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Historic Haining welcomes repairs grant

27 Aug 2014 15:30 • David Knox

IT’S one of Selkirk’s most treasured buildings. And last week Historic Scotland secured The Haining’s long-term future with a repairs grant of £370,000.

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Probe prompts BGH to speed up scan dispatch

27 Aug 2014 13:30

A WOMAN recovering from cancer was sent to the Borders General Hospital for an MRI scan in December 2012.

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Date set for Cranston hearing

27 Aug 2014 08:30

A DATE has been fixed for a hearing by the Standards Commission for Scotland into the conduct of a Borders councillor.

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Earlston unveils new Head team

26 Aug 2014 08:30

THE new head team at Earlston High has been unveiled as the schools returned following the summer holidays.

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On your bike: Borders Railway accused of missing an opportunity

26 Aug 2014 08:30

A SENIOR sports official has expressed disappointment that the trains which will operate on the Borders Railway from September next year will only have storage space for two bicycles.

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Melrose fundraiser earns special recognition

A BORDERS fundraiser has received a special commendation from Cancer Research UK in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the cause.

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September date for first Borders train

THE date of the first train for almost 50 years to arrive in the Borders has been announced this morning by First Minister Alex Salmond.

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President hails professional ambition ahead of new season

27 Aug 2014 16:30

SCOTTISH Rugby's newly appointed President, Ian Rankin has expressed his enthusiasm for the new club season at the launch of the BT leagues, which took place at BT Murrayfield Stadium today.

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Golden GB debut for Samantha

27 Aug 2014 16:30

GORDON golden girl Sammi Kinghorn let out a tear or two after claiming an impressive third title at the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea on Thursday.

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Allum's late hat-trick agony for Gala

27 Aug 2014 12:30

IN his match programme notes, Gala boss Stevie Noble praised his side for their new found defensive toughness – only to watch his side leak six goals to league leaders Edinburgh City.

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Wight in line for return to Melrose

24 Aug 2014 16:30

SCOTLAND Sevens star Scott Wight could be set to make a sensational return to hometown club Melrose this season.

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Reduction in pool opening hours mystifies me

25 Aug 2014 12:30

SIR, As I know you have been made aware BSLT have taken the decision to reduce both staffing and hours at the Borders’ swimming pools in order to cut costs.

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Concern over pool closure

18 Aug 2014 10:30

SIR, I have been a BSLT member for a number of years and use the Galashiels Swimming pool regularly.

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Borders roads are cycle friendly

12 Aug 2014 09:30

Sir, I am writing to congratulate Border car drivers on their excellent cycle awareness.

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Licensing board antics stinks of amateurism

8 Aug 2014 14:30

SIR, I would like to comment on the story in last week’s Border Telegraph concerning the Scottish Borders Licensing Board and their actions when deciding whether or not to grant extensions to permitted opening hours of two Borders pubs.

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The Tattoo Fox is back…

THE latest instalment of the charming children’s tale, The Tattoo Fox Makes New Friends penned by former Borders councillor Alasdair Hutton was launched this week at Edinburgh’s International Book Festival.

18 Aug 2014 10:30

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Glorious 12th for music festival in Innerleithen

15 Aug 2014 15:30

THE biggest festival of traditional music returns to the Borders this weekend.

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Ramblers luck holds

12 Aug 2014 09:30

ON Sunday 10th August, despite a forecast of heavy rain, Tweeddale Ramblers pressed on with their plans, and lit their BBQ outside Traquair Village Hall.

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