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30 Jul 2014 08:30

Libby strikes Gold at Commonwealth Games

BORDERS athlete Libby Clegg won gold in the T12 100m at the Commonwealth Games - Scotland’s first in athletics at Glasgow 2014.

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30 Jul 2014 08:30

New company to ring changes in the telecoms market

A COMPANY to be launched next month is aiming to disrupt the UK telecoms market by being the first to offer customers same day telephone and broadband services without holding them to long-term contracts.

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30 Jul 2014 07:30

Man jailed for cowardly attack on pensioner

A MAN who followed an 85-year-old woman from a bank and then robbed her, breaking her hip in the process, has been jailed for 20 months.

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30 Jul 2014 07:30

Former Selkirk pupil aims to get back in saddle

JEDBURGH eventer Emily Galbraith has spoken of her frustration after her top-level eventing season was brought to a premature end by her decision to miss the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials.

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30 Jul 2014 06:30

Moore urges Borderers to boost mobile signal

BORDERS MP Michael Moore is urging local communities to apply for Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal Programme to boost their mobile phone coverage.

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29 Jul 2014 13:30

Moore and Parker to undertake “Great Tweed Trek”

BORDERS MP, Michael Moore, and Scottish Borders Council Leader, David Parker, have announced plans to carry out a 97 mile sponsored walk entitled the “Great Tweed Trek”.

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29 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

'If we'd known it was a bomb we wouldn’t have left it'

TWO fencers from the Borders had a lucky escape after playing a game of rugby with an unexploded bomb.

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28 Jul 2014 09:30

Borderlands step up a gear for annual fundraiser

MORE than £9,000 has been raised for Radio Borders Cash for Kids from the cross-border Wooler Wheel Borderlands cycling event.

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28 Jul 2014 08:30

Are Gala’s rats on the move?

DESPITE anecdotal evidence to the contrary, Scottish Borders Council’s pest control department says it has not seen an increase in the number of requests it has received about rats in Galashiels.

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28 Jul 2014 07:30

SBC: It’s good to talk!

MEMBERS of the public will continue to have their say at meetings of Scottish Borders Council’s planning committee.

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28 Jul 2014 06:30

Sheridan brings Hope Over Fear tour to Borders

SOCIALIST firebrand Tommy Sheridan is bringing his pro-Independence Hope over Fear Tour to Galashiels next month.

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27 Jul 2014 12:30

MP is divorced from reality

SIR, With exemplary timing, our millionaire Chancellor of the Exchequer Gideon Osborne visited the Scottish Borders to warn us of the economic consequences of Independence in the same week that is was reported that 100 families in the area have to access foodbanks in order to survive.

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27 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Derby draw for Gala in Scottish Cup

FAIRYDEAN Rovers manager Stevie Noble believes his team will travel to Innerleithen next month for the Scottish Cup Preliminary Round as underdogs.

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27 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

New tenants given behaviour warnings

POLICE in Selkirk are working with housing officers in a bid to quieten down blocks of flats in Bannerfield.

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26 Jul 2014 11:30 • David Knox

Goalkeeper Ryan is on the mend

A HOLIDAY in Mallorca led to Dunfermline goalkeeper Ryan Goodfellow spending a week in intensive care.

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26 Jul 2014 10:30

Gala players bed in against Rose

IT looks like the coaching staff at Gala Fairydean Rovers will have selection headaches this season as the quality and strength of the squad at Netherdale continues to grow, writes Graeme McIver.

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26 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Ancient documents solve wall dilemma

HOUSEHOLDERS living above a controversial wall in Selkirk have hit back at councillors.

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26 Jul 2014 08:30

Management hits back at union as talks fail and industrial action looms at SBHA

LAST-ditch talks aimed at ending a bitter dispute between the Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) and its manual staff ended in failure on Monday.

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25 Jul 2014 09:30

Scotland 7s aim to make history at Ibrox

SOME four years of hard work, of highs and of lows, have led to this weekend.

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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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