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25 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Benefit outweighs disruption for major cycling event

A LOCAL councillor believes Borderers should get behind a massive biking event rolling into the region next month - despite widespread disruption.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30

SNP councillor’s conduct is probed by ethical watchdog

A BUSINESSMAN elected to Scottish Borders Council in 2012 is under investigation by a national watchdog.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Lightning doesn't strike twice against Stirling Albion

JET lag and lightning strikes prevented Selkirk from gaining revenge for a record breaking Scottish Cup defeat of 30 years ago.

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25 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Old school reunion at the Fairydean

LAST Thursday's match between Gala Fairydean Rovers and Dunfermline Athletic was the perfect excuse for a class of 86 reunion at Netherdale.

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25 Jul 2014 06:30

Police appeal following 'racially aggravated attack'

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a racially aggravated assault in Eyemouth on Tuesday evening (22nd July).

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24 Jul 2014 08:30

Hawick student's proud achievement

A STUDENT from Hawick has received a top academic excellence award in biology at Queen Margaret University’s (QMU) recent graduation ceremony held at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh.

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24 Jul 2014 08:30

Police investigate Reston raid

A 62-YEAR-OLD man returned from holiday to find his property had been raided and a four-figure sum of gold jewellery had been taken from inside.

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24 Jul 2014 07:30

Galashiels events group reveal plans to remember town’s fallen

THE Galashiels branch of the Royal British Legion has no plans for a service in the town to mark the start of the First World War in August.

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24 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Gambler Sarah is on a roll ahead of Games

SCOTLAND Ladies may be a whopping 50/1 to win the Commonwealth Games hockey gold. But the young lady tipping them to go all the way has a pretty good track record when it comes to gambling.

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24 Jul 2014 06:30

BBC wields axe on Selkirk’s online news bulletins

THE removal of local radio news bulletins from the BBC’s online service has been described as a “backward step” by a Borders MSP.

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23 Jul 2014 13:30 • David Knox

West Linton's workaholic comes home for the Games

WHEN Chris O’Hare lines up for his heat of the 1500 metres next Friday he will know for sure that nobody has worked harder to be there.

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23 Jul 2014 12:00 • David Knox

Guy likes to be beside the seaside

WHEN the Victorian engineers were building a promenade along the seafront in Eyemouth they had no idea that they would be playing their part in a Borders athlete’s bid for Commonwealth Games glory.

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23 Jul 2014 11:30 • David Knox

Our lucky 13 set to light up Glasgow

THE eyes of the Commonwealth will turn to Glasgow later today (Wednesday). And for 13 lucky Borderers they are about to fulfil their sporting dreams.

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23 Jul 2014 09:30

Shoogle yer way to Galashiels this weekend

SHOOGLE Aye! will be one of the most vibrant cultural events to burst from the Borders this summer and it takes place on Saturday in Galashiels.

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23 Jul 2014 08:30

Earlston thief is jailed

A SERIAL thief who stole over £1,000 worth of property from cars parked in Earlston has been jailed for 168 days.

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23 Jul 2014 08:20

Teenager robbed Galashiels pensioner

A TEENAGER who broke into the Galashiels home of an 81-year-old woman in the early hours of the morning, has escaped a jail sentence.

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23 Jul 2014 08:00

Lauder motorists three-and-a-half times the alcohol limit

A BANNED motorist was more than three-and-a-half times the alcohol limit when he drove into a Lauder garage forecourt for petrol.

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22 Jul 2014 09:30

Explosion at Borders Fine Arts results in £10,500 fine

AN investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following an explosion at Borders Fine Arts, Langholm in 2012 revealed health and safety breaches which have resulted in a £10,500 fine for the parent company Enesco Limited of Carlisle.

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22 Jul 2014 09:30

Selkirk Flood Protection Scheme in full flow

IT is only one month since the £31.4million Selkirk Flood Protection Scheme officially began but already the advanced works are significantly progressing.

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22 Jul 2014 07:30

Careless driving admits Braw Lads' Day crash

A GALASHIELS motorist who was double the legal alcohol limit on Braw Lads’ Day was driving on the wrong side of the road when his vehicle struck a car driven by a woman with three child passengers.

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