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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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Borders countryside vista provides a natural backdrop for Ancrum artist

25 October 2016

An exhibition of botanical and wildlife-inspired paintings by Ancrum-based artist Lynne Henderson is proving to be a highlight of the autumn programme at Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre. Paint by Nature is open daily in the Gallery from...

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Borders organisations join in effort to remove mental health stigma

24 October 2016

Mental health problems can have a devastating impact on people’s lives – but they are treatable, just like physical health problems. To raise awareness of some of the issues involved local charity Live Borders recently teamed up...

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Paisley passions to be ignited in Hawick

20 October 2016

Threads of history will be woven together in Hawick this coming week. Fashion in the making - a talk by Bruce Munro Roberts, Director of Fashion and Technology, Heriot Watt School of Textiles will take place at 2 pm in the Scott Gallery,...

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Breaking new ground in Borders Boccia

7 October 2016

The first ever Borders Boccia League came to a dramatic conclusion last week with Eyemouth Pirates taking the honours in the final match of the series. Teams from Eyemouth, Hawick, Peebles and Galashiels took part in the league, organised by...

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A Passion for Paisley

7 October 2016

Many people are familiar with paisley pattern and its long standing history with the namesake Scottish town… however, it’s often forgotten that Edinburgh’s very own Kashmir shawl industry can be dated as far back as 1767,...

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