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Selkirk's promotion push passes 13

18 Dec 2014 11:00

IT was almost 13th time unlucky for Selkirk at Hughenden on Saturday, where a rejuvenated Hillhead-Jordanhill team belied their lowly place in BT National 1 to push the league leaders all the way in a nervy, stop-start encounter.

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Paws for thought this Christmas

18 Dec 2014 08:30

CHRISTMAS is a time for giving.

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Council unveils new rules for public deputations

18 Dec 2014 07:30

SCOTTISH Borders Council will be asked tomorrow to approve a strict set of procedures governing the hearing of public deputations at Newtown.

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Tweedbank tapestry centre set to cost council £8.25m in loan repayments

18 Dec 2014 07:00

SCOTTISH Borders Council will this week be asked to shell out £3.5million as its share of the £6million it will cost to build a new visitor centre to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland near the new rail terminus at Tweedbank Industrial Estate.

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Royal Scots Borderers hone their shooting and skiing skills

17 Dec 2014 08:30

AN eight-man team from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland have been conducting Nordic skiing and biathlon training in the French Alps in preparation for the Army Divisional Championships that will be held early next year.

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Melrose »

Melrose doorman ordered to pay victim £500

A PUB doorman who assaulted a customer to his severe injury and permanent disfigurement was ordered to pay his victim £500 in compensation at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Dr Owl swoops into the Borders with his "wise" winter health tips

Melrose B&B voted one of best in Scotland

Pub doorman found guilty of assault

Melrose man’s courage commemorated

Hawick »

Banks pipe up for community band

A COMMUNITY pipe band in Hawick has been given the chance to welcome new members, thanks to a donation from the Banks Community Fund.

Borders stars unveiled on walk of fame

Anger as Hawick death row dog is spared

Hawick man's Facebook row

Facebook comments sparked row in Hawick

Sport »

Lowland League round-up - Morris makes his mark

18 Dec 2014 12:30

FORMER Berwick Rangers striker Josh Morris heralded his return after a two-months lay off by earning Vale of Leithen a draw at Meadow Park.

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Food for thought with Selkirk FC's Donate at the Gate

18 Dec 2014 10:30 • David Knox

FOOTBALL chiefs in Selkirk are set to bring some festive cheer to hungry families in the Borders.

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Melrose make Hawks pay penalty for indiscipline

18 Dec 2014 08:30

MELROSE Head Coach John Dalziel revealed he wasn’t too concerned by the manner in which his side played against Glasgow Hawks at the weekend - he was just relieved to get the win, writes ALLY McGilvray at the Greenyards.

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Hockey title for Galashiels Academy

17 Dec 2014 16:30

GALASHIELS Academy’s senior hockey team are celebrating this week after winning the Borders Schools indoor tournament in Peebles.

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The Michael Moore Column

18 Dec 2014 10:30

Liberal Democrat MP Michael Moore represents residents in Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk in the UK Government. Here, he writes exclusively for the Border Telegraph.....

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The John Lamont Column

14 Dec 2014 09:30

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...

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A great night for Jedburgh

13 Dec 2014 09:30

ON behalf of our Organising Committee, consisting of representatives from the Rotary Club, Traders Association and the Community Council, can we please take this opportunity to thank all those involved in making our inaugural Jedburgh Winter Festival such a fantastic success.

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Smith Commission’s report is fatally flawed

12 Dec 2014 09:30

SIR, Unusually, I must agree with Mr Mundell - the Conservative Party’s philosophy has indeed formed the basis of the Smith Commission’s report. It is also clear that the Commission members did make an effort to compromise and work together – and produced a draft report.

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Country Diary

18 Dec 2014 10:30

IN the last fortnight I have visited the east coast, firstly to Eyemouth and secondly to Spittal. On the first visit I scanned both Eyemouth Bay and the sea of Spittal.

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Country Diary

16 Dec 2014 09:30

I RECENTLY saw representations made to the local MSP John Lamont the member of the Scottish Parliament for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire by local birders about the parking arrangements for visitors to the Site of Special Scientific Interest at Hule Moss on Greenlaw Moor.

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Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club

15 Dec 2014 16:30

SCOTTISH Borders Hill Walking Club must be doing something right! After several days of dull, dank mornings we get sunshine and warmth for our club walk which certainly puts a spring in the step.

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