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'Zilch’ chance of station in Langlee

21 Oct 2014 08:00

A NEW train station could be built in Langlee - if local residents have their way.

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Sale to save Craw Wood in Tweedbank

21 Oct 2014 07:30

THE region’s only dementia unit has been saved from closure.

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Standard of service at SBC is 'appalling’

21 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

ARE we being treated with contempt by Scottish Borders Council nowadays?

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Garden plans for Selkirk eyesore

21 Oct 2014 07:00 • David Knox

AN eye-sore near Selkirk town centre is to be transformed into a garden of remembrance.

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Search continues for missing man in Borders

20 Oct 2014 12:30

POLICE Scotland is appealing for information to help trace a man reported missing in the Scottish Borders.

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Langlee 'must do all it can to retain Post Office’

THE boss of the pharmacy firm which has been granted permission to operate in Langlee has admitted he may be forced to rethink his plans if the neighbouring Post Office closes.

Growing concerns in Langlee

Anger as Galashiels sex offender escapes jail

Welcome to 'ghastly' Galashiels

New policies will help revitalise town centres

Melrose »

Melrose Festival to explore alternative sites

SCOTTISH Borders Council Leader David Parker has revealed the local authority could perform a dramatic u-turn over its decision to ban vehicles from a sensitive site in Melrose during one of the town’s biggest nights of the year.

Houses approved for former Darnick orchard

Melrose Festival 'surprised’ by horsebox ban

Melrose hotel serves up a treat

Liverpool conman strikes in Melrose

Lauder »

Council Leader welcomes new homes in Lauder

A NEW housing development built on the site of the old primary school in Lauder, which had lain derelict since the new school opened five years ago, was officially opened this week.

New stained glass window unveiled in Lauder

Fatal accident inquiry to be held into death of Lauder farmer

First Class

Royal welcome for Braw Lads’ Gathering

Borders »

Stow teenager fined

A DRUNKEN Stow teenager pulled the wing mirror from a car parked outside and head-butted the vehicle after leaving an 18th birthday party.

Man admits riding mountain bike dangerously

Ebola alert in the Borders

New supermarket plans for Duns

More housing 'desperately needed in Borders'

Sport »

Borders disability football squad enjoys success

19 Oct 2014 12:30

DISABILITY footballers from the Borders enjoyed a winning start to life in the big league last week.

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Rose remain underdogs against neighbours Gala

18 Oct 2014 12:30 • Ally McGilvray

THEY have been crowned Scottish champions three times in the last four years.

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Positively poor from Fairydean Rovers

18 Oct 2014 11:30 • David Knox

A TREND over the past decade or so has seen managers somehow find 'the positives’ when their teams are well beaten.

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Formbook goes out the window when you face Melrose

18 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

IN terms of rivalry it is on a par with Scotland versus England, Celtic versus Rangers, or Hibs versus Hearts.

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Ghastly headline

18 Oct 2014 09:30

SIR, The headline on the Border Telegraph front page last week, did not reflect the very sensible discussion that took place at the Galashiels Community Council.

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Council jaunt 'a waste of taxpayers’ money’

17 Oct 2014 09:30

SIR, Your newspaper never fails to bring up interesting stories each week.

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16 Oct 2014 09:30

SIR, I am disgusted to learn that Scottish Borders Council sent 16 councillors to look at a new waste plant in Bristol.

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I’ll settle for being a Galalean!

15 Oct 2014 09:30

Sir, Whenever the local media refers to the general population in our area the name “Borderers” is used as if the people were a tight knit homogeneous group.

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Twelve Days is just around the corner

20 Oct 2014 16:00

OH Yes! We have had a fairly good summer followed by one of the driest Septembers on record but that does not stop the Right Angle Theatre Company preparing for their annual pantomime.

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Ste set to stump Borders punk fans

18 Oct 2014 16:00

PUNK-POP poet and one-man-band Ste McCabe is making a date with the Borders as he launches his latest album.

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Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club

17 Oct 2014 16:00

FIFTEEN members of the Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club assembled at Lauder on Sunday, October 5.

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