Connor Strange was bullied online for four years and told ITV News Border that it had "a massive effect" on him.
He says he was traumatised by threatening messages which wished death upon him.
More top news
Neighbours were evacuated from homes in Innerleithen after a 51-year-old man set fire inside a house and threatened to self-harm.
45-year-old Kevin Magee, who played alongside David Beckham in the 90's, was jailed for 6 months after shoplifting in Carlisle and Penrith.
Smokers in Cumbria are being encouraged to join thousands across the UK, in the 28-day quit smoking challenge.