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Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Pupils across the country will be on tenterhooks next month as they anticipate their exam results.

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Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

An innovative game co-developed by Abertay University to train police in handling digital evidence has been live tested by almost 100 officers.

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Sheep farmers across the UK have taken part in the survey.

Dog attacks on sheep studied

Forty per cent of dog attacks on sheep are carried out by straying or unaccompanied dogs, according to results from the latest National Sheep Association (NSA) survey.

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Children at Hawick's Saturday Polish school.

Immigrant community far from Poles apart

Multiculturalism is alive and well in Hawick despite Britain as a whole turning its back on the continent and preparing to quit the European Union.

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Janice Chapman, the headteacher of Burnfoot Community School is retiring.

Headteacher bidding fond farewell to Hawick school

Burnfoot Community School’s headteacher is stepping down after 12 years in charge later this month.

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Youngsters can get the chance to listen in to Borders past via the recorded life stories which inspired them.

Turning up the volume on our Borders heritage in Hawick

From animations to drama pieces and from print-making to poetry, the last five months have seen people across the Borders responding to the rich oral history collections held by the Scottish Borders Archive.

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Langlee Primary School pupils being given a tour of the new school site.

Galashiels school holding open day ahead of demolition this summer

Past pupils of Langlee Primary School are being invited to an open day this weekend ahead of its demolition this summer.

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Pc Dianne Lauder with Drumlanrig St Cuthbert's Primary School pupils in Hawick.

Hawick youngsters putting safety first

Youngsters in Hawick concerned about poor parking are calling on inconsiderate motorists to mend their ways.

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Chief Inspector Andy McLean briefs secondary school pupil at the young driver day at RAF Charterhall.

Young drivers are steered in the right direction

Borders secondary school pupils got behind the wheel of a pioneering new driver training initiative last week.

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The Runciman family - Roderick, Amanda, Lewis and Libby - at their Allanshaws farmhouse.

Farm secretary role more vital than ever

With the ever changing dynamics of agriculture the need for accurate and timely financial and physical records being produced to support the farming businesses has never been greater.

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Euan Welsh with Peter Hughes and Ian McIntyre from the Burns Federation and South Lanarkshire provost Eileen Logan.

Hawick’s Euan is a star o’ Rabbie Burns

A talented young Burns performer from Hawick has been hailed as a credit to the town after picking up a national award at the weekend.

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Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Students, from left,  Ryan Ford, Ash Nairn and Daniel Chapman.

Hawick’s Howdens help out students

At the start of the year, the Hawick branch of Howdens Joinery sponsored the Borders College’s Carpentry and Joinery department by donating materials as well as providing an interesting and informative talk on kitchen design and planning.

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Wilton Lodge Park's new playpark.

Yobs already targeting £300k new playpark

The new playpark at Hawick’s Wilton Lodge Park is already becoming a magnet for anti-social behaviour, sparking calls for closed-circuit TV cameras to be installed to help keep youbs under control.

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Dog walkers are being urged to clean up after their dogs in the countryside.

Dog poo could kill livestock

NFU Scotland is urging members of the public to clean up after their dogs when walking on or near to agricultural land.

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Primary school children, Jessica Scott, Ryan Cox and Ruathy Brogan opening the new payground at Wilton Park.

Hawick’s magnificent new playpark is perfect childs play

Hawick’s school children were kings of the castle on Friday as they enjoyed exclusive access to the town’s brand new playpark in Wilton Lodge Park.

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Hawick High School.

Hawick pupils hit YouTube in bid to find new headteacher

Pupils at Hawick High School are leading the search for their new headteacher – with a little help from YouTube.

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LEFT..JENNIFER DODDS,FAR RIGHT ANDREW DODDS WITH PUPILS

Tractor visits offer kids food for thought

Youngsters have been given an insight into life in the farming industry by a tractor tour taking in dozens of Borders schools.

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Hawick High School.

Hawick High School in line for £400,000 boost

Hawick High School is in line for a £400,000 cash windfall.

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The Michelle Douglas School Of Dance/M-Pulsive (Kelso) dancers who are heading to Disneyland Paris to perform in the IFDPA competition.

Dancers to compete at Disneyland Paris

A number of young Berwickshire dancers are set to perform in front of a huge 
audience at Disneyland Paris this weekend.

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