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Borders primary one pupils to get free reading packs

EVERY primary one pupil in the Borders is to receive a pack of free books courtesy of the Scottish Book Trust.

26 Nov 2014 08:30

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Equine flu outbreak in Scottish Borders

26 Nov 2014 08:00

VETERINARY experts have issued a timely reminder to horse owners throughout Scotland to ensure their animals are vaccinated against equine flu.

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Selkirk doctor’s exceptional service

26 Nov 2014 07:30

A SELKIRK doctor left office after four years exceptional service as Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (Scotland) last Saturday.

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National award seeks Borders' nature photographers

26 Nov 2014 07:15

THE deadline for entries to the fifth annual Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year competition is imminent.

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Dementia conference shares stories and good practice

26 Nov 2014 07:00

THE Scottish Borders annual Dementia conference – Have Your Voice – took place earlier this month at the Dryburgh Abbey Hotel.

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Melrose »

Pub doorman found guilty of assault

A MELROSE pub doorman has been found guilty of assaulting a customer to his severe injury and permanent impairment following a five day jury trial at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Melrose man’s courage commemorated

A lifetime of service to rugby and the community is recognised

ID requirement should be extended, claims off-sales operator

Drive for new parking charge in Melrose

Hawick »

Facebook comments sparked row in Hawick

A 24-YEAR-OLD man snapped after reading comments about himself made by his partner on the social networking site Facebook, Selkirk Sheriff Court has been told.

Hawick Bookworms Bank on success

Stories of Home

Year’s grace for scrap dealer as councillors back 'rehabilitation’

Strong showing by Hawick boxing club

Lauder »

Fantastic fundraising from Tour de Lauder

FUNDRAISERS from Lauder have been named as the best in Scotland. The organising committee from the annual Tour de Lauder event were named Fundraising Group of the Year last week.

Council Leader welcomes new homes in Lauder

New stained glass window unveiled in Lauder

Fatal accident inquiry to be held into death of Lauder farmer

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Borderers make up bulk of new Scotland Club squad

25 Nov 2014 12:30

A TOTAL of 11 Borders rugby players have been named in the Scotland Club squad.

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Game of two halves as Hawick halt Selkirk

25 Nov 2014 09:30

A YOUNG Selkirk side found the going tough in Friday night’s Booker Border League match at Mansfield Park, where both sides were keen to spread the ball wide and provide the spectators with entertaining, open rugby.

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Galashiels boxers are the comeback kings

24 Nov 2014 06:30 • David Knox

FORGET Rocky and forget Larry Holmes, George Foreman or Sugar Ray Robinson, when it comes to comebacks Galashiels Boxing Club is the winner by an unanimous decision.

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Golden weekend for Borders Barracuda swimmers

23 Nov 2014 08:30

THEY are less than two years old yet the Borders Barracudas are already topping the tables at national championships.

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Scottish Government is effectively sacrificing the Borders with windfarm policy

24 Nov 2014 09:30

SIR, Keele University’s somewhat triumphalist claim that the removal of MOD’s seismic restrictions on windfarms will allow a further 1.6 GW of wind-power generation in the Borders concerns me.

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Thanking you

20 Nov 2014 09:30

SIR, Thank you for the publicity you gave to the “Angel’s Wings” ceremony held in Galashiels on Friday, November 14.

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White elephants ahead

18 Nov 2014 15:30

SIR, Your reporter, Mark Davey, interviewed 12 Borders residents to ascertain their future use of the much hyped Waverley train (Border Telegraph, November 5). Curiously and significantly not one of them intends to use it on a regular basis.

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Recycling system is a farce

17 Nov 2014 15:30

SIR, Andrew Farquhar’s attempt to get the council to rethink their policy on garden waste collection is admirable but I suspect will come to nothing – much like my attempts to deposit my garden waste at Eshiels Recycling Centre.

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Hill Walking Club maps out plans for New Year

21 Nov 2014 08:30

THE Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club held its annual meeting in Lindean Hall with a good attendance of members.

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Poole to receive Lifetime Contribution to Cinema Award

18 Nov 2014 16:30

LONG-STANDING industry professional Eddie Poole is to be recognised with a special Lifetime Contribution to Cinema Award at the upcoming CEA Digital Cinema Conference, it has been announced.

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St Ronan’s win Borders title

17 Nov 2014 16:30

INNERLEITHEN’S St. Ronan’s Silver Band has won the prize for the best Borders Band at the fourteenth Borders Entertainment Contest held in Peebles at the weekend.

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