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Fiona Armstrong meets the Dumfries and Galloway women providing care and counselling for parents who have suffered the traumatic loss of a baby. Gill Brown visits the riding centre in the Scottish Borders which is run by Olympic Legend Ian Stark. Emma Baker meets the master glass maker who is one of the last of a dying breed. (EP2 – TX: Jan 19th)

Tonight's Border Life

Border Life is on tonight at 8pm Credit: ITV Border

On tonight's border life, Fiona Armstrong meets the Dumfries and Galloway women providing care and counselling for parents who have suffered the traumatic loss of a baby.

Also on the programme, Gill Brown visits the riding centre in the Scottish Borders which is run by Olympic Legend Ian Stark. Emma Baker meets the master glass maker who is one of the last of a dying breed.

You can watch Border Life on ITV Border at 8pm tonight and then later on our website.

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A new series of Border Life begins with a look at the game shooting industry in the south of Scotland. Gill Brown reports on a day-in-the-life of a gamekeeper near Peebles while Emma Baker tries her hand at simulated game shooting in the Borders. Finally, Fiona Armstrong meets a woman who trains gun dogs and joins her -and them- on a game shoot. Episode 1.

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Border Life: New refuge helps domestic abuse victims

Domestic violence is increasing - and the incidents are becoming more violent. That's the warning from a Scottish Women's Aid organisation in the region.

The Dumfriesshire and Stewartry group has been helping victims of domestic abuse for 35 years. Fiona Armstrong has been given an exclusive look inside their new safe accommodation for women who flee from violent partners.

If you’re affected by any of the issues in this report there are helplines available:

Women’s Aid (Dumfriesshire & Stewartry): 07710 152 772

Scottish Women’s Aid: 0800 027 1234

Watch the full episode of Border Life at 8pm on ITV Border Scotland or online after the programme, here.

Watch Border Life Ep36 online

Emma Baker joins search and rescue teams on a vital traininging exercise to get their dogs ready for the busy - and dangerous - winter season. Jenny Longden meets the South of Scotland's master of the metal detector and joins him in a hunt for buried treasure. Fiona Armstrong reports on a community scheme in Moffat where coffee waste is being used to help grow mushrooms for sale.

Border Life: Stories from the South of Scotland

Fiona Armstrong takes a look at a drugs and alcohol service which has been helping the people of Dumfries and Galloway for the past 21 years.

Gill Brown checks on the progress of a venture for artists in Selkirk and Emma Baker dons her walking shoes to follow a pensioner who has climbed his local peak more than 1500 times.

Click here if you've been affected by the issues in this episode of Border Life.

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