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Superb effort sees Selkirk Silver Band qualify for finals

Members of Selkirk Silver Band had good reason to blow their own trumpet at the weekend, after finishing second in their section at the Scottish Brass Band Championships in Perth.

Youth worker, Julie Middlemiss Brown,  is nominated for the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Award which is sponsored by Mental Health Foundation Scotland and NHS Health Scotland.

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YouthBorders has yet again been shortlisted for the National Youth Work Awards.

Theatre and Comedy
Rocket Theatre present Oscar Wilde's Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, a classic tale of love, honour, duty, fortune-telling and murder, at Bowhill House.

Exciting theatre programme set to launch at Bowhill House

A packed programme of performances at Bowhill’s intimate theatre is set to launch for the year ahead.

Theatre and Comedy
Floors Castle, Kelso hosts the Great British Food Festival for the first time. The event, over the weekend of September 8-9 , promises to be a foodie feast.

Floors has the perfect recipe for a fun, foodie family day out

This summer the stunning Floors Castle, Kelso hosts the Great British Food Festival for the first time.

Catfish and the Bottlemen are among the headliners at this year's Kendal Calling festival.

Catfish and the Bottlemen, Run DMC and the Libertines to headline 2018’s Kendal Calling festival

Strength in depth has been the secret of the Kendal Calling festival’s success over the years, and 2018’s looks set to be no exception to that rule.

Inspection day at The Fluthers. Credit:  Saving and Sharing Scottish Borders Stories of WWI.

Rediscovered silent film makes a rare appearance in Hawick

Members of the Borders public are being given a rare chance to see a film which is almost 100 years old and which was considered lost for over eight decades.

Hawick Common Riding, Friday 5th June 2015. The Hut.

Women could be granted equal rights for Hawick’s common riding

Radical changes could be on the way at this year’s Hawick Common Riding, with women being granted equal rights to participate more fully than ever before in its 315-year history.

Charles Hanson checks out Anita Manning's paintings in Hawick.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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The Three English Tenors take to the stage in St. Andrew's 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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