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Scott’s Selkirk to be scrapped

ONE of Selkirk’s most successful tourist events is to be scrapped.

27 Jan 2015 08:30 • David Knox

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Bullying highlighted among 700 complaints against council

27 Jan 2015 08:00

NEARLY 700 complaints were lodged with Scottish Borders Council about its performance in the year to March 31, 2014.

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Heriot pensioners cut off by underpass floods

27 Jan 2015 07:30

A HERIOT pensioner has hit out at rail bosses for cutting her off from the world.

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Top marks for Galashiels Academy

26 Jan 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

GALASHIELS Academy has been given top marks following a visit by education inspectors.

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Hooked on Earlston

26 Jan 2015 08:00

THE Fly Fishing club at Earlston High School continues to go from strength to strength and this week it has received donations of fly fishing and fly tying equipment from Steve Cullen, editor of Total Fly Fisherman magazine, and other anglers from around the country.

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Galashiels »

Police called to break up disturbance

THE end of a Galashiels couple’s 11 year relationship was marked with a bust-up at a house in Woodstock Avenue and fines totalling £270.

Langlee ready for disaster

Borders Rail path closure 'ridiculous'

Common Good boost as Galashiels is set to reclaim its heritable assets

Rotary Club of Galashiels & District

Selkirk »

Bowhill recognised alongside Buckingham Palace in elite education awards

BOWHILL House and Country Estate has joined an elite group of UK and Irish heritage sites to be awarded a prestigious Sandford Award for the high quality education programme it delivers to children of school age.

Baxters building takeover

Legal notice to be served on Glen owners

Sshh, we’re closing for two months

Tally ho for tradition

Hawick »

Court hears of drugs find at Hawick Common Riding

A 24-YEAR-OLD man found in possession of illegal drugs during the Hawick Common Riding celebrations has been fined a total of £248 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Renewables initiative opens 2015 programme with visit to Borders

Cafe culture for Wilton Park

Man in court following 'bender’

New date for jury trial

Lauder »

Death of gamekeeper a 'tragic accident'

THE death of a gamekeeper in the Borders was a tragic accident after his own rifle discharged, a sheriff has ruled.

Lauder's Jade is a cut above

Lest we forget

Safety guidelines issued following farmer’s death

Flaming brilliant

Sport »

Gala's A Team in contention

27 Jan 2015 09:30

GALA A are still in contention for the Reserve National 1 title after a very hard fought game with

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Galavanters go from strength to strength

27 Jan 2015 07:30

A NEW jogging group in Galashiels revealed its numbers have more than doubled since they were featured in the Border Telegraph.

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Weir's way to speaker's award

26 Jan 2015 10:30

DODDIE Weir is well known for doing his talking on the pitch; now the former British Lion and Scottish Internationalist is also collecting awards off the field.

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Borders voted biking capital of Britain

25 Jan 2015 09:30

THE Borders has been voted one of the best mountain biking destinations in Britain.

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Opinion »

Don’t think teachers have an easy time!

26 Jan 2015 09:30

SIR, I write with regards to Mr Heatlie’s letter last week concerning teaching today.

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Coalition will not be forgotten

25 Jan 2015 11:30

SIR, I have just received a publication through the post entitled The Borders News. Local newspaper distributors need not worry for it is a only a political flier camouflaged to look like a friendly information sheet.

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The centres of Galashiels, Selkirk and Hawick require beautifying

24 Jan 2015 11:30

SIR, Why on earth would one pay to get on a train, be taken through beautiful countryside, to get off at the other end to go indoors and pay again to gawp at a tapestry? At £10 a shot - prices go up, not down!

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Excusing the inexcusable

23 Jan 2015 12:30

SIR, I refer to Councillor Aitchison’s letter published in the Border Telegraph. It can only really be described as an attempt to excuse the inexcusable.

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Abbotsford - Building by numbers

27 Jan 2015 11:30

IT was once the Borders home of renowned author Sir Walter Scott.

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Venues and performers sign up for 100 band extravaganza

25 Jan 2015 14:30

GALASHIELS music promoter Bill Jeffrey has unveiled exciting and ambitious plans to bring 100 bands to the town over a single weekend.

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Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club

23 Jan 2015 09:30

WITH the winds eased compared with the previous two days, nineteen members of the Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club met at Melrose, all appropriately dressed for the wet conditions forecast.

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