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Win a two-night golf break for two at Roxburghe Country House Hotel, Kelso, Scottish Borders

Win a two-night golf break for two at Roxburghe Country House Hotel, Kelso, Scottish Borders

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Would you like to stay on a beautiful estate, one that offers peace, luxury, great golf, wonderful food, comfort and a hearty, warm welcome? Then enter our contest and it could be you and a partner staying two nights at the luxury Roxburghe Hotel, Kelso, The Scottish Borders!

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Langholm Golf Club in the Esk Valley, Scottish Borders

Langholm Golf Club in the Esk Valley, Scottish Borders

Other posts by  |  Matthew Moore on Google+ |  August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Northumberland and The Scottish Borders offer superb locations for golfing, and many of the courses are second-to-none. Our resident golf writer, Matthew Moore, packed his clubs recently and played at Langholm Golf Club in the Scottish Borders. It operates an honesty box system. Matthew, who owns his own public relations firm, also publishes Global Golf Magazine and has played at course around the world.

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Lifestyle in Newcastle-Gateshead, Northumberland & Scottish Borders

Lifestyle in Newcastle-Gateshead, Northumberland & Scottish Borders

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Northumberland, Newcastle-Gateshead and the Scottish Borders are a part of the U.K. offering a respite from traffic jams, crowds and just too many people. This is a part of the world where it is easy to get away from it all. Access to the coast is easy, there are outdoor pursuits, culture, wide open spaces and fresh air. No wonder the people who live hear often call it God’s own country.

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Borders could host TT motorcycle event

Borders could host TT motorcycle event

Other posts by  |  March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Scottish Borders may hold a TT motorcylce festival, similar to the one on the Isle of Man. It is set to be called Race of the Reivers.

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Johnstons of Elgin expands at Hawick

Johnstons of Elgin expands at Hawick

Other posts by  |  February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Johnstons of Elgin will expand its Hawick mill site in the Scottish Borders. The company which produces textiles plans to develop a strong focus on tourism by developing a new visitor centre, along with a cafe and retail outlet at Eastfield Mills.

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Scottish food boosts tourism

Scottish food boosts tourism

Other posts by  |  February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

An Experiencing Scotland project has led to an increase in turnover and sales per tourism visitor. The project is funded and delivered by Scottish Enterprise, which was created in late 2012 to boost tourism businesses and urge them to work with the food and drink sector to get more local foods into tourist venues.

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Paxton House tickets now at tourist offices

Paxton House tickets now at tourist offices

Other posts by  |  February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Paxton House is joining up with Northumberland County Council to give 10% off entrance tickets which are purchased bought at a Tourist Information Centre in the county. Paxton House is on the north side of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders.

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Climate change sees butterflies move north to Northumberland, Scottish Borders

Climate change sees butterflies move north to Northumberland, Scottish Borders

Other posts by  |  Kevin OHara on Google+ |  December 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

A brand new report from the Butterfly Conservation and Centre for Ecology and Hydrology shows that Butterfly numbers are increasing in Northumberland. This is the opposite of what is happening in other parts of the country, where numbers are falling. Global warming is believed to be the reason for the change.

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Northumberland and Borders to shine as Olympic torch relay route announced

Northumberland and Borders to shine as Olympic torch relay route announced

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Olympic torch will be in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders for more than three days in June, 2012. The final route of the torch will be revealed soon and there will be plenty of opportunities for people to see the torch across the county of Northumberland and in the Borders.

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