Tag Archives: Hawick News

Constant change?

Pulpit view for Hawick News 7th July 2013 by Major Steven Turner Someone recently joked “twice in Hawick is ‘Aye bin’”. In other words, all of our current traditions were once innovations. And for all of our passion to preserve … Continue reading

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Climb every mountain?

Pulpit view for Hawick News 12th April by Major Steven Turner Have you ever started something you couldn’t finish? On a fine sunny day last week we set off with my sister and her family to climb the Eildon hills. … Continue reading

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Let’s be honest…

Pulpit view for Hawick News Friday 15th February 2013 by Major Steven Turner In this country of horse lovers, there is understandable outrage at the contamination of processed foods with horsemeat. How would you feel about the animal on which … Continue reading

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Time to stop arguing

Pulpit view in Hawick News 26 October 2012 Are you a pleb? Do you think it’s an insult? Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell lost his post for allegedly using this word, even though the policeman he “insulted” has accepted an … Continue reading

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Do you know your boundaries?

(Pulpit view for Hawick News Friday 17 February 2012 by Captain Steven Turner) Two unrelated stories dominated the news on Sunday evening: Whitney Houston’s death and the Greek austerity package. Both will create pain and sadness for many people. Unexpected … Continue reading

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Pray for peace

(Pulpit View for Hawick News – Friday 11th November 2011) I’ve recently enjoyed watching the drama series Downton Abbey on Sunday nights. Especially during the second series, which straddled the First World War, we’ve seen the character wrestling with issues … Continue reading

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