It’s 450 years since one of Scotland’s best-loved historical characters came to the Borders. The dramatic adventures of Mary Queen of Scots in our region attract thousands of tourists each year. Forcibly married, three husbands - one of them murdered - and beheaded. Tim Backshall delves into a life lived like a Soap opera! Emma Baker goes on the trail of ‘Hidden Art’. Most of us have no idea that hidden behind the walls of some council buildings are fantastic collections of art. Picasso, Matisse and famous Scottish artists like Hornel and Joan Eardley – they can all be found around Dumfries.
A quieter story developing this week. Compared to last week feeling much warmer in any sun, especially as the winds ease from midweekRead the full story ›
The following foodbanks are just a few of those that operate in Cumbria and the south of Scotland.
Looking a little less cold into the long weekend with some sunshine. Wind, rain & showers in the mix too. Here's the detail.....Read the full story ›
Network Rail are warning that services across the UK will be affected, including trains through Cumbria and the south of Scotland.Read the full story ›
Foodbanks in the region are appealing for volunteers and donations from the public. But how many adults, and children, do they feed?Read the full story ›
Rain and snow will clear to showers, though these sometimes heavy with a further risk of snow along with hail and thunder.
Another cold day.
Maximum Temperature 9 °C.
Foodbanks in the region are feeding increasing numbers of children.
According to new figures Carlisle foodbank fed 398 children in the first three months of this year - a 21% increase on the same period in 2015.