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    Teri takes on desert in her dad’s memory

    Friday, October 8th, 2021

    Teri Gemma Morris – daughter of ex-Cornet’s Lass Joyce Wilson – this week completed “the toughest foot race on earth” – a gruelling 250km marathon in the Sahara Desert....

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    Working museum idea set in train

    Friday, October 8th, 2021

    A combined working museum/mill could secure the textile industry’s future and also boost tourism....

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    Cheque-up for injured jockeys

    Friday, October 8th, 2021

    Indebted to invaluable support from the Injured Jockeys’ Fund [IJF] after their son suffered a crashing racecourse fall, a Hawick couple have raised more than £2,000 for the charity....

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    Concerns over what was believed to be a sewage leak in the burn running through Wilton Lodge Park have been quelled by Scottish Water which has found no pollution after multiple inspections....

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    A proposal for a giant 75-turbine wind farm east of Teviothead is set to top the agenda at Monday night’s community council meeting....

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    Progress in allaying Crowbyres flood fear

    Friday, October 8th, 2021

    Crowbyres residents have praised the local flood group for its efforts in addressing their fears, following a meeting between both parties at the weekend....

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    Society aims to draw digital generation

    Friday, October 8th, 2021

    A modern twist has been given to the Archaeological Society’s Transactions publication, combining the new with the old....

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    Bid to ensure Bill has global reach

    Friday, October 8th, 2021

    The Bill McLaren Foundation has joined forces with Hawick-based, award-winning Firebrand Theatre Company in producing Bill McLaren: Fighting the Enemy and will be premiered in the town next month....

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    Financial boost for the Friends

    Friday, October 8th, 2021

    More than £1,000 was raised by the high school for the Friends of Hawick Community Hospital during the 2020/21 academic year....

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    Best friends Aimee Brown and Lucy Lowes have raised a total of almost £2,500 for charity after completing their virtual London Marathon....

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    Despite there being no traditional Common-Riding this year, Kamila Raczynska, of Adam’s Kitchen, still hosted a Cornet’s Night last Wednesday attended by 50 invited guests....

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    Hopes of rail services returning to Hawick were given a boost this week with publication by the Borderlands Growth Deal partnership of a prospectus which will inform ongoing discussions with the UK and Scottish governments for the extension of the Borders Railway to Carlisle....

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    Hawick Film and Video Group, the town’s long-standing movie makers, has announced a new partnership with Alchemy Film & Arts that will see its entire archive of locally-shot films digitised and preserved in an effort to raise funds to save its cinema and clubrooms in Croft Road....

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    A stunning 17-metre-high bronze sculpture  can be revealed today as the proposed centrepiece of the £2million Hornshole Greenway Project....

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    Three local primary schools – Burnfoot, Denholm and Drumlanrig – have been brushing up on the environment, thanks to the Hornshole Greenway Project’s eco-related programme....

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    A transplant patient is urging Teries to register to become bone marrow donors....

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