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Special delivery for BGH midwives

20 Dec 2014 08:30

MIDWIVES at the biggest hospitals in the Borders received a special delivery just in time for Christmas.

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Business Gateway helps unemployed fulfill their entrepreneurial dreams

20 Dec 2014 08:00

FIFTY-TWO out of work entrepreneurs have set up thriving enterprises in the Scottish Borders in the last year thanks to help from Business Gateway.

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College students deliver

19 Dec 2014 08:30

APPRENTICES on the City and Guilds Painting and Decorating course help out young mum through the Radio Borders Cash for Kids appeal.

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Cluster leaders in place for town’s race against time

19 Dec 2014 08:30

THE two groupings of interested townfolk and business people, set up to transform Galashiels before the trains start running next September, have united to form a single, cohesive body – Energise Galashiels.

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Safety guidelines issued following farmer’s death

19 Dec 2014 08:15

SAFETY guidelines have been issued following the death of a well known sheep farmer from the Borders earlier this year.

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A week in pictures

Galashiels »

Total mayhem

GALASHIELS is being warned of major disruption ahead as work gets underway on upgrading the local gas network.

Galashiels volunteers get to work

Galashiels graphic designer fined

Temporary Galashiels one-way system lifted

Galashiels pensioner robbed in online scam

Selkirk »

Scott’s Selkirk brings community together for Xmas

SELKIRK stepped back in time to experience the town as it was in the time of Sir Walter Scott, the great writer and Sheriff of Selkirkshire.

Selkirk Flood Protection Scheme takes 'big step forward’

String Jam Club

Blue Moon boost for Selkirk

Bannerfield’s cries of freedom

Melrose »

Melrose doorman ordered to pay victim £500

A PUB doorman who assaulted a customer to his severe injury and permanent disfigurement was ordered to pay his victim £500 in compensation at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Dr Owl swoops into the Borders with his "wise" winter health tips

Melrose B&B voted one of best in Scotland

Pub doorman found guilty of assault

Melrose man’s courage commemorated

Hawick »

Banks pipe up for community band

A COMMUNITY pipe band in Hawick has been given the chance to welcome new members, thanks to a donation from the Banks Community Fund.

Borders stars unveiled on walk of fame

Anger as Hawick death row dog is spared

Hawick man's Facebook row

Facebook comments sparked row in Hawick

Lauder »

Flaming brilliant

LAUDER Christmas Lights Switch on proved to be a great success this year with around four to five hundred people supporting the event.

Farmer’s shoe lace became entangled with rotating blade

Fantastic fundraising from Tour de Lauder

Council Leader welcomes new homes in Lauder

New stained glass window unveiled in Lauder

Borders »

Gala routes set to lose winter treatment priority

PLANS are being drawn up to reduce the number of streets in Galashiels which are currently prioritised for winter maintenance by Scottish Borders Council.

Council prepares for fight to keep road services local

Community hospital review sparks closure concerns

Celebrate new Scottish Burns songs

Earlston shines

Sport »

All I want for Christmas, dad, is a three miles handicap chase

20 Dec 2014 07:30 • David Knox

ALL apprentice jockey Sam Coltherd wants for Christmas is a few more rides.

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All conquering Carnethy at Chirnside cross country

19 Dec 2014 11:00

CARNETHY continued to dominate the Borders Cross Country series on Sunday. Andrew Fallas managed to turn the tables on team-mate Michael Reid, who won at the previous round in Peebles, to claim first at Chirnside.

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1872 'A' game comes to BT Murrayfield

19 Dec 2014 09:30

IN the build-up to the big double-header, when Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors compete for the 1872 Cup home and away on 27 December and 2 January, there's a great warm-up game in store for both teams.

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Hawick stack up festive pressure on Gala

19 Dec 2014 07:00

GALA coach George Graham will know what he wants in his Christmas stocking next week…a sackful of fit players, writes ATHOLL INNES at Netherdale.

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Opinion »

Never mind policies

20 Dec 2014 10:30

SIR, I have just received two political leaflets delivered by Royal Mail, one from the Liberal Democrats and one from the Conservative and Unionist party.

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Archie’s Eye

19 Dec 2014 10:30

ARCHIE Dryburgh has been unveiled as Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale constituency ahead of the Westminster elections next year. Here he writes exclusively for the Border Telegraph...

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The Michael Moore Column

18 Dec 2014 10:30

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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The John Lamont Column

14 Dec 2014 09:30

CONSERVATIVE MSP John Lamont represents residents of Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire in the Scottish Parliament. Here, he writes exclusively for readers of the Border Telegraph...

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Festival Lass lights up Walkerburn

20 Dec 2014 10:30

FESTIVAL Lass Skye Houston lit up Walkerburn last weekend.

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Country Diary

18 Dec 2014 10:30

IN the last fortnight I have visited the east coast, firstly to Eyemouth and secondly to Spittal. On the first visit I scanned both Eyemouth Bay and the sea of Spittal.

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Country Diary

16 Dec 2014 09:30

I RECENTLY saw representations made to the local MSP John Lamont the member of the Scottish Parliament for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire by local birders about the parking arrangements for visitors to the Site of Special Scientific Interest at Hule Moss on Greenlaw Moor.

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