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Braw couple look back on a 'brilliant’ year

EXCITEMENT is in the air as Galashiels awaits the announcement of this year’s Braw Lad and Lass.

23 Apr 2014 09:00 • Nadia Vidinova

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Council apologise for Mercat Cross works

23 Apr 2014 08:30

EMERGENCY work is underway to repair the Mercat Cross in Galaashiels in time for the Braw Lads’ Gathering gets underway.

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Two year ban for Galashiels driver

23 Apr 2014 08:00

A DISQUALIFIED motorist from Galashiels, who was stopped by police at 5am last Thursday driving to his work in Carlisle, has received another two year ban.

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BGH hit by bug

23 Apr 2014 07:30

A SICKNESS and vomiting bug is continuing to cause problems at the region’s biggest hospital this week.

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NHS host Bump to Baby fair

23 Apr 2014 07:00

AN information day for new mums will be held in the Borders next week.

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Melrose »

BGH parking 'getting worse’

A NEW bus service could be introduced to ease the pressure on parking at the biggest hospital in the Borders, community councillors were told.

Melrose captain at centre of political row

Melrose rabbit cull could be extended

Jewellery worth £33,000 stolen during break-in in Melrose

Children first at St Mary’s

Lauder »

Tour de Lauder gears up for marathon fundraiser

AN increasingly popular cycle challenge which started as a friendly challenge between friends a few years ago is set to raise £20,000 for a fund named after a local man and keen cyclist who died from a sudden heart attack.

Castle promised £850,000 – but only if wind farm gets green light

Nina set to ‘rock the bald look’ for cancer

New health centre officially opened in Lauder

FOI requests - and rants - rocket in the Borders

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Lucy joins Commonwealth cast

23 Apr 2014 18:30 • David Knox

ACCORDING to Borders swim coach Alex Jordan the BEST is still to come - despite two of his young proteges swimming their way to the Commonwealth Games pool.

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Melrose win Matt Lochrie tournament

23 Apr 2014 17:30 • Ally McGilvray

MELROSE under 15s won the Matt Lochrie Memorial Cup for the first time at the weekend.

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Hitting the hills with Gala Cycling Club

23 Apr 2014 12:30

GALA Cycling Club took to the hills last Wednesday night - and what a hill to get your teeth into, the climb up Lindean.

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Race is on for MTB Championships deadline

23 Apr 2014 07:30 • David Knox

IT may not be a sprint, but you had better hurry if you want a place in this year’s British MTB Marathon Championships.

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Council savings will 'cut into the bone’

22 Apr 2014 08:30

Sir, The planned £28 million proposed cuts over the next five years won’t cut services to the bone, they will cut into the bone.

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Kelso blames dramatic fall in business on improvements works

21 Apr 2014 08:30

Sir, A couple of weeks ago the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) were contacted by two of our Kelso based members to ask if there was anything we could do to have their concerns regarding the long running town centre improvement works raised with Scottish Borders Council and the works contractors.

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Wands Sevens

20 Apr 2014 08:30

Sir, Can I through your pages invite members of the public to this year’s Gala Wanderers Under 18 Sevens a side tournament.

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New rail terminus to be named Tweedbank

19 Apr 2014 08:30

COMMUNITY Councillors this week heard that, after much debate, the new rail terminus in the Borders is to be named Tweedbank.

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'Emotional rollercoaster' performance to be staged in Selkirk

23 Apr 2014 10:00

FOLLOWING their sell out performance of Talking Heads in 2012, Old Forge Productions are back.

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Ancrum gets arty for spring

23 Apr 2014 08:30

ANCRUM is set to get colourful during May’s Bank Holiday weekend.

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Festival organisers brought to book over headline acts

21 Apr 2014 08:30

IT’S already a best seller. And this year’s Brewin Dolphin Borders Book Festival looks set to cement its place on the top shelf of literary events.

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