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29 Jun 2015 06:30

No tapestry alternatives considered, admits council

SCOTTISH Borders Council, which is pumping £3.5m into a new visitor centre at Tweedbank to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland, has admitted it carried out no inspections of other buildings before the site was selected in December last year.
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28 Jun 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

A dream come true

EX-Melrosian Michael Crawford was one of the proudest parents in the Borders at the weekend.
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28 Jun 2015 07:30

Cookery school guest house gets drinks licence

A GUEST house in Galashiels has been given a drinks licence to allow its owner to run a gourmet cooking school and host fine dining evenings.
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27 Jun 2015 08:30

Gathering is what makes our town special

THE run up to Saturday’s climax of the Braw Lads’ Gathering is always special for Gordon Keddie.
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27 Jun 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Leading the Melrosians Rideout is a memory I will never forget

MELROSIAN Donald Crawford admitted leading his town’s festivities was a “once in a lifetime opportunity”.
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27 Jun 2015 06:30

Court hears of cannabis haul

A MAN who grew cannabis in his Galashiels home has been ordered to carry out 160 hours unpaid work at Selkirk Sheriff Court.
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26 Jun 2015 08:30

Wheatlands is simply the best

A GALASHIELS care home for teenagers is the best in the country.
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26 Jun 2015 08:30 • David Knox

Anger over Tweedbank’s missing toilets

LEADING councillors at Newtown St Boswells have slammed the lack of facilities awaiting rail passengers at Tweedbank.
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