops

7 February 2017

Our Museum, Archive and Library Services are offering free training to members of the community who want to get hands-on in local history projects. The Saving and Sharing Scottish Borders Stories of WWI Project are working in partnership with...

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Celebration of Sport Awards - Sports Personality of the Year Nominees

7 February 2017

There are 3 nominees shortlisted for the 2017 Celebration of Sport - Sport's Personality of the Year Award, sponsored by GB Technologies. The winner of this prestigious award will be selected by a public vote. Why not help us out by entering...

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Libraries have lots of fun for February

7 February 2017

DUNS LIBRARY READERS GROUP Date: 1 February 2017 Location: Duns Library Contact Centre Time: 11.00am -12.30pm Cost: Free This is a friendly group, and we will be discussing 'Life after Life' by Kate Atkinson. Come...

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Sporting celebration moves East for 2017 extravaganza

31 January 2017

Borders sporting success was at a premium last year with outstanding performances stretching from the 31st Olympiad in Rio right down to achievements of the highest order at local level. Next month these phenomenal feats will be recognised...

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The 21-day myth and how to power through

23 January 2017

“It only takes 21 days to form a good habit.” While we agree you can achieve a lot in 21 days, enjoying a 3 week holiday, redecorating the living room, watching all 6 seasons of Game of Thrones. Can you actually change your health...

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But I don't want to rest!

23 January 2017

Starting a new fitness journey often makes us want to work extra hard to achieve our goals, however, sometimes we set ourselves back by not resting enough in between those really tough workouts. Did you know that exercise involves us breaking...

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Supporting ambition in culture and heritage

16 January 2017

Local charity Live Borders are introducing a new training and support programme for organisations and individuals in the Scottish Borders, aimed at enhancing skills and encouraging ambition. The Capacity Building Programme - Culture and...

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At the Olympics by Hannah Bradley, Langlee Primary

22 December 2016

Primary Schools – short stories category 3rd Prize At the Olympics by Hannah Bradley, Langlee Primary Have you ever wondered about being at the Olympics? I have and now I’m here in Rio. I’m Hannah Bradley and...

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