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19 Apr 2015 13:30 • Ally McGilvray

Gala day for Glasgow

IT may have been 16 years since Gala last lifted The Ladies Centenary Cup at the home of their fiercest rivals, Melrose. But they’ve had a hand in the last two.

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19 Apr 2015 13:30

Thanking you

SIR, We would like to thank everyone who supported the recent 87th Selkirk Scout and Guide Concert and helped to make it such a success.

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19 Apr 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Germany: Melrose Sevens was awesome

GERMANY captain Clemens Von Grumbkow admitted he didn’t know much about the Melrose Sevens before he arrived in the Borders on Friday. But, after leaving with the runners-up trophy on Saturday, he revealed it was an experience he will never forget.

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19 Apr 2015 08:30

First anniversary approaches for Gala Men's shed

IT was a special moment for the Gala Men’s Shed, as they took delivery of some much needed computer equipment last Thursday, April 9.

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19 Apr 2015 07:30

Tributes paid to 'very popular and happy young man’

TRIBUTES have been paid to a “very popular and happy young man” who died just days after being seriously injured in a road accident near Jedburgh.

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19 Apr 2015 06:30

Earlston Community Council to reform

EARLSTON Community Council, which disbanded after a spate of resignations linked to the ongoing furore over a £300,000 adventure playground in the village, is to reform.

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18 Apr 2015 09:30

Callum flying high after winning Scotland call-up

IT is one of the fastest growing sports on the planet. And Scotland is currently ranked eighth in the world.

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18 Apr 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Selkirk is sinking

SELKIRK is sinking, community councillors were told this week.

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18 Apr 2015 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Vandals strike in Langlee

VANDALS ripped up plants from a community garden in Langlee just hours after they had been planted, residents were told this week.

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18 Apr 2015 07:30

New drive to help businesses in Selkirk

A FREE bus service is being introduced in Selkirk next week to encourage the town’s workforce to dine out for lunch - and give local businesses a boost.

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18 Apr 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray

Melrose Sevens was fan-tastic

MELROSE President Mike Bleasdale insisted this year’s Sevens was fan-tastic!

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17 Apr 2015 19:30 • Ally McGilvray

Fraser unveiled as 2015 Kelso Laddie

FRASER Hastie has been unveiled as the 2015 Kelso Laddie.

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17 Apr 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Robertson: Cup Final will be no walkover

SHE dreamt of playing for Scotland the moment she picked up a rugby ball for the first time aged just five.

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17 Apr 2015 08:30

We’re losing out to Gala, claims Kelso nightclub boss

A KELSO night spot could be forced out of business if it is not allowed to stay open till 3am at weekends.

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17 Apr 2015 08:00

Cutting BGH bed occupancy a priority, says health boss

ONE of the aims of a major review of in-patient care in the region is to cut bed occupancy at the Borders General Hospital.

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17 Apr 2015 07:30

Council stands firm as watchdog urged to probe £2m waste write-off

SCOTLAND’s public spending watchdog has this week been asked to carry out an investigation into how Scottish Borders Council spent over £2m on a waste processing plant which will never see the light of day.

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17 Apr 2015 06:30

SBC success in fighting staff’s tribunal challenges

SCOTTISH Borders Council has not lost a single Employment Tribunal case in the last two years.

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17 Apr 2015 06:30

Optimistic Greens seek late bar

WILL the players and fans of Hawick RFC get an extra hour to toast their success – or drown their sorrows – on Saturday night?

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16 Apr 2015 10:30

Railway to Hawick 'in my lifetime’ predicts Councillor, aged 70

A 70-YEAR-OLD Hawick councillor claimed last week that the railway will return to his home town in his lifetime.

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16 Apr 2015 09:30

Fashion show is just the Tricket

A GROUP of young designers from the Borders will strut their stuff on the catwalk in Galashiels next month.

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