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25 Oct 2014 16:30

Star pianist to tinkle ivories in Melrose

SHE is one of the rising stars of the piano. And she’s coming to Melrose.

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25 Oct 2014 12:30

MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale writes........

SCOTTISH National Party MSP Christine Grahame represents the residents of Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale in the Scottish Parliament. Here, she writes exclusively for the Border Telegraph...

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25 Oct 2014 12:15 • Ally McGilvray

Wight wasn't surprised by Melrose victory

SCOTLAND Sevens captain Scott Wight revealed he wasn’t surprised Melrose defeated Gala at the weekend - despite Head Coach John Daziel describing his side as underdogs before the match.

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25 Oct 2014 10:30

Vale win against all odds

THEY were a patched up side featuring a 41-year-old striker and a midfielder who had not played football for 12 months, writes KENNY PATERSON at Victoria Park.

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25 Oct 2014 09:00

They came to the Borders from a land down under

Borders College played host to a delegation from three members of the Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council for Australia who are on a fact finding visit to Scotland in conjunction with SNIPF (Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Federation).

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25 Oct 2014 08:30

Borders College work placement leads to summer job in Portugal

Two Borders College Level 3 Horse Care students, Chelsea Scobbie and Daisy Wood, were fortunate to be chosen to take part in the Leonardo Da Vinci Mobility Programme.

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25 Oct 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Forces charities and football benefit from memorial tournament

LOCAL football has yet again benefited from the Alec Lucas Memorial Tournament in Peebles.

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25 Oct 2014 08:00

Business Gateway Scottish Borders to the 'four’

A FORMER Royal Bank of Scotland business manager and entrepreneur has been chosen to head up the largest team of advisers to work for Business Gateway Scottish Borders.

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25 Oct 2014 07:30

Child poverty hits 18% in the Borders

A NEW report has claimed that 18% of children in the Borders are living in poverty. This compares to a UK average of 25.1%, according to the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG).

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25 Oct 2014 07:30

Gala A calm the Storm in Melrose

THE wind was so strong at Melrose on Saturday that it turned out a game of two halves with Gala 'A’ coming out winners in a tight game and remain top of Reserve National 1, writes JOE DICKSON at Annay Road.

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25 Oct 2014 07:00

Raising a glass to Galashiels church’s cash boost

FUNDING has been secured this week for the painstaking restoration of four stained glass windows at Our Lady & St Andrews Catholic Church in Galashiels.

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24 Oct 2014 20:30 • Ally McGilvray

BC's shock return for Rose

HE skippered the team on numerous occasions as they won the title last term.

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24 Oct 2014 16:30

Brass bands to do battle in Peebles

THE 14th annual Borders Entertainment Contest for brass bands will make its second visit to Peebles next month when 17 bands will battle for the Scottish Borders Trophy.

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24 Oct 2014 13:30

Bill McLaren match tops BT Premiership bill

GALA and Heriot's will clash at the top of the BT Premiership tomorrow (Saturday 25 October) afternoon in a Bill McLaren Shield match at Netherdale.

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24 Oct 2014 12:30

Borders Council has duty to reply

SIR, I correct a part of my letter in last week’s columns. I said 16 councillors went to Bristol when in fact it was a mixture of councillors and officials.

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24 Oct 2014 11:30

Goals don’t lift the gloom at Yarrow Park

THE old adage that goals win games is starting to wear thin with the Yarrow Park faithful, writes DAVID KNOX at Yarrow Park.

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24 Oct 2014 11:00

Rose return to title race after Gala win

BORDERS’ derbies fire the imagination, and The Greenyards on Saturday was no exception as Melrose ousted their local rivals in a contest that may yet have a say in the final destination of the Premiership, writes ATHOL INNES at The Greenyards.

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24 Oct 2014 09:00

Mystery merchants to move in to Baxters Selkirk

PLANS have been unveiled for an agricultural merchants to move into the former Baxters building in Selkirk.

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24 Oct 2014 08:30

Travelling gangs target Kelso

TRAVELLING gangs have been targeting businesses in the Borders, community councillors heard this week.

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24 Oct 2014 08:00

Alcohol seized from youngsters in Melrose

A 14-YEAR-OLD youth was charged with stealing alcohol from the Co-op store in Melrose.

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