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29 Jul 2014 13:30

Moore and Parker to undertake “Great Tweed Trek”

BORDERS MP, Michael Moore, and Scottish Borders Council Leader, David Parker, have announced plans to carry out a 97 mile sponsored walk entitled the “Great Tweed Trek”.

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29 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

'If we'd known it was a bomb we wouldn’t have left it'

TWO fencers from the Borders had a lucky escape after playing a game of rugby with an unexploded bomb.

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28 Jul 2014 09:30

Borderlands step up a gear for annual fundraiser

MORE than £9,000 has been raised for Radio Borders Cash for Kids from the cross-border Wooler Wheel Borderlands cycling event.

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28 Jul 2014 08:30

Are Gala’s rats on the move?

DESPITE anecdotal evidence to the contrary, Scottish Borders Council’s pest control department says it has not seen an increase in the number of requests it has received about rats in Galashiels.

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28 Jul 2014 07:30

SBC: It’s good to talk!

MEMBERS of the public will continue to have their say at meetings of Scottish Borders Council’s planning committee.

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28 Jul 2014 06:30

Sheridan brings Hope Over Fear tour to Borders

SOCIALIST firebrand Tommy Sheridan is bringing his pro-Independence Hope over Fear Tour to Galashiels next month.

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27 Jul 2014 12:30

MP is divorced from reality

SIR, With exemplary timing, our millionaire Chancellor of the Exchequer Gideon Osborne visited the Scottish Borders to warn us of the economic consequences of Independence in the same week that is was reported that 100 families in the area have to access foodbanks in order to survive.

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27 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Derby draw for Gala in Scottish Cup

FAIRYDEAN Rovers manager Stevie Noble believes his team will travel to Innerleithen next month for the Scottish Cup Preliminary Round as underdogs.

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27 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

New tenants given behaviour warnings

POLICE in Selkirk are working with housing officers in a bid to quieten down blocks of flats in Bannerfield.

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26 Jul 2014 11:30 • David Knox

Goalkeeper Ryan is on the mend

A HOLIDAY in Mallorca led to Dunfermline goalkeeper Ryan Goodfellow spending a week in intensive care.

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26 Jul 2014 10:30

Gala players bed in against Rose

IT looks like the coaching staff at Gala Fairydean Rovers will have selection headaches this season as the quality and strength of the squad at Netherdale continues to grow, writes Graeme McIver.

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26 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Ancient documents solve wall dilemma

HOUSEHOLDERS living above a controversial wall in Selkirk have hit back at councillors.

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26 Jul 2014 08:30

Management hits back at union as talks fail and industrial action looms at SBHA

LAST-ditch talks aimed at ending a bitter dispute between the Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) and its manual staff ended in failure on Monday.

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25 Jul 2014 09:30

Scotland 7s aim to make history at Ibrox

SOME four years of hard work, of highs and of lows, have led to this weekend.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Benefit outweighs disruption for major cycling event

A LOCAL councillor believes Borderers should get behind a massive biking event rolling into the region next month - despite widespread disruption.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30

SNP councillor’s conduct is probed by ethical watchdog

A BUSINESSMAN elected to Scottish Borders Council in 2012 is under investigation by a national watchdog.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Lightning doesn't strike twice against Stirling Albion

JET lag and lightning strikes prevented Selkirk from gaining revenge for a record breaking Scottish Cup defeat of 30 years ago.

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25 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Old school reunion at the Fairydean

LAST Thursday's match between Gala Fairydean Rovers and Dunfermline Athletic was the perfect excuse for a class of 86 reunion at Netherdale.

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25 Jul 2014 06:30

Police appeal following 'racially aggravated attack'

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a racially aggravated assault in Eyemouth on Tuesday evening (22nd July).

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24 Jul 2014 08:30

Hawick student's proud achievement

A STUDENT from Hawick has received a top academic excellence award in biology at Queen Margaret University’s (QMU) recent graduation ceremony held at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh.

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