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20 Sep 2014 12:30 • Michael Robson

New venue a hit with Innerleithen Pipe Band Championships

CROWDS flocked to Innerleithen on Saturday as a new location and new date proved to be a great success for the pipe band championships.

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20 Sep 2014 09:30

Tweedbank: Alight here for Melrose and Abbotsford

TWEEDBANK industrial estate could be redeveloped to take advantage of the new Borders rail line, community councillors heard this week.

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20 Sep 2014 08:30

Tweedbank Community Council drive home bus complaints

TWEEDBANK Community Council has received an apology from First Bus following a catalogue of complaints about local services affecting the village.

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20 Sep 2014 08:30

Sally’s stable stars shine at Futurity

BORDERS horse breeder Sally Burns has gained three higher first premiums with her young foals at the British Equestrian Federation Futurity event in Edinburgh

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19 Sep 2014 14:30

Gala and Melrose stars called up to Edinburgh squad

GALA stars past and present - Ruairi Howarth, Chris Auld, Rory Sutherland, and Grayson Hart - are among a host of familiar faces from the Borders, which also include Ewan McQuillin and Austin Lockington of Melrose, called up to the Edinburgh A team to play Glasgow Warriors next week.

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19 Sep 2014 14:30 • David Knox

Borders bronzes on the world mountain stage

BORDERS mountain runners Jacob Adkin and Sue Ridley have both returned from their respective world championships with bronze medals.

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19 Sep 2014 13:30

Borders science festival is out of this world

A FREE family science festival returns to the Borders this weekend.

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19 Sep 2014 10:30 • David Knox

Carterhaugh shines for the Yarrow Show

THE sun shone, the sheep bleated, the jam set and the horses jumped - who could ask for more.

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19 Sep 2014 09:05

Breaking: The Borders is Better Together

THE Scottish Borders returned an overwhelming vote of confidence to retain Scotland's status within the United Kingdom.

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19 Sep 2014 08:30

Trinity Church on the move

TRINITY Church in Galashiels is on the move as specialist contractors move in to remove asbestos from under the floor of the sanctuary and the hall corridor.

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19 Sep 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Langlee is buzzing

IT was once ranked amongst some of the country’s most notorious housing schemes in a poverty map of Scotland.

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19 Sep 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Blown away by Bo'ness

STREET-WISE Super League champions Bo’ness rolled-up their sleeves and showed Selkirk’s rising stars how to win a cup tie.

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19 Sep 2014 08:00

Apology to tenants as tradesmen step up industrial action at Scottish Borders Housing Association

MAINTENANCE staff at the Scottish Borders Housing Association are to step up their industrial action next week.

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19 Sep 2014 07:30

BSLT triathlon series reaches its finale

THE final event in the Borders Sport and Leisure Triathlon Series – Eyemouth – will take place on Sunday, September 21st.

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19 Sep 2014 07:30

Frustration as funding failure forces council-backed energy agency into 'hibernation’

SCOTTISH Borders Council has stressed its commitment to creating a low carbon economy in the region, despite the failure of a bespoke sustainable energy organisation which it helped set up over two years ago.

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19 Sep 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

New Galashiels surgery could open in spring 2016

GALASHIELS Community Council heard plans to build a new health centre in Roxburgh Street have stalled in recent months.

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18 Sep 2014 18:30

Sleepers set scene ahead of Borders Railway installation

OVER 90,000 railway sleepers will help make up the new Borders Railway route once it becomes operational next September.

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18 Sep 2014 16:30 • Ally McGilvray

Gala coach George is over the moon

GALA Head Coach George Graham revealed he was “over the moon” after his team recorded their second win in a row at the weekend and returned to the top of the table for the first time this season.

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18 Sep 2014 12:30

Scots will pay for voting No

SIR, Sandy Aitchison in the Border Telegraph of September 10 asks: Who will pay for Independence? The short answer is it will cost all Scots dearly if we do not vote to take control of our own destiny today.

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18 Sep 2014 12:30

Border Amateur round-up

GALA Fairydean Rovers Amateurs manager Grant Davidson received the perfect wedding present as his side defeated Greenlaw 3-1 in Division A.

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