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War zone!

31 Jul 2015 10:30

TRAVELLING through Lauder on the night of the town’s Common Riding has been likened to “driving through a war zone”.

Rugby legends are part of a brighter Tomorrow

30 Jul 2015 08:30

THEY led their country with distinction. And now former Scotland rugby captains Gavin Hastings and Peter Brown hope a new Galashiels store can lead the way in transforming the town.

Golden age of steam returns to the Borders

29 Jul 2015 15:30

THE Borders has received a major tourism boost with confirmation that steam trains will run between Edinburgh and Tweedbank for a full six weeks after the railway opens in September.

Earlston bank to close

29 Jul 2015 13:50David Knox

BOSSES at the Royal Bank of Scotland have announced that they plan to close two Borders branches later this year.

Justice not being delivered

28 Jul 2015 08:00

A POST sub-master has hit out at the justice system as it emerged a violent robbery on his premises will go unsolved.

MP to donate to charity every month following pay rise

28 Jul 2015 07:30Ally McGilvray

THE Scottish National Party MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk has revealed he plans to give away at least some of his salary to charity after being awarded a 10 per cent pay rise.

Sweethearts of the slopes

28 Jul 2015 06:30David Knox

Pensioner punched partner

28 Jul 2015 05:30

Diamond couple reveal secret to happy marriage

27 Jul 2015 08:00Ally McGilvray

Social enterprise windfall for Galashiels charity

27 Jul 2015 07:30

Border Women’s Aid are set to bang the drum

27 Jul 2015 06:30David Knox

Robber left DNA at scene

27 Jul 2015 06:30

Job opportunities on the menu at a deli with a difference 

26 Jul 2015 08:00

Celebrity chefs meets Borders business community

26 Jul 2015 06:30

Views sought on capital’s future impact on Borders

25 Jul 2015 08:00

Earlston head is promoted

25 Jul 2015 06:30

Ted’s legend lives on as Duke lands a monster

24 Jul 2015 08:00

Railway will make Galashiels more attractive

24 Jul 2015 07:30

Girthgate plans ditched as wind farm subsidies are axed

24 Jul 2015 07:30David Knox

Health warning as parasitic salmon found on Tweed

24 Jul 2015 06:30

Group seeks to energise Galashiels with water power

23 Jul 2015 08:30

Galashiels charities left out in the cold

23 Jul 2015 07:30

Teenager led police on high speed chase

23 Jul 2015 07:30

'Sensational’ interest as Galashiels market awaits funding decision

23 Jul 2015 06:30

Racist graffiti sprayed onto Selkirk roads

22 Jul 2015 14:25David Knox

Man charged with demanding woman cuddle him

22 Jul 2015 08:30


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


Standing the test of time... according to Groundastic

31 Jul 2015 15:30David Knox

NETHERDALE’S infamous main stand has become the subject of a lengthy article in a magazine devoted to the history of football stadiums.

Fairburn's eagle to land Torwoodlee title

31 Jul 2015 12:30

AFTER an excellent week of golf at Torwoodlee Golf Club the various Club Championship Finals took place on Saturday.

Pick and mix for Selkirk boss Forrest

30 Jul 2015 14:30David Knox

SELKIRK manager Steve Forrest believes his team will almost pick itself for Saturday’s Lowland League opener - despite having 24 signed players.

The Fauld enemy enjoy late show at Fairydean Rovers

30 Jul 2015 12:30

TWO late goals were enough to secure a comfortable win for East Super League side Fauldhouse United in Gala Fairydean Rover’s penultimate pre-season fixture.

A dark day, not forgotten, for Borders sportsmen

30 Jul 2015 12:30

JULY 12, 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of the attack by the 1/4th Kings Own Scottish Borderers on three lines of Turkish trenches at Gallipoli that turned disastrously wrong and led to the deaths of many Borders soldiers.

