Anger at fire started next to Border war hero’s plaque
1 Aug 2015 08:30 • David Knox
VANDALS have attempted to torch a memorial stand in the Borders dedicated to a marine who was killed in the line of duty.
The football stand at Whitestone Park in Peebles was renamed the Alexander Lucas Memorial Stand last year.
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 13:50 • David 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.
Alan shuttles towards World Championships
1 Aug 2015 07:30 • David Knox
THE region’s disability development officer for sport Alan Oliver has been selected for the forthcoming para-badminton World Championships.
Standing the test of time... according to Groundastic
31 Jul 2015 15:30 • David 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 14:30 • David 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.
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?
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.
Let’s talk rugby
12 Jul 2015 09:30