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On this edition of Border Life, the remarkable story of the Galashiels teenager who went on a life saving course then used her new skills to save her mum and her brother. Emma Baker continues her training to be a guider for the visually impaired. And Fiona Armstrong finds the Borders connection between a collection of Indian Art and The Chronicles of Narnia!

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Border Life Episode 7

The remarkable story of the Galashiels teenager who went on a life saving course then used her new skills to save her mum and her brother. Emma Baker continues her training to be a guider for the visually impaired. And Fiona Armstrong finds the Borders connection between a collection of Indian Art and The Chronicles of Narnia! (Ep 7. Feb 23rd.)

Border Life Episode 6

Fiona Armstrong meets a young woman from Lochmaben who used the internet to spread the word about mental health and got 2 million hits. We visit Priorwood Gardens in Melrose where it’s summer all year round thanks to the wonder of dried flowers. And with a shortage of volunteers in the Borders, Emma Baker learns how to be a guider for the visually impaired. (Ep 6. Feb 16th.)

If you want to know more about coping with mental health go to http://www.samh.org.uk/ or call 0141 530 1000

There are currently no My Guide volunteers in the Scottish Borders. If you’re interested in helping, go to the Guide Dogs Scotland website for more information.

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Fiona Armstrong meets a young woman from Lochmaben who used the internet to spread the word about mental health and got 2 million hits.

We visit Priorwood Gardens in Melrose where it’s summer all year round thanks to the wonder of dried flowers.

And with a shortage of volunteers in the Borders, Emma Baker learns how to be a guider for the visually impaired.

You can watch Border Life at 8pm on Monday.

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What happens to greyhounds when they finish racing? Emma Baker reports on the Dumfriesshire charity which has found homes for 1,000 greyhounds since it was founded in 13 years. Gill Brown goes to creative Peebles and meets the artist who has immortalised the novelist John Buchan - in glass. Fiona Armstrong asks if Scots are ready for the marmalade challenge! (Ep 5. Tx: Feb 9th.)

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Stephen Jardine goes to Hawick where memories of rugby -and local hero and commentator Bill McLaren- are being used to help people suffering with dementia. Emma Baker goes in search of the lost village of the Borders. Riccarton Junction was abandoned when the trains stopped going there in the 1960s. (Ep 4. Tx: Feb 2nd.)

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The day after Burns night there’s a patriotic flavour to Border Life. Emma Baker goes back to school and discovers that the teaching of Scots language is making a comeback. Fiona Armstrong meets the women who are preserving the very Scottish art of kilt-making – not in the highlands but in Berwickshire. Gill Brown reports on the Borders artist who makes stunning pictures using felt.

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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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