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Moore and Parker to undertake “Great Tweed Trek”

29 Jul 2014 13:30

BORDERS MP, Michael Moore, and Scottish Borders Council Leader, David Parker, have announced plans to carry out a 97 mile sponsored walk entitled the “Great Tweed Trek”.

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'If we'd known it was a bomb we wouldn’t have left it'

29 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

TWO fencers from the Borders had a lucky escape after playing a game of rugby with an unexploded bomb.

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Borderlands step up a gear for annual fundraiser

28 Jul 2014 09:30

MORE than £9,000 has been raised for Radio Borders Cash for Kids from the cross-border Wooler Wheel Borderlands cycling event.

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Are Gala’s rats on the move?

28 Jul 2014 08:30

DESPITE anecdotal evidence to the contrary, Scottish Borders Council’s pest control department says it has not seen an increase in the number of requests it has received about rats in Galashiels.

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SBC: It’s good to talk!

28 Jul 2014 07:30

MEMBERS of the public will continue to have their say at meetings of Scottish Borders Council’s planning committee.

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A week in pictures

Galashiels »

Careless driving admits Braw Lads' Day crash

A GALASHIELS motorist who was double the legal alcohol limit on Braw Lads’ Day was driving on the wrong side of the road when his vehicle struck a car driven by a woman with three child passengers.

Archive group creates history

Foodbank Epidemic

Future of Gathering in doubt?

Braw Lads’ Gathering is something magical

Selkirk »

Selkirk Flood Protection Scheme in full flow

IT is only one month since the £31.4million Selkirk Flood Protection Scheme officially began but already the advanced works are significantly progressing.

Silent nights leave festive committee in the dark

Council has lost its sex appeal

Selkirk company shows jobs Spark

Selkirk pitch problems lead to postponement

Hawick »

Hawick woman admits contempt of court

A LONG-SERVING sheriff jailed a woman for 30 days for contempt of court in the last ever case he dealt with.

Delhi Dancers reunion in Hawick

Man charged in connection with theft

Walking for Natalya

Hawick health worker banned and fined

Sport »

Derby draw for Gala in Scottish Cup

27 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

FAIRYDEAN Rovers manager Stevie Noble believes his team will travel to Innerleithen next month for the Scottish Cup Preliminary Round as underdogs.

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Goalkeeper Ryan is on the mend

26 Jul 2014 11:30 • David Knox

A HOLIDAY in Mallorca led to Dunfermline goalkeeper Ryan Goodfellow spending a week in intensive care.

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Gala players bed in against Rose

26 Jul 2014 10:30

IT looks like the coaching staff at Gala Fairydean Rovers will have selection headaches this season as the quality and strength of the squad at Netherdale continues to grow, writes Graeme McIver.

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Scotland 7s aim to make history at Ibrox

25 Jul 2014 09:30

SOME four years of hard work, of highs and of lows, have led to this weekend.

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MP is divorced from reality

27 Jul 2014 12:30

SIR, With exemplary timing, our millionaire Chancellor of the Exchequer Gideon Osborne visited the Scottish Borders to warn us of the economic consequences of Independence in the same week that is was reported that 100 families in the area have to access foodbanks in order to survive.

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The Michael Moore Column

4 Jul 2014 12:30

LIBERAL Democrat MP Michael Moore represents residents in Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk in the UK Government. Here, he writes exclusively for the Border Telegraph...

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Thanking you

2 Jul 2014 09:30

Sir, St Margaret’s RC Primary School held its annual Summer Fayre on Saturday, June 14.

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Council Leader 'failed to win hearts and minds’

30 Jun 2014 13:30

Sir, Last Friday, along with my husband, I attended the meeting at Tweedbank where Scottish Borders Council (SBC) Leader David Parker was to say why he was backing Scottish Independence.

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Shoogle yer way to Galashiels this weekend

SHOOGLE Aye! will be one of the most vibrant cultural events to burst from the Borders this summer and it takes place on Saturday in Galashiels.

23 Jul 2014 09:30

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Gillies comes to Galashiels

16 Jul 2014 16:30

THE work of one of Scotland’s most distinguished and influential artists of the 20th century is now on show at Old Gala House.

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Size matters at Bowhill exhibition

11 Jul 2014 10:30

SOME of the world’s most important miniature portraits have gone on display near Selkirk.

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