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31 Oct 2014 15:30

Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club

ON a blustery Sunday, October 19, 14 members boarded the bus at Harestanes, their destination being Morebattle for the start of the Club walk at the usual 10am.

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31 Oct 2014 11:30

Gala's title aims dented by Heriot's

GALA’S dreams of a Premiership 1 title was not extinguished on Saturday at Netherdale, and with the play-offs a determining factor, coach George Graham has issued a rallying call to his players, whom, he says, are looking for answers as they go off the boil, writes ATHOLL INNES.

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31 Oct 2014 11:00

Politician competes in another successful Jedburgh Running Festival

A BORDERS MSP took last weekend's windy weather in his stride when he improved his 2013 Jedburgh half marathon time by a minute.

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31 Oct 2014 10:30

Selkirk's talisman trio search for cup glory

THEY have now scored 27 of their team’s 40 goals this season and on this outstanding form the striking trio could yet provide Selkirk with much needed cup cheer, writes KENNY PATERSON at East Peffermill.

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31 Oct 2014 09:30

BBC Children in Need’s third bearfaced campaign returns with incredible line-up

BBC Children in Need has launched their annual BearFaced campaign for its third consecutive year.

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31 Oct 2014 09:30

Heriot-Watt students stun Fairydean Rovers

GALA Fairydean Rovers turned in their poorest performance of the season as they crashed out of the South Challenge Cup at the first round stage at Netherdale on Saturday, writes ROB FAIRBURN.

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31 Oct 2014 09:00 • David Knox

Borders goes on Alert

BORDERERS have become the first in Scotland to be protected by a pioneering new alerts system.

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31 Oct 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Gray and McCredie cast an honest eye over Galashiels

IT was never intended to compare with the scribbles of James Boswell, Samuel Johnson or Edwin Muir. And I’m sure both Daniel Gray and Alan McCredie will feel a bit uneasy about sharing a shelf with Bill Bryson.

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31 Oct 2014 08:30

Borders near the top of the table for life expectancy

MEN in the Borders are living longer than almost anywhere else in Scotland. And women in the area can expect to survive over two and a half years longer than they would have done at the start of the century.

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31 Oct 2014 08:30

SBC is more concerned about their budgets than safety of children

SIR, I would like to correct Councillor Bhatia’s comments regarding the Cardrona 20mph pilot. We submitted a petition signed by the majority of households in Cardrona for a two-year safety pathfinder project for a 20mph limit.

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31 Oct 2014 08:30

Moore boosted by Jed-Forest victory

PEEBLES coach Drew Moore watched his side maintain their push for the Premiership with a bonus point win over Border rivals Jed-Forest - and then warned they almost threw it away, writes ALLY MCGILVRAY at Riverside Park.

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31 Oct 2014 08:00

Head-slapping publican challenges police account of Galashiels incident

A GALASHIELS publican has taken issue with the police account of an incident in which he allegedly assaulted a man outside his premises.

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31 Oct 2014 07:30

Indecent images

A 30-YEAR-OLD man who downloaded indecent images of children has been placed on the Sex Offender’s Register for three years.

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31 Oct 2014 07:00

Chef placed on Sex Offender’s Register

A CHEF who sexually assaulted a woman who had offered him a place to stay has avoided a jail sentence.

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30 Oct 2014 17:30

Pace-setters Selkirk sustain title challenge

NEWLY promoted Marr put up a battling display in their first-ever visit to Philiphaugh on Saturday, but found BT National League Division 1 leaders Selkirk in no mood to surrender their unbeaten league record, writes JOHN SMAIL.

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30 Oct 2014 15:30

Border Amateur round up: Final for Fairydean Rovers

GALA Fairydean Rovers Amateurs will tackle holders West Barns Star in the Border Cup final after battling past Gordon 3-2, writes KENNY PATERSON.

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30 Oct 2014 15:00 • Ally McGilvray

Selkirk set to haunt former star Harkness

JED-FOREST full-back Fraser Harkness revealed lining up against his former club Selkirk this weekend will be “strange”.

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30 Oct 2014 11:00

Men appear in court after cannabis 'worth up to £1.8m' is unearthed in Selkirk

FOUR men have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police in the Scottish Borders recovered a large cannabis cultivation in Selkirk.

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30 Oct 2014 09:00

Kelso Laddie reopens town square

KELSO Laddie Ross Henderson will help unveil the completed streetscape works in the town’s Square today.

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30 Oct 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Time stands still

TIME stood still in Galashiels after the clock on the town’s war memorial - regarded as one of the best in Britain - stopped working.

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