- GALASHIELS: Tender consolation for Jack, 3, after Tesco lift ordeal
- SPORT: Tweedbank sports hub 'exciting chapter in the development of sport in the Borders’
- LETTERS: Wasting taxpayers’ money is bread and butter to the high heid yins in Newtown
- REVIEWS: A Fair Wind adds to Gala Water Singers’ 'Seasonal Sparkle!’
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9 Dec 2013 08:30
SCOTTISH Borders Council, facing a funding gap of £28million over the next five years, is advertising for two new depute chief executives – each on salaries of £105,000.
9 Dec 2013 08:30
SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has apologised after the fire brigade was called to its Galashiels store on Sunday to rescue a man and his three-year-old son from the lift.
9 Dec 2013 07:30
IT may come as cold comfort to struggling Borderers to learn that Scottish Borders Council and the region’s four main registered social landlords (RSLs) are currently spending a staggering £16.7 million a year – just to pay interest on their debts.
9 Dec 2013 07:00
THE anxious wait for a new minister for the Parishes of Caddonfoot linked with Galashiels Trinity ended on Sunday when the Rev Elspeth Harley was overwhelmingly elected by the congregations of the two churches.
A week in pictures
AN Irish dancer from Galashiels was jumping for joy after being named among the winners at the National Championships in Poole last month.
A GROUP of Selkirk businessmen are about to commission a feasibility study into bringing a textiles museum to the town.
CHAOTIC scenes surrounded the region’s largest hospital on Monday as wardens dished out hefty £90 parking fines.
IT was Galashiels which monopolised the horsey headlines earlier this year when home-grown jockey Ryan Mania steered Aurora’s Encore to victory in the Grand National.
THE brand new Lauder Health Centre was officially opened today by The Hon. Gerald Maitland-Carew, Lord Lieutenant of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale.
POLICE in the Borders are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a £48,000 tractor in Jedburgh.
9 Dec 2013 07:30
THE first Community Sport Hub in the Borders has been officially launched by Councillor David Parker at Tweedbank Sports Centre.
8 Dec 2013 08:30
MELROSE RFC became the first Scottish Premier 1 club to be awarded the accolade “Positive Coaching Scotland” in association with The Bill McLaren Foundation.
7 Dec 2013 09:30 • Ally McGilvray
IT has been described as one of the worst defeats in the club’s history.
9 Dec 2013 14:30
Sir, Scottish Borders Council, could any organisation be mismanaged in a manner worse than this one?
7 Dec 2013 11:30
SCOTTISH National Party MSP Christine Grahame represents the residents of Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale in the Scottish Parliament. Here, she writes exclusively for the Border Telegraph...
6 Dec 2013 12:30
Sir, After reading Susan Hill’s impression last week of Selkirk Community Council, as a current serving member, I can’t disagree with one word she said.
4 Dec 2013 14:30
Sir, I read with some unease the catalogue of grievances levelled by your correspondend against his/her former employer in support of sentiments expressed in an article regarding Graeme McIver.
6 Dec 2013 10:30
GALA Water Singers have a lot to smile about and are inviting everyone to join them.
6 Dec 2013 09:30
BOWHILL Theatre is set to play host to a puppet show featuring children’s favourite, The Gingerbread Man, to entertain visitors to the theatre this winter.
5 Dec 2013 12:30
THE second round of the Borders Chess League was played out on Tuesday, November 12, with all four teams playing at Kelso.