Monthly Archives: November 2021

Borders Bletherings – The Border Mills

From sheep on the hills to looms in the Mills; how the Borders clothed the world. Listen on spotify, amazon music, apple podcasts, google podcasts or via our website https://bordersbletherings.uk/

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Borders Bletherings – Navvy riots

1848 saw the coming of the railway in the Scottish Borders. This opened up the region and helped the mills to flourish. The railway company shareholders made fortunes while the Irish Navvies faced prejudice with every mile of track they … Continue reading

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