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22 Nov 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
THE Borders Railway could attract more than a million passengers a year, generating tens of millions of pounds for the local economy and transforming the line into the greatest steam railway in Europe by 2020, it has been claimed.
22 Nov 2014 07:30
DESIGNS inspired by renowned author Sir Walter Scott will decorate stations along the Borders Railway when it opens next year - including Waverley, the only station in the world named after a novel.
22 Nov 2014 07:30
MULTI-agency measures to tackle domestic abuse in the Borders appear to be bearing fruit, despite an increase in reported offences in the six months from April 1.
21 Nov 2014 08:30
IT was only set up earlier this year. But it has already left a lasting impression.
21 Nov 2014 08:00 • David Knox
THE mother of a three-year-old Galashiels girl who drowned in a hotel swimming pool has been re-bailed by Lancashire Police.
A week in pictures
IN October, two Galashiels Academy girls were key members of the Heart of Midlothian Under 15 Girls team who won the East of Scotland League.
HUNT saboteurs have forced town councillors in Selkirk to go into hiding.
A MELROSE pub doorman has been found guilty of assaulting a customer to his severe injury and permanent impairment following a five day jury trial at Selkirk Sheriff Court.
BOOK-LOVING primary school pupils in Hawick celebrated their Achievement Award Assembly in style – with a little help from Banks Renewables.
FUNDRAISERS from Lauder have been named as the best in Scotland. The organising committee from the annual Tour de Lauder event were named Fundraising Group of the Year last week.
EVERY primary one pupil in the Borders is to receive a pack of free books courtesy of the Scottish Book Trust.
ALMOST 350 athletes took part in yesterday’s second round of the Borders Cross country Series in Galashiels.
22 Nov 2014 11:30 • David Knox
22 Nov 2014 10:00
A DOUBLE from Greig Porter sent Gordon through to the second round of the South Cup at Newtongrange Star A, writes KENNY PATERSON.
21 Nov 2014 12:30 • David Knox
SPORTS awards ceremonies usually honour athletes, players and coaches who are either at the top of their game or approaching the end of their career.
21 Nov 2014 07:30
GOAL hero Jason Stevens celebrated his first hat-trick for Vale of Leithen by signing a new 18-month contract extension, writes DAVID KNOX at Victoria Park.
20 Nov 2014 09:30
SIR, Thank you for the publicity you gave to the “Angel’s Wings” ceremony held in Galashiels on Friday, November 14.
18 Nov 2014 15:30
SIR, Your reporter, Mark Davey, interviewed 12 Borders residents to ascertain their future use of the much hyped Waverley train (Border Telegraph, November 5). Curiously and significantly not one of them intends to use it on a regular basis.
17 Nov 2014 15:30
SIR, Andrew Farquhar’s attempt to get the council to rethink their policy on garden waste collection is admirable but I suspect will come to nothing – much like my attempts to deposit my garden waste at Eshiels Recycling Centre.
16 Nov 2014 15:30
SIR, Nobody will be surprised to learn that the garden refuse collections are not being reinstated by Scottish Borders Council.
21 Nov 2014 08:30
THE Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club held its annual meeting in Lindean Hall with a good attendance of members.
18 Nov 2014 16:30
LONG-STANDING industry professional Eddie Poole is to be recognised with a special Lifetime Contribution to Cinema Award at the upcoming CEA Digital Cinema Conference, it has been announced.
17 Nov 2014 16:30
INNERLEITHEN’S St. Ronan’s Silver Band has won the prize for the best Borders Band at the fourteenth Borders Entertainment Contest held in Peebles at the weekend.