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1 Feb 2015 08:30

Burgh celebrates Burns

BURGH Primary School in Galashiels was on song this week.

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1 Feb 2015 06:30

Presenters sought as Gala’s community radio station prepares for FM launch

VOLUNTEER presenters are being sought by a Galashiels community radio station which will start broadcasting to the town over FM airwaves at the end of March.

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31 Jan 2015 11:30

Philiphaugh A Team halt league leaders

A BATTLING second half display by Selkirk 'A’ at Philiphaugh on Saturday saw the young Souters recover from a 14-0 deficit to record a richly deserved bonus point victory over BT Reserve League National 2 leaders Hamilton 2nds, writes JOHN SMAIL.

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31 Jan 2015 08:30

Academy near top of leavers’ destination league

COUNCILLORS have heard that 96.1% of school leavers from Galashiels Academy last year went on to “positive destinations” – a record only bettered in the region by Kelso High with 98.1%.

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31 Jan 2015 08:30

Kalastar shines at Jedforest

THE Jedforest meeting kicked off the 2015 Northern Area season north of the border on Sunday at Friars Haugh.

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31 Jan 2015 07:30

Parker’s take on lottery’s £250,000 change of heart over Earlston play park

EARLSTON residents sceptical about a state-of-the-art adventure play park being created at Mill Meadow are being invited to join a stakeholders group which will bring the controversial project to fruition this year.

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30 Jan 2015 14:00

Lowland League round-up - Preston make a point

LOWLY Preston Athletic edged further away from the drop after fighting out a scoreless draw with BSC Glasgow.

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30 Jan 2015 08:30

New programme arms jobseekers with life skills

TWO soldiers from the Borders are playing an important role in a project designed to give young adults the necessary skills and confidence to help them find a job.

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30 Jan 2015 08:30

Drive for jobs at Galashiels Transport Interchange

WITH the project having just past the halfway mark, an open day for local people to register their interest in working on Galashiels Transport Interchange will be held next month.

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30 Jan 2015 08:00

Stats add up for Borders College

COLLEGE chiefs in the Borders are celebrating after reaching number one - yet again.

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30 Jan 2015 07:30

Planned inquest into Galashiels girl’s death

AN inquest into the death of a three-year-old girl from Galashiels in a hotel pool is set to take place this summer.

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30 Jan 2015 07:00 • David Knox

Derby defeat denies Noble a cup run

FRUSTRATED Fairydean Rovers manager Stevie Noble admits he’s running out of cups after his team were edged out of a place in the quarter finals of the Image Printer’s on Saturday.

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30 Jan 2015 06:30

Mill drops in at Goldenacre

THIS top-of-the-table clash at Goldenacre was, according to the number of media pundits there, all about New Zealander Hugh Blake, piloted into the Scotland coach by its coach, Vern Cotter.

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29 Jan 2015 18:30

Snowbound baby rescued in Borders

THE quick intervention of a Royal Navy Search and Rescue helicopter helped extract a young child who had taken ill while stranded in a snow-bound house near Langholm.

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29 Jan 2015 15:30 • David Knox

Team building exercise at Yarrow Park

SELKIRK manager Steve Forrest is confident he can add to his growing squad yet again this week.

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29 Jan 2015 14:30

Men charged with Galashiels robbery

FOUR men have been charged following an assault and robbery at a property in Galashiels.

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29 Jan 2015 11:30

Border Amateur round-up - injury and exit blows for Gala

INJURY hit Gala Fairydean Rovers Amateurs suffered extra time agony to crash out of the South Cup, writes KENNY PATERSON.

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29 Jan 2015 08:45

Heroin found during Galashiels raid

HEROIN valued at around £1600 was recovered from a house in Galashiels this week.


29 Jan 2015 08:30 • David Knox

Borders Railway knocks Heriot broadband off track

BRASSED off broadband users in and around Heriot should be logging on again following engineering work by BT.

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29 Jan 2015 08:00

Agricultural firm fined £50,000 after worker is injured in fall

AN agricultural building company has been fined £50,000 after a worker suffered severe injuries falling through a fragile roof and plunging 12 feet to the ground at a farm in the Borders.

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