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Jedburgh pupils show ambition

THE new Head Team at Jedburgh Grammar are not short on ambition.

16 Sep 2014 14:00

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Selkirk pupils aim High

16 Sep 2014 08:30

RECENTLY appointed as Head Team and Senior Students, these Selkirk High School S6 students are enthusiastically taking on the responsibilities associated with their new positions.

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Energise Galashiels!

16 Sep 2014 08:30

GALASHIELS needs an urgent, root and branch re-branding if it is to take advantage of the rail link.

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Galashiels Academy says 'Aye’ to referendum

15 Sep 2014 08:00

IT has been described as the biggest decision the people of the country will face for 300 years.

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Railway rats find new Langlee lair

15 Sep 2014 07:30 • David Knox

SPECIALIST rat-catchers have been drafted into a Galashiels housing estate after the repulsive rodents were spotted entering a block of flats.

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Melrose »

Melrose fundraiser earns special recognition

A BORDERS fundraiser has received a special commendation from Cancer Research UK in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the cause.

Milestone year for Melrose missionary

What a scorcher!

Melrose volunteers are blooming marvellous

Sun shines on Melrose Festival

Hawick »

Hawick sex offender jailed

A PRISONER who breached the terms of his Sexual Offences Prevention Order by being in the company of an 11-year-old boy has received another jail sentence.

'No prospect’ of tapestry going to Hawick

Hearing ordered for Hawick councillor

Neighbour complaints dismissed as Wetherspoon drinking hours extended

Hawick student's proud achievement

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Winning start for Borders netball girls

16 Sep 2014 09:30

THE Borders U15 A squad played in their first district level matches last weekend in Renfrewshire.

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Bravehearts bring birthday bash to Netherdale

15 Sep 2014 07:30 • David Knox

THE rising stars of rugby league are coming to Galashiels to celebrate their 20th birthday.

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Dalziel: No more gifts from Melrose

14 Sep 2014 06:30

MELROSE Head Coach John Dalziel revealed his side can’t continue to gift the opposition the lead if they want to retain their Premiership title at the end of the season.

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Gala turn up the heat on Currie

13 Sep 2014 08:30

THE score-line is not a misprint, it is a factual record of an amazing match at Netherdale, where Gala rattled in 10 tries against a Currie side, which deserved a bit better.

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The Union has had its day

15 Sep 2014 17:30

SIR, As well as the moral argument for respecting the autonomy of individuals; I have long held that in general, giving people responsibility encourages them to behave responsibly.

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Who will pay for independence?

12 Sep 2014 11:30

SIR, Much has been written about the negativity of the “Better Together” campaign, despite the fact that the negativity is surely with the “Yes” camp as it is they, not “Better Together”, that wish to leave the United Kingdom. That is surely the most negative statement of all!

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'Borders Railway’ should be reviewed

8 Sep 2014 12:30

Sir, Following the announcement by the First Minister that there will be a feasibility study to look at how the Borders Railway will transform tourism in the region, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in the Borders has made some suggestions that will boost tourism along the full length of the line and support local small businesses.

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Tweedbank tapestry decision made without any detailed consideration

6 Sep 2014 12:30

Sir, There can be no doubt that it is essential that a permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland should be found in the Borders.

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Be inspired in Galashiels

WHAT have a leading wildlife photographer, Scotland’s leading Polar Explorer, someone who took camels to K2 and a TV presenter have in common?

16 Sep 2014 16:00

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It’s Peebles for pleasure for Strongman Neil

15 Sep 2014 16:00

A FAMILIAR face returned to one of his favourite haunts to outmuscle his five rivals in the heavy events competition at the Peebles Highland Games last Saturday.

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Punk’s not dead in Galashiels

14 Sep 2014 16:00

A PUNK and metal revival is all kicking off in Galashiels.

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