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1 Oct 2014 08:00

Hawick textiles business named top youth employer

A TEXTILES business in the Scottish Borders has been praised for supporting local young people into work and planning for the future.

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1 Oct 2014 07:30

Sheriff confiscates all electrical equipment capable of playing music

A MAN banned from his home address to give his neighbours peace returned there drunk just hours after appearing in court.

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1 Oct 2014 07:00

MSP supports votes for 16 and 17-year-olds

BORDERS Conservative MSP John Lamont has announced he is in favour of lowering the voting age to 16 for all political elections.

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1 Oct 2014 06:45

Moore the merrier at cross-party talks on extra powers for Scotland

BORDERS MP Michael Moore has been selected by the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie to take part in Lord Smith of Kelvin’s cross-party talks on more powers for Scotland.

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1 Oct 2014 06:30

Border Principals Race for glory at Kelso

THE Border Principals Race day at Kelso is on Sunday 5th October with their race off at 1.15pm and is the culmination of a very busy season for the Principals selected to represent their towns in their local and adjoining ride-outs.

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1 Oct 2014 06:30

New handbook on child rights launched by Scottish Borders Youth Voice

A TEAM of young people from Scottish Borders Youth Voice have created a new resource pack for their peers to learn about Child Rights.

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30 Sep 2014 13:30

Borderers called up to Scotland Under 20 squad

FIVE Melrose players, two from Gala and one from Hawick have been called up to the first Scotland under-20 camp of the 2014/15 season.

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30 Sep 2014 09:30

Two new caps for Gold Coast 7s

FORMER Melrose winger Damien Hoyland and former Selkirk full-back Nyle Godsmark will make a step-up in the international arena having earned selection for the Gold Coast 7s in just over a week's time (Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October).

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30 Sep 2014 09:30

Former Selkirk councillor bypasses the issue

SIR, I note that last week Kenneth Gunn of Selkirk bemoaned the fact the former Cross Keys pub is not to reopen as a hostelry and he suggested that Scottish Borders Council, in conjunction with a community group, could buy the premises and reopen the pub.

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30 Sep 2014 08:30

Melrose Festival 'surprised’ by horsebox ban

IT is the only rideout of the Melrose Festival - a week long series of events to celebrate the town’s history.

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30 Sep 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Police warn of 'chaos’ in Jedburgh

FEARS have been voiced that plans designed to make it safer for children to get to and from school in Jedburgh are actually putting their lives at risk.

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30 Sep 2014 07:30

Community spirit shines in Earlston

THE sun shone as Earlston came together again to enjoy a fun-filled, action packed community day on Sunday, September 7.

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30 Sep 2014 06:30

Border League serves up a treat

THE oldest rugby union league in the world, the Border League, has announced that AM.PM Event Catering will be the new sponsors of the Kings of the Sevens series.

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30 Sep 2014 06:30

Jedburgh Town Hall could close

JEDBURGH Town Hall will close unless it is handed over to a new trust, community councillors have been warned.

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29 Sep 2014 16:30

Gauthier returns to String Jam Club in Selkirk

SHE has been rated as 'one of the major artists of our time’ by Radio Two’s DJ Bob Harris.

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29 Sep 2014 08:30

Gala Waverley celebrate the double

IT is official - they are the best team in the Borders.

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29 Sep 2014 08:30

Remembering Sir Walter Scott

THE death of Sir Walter Scott was marked at his grave in the precincts of Dryburgh Abbey by the laying of a wreath by the Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club.

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29 Sep 2014 08:00

Borders College unveil the crop of 2014

GREEN fingered apprentices at Scottish Borders Council have been getting their hands dirty at College.

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29 Sep 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Earlston autism centre approved

A NEW £1.5 million specialist school for children with complex needs has been given the go-ahead by planners.

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29 Sep 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Jedburgh reaches tipping point

FLY-TIPPERS have left the entrance to Jedburgh smelling like a sewage works, it has been claimed.

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