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Mystery merchants to move in to Baxters Selkirk

PLANS have been unveiled for an agricultural merchants to move into the former Baxters building in Selkirk.

24 Oct 2014 09:00

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Travelling gangs target Kelso

24 Oct 2014 08:30

TRAVELLING gangs have been targeting businesses in the Borders, community councillors heard this week.

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Alcohol seized from youngsters in Melrose

24 Oct 2014 08:00

A 14-YEAR-OLD youth was charged with stealing alcohol from the Co-op store in Melrose.

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No assault conviction, but Galashiels publican faces licence review

24 Oct 2014 07:30

A GALASHIELS publican has been ordered to appear before Friday’s meeting of the Scottish Borders Licensing Board.

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Phone signal summit at Selkirk Connections

24 Oct 2014 07:00

REPRESENTATIVES from all of the major mobile phone companies are coming to Selkirk.

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Melrose Festival to explore alternative sites

SCOTTISH Borders Council Leader David Parker has revealed the local authority could perform a dramatic u-turn over its decision to ban vehicles from a sensitive site in Melrose during one of the town’s biggest nights of the year.

Houses approved for former Darnick orchard

Melrose Festival 'surprised’ by horsebox ban

Melrose hotel serves up a treat

Liverpool conman strikes in Melrose

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Council Leader welcomes new homes in Lauder

A NEW housing development built on the site of the old primary school in Lauder, which had lain derelict since the new school opened five years ago, was officially opened this week.

New stained glass window unveiled in Lauder

Fatal accident inquiry to be held into death of Lauder farmer

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Royal welcome for Braw Lads’ Gathering

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BC's shock return for Rose

24 Oct 2014 20:30 • Ally McGilvray

HE skippered the team on numerous occasions as they won the title last term.

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Bill McLaren match tops BT Premiership bill

24 Oct 2014 13:30

GALA and Heriot's will clash at the top of the BT Premiership tomorrow (Saturday 25 October) afternoon in a Bill McLaren Shield match at Netherdale.

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Goals don’t lift the gloom at Yarrow Park

24 Oct 2014 11:30

THE old adage that goals win games is starting to wear thin with the Yarrow Park faithful, writes DAVID KNOX at Yarrow Park.

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Rose return to title race after Gala win

24 Oct 2014 11:00

BORDERS’ derbies fire the imagination, and The Greenyards on Saturday was no exception as Melrose ousted their local rivals in a contest that may yet have a say in the final destination of the Premiership, writes ATHOL INNES at The Greenyards.

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Borders Council has duty to reply

24 Oct 2014 12:30

SIR, I correct a part of my letter in last week’s columns. I said 16 councillors went to Bristol when in fact it was a mixture of councillors and officials.

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Scottish Borders Council's money should be better spent

23 Oct 2014 12:00

SIR, I agree with the two letters in last week’s Border Telegraph asking why it was necessary to send 16 councillors and officials to a site at Avonmouth to visit a waste treatment facility.

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Ghastly headline

18 Oct 2014 09:30

SIR, The headline on the Border Telegraph front page last week, did not reflect the very sensible discussion that took place at the Galashiels Community Council.

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Council jaunt 'a waste of taxpayers’ money’

17 Oct 2014 09:30

SIR, Your newspaper never fails to bring up interesting stories each week.

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Brass bands to do battle in Peebles

THE 14th annual Borders Entertainment Contest for brass bands will make its second visit to Peebles next month when 17 bands will battle for the Scottish Borders Trophy.

24 Oct 2014 16:30

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Movies master class comes to the Borders

23 Oct 2014 16:30

BUDDING Bergmans, Tarantinos and Hitchcocks from across the Borders are being invited to learn filmaking later this year.

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Borders Wood Market is 'tree-mendous’

21 Oct 2014 16:00

THIS year’s Borders Wood Market plans to be the best ever with a huge range of activities and wood products on offer.

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