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News for November 2016

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Borders kids get creative on Road to Rio

30 November 2016

Live Borders received 107 entries for the Road to Rio creative writing competition. The entries were blind scored by an independent internal team and the shortlisted entries were passed on to, Selkirk-based poet Thomas Clark, for final...

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Loanhead walk off with first win of season

30 November 2016

Walking football strolled back into the Borders when the first of the season’s Festivals took place at the Queens Leisure Centre. Teams from Gala Fairydean Rovers (2), Kelso, Annan Athletic and Loanhead played a league competition with...

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An evening of appreciation for Archive volunteers

30 November 2016

Live Borders Archives are holding an open evening for current and potential volunteers on Thursday, December 8. The event, which will take place in the Heritage Hub, Hawick, will mark the completion of the first year in the two year Saving...

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12 Classes of Christmas

23 November 2016

It's begun… the shops are busy, the tunes are playing, and turkey sales are going through the roof. Why wait until a new year to start burning off the effects of late night partying and indulging in a chocolate orange or two? The...

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Voyage of discovery at Heritage Hub

21 November 2016

As part of the Explore Your Archive campaign, Live Borders Archive and Local History Services are urging people to visit the Heritage Hub in Hawick and discover the treasures within. Archives across the UK and Ireland are taking part in the...

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Celebrate Book Week Scotland with Live Borders Libraries

17 November 2016

Borders book lovers are getting set to enjoy the national week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November. Book Week Scotland (Monday 21 – Sunday 27 November) encourages people of all ages and walks of life to...

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Little Black Dress Week 1 - Breaking the ice

15 November 2016

This week sees us breaking the ice, so to speak. Focused on hard working slim down cardio exercise that gives that satisfying burn. It’s HIIT time! If you haven’t heard, High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), is a form of...

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The ultimate Little Black Dress workout plan

15 November 2016

So it’s here… the songs are playing, the shops are manic and ‘brrrr’ baby it’s cold outside – that’s right…it’s CHRISTMAS! It’s a busy time of year, and we know how difficult it is...

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Interactive heritage project makes sense in Hawick

8 November 2016

Heritage lovers are being invited to get hands on in Hawick as part of an exciting new interactive exhibition. Taking place at the Live Borders Heritage Hub, ‘Sensing Place: The Borders and Beyond’ celebrates untold stories and...

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Borderers urged to share war memories

7 November 2016

As Remembrance Day approaches, Borderers are being urged to share their First World War experiences as part of a two-year project run by Live Borders Museums, Archives and Library Services. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Armed...

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