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Railway revamp on track at heritage site

A railway tourism attraction between Hawick and Hermitage is on track for a major overhaul.

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Experts had warned of a 9 per cent rise in the cost of Prosecco.

Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine ‘Progrigio’

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.

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Could the nokia 3310 be making a comeback?

The Nokia 3310 is being relaunched - so here are 6 more classic phones we want back

Everyone’s favourite noughties mobile phone, the Nokia 3310, is expected to make a comeback this year with manufacturer, HMD set to launch the Nokia 3320.

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Video: Distillery cat was just ‘feline’ like a holiday!

The well-loved cat of one of Scotland’s most popular distilleries had everyone worried when he failed to turn up for work recently.

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The Humanist Society Scotland can now authorise its own celebrants.

Holyrood makes it easier for Humanists to appoint celebrants

A new provision approved by The Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday) will see Humanist Society Scotland officially recognised as the first non-religious organisation to be ‘prescribed’ under the 1977 Marriage Act.

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Dogs love the freedom of safe open spaces like this wonderful beach at Dornoch in Sutherland.

Planning a holiday? What about your pets?

It is the time of year when many of us are booking holidays. For those who also have much loved family pets there are a few extra considerations.

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How to get your FREE Subway sandwich this Valentine’s Day...

It’s the day of love, and one fast food chain is marking it with a very special giveaway.

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Veteran Dennis Bolter during a previous trip to Normandy.

Chance for veterans to pay their respects

A national armed forces charity is looking for all surviving D-Day veterans to take part in a series of special trips funded by HM Treasury.

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Quiz: How much do you know about Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is just a day away, but how much do you know about the heart-shaped holiday?

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5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

5 ways for new mums to get fit in Scotland

As a new parent, exercise is often the furthest thing from your mind - but in order to match the energy levels of your little ones, finding time for fitness is key.

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11 things kids did to sneak into pubs

11 things kids did to sneak into pubs

Trying to get into a pub or club when you’re underage is a universal rite of passage. Unfortunately, more often than not said ‘passage’ is blocked by a brute of a doorman.

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Segway time...SWI is no longer just all about jam and Jerusalem

It’s the SWI but less admin and more Facebook

Segway racing, social media and rum tasting – not the activities you would expect from the ladies of the women’s institute.

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What's your favourite topping? Pic Andy Rodgers/Flickr

Poll: National Pizza Day - what’s your favourite topping?

Today is National Pizza Day.

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Royal Mail is installing 150 new postboxes across Scotland.

Royal Mail boxing clever with expanded service

Postal coverage in Scotland is about to improve with the addition of around 150 new postboxes.

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Avoiding online dangers on Safer Internet Day

Avoiding online dangers on Safer Internet Day

Today - Tuesday, February 7 - is Safer Internet Day 2017.

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Corn snakes can live for over 18 years so are a long term commitment.

Animal Matters

Corn snakes are from the USA, they range throughout central and eastern America. They are relatively small snakes that grow on average 4-6ft and are form a family called Colubridae.

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Scouts Scotland is giving youngsters more say on activities.

Scouts become Youth Approved

Scouts Scotland is involving its members more in setting its agenda to that every part of Scouting becomes “Youth Approved”.

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Some parents are struggling to balance household chores with quality time for their children.

Parents taking more time for chores than children

Parents spend more time taking care of household chores than they do playing with their children, a recent study has found.

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The Royal Lochnagar Distillery will be one of 12 facilities open during International Scotch Day.

Launch of first International Scotch Day

The first international celebration of the ‘Water of Life’ will be held next Friday (February 10).

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