The creative community in Peebles are celebrating after coming top in a competition to find Scotland's most creative places.
A number of sheep have been stolen from a farm near Peebles, it has prompted police to warn farmers to be vigilant.
Scott Brash is one of four showjumpers who will compete for Team GB at the Olympics.
Opinion is divided in a Borders town, over an island which has formed naturally in the River Tweed over the last 20 years.
It's been described by some as an eyesore, and there are calls for it to be removed. Other people say it's a part of nature, and to remove it could damage the wildlife.
Jenny Longden reports.
A gravel island on the River Tweed is at the centre of a debate on whether it should be removed or left alone.
Some consider it a danger to the surroundings. It's said that the continued growth of the island could lead to erosion of the river bank, which could result in the trees falling down and the potential damage of Tweed Bridge.
Others believe that nature should be left alone or dealt with at a later date:
People in Peebles are being asked if they want a gravel island removed from the River Tweed.
Some people fear that it could erode the river bank and cause the trees to fall down. However, environmentalists says that clearing away the island would not be sustainable and would affect wildlife.
Find out the three main reasons why people want the island removed:
Locals in Peebles are becoming concerned about what to do about an island that has formed naturally in the River Tweed.
Some people are calling for the Tweed island to be removed - but others say it's a part of nature and removing it would be detrimental to wildlife.
A Royal Marine Commando from Peebles, killed in action in Afghanistan, is being remembered today as a football tournament is held in his name.
The annual event arranged by the family of Alec Lucas will raise money for a Trust set up following his death in 2008.
£90,000 has been raised for the Royal Marine Charitable Trust Fund and local sports charities.
The Alec Lucas Memorial Trophy will take place at Peebles Rovers Football Club today (Saturday 31st May).
One of Mountain Biking's biggest races is taking place in the Tweed Valley this weekend.
600 people are taking part in the Enduro World Series, starting in Peebles this morning.
The event attracts riders from around the world, and this is the first time it has been held in the UK.
Thousands of mountain biking fans are heading to Peebleshire this weekend, as one of the sport's big competitions comes to the UK for the first time.
The Enduro World Series, which is part of the Tweedlove Bike festival, sees professional mountain bikers race alongside anyone that fancies having a go.
Jenny Longden reports.
Peebles pro-rider Katy Winton is one of 600 riders taking part in the Enduro World Series.
She says the event is a huge boost to the area.
– Katy Winton, competitor in Enduro World Series
"It is incredible, I did the world series last year, to have a bit of home advantage here is really cool, this is all the top riders in the whole world in Peebles so it is not only good for us as bike riders and as world racers, it is good for the whole community, bike riders in general just see the level that is here riding on the trails that they ride as well.
600 mountain bikers are preparing to take part in one of the biggest cycling events to take place in the UK this weekend.
The Enduro World Series is taking place in Peebleshire.
Local riders will compete against pro riders from around the world
A new sports facility costing just under £5 million pounds has been opened at a school in the Scottish Borders.
Peebles High School finally has an all weather sports complex and it's hoped it will open opportunities for thousands of children who will use it in the future.
Guests of honour included former pupil and Olympic gold medalist Scott Brash and Chris O'Hare, another former pupil, who will be competing in the 1,500 metres for Scotland at this summer's Commonwealth Games.
Matthew Taylor reports: