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Man found with serious injuries in Selkirk

29 Jun 2015 14:30

POLICE have appealed for information after a man was found with serious injuries in the middle of the road in Selkirk.

Councillors claim fewer travel expenses as bill tops £757,000

29 Jun 2015 08:30

THE total wage and expenses bill of Scottish Borders Council’s 34 elected members rose by nearly £5,000 in the 12 months to March 31.

Safety first in Borders

29 Jun 2015 07:30David Knox

A SELKIRK mum is urging other parents to take up the offer of a car seat safety check.

No tapestry alternatives considered, admits council

29 Jun 2015 06:30

SCOTTISH Borders Council, which is pumping £3.5m into a new visitor centre at Tweedbank to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland, has admitted it carried out no inspections of other buildings before the site was selected in December last year.

A dream come true

28 Jun 2015 09:30Ally McGilvray

EX-Melrosian Michael Crawford was one of the proudest parents in the Borders at the weekend.

Cookery school guest house gets drinks licence

28 Jun 2015 07:30

A GUEST house in Galashiels has been given a drinks licence to allow its owner to run a gourmet cooking school and host fine dining evenings.

Gathering is what makes our town special

27 Jun 2015 08:30

Leading the Melrosians Rideout is a memory I will never forget

27 Jun 2015 07:30Ally McGilvray

Court hears of cannabis haul

27 Jun 2015 06:30

Wheatlands is simply the best

26 Jun 2015 08:30

Anger over Tweedbank’s missing toilets

26 Jun 2015 08:30David Knox

'Second chance’ for Gala taxi driver after drink ban

26 Jun 2015 07:30

Sir Walter Scott given stamp of approval

25 Jun 2015 14:45

Campaign to save St Abbs Lifeboat 'Steps Up a Gear'

25 Jun 2015 12:30

Goliath week ahead for Gathering

25 Jun 2015 09:30

'Workload problems’ led to heart patient’s appointment delay

25 Jun 2015 09:30

Woman threatened to kill her father

25 Jun 2015 08:00

Man admits breaking into golf range

25 Jun 2015 07:30

The Policies Panther stalked me at Christmas

24 Jun 2015 09:30David Knox

Golden voyage for Forth Rail Bridge driver’s granddaughter

24 Jun 2015 08:45David Knox

Man caught filming in supermarket toilets

24 Jun 2015 08:30

MSPs given sneak preview of Borders Railway

23 Jun 2015 17:30

Students care for Nepal

23 Jun 2015 07:30

Ramping up support for Rihanna

23 Jun 2015 07:30David Knox

Gala gourmet school in drinks bid amid marquee concerns

23 Jun 2015 05:30

'Large black beast' on loose in Galashiels

22 Jun 2015 08:30


Galashiels firm becomes trend setter

A GALASHIELS-based champion of Scotland’s world-famous fashion and textile industry has issued a rallying call to encourage local secondary school pupils to become part of the next generation of those behind the trade.

Galashiels nurseries are great sports

Garden firestarter on loose in Galashiels

Guides have world in their hands

Galashiels firm doubles workforce


New moderator for Melrose and Peebles Presbytery

AFTER eight years as Treasurer of Melrose and Peebles Presbytery, Fraser Simm is stepping up into the hot seat as Moderator for the year 2015-16.

Hospital twinning group bowled over by support

Melrose pupils knit together during busy week

Riding high in Melrose

Going green in the house of God


Hawick postal worker jailed

A POSTAL worker who stole packages worth around £4,000 over a four year period to feed his gambling addiction has been jailed for four months at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Facebook 'weirdo’ placed on Sex Offenders Register

Tributes paid to 'very popular and happy young man’

Optimistic Greens seek late bar

Railway to Hawick 'in my lifetime’ predicts Councillor, aged 70


Deputy First Minister 'open' to railway extension

DEPUTY First Minister John Swinney has said the government may consider extending the Borders Railway to Carlisle.

Lauder locks for Little Princess Trust

Death of gamekeeper a 'tragic accident'

Lauder's Jade is a cut above

Lest we forget


Council should not be wasting millions on pie in the sky projects

SIR, I read with wonder at the simple economics of how our beloved Scottish Borders Council operates in order to balance the books and give real value for money to us, the council tax payer.

Ticket bother for new Borders Railway

New station just the ticket for Stow children

Static caravan reprieve for 'naïve’ hotel owner

Hume welcomes rail line extension


Gala judo players don't lose Focus

29 Jun 2015 10:30

THE Focus Judo Club in Galashiels had a number of notable victories at the Bupa Charity Open Grand Prix competition in Motherwell recently.

Bronze medals for Borders athletes at Bedford

28 Jun 2015 12:30

PEEBLES long-jumper Faye Nicholson has returned from the England age-group championships in Bedford with a bronze medal.

Muddy marvellous £3000 for Connor

28 Jun 2015 07:30

THE fund set up to support injured rugby player Connor Hughes from Kelso, left paralysed after sustaining a spinal cord injury last year playing for Stirling University, received a big boost at the weekend after two teams completed the 12-mile 'Tough Mudder Scotland’ obstacle course at Drumlanrig Castle.

