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A LOCAL councillor has called for the immediate creation of a special task force to tackle the issue of empty shops in the centre of Galashiels.
1 Sep 2014 10:30
31 Aug 2014 11:30
THE new Moderator of Melrose and Peebles Presbytery brings a wealth of experience to one of the top Church positions in the Borders – for he has done it all before.
30 Aug 2014 10:30 • David Knox
ANYONE needing a heritage hit is in for a good time next month. Museum staff and archaeologists at Scottish Borders Council are busily blowing the dust from some of the region’s most significant historical events.
28 Aug 2014 19:30
JULIE Hill and her dog Ban won the 2014 Scottish National Sheepdog Trials for the second time at Denholm, near Hawick, Scottish Borders on 9th August.
28 Aug 2014 18:30
GALASHIELS-based pharmaceutical company, ProStrakan, has once again stepped in to quench the thirst of runners and cyclists participating in the Beat the Borders charity challenge on Saturday 30th August.
A week in pictures
IT is one of the highlights of the year in Galashiels.
BOOSTING business in Selkirk is the aim of a new initiative which was launched this week.
A BORDERS fundraiser has received a special commendation from Cancer Research UK in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the cause.
AMBITIOUS plans to bring one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions to the Borders could be approved by the end of the year.
BRAW Lad Gavin Young and Braw Lass Alice Mackay were given a Royal welcome by Lauder last weekend as the countdown to a summer of festivities continued.
OPPOSITION councillors have reacted furiously to the announcement that this month’s meeting of Scottish Borders Council has been cancelled “due to lack of business”.
1 Sep 2014 08:30
FOLLOWING back-to-back victories in his new car, David Bogie says confidence is high going into Saturday's GWF Energy Merrick Stages Rally in south-west Scotland.
1 Sep 2014 07:30
FOR the third year running and fresh off the back of a sensational Commonwealth Games, Miller Homes is giving local sports clubs across Galashiels an opportunity to win a fantastic £500.
30 Aug 2014 09:30
GALASHIELS Academy’s extra-curricular hockey and rugby started with a bang at the weekend.
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.
18 Aug 2014 10:30
SIR, I have been a BSLT member for a number of years and use the Galashiels Swimming pool regularly.
12 Aug 2014 09:30
Sir, I am writing to congratulate Border car drivers on their excellent cycle awareness.
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.
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
15 Aug 2014 15:30
THE biggest festival of traditional music returns to the Borders this weekend.
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.