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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Blue Peter badge for bridge

The Forth Rail Bridge in Fife will be the first man made structure to receive a gold Blue Peter badge. It is the first structure to be given the honour in the history of the famous BBC programme.

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New skate park for Melrose designed by ‘board’ teens

Local schoolchildren who aren’t interested in the Borders most popular sport, rugby, are making a plea for different sporting facilities. A group of skate boarders, cyclists, and roller bladders have come forward at a meeting of Melrose and District Community Council and made a case for a new skate park. The currently underused Priors Walk Park has been suggested as a location for the park.

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