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Peeblesshire News

The Peeblesshire News is a weekly tabloid newspaper sold in the Borders county of Peeblesshire and the Penicuik district.

It was founded in 1880 as The Peeblesshire News and County Advertiser. In 1916 it absorbed a smaller Innerleithen publication, The St Ronan’s Standard and Effective Advertiser, which had been founded in 1893 but had to close because of the shortage of skilled staff caused by Great War conscription. (The Standard‘s printworks, R. Smail and Sons, survives today as a National Trust for Scotland property open to the public.)

It’s published by Border Weeklies Ltd, a Galashiels-based division of the Romanes Media Group (formerly Clyde & Forth Press), and is a sister title to their other newspaper for the mid-central Borders, the Border Telegraph. The editorial offices are in Peebles.

It comes out on Fridays.

  • Address:
  • Peeblesshire News
    72 High Street
    EH45 8SW
  • Tel:
  • 01721 729481
  • Fax:
  • 01620 826143