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Victory for Copshaw

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019 | Bowling Sport

Bowling Copshaw were victorious in the Invitation Triples after defeating Langholm Old. They first got through the semi final by defeating Scott Morrison (Langholm New), while Langholm Old reached the final by winning their semi final against St Mungo. The…

Return to winning ways

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019 | Cricket Sport

Cricket Langholm v Wetheral Langholm got back to winning ways with an emphatic 96 run victory over Wetheral. The win was mainly due to some outstanding batting from Tony Steele 103 not out and Duncan Elliott 88 who put on…

Dunlop Bikers

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019 | Sport

Bike Trials Dunlop in East Ayrshire was last weekend’s destination for bike trials riders Harry Adamson, 12, and Jake Foster, 14, from Newcastleton. And both came away with medals, Harry finishing second in the Scottish round of the Bob McGregor…

Polaris’ Puppy Produce Trail

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019 | Sport

Hounds Saturday at Walton was the first of the Puppy Produce Trails and this week it was for pups bred outside the Border Area. There were only three contenders in the race and short favourite Polaris owned by Podge &…

Sprinting at national level

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019 | Athletics Sport

Running Langholm Primary School’s girls sprint relay team returned home bronze medallists after competing against the best teams in Scotland at the weekend. After triumphing in the recent Annandale and Eskdale Primary Schools finals, both the boys’ and girls’ teams…

Legion Awards night

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019 | Football Sport

Football Langholm Legion football club held a presentation night on Saturday in the Douglas Hotel. Five awards were given out. Connor Ewart was named E&L Player of the Year – this one is for the person who has had the…

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019

Jamie has just two wins to go before turning pro: Popular Langholm jockey shows his commitment to racing

Horseracing Langholm’s 26-year-old jockey Jamie Gormley is just two winners…

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019

Elections Malawi style

Bob Milne, former Langholm minister, sends his second report from…

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019

Common Riding members congratualte Cornet Jeffrey: Christopher Tait appointed as Castle Craigs fair crier

A COMMON Riding members’ meeting was held in the Crown…

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019

Telling tales through time: End of season stories of Ben Nevis, Ireland, wartime, and knitting

CANONBIE SWI held the last meeting of the season and…

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019

It’s a trial being a sheepdog: 66 entries keeps the Penton event running non-stop

COMPETITORS and spectators gathered for the annual Penton Discussion Group…

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019

Patience plea for playpark

More than £14,000 is still to be raised before a…

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019

Windfarm opposition gathers momentum: Community Council calls for more time to submit comments

The public should have more than just 30 days to…

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019

Holmspun on High Street

Langholm High Street has a new business filling one of…

Week: 23 | 6th June 2019

Future of Langholm moor in spotlight: End of June deadline for Buccleuch consultation

Community ownership and the creation of a nature reserve are…

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019

Merseyside marathon

FIRST-TIME marathon runner Mhairi Beattie put aside a niggling knee…

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019

Wonders of Westerhall: Westerkirk estate opens its grounds for Scotland’s Garden Scheme

ISITORS to Westerhall near Bentpath were treated to a glorious…

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019

Nobel prizewinner is back at his old desk: Richard Henderson inspires the next generation of scientists

A FORMER Newcastleton pupil, who went on to win a…

PM ‘impediment’ to Brexit: May’s sudden resignation gets mixed reaction from area’s politicians

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019 | News

PRIME Minister Theresa May’s resignation last week under pressure from Conservative ministers and MPs was no surprise, although, under the rules, she could not be challenged again until December. So serious has the Brexit situation become that Mrs May was…

Apollo 11 inspires pupils

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019 | News

PUPILS at Langholm Academy looked to the stars during science week and were enthused by an astronomer and photographer. The S1 class learned about all aspects of science and, in particular, astro-physics to mark the Apollo 11 landing 50 years…

Dawn presents work on stroke diagnosis: Langholm physiotherapist impresses at international congress

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019 | News

PHYSIOTHERAPIST, who developed a tool to help to diagnose strokes, has presented her work to an international congress in Italy. Dawn Lamb, who lives in Langholm, was asked to travel to Milan to do a presentation at the European Stroke…

Hall fundraiser makes £200

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019 | News

MORE than £200 was raised at a spring market in the ex-servicemen’s public hall in Eskdalemuir last Saturday. Sarah Stuart, hall committee member, said: “It was a good day at the hall and we raised £217. “We had some stalls…

Plants and cakes make a good day out

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019 | News

TINNISBURN Plants near Harelaw opened its gates over the bank holiday weekend and invited visitors to enjoy cake and refreshments in the barn to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The total raised over the weekend is more than £600…

Weaving a new future: Grant will aid resurgence in textile industry in Muckle Toon

