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Minister’s praise for Boys Brigade

THE 3rd Galashiels Boys Brigade marked the end of another year with its annual awards night at the weekend.

30 Mar 2015 07:30

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School safety projects to cost £1m

30 Mar 2015 07:00

COUNCILLORS have agreed that £1m worth of “priority works” should be carried out at Borders schools over the summer break.

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Borders youngsters inspire

29 Mar 2015 09:30

IT has often been claimed they are too lazy to work and more into selfies than selflessness.

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SBC to lose one ward and two councillors in boundary shake-up

29 Mar 2015 06:30

THE Scottish Borders is to lose one ward and two councillors in a revamp of the local authority’s boundaries to come into effect at the 2017 elections.

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Melrose Opera ends on a high note

28 Mar 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

HE only joined at the last minute as a favour to a friend and intended to bow out after his first show.

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Galashiels »

I will survive, says Bank Street businessman Jim

JIM Lees’s business has just about survived the competition of major supermarkets which have halved the turnover at his electrical supply and repair shop in Galashiels.

Great effort by Balmoral

A waste of space

Galashiels store supports Cash for Kids

Clovenfords hotel to re-open 'in near future’

Melrose »

Historic development planned for Melrose

A NEW petanque piste proposed for the Borders may have to be built on stilts to avoid damaging the site of an ancient burial ground which includes the heart of Robert the Bruce - the 14th century warrior, king of Scotland, brought to life in blockbuster movie Braveheart.

William Hill could get his Way

Melrose councillors held in suspense

Failed building firm leaves council with £30,000 roads bill

Bunny blitz kills 48 in Melrose

Hawick »

Chef fined for homophobic comments

A CHEF from Hawick who assaulted his brother in a local nightclub and subjected him to homophobic remarks has been ordered to pay a total of £495 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Hawick has a ball at Sports Awards

Reprieve for Kelso-Jedburgh-Hawick bus service

MP welcomes additional funding for Hawick

Rangers fan admits sectarian singing

Borders »

'I’ve lost £500,000’ says waste consultant as he backs Easter Langlee probe

THE waste management consultant who has dropped a £4.5m legal case against Scottish Borders Council says he would welcome an enquiry into last month’s decision to scrap a £23m advanced thermal treatment plant at Easter Langlee.

Parker is driven to disclosure

Care company putting lives at risk

Pulling power from locomotive lovers

£4.5m legal case against council is dropped

Sport »

Coaching workshops give athletes head start

27 Mar 2015 06:30

SOME of the country’s top coaches will visit the Borders over the next few weeks to deliver workshops on tennis and athletics for local clubs.

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Borderers to face All Blacks

26 Mar 2015 06:30

THE Borders is once again well represented in the Scotland Sevens squad to travel to Hong Kong this weekend.

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Dalziel to coach BaaBaas

25 Mar 2015 09:30

IT has been revealed today that the Scotland under-20 coaches will take the reins of the world's most iconic rugby touring side for a historic one-off match in Scotland in April.

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Dire Scotland limp over the line

25 Mar 2015 01:30 • Stephen Mahon

SCOTLAND'S traumatic Six Nations campaign came to a merciful conclusion at Murrayfield on Saturday, with a rampant Irish side dispatching the hammer blow.

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Scotland has the best of both worlds

25 Mar 2015 01:30

SIR, Over the past few weeks, the UK Government has been engaged in a public information campaign designed to explain to your readers how the devolution settlement is evolving. I wanted to expand on what we are doing – and why.

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Research project

25 Mar 2015 00:30

SIR, We would like to draw readers of the Border Telegraph to a research project we are conducting at Heriot-Watt University on the contemporary issue of having a job (or are self-employed), yet low pay keeping the individual or family within or close to the poverty line.

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Earlston Community Council disbanded

17 Mar 2015 09:30

SIR, As chairman of the selection panel for Earlston’s Citizen of the Year award, I thought it appropriate to write to you on behalf of myself and the other panel members, following the disbandment of the Earlston Community Council last week.

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Lost millions raises questions over competency of council

16 Mar 2015 11:30

SIR, It’s not often I write to a newspaper, but I am outraged by Scottish Borders Council squandering over £2 million on a project that will never get off the ground.

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FM era dawns for community radio station

29 Mar 2015 09:30

THE countdown has begun in earnest for the historic FM debut of Galashiels community radio station TD1 Radio.

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Flagship ‘Sill’ project secures Arts Council grant

26 Mar 2015 16:30

NORTHUMBERLAND National Park Authority and YHA are celebrating after being awarded a £50,000 Arts Council England grant, to help people discover the possibilities of art through the Sill.

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The battle for the Borders

25 Mar 2015 01:30

A UNIQUE exhibition, outlining the history of the politics of the Scottish Borders and celebrating the Golden anniversary of David Steel as a parliamentarian, will be take place from 25th -31st March at The Haining, in Selkirk.

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