Scotland vests for four Borders athletes

30 Jul 2015 11:30David Knox

Gala out-manoeuvre Melrose in T20 semi

30 Jul 2015 10:30

Gala Bowlers go down to Ettrick Forest

30 Jul 2015 06:30

Abbotsford lose out to Kelso

29 Jul 2015 19:30

Hopes are high for Hawick as Gala go through the motions

29 Jul 2015 11:30David Knox

Waverley inflict Selkirk's heaviest defeat

29 Jul 2015 05:30

Ferrari race to the Lowland League

29 Jul 2015 05:30David Knox

Libby on track for Doha

28 Jul 2015 16:30

Romania head for the Greenyards to face Edinburgh

28 Jul 2015 12:30David Knox

Riding high in Auchinleck

28 Jul 2015 06:30David Knox

Jockey Rachael has a licence to thrill

25 Jul 2015 07:30David Knox

Tweed Valley's famous five excel at Hadleigh Farm

25 Jul 2015 05:30David Knox

Ando arrives at Whitestone Park

24 Jul 2015 18:30David Knox

Rookie Reynolds is relishing the Lowland League

24 Jul 2015 08:00David Knox


Showing that we care

31 Jul 2015 08:30

SIR, We, the undersigned Trustees of Charity for Care, the shop in Kelso, which was set up specifically to raise money for the Margaret Kerr Unit at the Borders General Hospital, would like to thank the residents of Kelso, and all other Borderers who have supported our shop in the last few months.

Keep up the good work

29 Jul 2015 08:30

SIR, I write to express my gratitude and admiration for the local press who bring up to date news on a weekly basis and report on the goings on within the council and politicians who were elected by the electorate in the Scottish Borders

Melrose gallery plans should be supported

26 Jul 2015 09:30

SIR, I feel I must correct a few inaccuracies in your article concerning the Wynd Theatre in Melrose.

Warning signs are being ignored

21 Jul 2015 09:30

SIR, As President of Galashiels (Ladhope) Golf Club, can I bring to your attention the increasing concern that I, and the rest of the membership have, regarding the safety of people using the golf course for walking.

Let’s get back to common sense

20 Jul 2015 09:30

SIR, I read with bemusement the article in the Border Telegraph, dated June 26, 'Gay pride flag to fly at Newtown’. Can anyone tel me what sexual choice has to do with flags on Government buildings?

Irresponsible parking is dangerous

19 Jul 2015 09:30

Too many committees

18 Jul 2015 07:30

No decision to shelve AIMUp

17 Jul 2015 09:30

Speak up on climate change

16 Jul 2015 09:30

Children are not being used in Earlston

14 Jul 2015 09:30

Can we have some answers please?

10 Jul 2015 09:30

Muddying the waters

8 Jul 2015 09:30

Use of children has aggravated play park row in Earlston

6 Jul 2015 09:30

Disastrous decision should be overturned

3 Jul 2015 09:30

Withdrawing from EU would be hugely damaging

2 Jul 2015 09:30

What's On

Former Runrig singer booked for Galashiels festival

27 Jul 2015 09:30

MORE than 40 acts have already signed up to perform at a new music festival planned for Galashiels.

BEG-gers launch Astonishing fundraiser in Galashiels

26 Jul 2015 09:00

HITTING the high notes is no problem for a group of young musicians from Canada and the US who arrive in Galashiels next week on the last leg of their European tour.

St Boswells hosts Edinburgh Fringe performance

25 Jul 2015 08:30

A FORMER member of the Borders Youth Theatre will bring a piece of the Edinburgh Fringe to St Boswells next week. Angus Yellowlees has written and co-directed Styx - a tragic-comic thriller about love and accidental murder.

Borders Youth Theatre kick off new production

24 Jul 2015 09:00

BORDERS Youth Theatre will be performing a revival of Conversions this weekend – a play about rugby in the Borders and the attitudes of men and women towards it.

Model Aeroplanes are among the headliners at this year’s Stowed Out music festival

19 Jul 2015 07:30

NOW in its fourth year the Stowed Out Festival has a deserved reputation for bringing to Stow exciting acts that you won’t see at other events in the Borders.

Rory rips into January

16 Jul 2015 09:30

Let’s talk rugby

12 Jul 2015 09:30

Earlston excels with Grease Lightning

10 Jul 2015 09:30

Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club

8 Jul 2015 14:30

Make a pet pal this summer

8 Jul 2015 08:30

Hawick warms up for Walking Weekend

7 Jul 2015 09:30

Night of inspiration at Galashiels Academy awards

6 Jul 2015 08:30Stephen Mahon

Craig ready to camp out again in Peebles

5 Jul 2015 08:30

Historic printing works in artists’ call

4 Jul 2015 08:30

Glendinning are chess brilliant

3 Jul 2015 08:30

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