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Why Galashiels?

Put simply, the town has so much potential. We look at regeneration through the principles of sustainable development. So consumption loops, physical infrastructures and local resources are as important as simply providing new buildings. 135 more words


So since my last post...

Since my last proper post(not the one about the shoot) I have been down to my granny and granddads to visit, I stayed their a couple of weeks I think. 440 more words

Day out in the Scottish Borders

Morag Halliday, Development Officer, and Martin Munro, Legacy Officer, recently visited two very different groups in the Borders, where change has recently been a major factor… 550 more words

Around Scotland

Pair locked up for attacking mosque with bacon

A teenage girl and 39-year old man, who desecrated a mosque by attacking it with strips of bacon, have both been given custodial sentences.

Eighteen-year old Chelsea Lambie from Paisley and Douglas Cruikshank from Galashiels, were told by Sheriff Alistair Noble, sitting in Edinburgh: “It does not seem to me there is any way to deal with this case other than by custody”. 897 more words


Vintage Fridays: Munrospun Fair Isle Yoke sweater kits

I was thrilled to be given these Munrospun Fair Isle Yoke sweater/cardigan kits by a family friend this summer. The kit includes a ready knitted yoke saved on cotton thread and the yarn needed to knit the rest of the cardigan or sweater. 388 more words



Welcome to Sweetie Galore. I started this project in January 2014 as I was looking for a hobby that was unusual. My partner has classed me as an Artisan Confectioner because I am looking for the oldest recipes I can find and try. 126 more words

Artisan Confectioner