Publication: Selkirk Today

First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Taking to the hills for a good cause

Selkirk’s annual fundraising walk for Cancer Research UK takes to the Southern Upland Way for 20 miles at 8.30am on April 27.To donate by sponsoring one of the 60 walkers, visit their Just Giving webpage. To join in the walk, call Joyce Wright on 22682. ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Help make the town spotless

A litterpick to clean up Selkirk before the Common Riding is scheduled for Sunday, May 4, meeting in the Market Place at 2pm.“Keep Scotland Beautiful” is supplying clean-up kits and Scottish Borders Council will collect the waste. Alistair Pattullo welcomed ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 21 2014]
Entities: Scotland, Market
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Mungo Park’s trunk reduced to £12,000 – just for you, Selkirk

An offer to Selkirk to buy Mungo Park’s trunk for a reduced price has been made by its Kiwi owner, Peter Love, after the Yarrow Valley explorer’s case failed to find a buyer at auction in New Zealand last month.Mr Love is offering a 50 per cent discount ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Landlines: Drilling is right on track

I drove to Pitlochry at the weekend and, apart from some drivers on the A9 making our own A7, A1 and Soutra racers seem almost sane, the most noticeable fact was how far behind spring drilling was once the Forth was crossed.With a few exceptions, drilling ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scott of Antarctic p-p-picks up penguin scarf made in Selkirk

An 85-year-old Peebles adventure-seeker returned fresh from the Antartic, having discovered possibly Selkirk’s farthest travelled tartan.Morag Scott spent 20 days in January touring the Antarctic Peninsula and Falkland Islands, putting names to the faces ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Souters wilkommen in Bavaria and Austria

The Mayor of Plattling paid tribute to Souters who visited Selkirk’s twin town in Germany last week.Burgermeister Erich Schmid told us the Bavarian townsfolk enjoyed the visit “very much”, adding that Selkirk’s two nights of music had sold out both halls ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

‘Stoppie’ press: Will woos visitors with world-record attempt

Selkirk Chamber of Trade hopes to break a world mountain-biking record when the British MTB Marathon Championships returns to the Royal Burgh from May 9-11.Chairman Will Haegeland’s latest scheme to tempt visitors to Selkirk is to stage the world’s longest ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

D-day looms for current affairs

Last week, The Scotsman and, to a lesser degree, the rest of our national media carefully reported the goings on at the SNP’s spring get-together up there in Aberdeen.Unsurprisingly, there were few, if any, pictures of the upper echelons of the SNP taking ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Councillor brands sheriff court protest pathetic

Local MSP Jim Hume, with his Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie, on Monday led a protest against the possible closure of Selkirk Sheriff Court.The group of eight gathered outside the building carrying placards which read Save Selkirk Court.Mr Hume ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Expo and trips boost region

Tourism businesses from across the region showcased the very best the Borders has to offer at this year’s VisitScotland expo - the national tourism organisation’s flagship travel trade event.Over 250 Scottish tourism businesses exhibited to hundreds of ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Open justice in Sir Wattie’s new £50k Court House

A £50,000 refurbishment of Sir Walter Scott’s old Court House opens to the public next Friday (April 18).The historical courtroom in Selkirk Market Place, where Sir Walter dispensed justice as Sheriff or ‘Shirra’ between 1799 and 1832, has been closed ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Megan wins Grand National bet

Karen McLean of McLean Carpets recently raised over £200 for the Injured Jockey Fund with an afternoon tea, raffle and Grand National sweepstake. Each of her 20 guests paid £5, and donated raffle prizes.Seven-year-old Megan Pow was “happy as Larry” to ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 12 2014]

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Taking to the hills for a good cause [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 21 2014]
Help make the town spotless [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 21 2014]
Mungo Park’s trunk reduced to £12,000 – jus... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 20 2014]
Landlines: Drilling is right on track [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 20 2014]
Souters wilkommen in Bavaria and Austria [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 19 2014]
Scott of Antarctic p-p-picks up penguin scarf... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 19 2014]
D-day looms for current affairs [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 19 2014]
‘Stoppie’ press: Will woos visitors with world-... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 19 2014]
Councillor brands sheriff court protest pathetic [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 17 2014]
Expo and trips boost region [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 14 2014]
Open justice in Sir Wattie’s new £50k Court House [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 13 2014]
Ettrick and Yarrow scoop £80,000 for projects c... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 12 2014]
New pub for Selkirk? [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 12 2014]
Haining prize for architecture [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 12 2014]
Megan wins Grand National bet [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 12 2014]
Philiphaugh swings £248K for Bannerfield play park [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 11 2014]
New season at Bowhill promises top value and fun [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 11 2014]
Ettrickbridge mother vows London protests will ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 11 2014]
Out and about in the Borders this Easter [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 10 2014]
Crown tries to recoup Lauder’s stolen £158,000 [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 10 2014]
Can you give these dogs a home? [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 09 2014]
Garvie to head provosts’ association [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 07 2014]
Appeal to save Ettrick’s Potburn Farmhouse [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 07 2014]
Magnificent seven projects [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 06 2014]
Wedded to idea of gay marriage [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 06 2014]
MP Moore’s Road to Referendum campaign arrives ... [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 05 2014]
Family’s London protest plan over son’s death [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 05 2014]
Half day a chance to increase pupils’ skills [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 05 2014]
Outgoing education boss given standing ovation [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 04 2014]
First Frocky Horror Show wows high school crowd [Published Selkirk Today - Apr 04 2014]
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