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World Champion aims to go for hat-trick in Peebles

Last year's women's champion Tracy Moseley Credit: ITV Border

The current Enduro World Series Women's Champion says the event in Peebles is "a true test of your ability as a rider".

UK rider Tracy Moseley is competing in the competition this weekend.

She won both the 2013 and 2014 seasons, and told ITV Border it's great to be riding on home turf.

EWS brings long-term benefits to Tweed Valley

Hundreds of mountain bikers come to Peebles for a week for the Enduro World Series, but organisers claim it also has a long term impact on the local economy.

The race on the Tweed Valley's famous biking trails in Innerleithen and Glentress attract riders from around the world.

Enduro World Series Managing Director Chris Ball says that means it brings added benefits:

Peebles textile mill faces closure

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A Borders textile mile which has a 350 year history faces closure unless a buyer is found, with the potential loss of nearly 90 jobs.

Staff members at the March Street Mill in Peebles have been informed of a possible closure by owner's Moorbrook Textiles.

The owner's say they are seeking to identify potential buyers, but so far have been unsuccessful.

The 87 employees that work in the mill have been informed of a possible closure, and the start of a 30-day consultation process.

Some staff may be offered the opportunity to relocate to Ayr.


New event for TweedLove bike festival

Lovecross ccycling event drew a large crowd in Peebles Credit: ITV

An action packed sprint race was a new addition to this year's TweedLove festival.

The Lovecross event saw bikers run, cycle and jump over obstacles through Peebles town centre.

Hundreds came to watch the spectacle, following the annual Peebles Family ride.

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Hundreds watched as cyclists speed through the Borders town Credit: ITV
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