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Question time at Traquair will be role reversal for First Minister

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Record high in Scottish employment

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Changing landscape at Faskally Wood inspires creative team

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Euston warning to Scottish passengers

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Scotland’s Baby Box available nationwide

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What we did on our holiday? Sustained Scotland’s rural communities

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Councils unprepared for new law supporting disabled taxi users

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Bullying is number one concern for Scottish parents

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Average Brit is 79 percent good

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The A7 is to be closed overnight south of Selkirk next week.

A7 to be closed overnight south of Selkirk for roadworks

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A7 to be closed overnight south of Selkirk for roadworks

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Hawick councillor Clair Ramage beside the A7 at Wilton Hill.

Speed limit could be cut on A7 north of Hawick town centre

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Hawick councillor Davie Paterson outside the old stationmaster's house in Newcastleton.

Newcastleton villagers fear being passed by if Borders Railway gets to go south

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The A68 is to be shut overnight south of Carfraemill for three days later this month.

A68 to be shut north of Lauder for three nights

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Teacher banned from road over crash near Denholm that killed mum of four

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Richard Cassidy has been jailed for life and told he won't be eligible for parole until 2033 at the earliest.

Killer faces dying in jail for murder of Tweedbank pensioner

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Drumlanrig Place in Hawick.

Hawick traders urged to remain on alert despite arrest

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Hawick Harlequins' shed in Wilton Lodge Park.

Vandals destroy rugby club’s shed in Hawick park

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Food waste produced by Borders high schools up by more than half

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Senior pupils at Hawick High School celebrate passing their exams.

Hawick High pupils do the school proud

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Earlston High School pupils open their SQA exam results at the school.

More Border students than ever celebrating exam success

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A7 to be closed overnight south of Selkirk for roadworks

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Hawick councillor Clair Ramage beside the A7 at Wilton Hill.

Speed limit could be cut on A7 north of Hawick town centre

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Royal bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan with its new �10 note.

Maths whizz Mary soon to be bang on money

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Victoria Allen Energiekontor, Duncan Taylor, Bob Kay chair of BFET, Ian Ireland, BFET secretary.

Wind farm pledges £1.2m

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Food waste produced by Borders high schools up by more than half

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Councillor George Turnbull examining weeds in Trinity Street, Hawick.

Weeds getting out of hand in Hawick and Newcastleton, claim councillors

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Damage caused by December 2015's floods in Hawick.

£41m plans for flood defences in Hawick spark almost 50 objections

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Lord Steel.

Borders Lib Dem peers claimed £100,000 allowances last year

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George Turnbull.

Plea for old industry sites to be revitalised

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Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

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The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

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Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

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Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

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BMA Scotland is calling for minimum unit pricing of alcohol following a !0 per cent rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Calls for minimum pricing to tackle rising alcohol problem

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Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland - Community Hub, Hawick.

MSP, Rachael Hamilton officially cut the ribbon with from left, Ronnie Frost, John Wilson, deputy Lord Lt John Scott, John Lamont MP and Dr Roger Smith.

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Charity defies burglars to open new community hub

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Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

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Some of the products recalled by MacSween of Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

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