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019 | News

THE Langholm Initiative has received a grant award from the Holywood Trust to help re-energise the growing textile sector in the town. It follows a six-month LEADER-funded collaboration with ReTweed in Eyemouth. The Initiative’s project, Weaving a Future for Eskdale,…

Week: 22 | 30th May 2019

One muckle leap for Langholm tourism: Eskdale to benefit from global campaign by VisitScotland

A GLOBAL campaign to promote Langholm’s connection to the first…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

It’s an uphill struggle

IT WAS a true family challenge – mums, dads and…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

More wins for jockeys

Horseracing MORE wins have been recorded by jockeys Dale Irving…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

Curling club celebrates

Curling ESKDALE and Waterbeck curling clubs held their joint annual…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

Disappointing batting

Cricket LANGHOLM 1st XI suffered their first defeat of the…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

Cluster sprint teams excel

Running TWO Langholm teams and one Canonbie team are the…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

Langholm misses out on promotion to League 1: Great disappointment at Milntown over decision to stop club moving up

Rugby A RESTRUCTURING of the three East leagues means Langholm…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

Straight from the horse’s mouth

TWO equestrian establishments in Eskdale were on the itinerary of…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

Ian and professor are enthralling

THERE was a record audience for the two speakers at…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

Be part of the annual spectacle: Costumes, make-up, backdrops - there are roles for all comers

CENTRE Stage Community Theatre has been going strongly in Langholm…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

Bags of support from hospital friends

THE Thomas Hope Hospital League of Friends has, once again,…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

CCTV urgently needed: Community council puts together a bid to fund security cameras

THE need for CCTV in Newcastleton to protect property is…

Student has designs on good vibrations: Town band player wants to help musicians feel sound

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019 | News

MUSICIANS with hearing impairments could soon benefit from an enhanced musical experience, thanks to a device developed by an Edinburgh Napier product design student. As part of his Edinburgh Napier Degree Show exhibit, Daniel Pilley of Langholm has designed a…

Egg and bacon, please

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019 | Lifestyle News

WORD is getting around about a new breakfast menu at the Buccleuch Centre in Langholm. A full English breakfast from Tracey Goodfellow of Castleview Catering is now available from 9.30am to 11am. The centre is extending its coffee shop opening…

Bra-vo! Moonlit walk amazing

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019 | Lifestyle News

WHAT better way to raise money for charity than walking 26.2 miles through London in the dead of night? For Caroline Jardine and Katrina Kenny of Langholm it was the most amazing experience to do the Moonwalk. Caroline said: “We…

Biodiversity is crucial to eco-tourism successWindfarm campaigners claim turbines will be detrimental:

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019 | News

WILDLIFE tourism and biodiversity will be damaged if a 45-turbine windfarm is built at Faw Side in the Ewes valley, it is claimed. The Faw Side Community Group, which is campaigning against the project by Community Windpower Ltd of Cheshire,…

A colourful experience

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019 | News

LANGHOLM teenager Dylan Kay and his mum and dad, Angie and James, raised money at the Colour Run in Carlisle recently for Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw House. Dylan uses Jigsaw House for respite one weekend every eight weeks and…

Take a snapshot of your walk to win

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019 | News

WALKERS in Eskdale are being encouraged to enter a portrait photography competition by sharing images and stories which capture what walking means to them. Scotland’s walking charity Paths for All has launched the competition, Humans of the Walk, as part…

Week: 21 | 23rd May 2019

Centre of excellence for arts and culture: Plans to take Langholm on a journey by advancing creativity

THE challenge of building Langholm as a regional centre for…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Singles win for Hawick

Bowling Langholm New Town Bowling Club held its open singles…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Success at St Mungo

Bowling THREE bowlers from Langholm New Town won the Kettleholm…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Ashton runs well

Cross Country FRESH from winning the Annandale and Eskdale primary…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Gymnastics medals

Gymnastics THERE was more gymnastics success with medals brought back…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Massive leap brings Fire Bolt home

Hounds IT WAS back on to the open going at…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Gary wins with Wailers

Rugby GARY Brannan of Langholm was on the winning Wailers…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Two Hawick trophies for top player

Rugby BAILEY Donaldson of Langholm won two top trophies at…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Win against Carleton makes it two out of two: Steele and Piszczykiewicz are the star performers for the Langholm squad

Cricket Langholm Cricket Club 1st XI 156 for 5 beat…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Election of Cornet 2019: Another year begins in the illustrious history of Langholm Common Riding

LANGHOLMITES continue to thrive on the unique occasion which is…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Amazing Rotary walk: Umbrella walkers in Langholm and Canonbie raise £27,000

UMBRELLA walkers in Langholm and Canonbie raised £27,000 at the…

Week: 20 | 16th May 2019

Billy recalls his big day

BILLY Laidlaw, who is this year’s jubilee Cornet at Langholm…

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