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Theatre Company takes final bow

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 1987.

25 Apr 2015 09:30

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'Roughest pub’ gets extra hour despite objection

25 Apr 2015 06:30

A PUB, branded “the roughest in Peebles”, has been granted a late drinking extension.

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Better lifestyles help reduce hip fractures in the Borders

24 Apr 2015 08:30

EARLY diagnosis and improved lifestyle choices by Borderers have contributed to a “substantial fall” in the number of hip fractures recorded in the region.

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Females dominate SBC workforce, but still earn less than men

24 Apr 2015 07:30

A NEW report has revealed that over 70% of Scottish Borders Council’s total non-teaching workforce of 4,614 is female.

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Green light for pub with no lager

24 Apr 2015 06:30

SCOTLAND’s first micropub will open in Kelso next month.

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A week in pictures

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First anniversary approaches for Gala Men's shed

IT was a special moment for the Gala Men’s Shed, as they took delivery of some much needed computer equipment last Thursday, April 9.

Vandals strike in Langlee

We’re losing out to Gala, claims Kelso nightclub boss

Gas emissions exceed thresholds at Easter Langlee

Galashiels Works!

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Facebook 'weirdo’ placed on Sex Offenders Register

A 31-YEAR-OLD man who sent messages of a sexual nature to a 14-year-old on a social media site has been placed on the Sex Offenders Register for three years. Ashley Bell of Earl Street, Hawick, was also sentenced to a three-year Community Payback Order.

Tributes paid to 'very popular and happy young man’

Optimistic Greens seek late bar

Railway to Hawick 'in my lifetime’ predicts Councillor, aged 70

Polish school key to integration

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Lisa scores match winner for Wands

LISA Robertson capped a great day for Murrayfield Wanderers and her Galashiels family as she scored the winning try to defeat Hillhead/Jordanhill 25-22 in the Sarah Beaney Cup final.

24 Apr 2015 09:30

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Borderers called up to Scotland's World Rugby Under-20 Championship squad

23 Apr 2015 09:30

SEVEN players linked to Borders clubs have been chosen for the Scotland side to travel to northern Italy for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship.

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Disappointing turn out at Braes

23 Apr 2015 05:30

THE Braes of Derwent held their annual meeting at Downhills, Corbridge, on Sunday where there was a disappointing turn out of runners with only 24 runners contesting the six races.

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Selkirk children have a ball

21 Apr 2015 13:30

SCORES of schoolchildren took part in the Hibernian Easter Training Camp at Yarrow Park in Selkirk last week.

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Politicians have nothing in Reserve

23 Apr 2015 09:30

SIR, neither the Tory candidate nor the LibDem candidate has yet expressed their opinion on the virtue of spending one hundred billion pounds to renew the Trident Nuclear weapons system in a time of financial cut backs and food banks.

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Questions over Earlston Community Development

20 Apr 2015 09:30

SIR, I am writing in response to the letter that was printed last week from Earlston Community Development Trust (ECDT). I was extremely dismayed at the way they have responded to a previous letter and the fact they they have made a direct attack on the author of it.

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Thanking you

19 Apr 2015 13:30

SIR, We would like to thank everyone who supported the recent 87th Selkirk Scout and Guide Concert and helped to make it such a success.

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Roll on May 2017

16 Apr 2015 09:30

SIR, I note that going by what Councillor John Mitchell intimated (Border Telegraph, April 8), that any losses made by the Great Tapestry of Scotland would be met by the local taxpayers.

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Borders Book Festival launches biggest ever programme

THE Brewin Dolphin Borders Book Festival launches its biggest ever programme this week, with over 90 public events featuring a dazzling line-up of stars from public life and entertainment, as well as the world of books, and an expansion of the festival site to celebrate the Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015.

24 Apr 2015 09:30

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World Class Brass in Galashiels

23 Apr 2015 09:30

GALASHIELS Town Band is hosting a weekend of Brass events in Galashiels next weekend.

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Fashion show is just the Tricket

16 Apr 2015 09:30

A GROUP of young designers from the Borders will strut their stuff on the catwalk in Galashiels next month.

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