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Lori Carnochan finds out how a dairy farmer has beaten the slump in milk prices - and the answer was literally on the doorstep. Sandy McCracken meets a young entrepreneur who has found success making figures for Lego sets.

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Border Life reports from the Belgian town of Ypres, where a permanent memorial has finally been put up after a century to the men of the King's Own Scottish Borderers who lost their lives on the Western Front. Plus Sandy McCracken visits the site of a Mediaeval hospital in the Borders, and hears how the monks coped with everything from war wounds to the Plague.

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Sandy McCracken tells the story of how a WWII Spitfire which ended up at the bottom of a Loch has been lovingly restored to be put on show at an aviation museum in Dumfriesshire. And we get a view of the world from the top of the 300 metre mast which transmits Border Life - thanks to the engineers who maintain it.

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Fiona Armstrong reports on an effort to encourage youngsters to take up playing the pipes, to keep alive an important Scottish tradition. Emma Baker joins a class of schoolchildren on a day out to learn about life on the farm.

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Emma Baker reports from a farmer's market in Dumfriesshire, as more and more farmers look for alternative ways to sell their produce. She visits a farm making Scottish Mozzarrella cheese, and also looks at a new tomato-growing business which concentrates on unusual varieties.

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Sandy McCracken reports on how Highland Cattle are thriving in the south of Scotland, and rivalling more traditional breeds. And we take a look at geocaching - a high-tech game of hide and seek which uses the GPS in a mobile phone to lead you to hidden objects...

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Hannah McNulty reports on the resurrection of a famous tartan in the Borders, once championed by a sporting legend. And it's the annual shearing day for a herd of alpacas on a Dumfries Farm - and not all of them are keen on getting a haircut...

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Fiona Armstrong presents a special edition of Border Life from the vintage car show at Thirlestane Castle. Sandy McCracken reports on one of the star exhibits - a car that was mass-produced in Dumfries and Galloway in the 1920's.

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Emma Baker looks at a new project to give the women of Eyemouth new skills - and new friends, while Sandy McCracken explores the origins of some strange and spooky place names on the Solway coastline.

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Sandy McCracken looks at efforts to restore a Border Reiver tower and turn it into a museum. Emma Baker reports on a flower-growing business in the south of Scotland which is championing home-grown blooms.

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