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Fiona Armstrong presents Border Life about the people, places and stories in southern Scotland.

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RNLI launch new safety campaign

We look at the life-saving work of the Borders only RNLI lifeguard team.

They're based at Coldingham Bay in Berwickshire, making a popular family resort safer for children and adults alike.

They've just launched a new seaside safety campaign, so we sent Fiona Armstrong along to meet the team, and see them in action.

For more information you can visit the RNLI website.

Border Life

Episode 24

Fiona Armstrong tells the story of Lady Haig of Bemersyde in the Borders, who founded Scotland's only poppy factory which is still going strong today. Emma Baker learns about beekeeping and discovers that it's not only the bees which are an endangered species. And Gilly Fraser meets a couple who've made a cottage industry out of their fascination with alpacas.


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On the centenary of World War 1, a special edition of Border Life. Tim Backshall travels to war graves in France and Belgium with children from Peebles trying to trace their ancestors. Fiona Armstrong reports from the home near Newtown St Boswells where British Forces Commander Earl Haig settled after his victory. And the story of an unlikely Borders war hero.

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Border Life looks at a special initiative aimed at young drivers to try to reduce the number of deaths on rural roads. Fiona Armstrong visits Mabie Forest in Dumfries-shire and encounters butterflies and moths galore and there's a special report on the local community who bought the land at the Mull of Galloway in order to preserve it.

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