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Best thing I’ve ever done in my life

5 Jul 2015 08:30Ally McGilvray

THE Braw Lads’ Gathering enjoyed a scorcher this year.

Douglas returns to his roots with Golden Ticket

5 Jul 2015 07:30David Knox

FORMER Borders teacher Douglas Angus is looking forward to a train trip down memory lane in September.

New drive to curb carnage on region’s roads

4 Jul 2015 08:30Ally McGilvray

A DRIVE to curb the number of young people killed or injured on the region’s roads is being extended this summer.

Trunk call brings Mungo Park heirloom home

4 Jul 2015 06:30David Knox

EXPLORER Mungo Park may never have made it back to Selkirk.

Pioneering pizzas for lunch in Tweedbank

3 Jul 2015 08:00David Knox

PRINCIPALS from the Braw Lads’ Gathering were given a pizza the action at Tweedbank Primary School last week.

Salmon killed after Cloven sewage block

3 Jul 2015 07:30

VILLAGERS in Clovenfords are being warned to watch what they flush after salmon died on the nearby Meigle Burn.

This is what the Borders is all about

3 Jul 2015 06:30Ally McGilvray

Borders sports trust in profit, despite swimming slump, as merger talks progress

3 Jul 2015 06:30

Ex-police chief questions silence over officer numbers

3 Jul 2015 05:30

Arrest made following 20 thefts from south of Scotland

2 Jul 2015 10:50David Knox

Would loo believe it, Rev?

2 Jul 2015 07:35

Bus boost ahead of rail return

2 Jul 2015 07:30

Councillors give go-ahead for Jedburgh skatepark

2 Jul 2015 06:30

Council steps in to extend youth employment scheme

2 Jul 2015 05:30

Braw reception for overseas visitors

1 Jul 2015 19:30

MSP reveals hopes that Kelso firm can still be salvaged

1 Jul 2015 18:30

Sun shines on Braw Lads’ Gathering

1 Jul 2015 08:10

Bus station dispute rumbles on

1 Jul 2015 08:00

Borders brews sweet treat for Teapot Trust

1 Jul 2015 07:19

Woman slashed over drug debt

1 Jul 2015 06:30

Inspirational Isaac at the National Gallery

30 Jun 2015 08:30

Gay pride flag to fly at Newtown

30 Jun 2015 07:30

Contractors of 'highest calibre’ sought for Earlston complex needs centre

30 Jun 2015 06:30

Man found with serious injuries in Selkirk

29 Jun 2015 14:30

Councillors claim fewer travel expenses as bill tops £757,000

29 Jun 2015 08:30

Safety first in Borders

29 Jun 2015 07:30David Knox


Hawick postal worker jailed

A POSTAL worker who stole packages worth around £4,000 over a four year period to feed his gambling addiction has been jailed for four months at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Facebook 'weirdo’ placed on Sex Offenders Register

Tributes paid to 'very popular and happy young man’

Optimistic Greens seek late bar

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


Deputy First Minister 'open' to railway extension

DEPUTY First Minister John Swinney has said the government may consider extending the Borders Railway to Carlisle.

Lauder locks for Little Princess Trust

Death of gamekeeper a 'tragic accident'

Lauder's Jade is a cut above

Lest we forget


Council should not be wasting millions on pie in the sky projects

SIR, I read with wonder at the simple economics of how our beloved Scottish Borders Council operates in order to balance the books and give real value for money to us, the council tax payer.

No tapestry alternatives considered, admits council

Anger over Tweedbank’s missing toilets

Sir Walter Scott given stamp of approval

'Workload problems’ led to heart patient’s appointment delay


Selkirk's Ewen Robbie appointed at Peebles

4 Jul 2015 05:30

BOSSES at Peebles Rugby Club have appointed a new member of coaching staff after the surprise resignation of Gavin Kerr.

Tweedbank Thistle celebrate amazing season

3 Jul 2015 11:30

A RECORD number of players, parents and sponsors turned out for Tweedbank Thistle Football Club’s end of season awards.

Kelso's boundary brothers beat Dunnikier

2 Jul 2015 13:30

BROTHERS Tom and Ben Grindell helped Kelso cement their place at the top of the East of Scotland First Division.

Ref's ready for Source to the Sea

2 Jul 2015 12:30

BORDERS football referee Craig Lowrie will set off on his epic Source to the Sea challenge this Friday morning.

Team Borders reach the top of the podium

2 Jul 2015 10:00David Knox

YOUNG athletes from the Borders ran away with the Forth Valley League at the weekend following a nail-biting finale.

