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16 Apr 2014 08:30

Opening chapter for budding writers in the Borders

BUDDING writers are being invited by Scottish Book Trust to attend a free workshop next month as part of the Scotland’s Stories of Home project.

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16 Apr 2014 08:30

Courtroom discrimination as one in three can’t get in

IT has already been dubbed 'Scotland’s Worst Disabled Access’.

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16 Apr 2014 08:30

Stow teenager 'very lucky’ to avoid 'murder on the dance floor’

A STOW teenager who carried out a bottle attack in a Galashiels nightclub was told he was lucky not to be facing a murder charge.

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16 Apr 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Duo depart for New Zealand

THEY have grown up at the Greenyards. And have played their part in the club’s success this year.

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16 Apr 2014 08:00

Borders Railway 'being delivered to high standards’

Sir, I am writing in response to the article which you ran on the front page of the Border Telegraph (April 9), 'Borders Railway putting school kids lives at risk’, a headline which we consider to be disappointing and distasteful.

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16 Apr 2014 08:00

Sex offender caught with stash of child porn

A 37-YEAR-OLD man who was found with more than 1,000 indecent photographs of children on his computer has been ordered to carry out 200 hours unpaid work.

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16 Apr 2014 07:30

Galashiels bootlegger escapes with fine

A MUSIC fan who traded online in pirate DVDs and CDs – worth over £54,000 – from her website, Angie’s Bootleg DVDs, has been fined £300.

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16 Apr 2014 07:00

Fifteen new jobs to come to the Borders

A HIGH-TECH fibre optic cable company has announced a £4 million investment at its two factories in the Borders and an increase in its workforce.

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16 Apr 2014 07:00

Borders General Hospital lab set for £5.6m equipment revamp

DEMAND for the laboratory services provided by NHS Borders is on the increase, peaking last year (2012/13) when nearly 1.2million clinical biochemistry tests were carried out.

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15 Apr 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Borders Railway 'puts children's lives at risk'

A DRIVER from Stow fears children’s lives are at risk after her dream car was smashed by a railway lorry - just yards from the village school.

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15 Apr 2014 08:00 • David Knox

Borders schools plagued by pests

SCHOOLS across the Borders are being plagued by pests.

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15 Apr 2014 07:45 • Kate Smail

Open all hours at Tweedlove

TweedLove 2014 is officially open for business as all 40 of its remaining events are now open for entry.

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15 Apr 2014 06:30

Troubleshooter Jones heads for Hawick

HE’S one of Britain’s most famous business gurus and he’s coming to Hawick.

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15 Apr 2014 06:30

Key cross-border opportunities discussed at first Borderlands Initiative summit

IMPROVED transport and communications links, economic growth and employment were all discussed at the first Borderlands Initiative summit.

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15 Apr 2014 06:30

Harmonious cry for help

PERFECT Harmony, the charity which provides free entertainment in residential homes across the Borders, has put out an appeal for volunteers to help run the organisation.

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14 Apr 2014 08:30

Top honour for Gala four

FOUR members of the 1st Galashiels Boy’s Brigade were awarded a top honour during last week’s annual Display Night.

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14 Apr 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Council gives Galashiels cold shoulder

THEY haven’t always seen eye to eye.

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14 Apr 2014 07:30

O'Hare lands Tweeddale Sports Award

FUTURE and established stars thronged the stage at a major awards ceremony last Friday in Peebles to underline the strength of sporting talent in the area.

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14 Apr 2014 07:00

Half a million reasons to be cheerful in Bannerfield and Fountainhall

THE communities of Selkirk and Fountainhall are celebrating after massive lottery grants were announced this week.

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14 Apr 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

McQuillin wins New Zealand scholarship

HE has been described as one of the most promising young talents in Scottish rugby. And this summer he will have the chance to follow in some famous foot-steps.

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