A mystery sword that could have belonged to an infamous sixteenth century Border Reiver is on display at Dumfries Museum.Read the full story ›
Campaigners are presenting a petition to the Scottish parliament today in a bid to prevent a set of historic Galloway treasures being taken away to Edinburgh.
Campaigners say the Galloway Viking Hoard treasure, which has been in the region for over a thousand years and was found by metal detectorists in 2014 should be kept at a gallery at Kirkcudbright.
The answer to how pre-historic animals made it from the water to land has been discovered in the Scottish Borders.Read the full story ›
A veteran pilot from southern Scotland who helped sink the Bismarck has died at the age of 97.Read the full story ›
Cumbrian-born John Kent was the UK's first black policeman. He served in the Carlisle Police Force between 1837-1844.
We discovered more and spoke to two of his descendants, Ian and Euan Bulman, who still live and work near Carlisle as farmers.
Simisola Jolaoso reports:
Carlisle-born John Kent was Britain's first black policeman and two of his descendants live and work in Cumbria as farmers.Read the full story ›
A medal has been presented to a Borders lifeboat station to honour a rescue carried out by its crew 99 years ago.Read the full story ›
One of the oldest traditions in The Borders is underway - the Langholm Common Riding.Read the full story ›
Concerns that the demon drink was disrupting efforts to fight the First World War prompted radical action in the form of complete state control of pubs and brewers in the Carlisle area.
For the first time ever the subject has warranted its own display in the city's main museum. Matthew Taylor reports.
All this week we'll be looking at the stories of some of the soldiers from this region who took part in the Battle of the Somme.
It was fought along a 15-mile section of the western front in Northern France, close to the town of Albert. For his first report Tim Backshall has travelled to the battlefields to find out what happened to our local regiments.