Lowdown on the Lowland League

2 Jul 2015 07:30David Knox

Jordan’s joy for Selkirk

1 Jul 2015 16:30

A programme to be proud of at Gala Fairydean Rovers

1 Jul 2015 11:30David Knox

Makeshift and victorious at Meigle Park

30 Jun 2015 17:30

Take cover at Meigle Park

30 Jun 2015 14:30

Gala judo players don't lose Focus

29 Jun 2015 10:30

Bronze medals for Borders athletes at Bedford

28 Jun 2015 12:30

Muddy marvellous £3000 for Connor

28 Jun 2015 07:30

Defender Seb is suited to Selkirk

27 Jun 2015 11:30David Knox

King Kenny fires Selkirk to victory

27 Jun 2015 07:30

Braw Lads Gala in the fast lane

26 Jun 2015 12:30

Awards night at Selkirk

26 Jun 2015 09:30David Knox

First defeat for league leaders Kelso

26 Jun 2015 07:30

Quality counts at the Fairydean Rovers

25 Jun 2015 12:30David Knox


Disastrous decision should be overturned

3 Jul 2015 09:30

SIR, As a member of the Innerleithen and District Community Council, I sat round the table in the council office at the monthly meeting in June 2015 and listened to Councillor Stuart Bell give out the statement on behalf of the Scottish Borders Council about the intention to shelve the prestigious AIMUp project here in Innerleithen.

Withdrawing from EU would be hugely damaging

2 Jul 2015 09:30

SIR, In the year of Scotland’s food and drink, it’s encouraging that farmers gathering at the Royal Highland Show have emphasised to Scottish Secretary David Mundell their support for the UK’s continuing membership of the European Union.

Don’t judge a book by its cover

1 Jul 2015 05:30

SHERIFFS should not expect people to dress as they do, and they certainly must not allow people’s appearance to affect their judgements.

Council should not be wasting millions on pie in the sky projects

29 Jun 2015 09:30

SIR, I read with wonder at the simple economics of how our beloved Scottish Borders Council operates in order to balance the books and give real value for money to us, the council tax payer.

Leave the Victoria Park as a free open area

27 Jun 2015 09:30

SIR, A proposal has been made to build an all-weather pitch in Peebles with a surface suitable only for football and rugby games, but not hockey, basketball or netball.

Charles Kennedy was a class act

25 Jun 2015 18:30

The Christine Grahame Column

21 Jun 2015 14:30

The John Lamont Column

20 Jun 2015 14:30

Parking charges should be scrapped

17 Jun 2015 10:30

Taxpayers benefit from early retirals

14 Jun 2015 08:30

Mixed messages over referendums

11 Jun 2015 08:30

Is it a question of priorities?

10 Jun 2015 09:30

MEPs’ secret vote

10 Jun 2015 09:30

I do not believe in the abuse of wild animals

8 Jun 2015 09:30

Council's spending makes no business sense whatsoever

7 Jun 2015 09:30

What's On

Craig ready to camp out again in Peebles

5 Jul 2015 08:30

HE’S camp, cheeky and irreverent and he’s back in Peebles later this year.

Historic printing works in artists’ call

4 Jul 2015 08:30

THE National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Smail’s Printing Works in Innerleithen is getting ready to mark its 150th anniversary, with the help of an artist-in-residence.

Glendinning are chess brilliant

3 Jul 2015 08:30

GLENDINNING Primary School won the first ever playground chess tournament in the Borders this week.

Looking for LADS

2 Jul 2015 08:30

A LOCAL amateur dramatic society are looking for actors and backroom staff to join their production.

Picnic with Hamlet

28 Jun 2015 09:30

SHAKESPEARE-LOVERS are in for a treat next month - the chance to see an open-air production of Hamlet while enjoying a picnic.

Earlston High's France trip rocked

25 Jun 2015 18:30

‘Old rocker’ Loudon goes online to make you listen

23 Jun 2015 11:20

Deadline reminder for Waverley Lines creative writing competition

23 Jun 2015 09:30

Historical association set sights on Old Melrose

23 Jun 2015 09:30

Chastity returns to String Jam Club

21 Jun 2015 09:30

Waterways Group make waves

19 Jun 2015 09:30

Riding high in Melrose

17 Jun 2015 12:30

Getting the inside track from “smart” study

17 Jun 2015 12:00Hugh Miller

Win family tickets to airshow!

17 Jun 2015 08:30

Calling all budding musicians

16 Jun 2015 16:30

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