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Gala Day for Scott's Selkirk

21/05/2015 22:11:19

RAIN failed to dampen spirits at the first official rideout of the Braw Lads

Braw Lad Cameron Pate, who was accompanied by his Braw Lass, Abbie Frankland, and their Attendants, extended the hand of friendship to Selkirk Standard Bearer Scott Rodgerson during the tradit…

Top Class

20/05/2015 23:27:56

A TOP Class supplement featuring Primary Seven School leavers across the Borders is included inside this week's 72 page Border Telegraph - our biggest ever!

Moving from primary to secondary school…

Bemersyde guest lands 'fish of a lifetime'

20/05/2015 23:14:24

LADY Haig welcomed guests to Bemersyde House for the annual Bemersyde award ceremony for the largest fly caught Atlantic salmon, caught and released, on the River Tweed in 2014.

The trophy receive…

Baby Waverley just the ticket for Borders Railway

19/05/2015 12:18:37

Odell-May Waverley Black, whose middle name was inspired by the landmark project, was born just five months before the railway is due to open.


Melrosian: I look forward to creating some lifelong memories over the summer

19/05/2015 12:17:33

MELROSIAN Donald Crawford admitted he was living every young boy’s dream after being appointed to represent his town during the Common Riding season.…

Final phase of Borders Railway works on track

19/05/2015 12:16:52

Surplus material excavated during the construction of the railway will be transported from the Ferniehirst area, through Stow, to Falahill. The mater…

Tweedbank set for all the fun of the Fair

Where on Earth did our money go?

Moore is engulfed in SNP landslide as Kerr celebrates and Lamont is left to lament

Jobs boost for Borders

Scottish Borders Council carers enter 'new territory’ with launch of limited liability company

Council branded 'an abject failure’ over garden waste fiasco

'No excuse’ not to look at extending Borders Railway

Expenses claim councillor referred to watchdog

Borders bars are Best Bar None

Emotional abuse tops list of region’s child protection concerns

In other news

Borders College busy building bogies

22/05/2015 12:01:55

IN preparation for the Border Bogie Challenge in Denholm, Borders College students from the Introduction to Engineering Skills course and Level 2 Mot…

Council trains future workforce of the future

21/05/2015 22:17:33

SCOTTISH Borders Council (SBC) has employed 28 modern apprentices during the last financial year, offering young people aged 16-24 an opportunity to …

Theatre Company takes final bow

19/05/2015 09:29:55

ROWAN Tree Theatre Company pioneered the now thriving arts scene in the Borders when it was founded by Judy Steel, John Nichol and Janice Parker in 1…

Nightclub’s late licence bid falls flat

'Roughest pub’ gets extra hour despite objection

Green light for pub with no lager

Cardrona trains new generation of hoteliers

Farcical Frozen was a Def Con

Tally ho for tradition

Nikki’s dream home turns into 'noisy nightmare’

Rod Webster, the man who brought local radio to the Borders, dies at 69

Penguins and plaudits for Guide Anna

Baroness Brady launches nation-wide search for Life After Stroke stars

Sports Headlines

Work starts on new artificial pitch in Selkirk

20/05/2015 22:55:05

A TURF-CUTTING ceremony took place to mark the start of work on a new £750,000 artificial pitch in Selkirk last week.

The 2G surface is being built next to Selkirk High School and is being funded by Scottish Borders Council (£500k) and sportscotland (£250k).

Councillor Vicky Davidson, Executi…

Bowlers look ahead to Super summer

19/05/2015 22:20:41

Gala gears up for annual Sportive

19/05/2015 13:01:14

FOR the fifth year running Gala CC will host their cycle sportive next month.

The event has had favourable comments every year and has been voted …

Meigle Park News

19/05/2015 13:00:49

MIKE Halls keeps us up to date with the latest from behind the scenes at Meigle Park, home of Gala Cricket Club...


GALA 1st XI: Next up in th…

Rovers weed out Thistle in King Cup

19/05/2015 13:00:31

That is what John O’Hara had heard prior to Peebles trip to Lothian Thistle HV, making his team’s battling penalty shootout win a sweet success which…

Charlotte at the double in Berwickshire

19/05/2015 13:00:14

The highlights on the card were the doubles for jockeys Charlotte Dun and this season’s leader in the race to be men’s champion, Nick Orpwood.


Muay Thai master Ross wins Battle of Britain

19/05/2015 12:59:35

Final fun for Gala hockey girls

10-men Rovers rally to keep title dream alive

Good catch from Gala cricket

Academy score A in hockey tournament

Selkirk High's hockey girls win South Cup

Tara tees off with Junior Sports Personality award

Sammi steals the show at Borders Sports Awards

Hawick has a ball at Sports Awards

Hockey celebrated at Borders Sports Awards


Nepalese village needs our help

20/05/2015 22:43:42

A GALASHIELS takeaway worker is hoping to rebuild his family village in the foothills of Nepal.

Ongdi Sherpa was bor…

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Kith and Kin


Grateful for 18 years

19/05/2015 11:47:14

Sir, Following last Thursday

John is humble as dust settles on polls defeat

Roll on May 2017

'It’s going to be a year that I’ll never forget...’

Going out


How “smart” 4X4’s took the market by storm

22/05/2015 10:10:16

Until a few years ago four-wheel drives were seen as being largely the preserve of farmers and other rural drivers look…

Writing competition celebrates re-opening of Borders Railway

Fashion show just the tricket

Tributes to acclaimed guitarist John Renbourn

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