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2017 Hizzy Memorial Run will also be tribute to late friend John

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Non-employment in older age is associated with feeling isolated & under-utilised

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5.3 million adults want to see their life in words

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Royal Mail has revealed a new stamp issue featuring some of the most iconic and much-loved British toys from the last 100 years.

Royal Mail issues special stamps to celebrate iconic children’s toys

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Witnesses sought following assault

Crime

The myth of the ‘relaxing bath’ revealed

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1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics

First Minister’s Reading Challenge expands

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Don't leave your dog in the car without ventilation on a hot day.

Social experiment shows hundreds of people ignoring distressed dog in hot car

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Sarah Glendinning is pictured with her children Kairan and Jaimie.

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health

Meeting being held to rally support for Borders Railway extension plea

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Flowers left as a tribute to Hawick's Leon Ali following his death on the A698 in November.

Death toll claimed by Borders roads on increase

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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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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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Witnesses sought following assault

Crime
Mum-of-four Kirsty Parker.

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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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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John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

Education

Bistro rated simply the best

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

Meeting being held to rally support for Borders Railway extension plea

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Flowers left as a tribute to Hawick's Leon Ali following his death on the A698 in November.

Death toll claimed by Borders roads on increase

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Overall supreme champion winner.

Peebles show boasts a Yarrow winner from huge entries

Business

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics
The Easter Langlee landfill site near Galashiels.

Papers prove failed £21m Galashiels tip deal should have been axed sooner, says campaigner

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Flowers left as a tribute to Hawick's Leon Ali following his death on the A698 in November.

Death toll claimed by Borders roads on increase

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Councillor Stuart Marshall is unimpressed by a half-cut grass bank in Hawicks Stirches Road.

Hawick’s grass verges no place for half-measures, council told

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Rubbish dumped in Hawick's Lower Mansfield Road.

Hawick fly-tipping clean-up about to begin

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First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The single use carrier bags will not be available in store after August

Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

Environment
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

Environment

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health
Suicides in Scotland have seen a rise for the first time in six years.

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health
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

Health
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

Health