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Ambulance delays 'putting lives at risk'

28 Apr 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

A NINE-year-old boy was forced to wait almost half an hour for an ambulance to arrive after collapsing following a seizure at his home in Galashiels.

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Lowood Bridge 'dangerous’

28 Apr 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

A DRIVE to stop motorists blocking car parking bays in Melrose seems to be working, community councillors were told this week.

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Melrose supermarket plans ‘ridiculous’

27 Apr 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

CONCERNS have been raised over a supermarket’s plans to open a new store in Melrose.

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'It’s going to be a year that I’ll never forget...’

26 Apr 2015 08:30

THIS year, Kelso Civic Week takes on even greater significance as it coincides with the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli - one of the bloodiest battles in World War One - which claimed the lives of 42 men from the town.

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Nightclub’s late licence bid falls flat

26 Apr 2015 06:30

A KELSO nightclub is to be converted into residential accommodation after its boss was refused a late licence last week.

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A week in pictures

Melrose »

Busy Bees spring into spring

BUSY Bees nursery in Melrose welcomed in spring with a walk among the daffodils to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Melrose Opera ends on a high note

Final curtain call for Melrose Opera

Historic development planned for Melrose

William Hill could get his Way

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Facebook 'weirdo’ placed on Sex Offenders Register

A 31-YEAR-OLD man who sent messages of a sexual nature to a 14-year-old on a social media site has been placed on the Sex Offenders Register for three years. Ashley Bell of Earl Street, Hawick, was also sentenced to a three-year Community Payback Order.

Tributes paid to 'very popular and happy young man’

Optimistic Greens seek late bar

Railway to Hawick 'in my lifetime’ predicts Councillor, aged 70

Polish school key to integration

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Cassidy eyes Selkirk return as St Boswells complete double

“I’m a Selkirk man and some of my best moments have been with Selkirk,” he explained. “My father is probably one of the best men I know down there, he’s unbelievable. And he doesn’t like me playing at another club but that’s just the way it is."

27 Apr 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

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Hogg reveals his St Boswells future is in doubt

26 Apr 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

ST BOSWELLS captain Ryan Hogg may be forced to hang up his boots after leading the Borderers to national glory.

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Lisa scores match winner for Wands

24 Apr 2015 09:30

LISA Robertson capped a great day for Murrayfield Wanderers and her Galashiels family as she scored the winning try to defeat Hillhead/Jordanhill 25-22 in the Sarah Beaney Cup final.

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Borderers called up to Scotland's World Rugby Under-20 Championship squad

23 Apr 2015 09:30

SEVEN players linked to Borders clubs have been chosen for the Scotland side to travel to northern Italy for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship.

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Politicians have nothing in Reserve

23 Apr 2015 09:30

SIR, neither the Tory candidate nor the LibDem candidate has yet expressed their opinion on the virtue of spending one hundred billion pounds to renew the Trident Nuclear weapons system in a time of financial cut backs and food banks.

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Questions over Earlston Community Development

20 Apr 2015 09:30

SIR, I am writing in response to the letter that was printed last week from Earlston Community Development Trust (ECDT). I was extremely dismayed at the way they have responded to a previous letter and the fact they they have made a direct attack on the author of it.

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Thanking you

19 Apr 2015 13:30

SIR, We would like to thank everyone who supported the recent 87th Selkirk Scout and Guide Concert and helped to make it such a success.

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Roll on May 2017

16 Apr 2015 09:30

SIR, I note that going by what Councillor John Mitchell intimated (Border Telegraph, April 8), that any losses made by the Great Tapestry of Scotland would be met by the local taxpayers.

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Borders Book Festival launches biggest ever programme

THE Brewin Dolphin Borders Book Festival launches its biggest ever programme this week, with over 90 public events featuring a dazzling line-up of stars from public life and entertainment, as well as the world of books, and an expansion of the festival site to celebrate the Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015.

24 Apr 2015 09:30

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World Class Brass in Galashiels

23 Apr 2015 09:30

GALASHIELS Town Band is hosting a weekend of Brass events in Galashiels next weekend.

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Fashion show is just the Tricket

16 Apr 2015 09:30

A GROUP of young designers from the Borders will strut their stuff on the catwalk in Galashiels next month.

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