A camera crew from the BBC criss-crossed the border at the weekend, filming a documentary to tie in with Flodden’s 500th anniversary.
THE Scottish Rugby Union has declared 2013 to be a year of development at Test level and that international results will not affect the future of coach Scott Johnson.5 comments
Wooler-based Steel Quake performed at the Mighty Dub Fest at Druridge Bay Country Park on Sunday.
SCOTT Johnson set himself a number of clear targets for the summer tour to South Africa and as well as testing out the strength in depth was a desire to instil new belief in Scottish rugby.5 comments
Border Raiders 51 Dudley Heathens 41: It was the chance for youth to shine when Berwick hosted a meeting which was a departure from regular league racing at Shielfield.
SCOTT Johnson has dismissed suggestions that his Scotland squad were soft against Samoa and suffered the consequences both in a first Test defeat to the South Sea Islanders and a squad floored by injury.1 comment
THE changing face of South African rugby could not feature a more engaging and quietly ambitious individual than Heyneke Meyer. And the fulfilment this week of a childhood dream will mark another milestone for the Springboks coach.
SCOTLAND have tasked Scott Johnson and Sean Lineen to scour the world and unearth new Scottish talent, but judging by the latest round of debutants selected for Test duty the programme is already working.1 comment
The Maltings Youth Theatre’s 2012 production of ‘His Dark Materials’ received rave reviews and now its young cast are back to finish the Philip Pullman story.
Over 1,700 children were given a taste of food, farming and the countryside at the biggest ever Children’s Countryside Day, near Wooler.1 comment
Boat trips have resumed on the River Tweed after a 10 year absence following the installation of a pontoon at Berwick’s Little Dock.
The runaway winner of our 2013 Pet Idol competition is Monty, from Etal.
WATCH an exclusive interview with David Denton and Peter Horne, as David Ferguson travels with the Scotland team on their South African tour.1 comment
SCOTLAND prop Jon Welsh talks to The Scotsman’s Chief Rugby Writer David Ferguson at the national side’s training camp in South Africa.
With no senior speedway meeting at Berwick this weekend, the club is giving youngsters the chance to shine with an inter-league challenge fixture.
SCOTLAND have been forced to postpone naming their team to face South Africa by 48 hours after Edinburgh prop Geoff Cross became the second player to be ruled out of the summer tour.8 comments
BERWICK BANDITS 48 IPSWICH WITCHES 45: Berwick, in their first home fixture for almost three weeks, returned to winning ways over Ipswich at Shielfield.
Scotland claim they will start as underdogs when they tackle Samoa in Durban tomorrow at the outset of the quadrangular tournament that also features hosts South Africa and Italy.
Traditional and religious music is going to play a major role in the Gospel celebrations through the summer.
THE Scotland rugby squad has rallied round prop Ryan Grant after he was again overlooked by the British and Irish Lions coaches and insist it will be their loss and Scots’ gain.5 comments
When he packed in his job at Sky to set up his own business Oliver Cowgill knew it was a gamble. One year on, he looks back with no regrets.
THE SCOTSMAN’S David Ferguson is on tour with the Scotland rugby squad in South Africa where he will providing regular video updates.
In this episode, Scotland captain Kelly Brown and team-mate Greig Laidlaw talk of the national side’s prospects both short and long term.
Falcons could be used to rid Berwick of its herring gull ‘problem’ by scaring them away from their favoured nesting sites.
A dramatic final twist saw David Bogie win his fourth Jim Clark Reivers Rally in five years on Sunday, and his second consecutive victory in the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship.
The 13th Border Gaitherin in Coldstream attracted traditional musicians from near and far for the popular three-day festival.
Super cool Finn Jukka Korhonen took his second-successive victory in the British Rally Championship Jim Clark Rally at the weekend.
A Berwick couple whose baby son was recently diagnosed with an incurable disease have been stunned by the support they have received.
Teenage apathy towards politics is a major problem in the UK, but Gregah Roughead from Berwick is doing his bit to buck the trend.
Berwick’s newly-elected 18-year-old town councillor is calling on fellow members to work together for the future of the town.
The sun shone and the crowds turned out in force to support the annual Belford truck pull on Saturday.
Pupils from Holy Trinity First School in Berwick excelled at their steel pans concert held on Thursday night.
The streets of Duns echoed to the roar of the track at the weekend as thousands gathered to pay tribute to motor racing legend Jim Clark.
A Spittal author is celebrating the publication of her first novel, inspired by her stint covering Northumberland as a journalist.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
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Temperature: 10 C to 19 C
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