Defender Seb is suited to Selkirk

27 Jun 2015 11:30David Knox

SELKIRK manager Steve Forrest couldn’t hide his delight at the weekend as he captured the signing of Polish defender Sebastian Pyda.

King Kenny fires Selkirk to victory

27 Jun 2015 07:30

BOWLER Kenny Paterson fired Selkirk closer to the promotion spots against Leith at Philiphaugh.

Braw Lads Gala in the fast lane

26 Jun 2015 12:30

Awards night at Selkirk

26 Jun 2015 09:30David Knox

First defeat for league leaders Kelso

26 Jun 2015 07:30

Quality counts at the Fairydean Rovers

25 Jun 2015 12:30David Knox

Ref's ready for Source to the Sea

24 Jun 2015 17:30

Players wanted for 12-hour charity match

24 Jun 2015 11:30David Knox

Irvine's exit ends Gala’s hopes

24 Jun 2015 07:30

Fairydean Rovers exit amateur leagues

23 Jun 2015 14:30David Knox

Fred Blackie: 'I loved every minute'

22 Jun 2015 09:30

New grassroots set-up to unearth rugby stars of future

22 Jun 2015 06:30Stephen Mahon

Everest challenge for sporty couple

21 Jun 2015 10:30David Knox

Borders boost for Scots ahead of Rugby World Cup

21 Jun 2015 07:30

GB Pheonix Cup flies into Cardrona

20 Jun 2015 14:00Michael Robson

Cyclists gear up for the 88 Challenge

20 Jun 2015 10:00


Council should not be wasting millions on pie in the sky projects

29 Jun 2015 09:30

SIR, I read with wonder at the simple economics of how our beloved Scottish Borders Council operates in order to balance the books and give real value for money to us, the council tax payer.

Leave the Victoria Park as a free open area

27 Jun 2015 09:30

SIR, A proposal has been made to build an all-weather pitch in Peebles with a surface suitable only for football and rugby games, but not hockey, basketball or netball.

Charles Kennedy was a class act

25 Jun 2015 18:30

SIR, Charles Kennedy was a class act and it’s difficult to pen a fitting tribute to this fine man.

The Christine Grahame Column

21 Jun 2015 14:30

SCOTTISH National Party MSP Christine Grahame represents the residents of Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale in the Scottish Parliament. Here, she writes exclusively for the Border Telegraph...

The John Lamont Column

20 Jun 2015 14:30

CONSERVATIVE MSP John Lamont represents residents of Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire in the Scottish Parliament. Here, he writes exclusively for readers of the Border Telegraph...

Parking charges should be scrapped

17 Jun 2015 10:30

Taxpayers benefit from early retirals

14 Jun 2015 08:30

Mixed messages over referendums

11 Jun 2015 08:30

Is it a question of priorities?

10 Jun 2015 09:30

MEPs’ secret vote

10 Jun 2015 09:30

I do not believe in the abuse of wild animals

8 Jun 2015 09:30

Council's spending makes no business sense whatsoever

7 Jun 2015 09:30

What does the Scotland office actually do?

7 Jun 2015 09:30

Grateful for 18 years

19 May 2015 11:47

John is humble as dust settles on polls defeat

19 May 2015 11:46

What's On

Picnic with Hamlet

28 Jun 2015 09:30

SHAKESPEARE-LOVERS are in for a treat next month - the chance to see an open-air production of Hamlet while enjoying a picnic.

Earlston High's France trip rocked

25 Jun 2015 18:30

FORTY S2 students and five members of staff from Earlston High School set off on what would be an amazing experience for them all. These excitable S2s were heading to Rockley Watersports in the South of France!

‘Old rocker’ Loudon goes online to make you listen

23 Jun 2015 11:20

PROUD Souter Loudon Temple cut his performing teeth as the charismatic vocalist with various beat groups on the flourishing Borders dance hall circuit of the 1960s.

Deadline reminder for Waverley Lines creative writing competition

23 Jun 2015 09:30

BUDDING writers of all ages are being reminded that the deadline for the Waverley Lines creative writing competition is this Friday, June 26.

Historical association set sights on Old Melrose

23 Jun 2015 09:30

THE Melrose Historical & Archaeological Association hosted a special guided walk around Old Melrose for members of the Old Gala Club.

Chastity returns to String Jam Club

21 Jun 2015 09:30

Waterways Group make waves

19 Jun 2015 09:30

Riding high in Melrose

17 Jun 2015 12:30

Getting the inside track from “smart” study

17 Jun 2015 12:00Hugh Miller

Win family tickets to airshow!

17 Jun 2015 08:30

Calling all budding musicians

16 Jun 2015 16:30

Blainslie Link path joins up communities

14 Jun 2015 09:30

Borders Book Festival returns to Melrose

10 Jun 2015 19:30

Peebles gets a taste of Parkour

10 Jun 2015 09:30

Dancing with delight

10 Jun 2015 04:30

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