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Telly pair show you can get a bargain

Popular BBC show Antiques Road Trip featured the Borders heavily last week, with experts Anita Manning and Charles Hanson scooting around the region in a Triumph Stag in scenes filmed last August.

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Cheesefest is coming to Edinburgh

Cheesefest 2018: A festival for cheese lovers is coming

A festival for cheese lovers is coming to the Capital for the first time in February.

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Steve Hunter creating a mural of Stevie Ray Vaughan in Dallas.

Hawick artist creates hat-trick of tributes to US guitar legend

An expatriate Teri now living in Texas in the US has created a hat-trick of tributes to a guitar legend still the pride of joy of his home city of Dallas almost three decades after his death.

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Kate Howden and William Morgan in Opera Highlights.

Scottish Opera’s Highlights tour stops off in Hawick

Scottish Opera’s hugely popular Opera Highlights tour will travel to Hawick in February 2018.

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Harpist, Gwen Sinclair, one half of BabaYaga.

Harp and saxophone duo Baba Yaga interpret Mussorgsky

Hawick Music Club eagerly await the performance of BabaYaga at Tower Mill Theatre, Hawick, on Sunday, November 19.

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Teviotdale Young Farmers' Club members meeting Matt Baker.

Hawick welcomes rickshaw charity challenge team

About 1,000 people lined the streets of Hawick last night, November 15, to welcome the One Show’s rickshaw challenge team back to the town for the first time since its inaugural journey six years ago.

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Jackie Charley with her controversial Christmas cards.

Borders artist baffled after robin painting is given the bird by Facebook

A Borders artist was left baffled after her painting of a robin redbreast was banned from Facebook apparently for being too sexual.

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Do you know someone who fits the bill?

Nominate an ‘Unexpected Star’ for new Michael McIntyre TV series

A new BBC show hosted by Michael McIntyre is looking for new talent - but the nominees can’t find out…

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Matt Baker and Alex Jones, presenters of the One Show, with 2017's Team Rickshaw.

Rickshaw charity challenge returns to Borders next week

The One Show’s charity rickshaw challenge returns to the region next week, and Borderers are being urged to show their support.

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The Waverley Bar in Hawick High Street.

Borders boozer’s bungled beer-swilling bid a smash hit online

A video clip of a Hawick pub customer dropping and smashing his glass while making a bungled attempt to down a pint in one has become an internet sensation.

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Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis in the 1986 movie Top Gun.

Cruise control on show as Heart of Hawick launches nostalgia series

The 1986 Tom Cruise film Top Gun is set to be the first in a series of monthly nostalgia movie screenings at the Heart of Hawick.

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How the proposed Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre in Galashiels would look.

Heritage society opposing Galashiels tapestry centre plans

The Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland is objecting to plans by Scottish Borders Council to create a £6.7m permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland in central Galashiels.

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Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

It’s Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar.

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Historical fiction prize is now open to entrants

Historical fiction prize is now open to entrants

To mark the opening of this year’s Walter Scott Prize, one of the country’s leading literary awards, fascinating research into the period settings of historical fiction has been carried out.

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The Three English Tenors take to the stage in St. Andrews Church Kelso  on April 7.

Weekend of sacred music, opera & food

Ednam House Hotel and St Andrew’s Church, Kelso, are to host a spring weekend of classic concerts.

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New poll reveals the nation's favourite penny sweet.

Revealed: the nation’s all-time favourite penny sweet

Penny sweets have always been a favourite amongst kids, and now a new survey has revealed the nation’s all-time favourite penny chew to be Black Jacks.

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Hawick councillor Watson McAteer in the Heart of Hawick cinema.

Hawick offers to roll out red carpet for Hollywood star Mel Gibson

Hollywood legend Mel Gibson could be heading to Hawick if an audacious bid to stage the world premiere of a new blockbuster film in the town comes to fruition.

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Mel Gibson in The Professor and the Madman, playing James Murray.

Mel Gibson film about Borders bookworm facing hold-up

Fears are growing that a movie tribute to a famous Teri might never hit the silver screen.

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Anna King, visual artist, Scottish Borders, 2015-16 VACMA Award Recipient.

Funding scheme for artists and craft makers re-opens

Visual artists and craft makers from the Borders are eligible to apply for funding through the region’s Visual Artist and Craft Makers Awards (VACMA).

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Nikki Cassidy, left, being presented by Sarah Bellis with the Campaign for Real Ale's Scottish and Northern Irish pub of the year award for the Bridge Inn at Peebles.

Peebles pub named as best bar none in land

A Borders pub has been named as the best bar none in the country and beyond by beer buffs.

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