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GALASHIELS Academy has been given top marks following a visit by education inspectors.
26 Jan 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
26 Jan 2015 08:00
THE Fly Fishing club at Earlston High School continues to go from strength to strength and this week it has received donations of fly fishing and fly tying equipment from Steve Cullen, editor of Total Fly Fisherman magazine, and other anglers from around the country.
26 Jan 2015 07:30
NFU Scotland’s ground-breaking Renewables Development Initiative (RDI) is giving Scottish farmers the chance to view the most extensive display of renewable technologies to be seen on one farm.
26 Jan 2015 07:30
FOUR Air Cadets from 2180 (Galashiels) Squadron took to the air at RAF Leuchars on Saturday - flying in the Grob Tutor T1 of 12 Air Experience Flight which is located at the Fife airbase.
26 Jan 2015 06:30
GALASHIELS-born Calum Kerr is in the running to become the SNP candidate for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk at the General Election.
A week in pictures
THE end of a Galashiels couple’s 11 year relationship was marked with a bust-up at a house in Woodstock Avenue and fines totalling £270.
PERMISSION has been granted for an agricultural merchants to move into the former Baxters building near Selkirk.
CHILDREN at a Borders nursery gave garden birds a boost this week by creating special feeders.
A 24-YEAR-OLD man found in possession of illegal drugs during the Hawick Common Riding celebrations has been fined a total of £248 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
THE death of a gamekeeper in the Borders was a tragic accident after his own rifle discharged, a sheriff has ruled.
A 43-YEAR-OLD man who drove on the wrong side of the road and caused a female motorist fearing a head-on collision has been banned from the road for 12 months.
26 Jan 2015 10:30
DODDIE Weir is well known for doing his talking on the pitch; now the former British Lion and Scottish Internationalist is also collecting awards off the field.
25 Jan 2015 09:30
THE Borders has been voted one of the best mountain biking destinations in Britain.
24 Jan 2015 09:30
THE fourth running of the 268-mile “Montane Spine Race” reached an exciting climax when the lead runners arrived in the Borders within 20 minutes of each other on Friday.
23 Jan 2015 14:30
DEBUTANT Aaron Swailes booked Hawick Waverley’s place in the Beveridge Cup quarter finals with a fine win over West Barns Star, writes Kenny Paterson.
26 Jan 2015 09:30
SIR, I write with regards to Mr Heatlie’s letter last week concerning teaching today.
25 Jan 2015 11:30
SIR, I have just received a publication through the post entitled The Borders News. Local newspaper distributors need not worry for it is a only a political flier camouflaged to look like a friendly information sheet.
24 Jan 2015 11:30
SIR, Why on earth would one pay to get on a train, be taken through beautiful countryside, to get off at the other end to go indoors and pay again to gawp at a tapestry? At £10 a shot - prices go up, not down!
23 Jan 2015 12:30
SIR, I refer to Councillor Aitchison’s letter published in the Border Telegraph. It can only really be described as an attempt to excuse the inexcusable.
25 Jan 2015 14:30
GALASHIELS music promoter Bill Jeffrey has unveiled exciting and ambitious plans to bring 100 bands to the town over a single weekend.
23 Jan 2015 09:30
WITH the winds eased compared with the previous two days, nineteen members of the Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club met at Melrose, all appropriately dressed for the wet conditions forecast.
20 Jan 2015 16:30
FLAME-HAIRED songbird Carol Decker admits she can’t wait to set flight for Selkirk.