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20 Dec 2014 08:30

Special delivery for BGH midwives

MIDWIVES at the biggest hospitals in the Borders received a special delivery just in time for Christmas.

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20 Dec 2014 08:00

Business Gateway helps unemployed fulfill their entrepreneurial dreams

FIFTY-TWO out of work entrepreneurs have set up thriving enterprises in the Scottish Borders in the last year thanks to help from Business Gateway.

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19 Dec 2014 08:30

College students deliver

APPRENTICES on the City and Guilds Painting and Decorating course help out young mum through the Radio Borders Cash for Kids appeal.

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19 Dec 2014 08:30

Cluster leaders in place for town’s race against time

THE two groupings of interested townfolk and business people, set up to transform Galashiels before the trains start running next September, have united to form a single, cohesive body – Energise Galashiels.

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19 Dec 2014 08:15

Safety guidelines issued following farmer’s death

SAFETY guidelines have been issued following the death of a well known sheep farmer from the Borders earlier this year.

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19 Dec 2014 08:00

Bust firm faces fine

AN agricultural building company faces a large fine after a worker suffered severe injuries falling through a fragile roof and plunging 12 feet to the ground at a farm in the Borders.

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19 Dec 2014 07:30

Brown placed on Sex Offender’s Register

A FORMER community councillor caught with naked images of children on his computer has escaped a prison sentence.

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18 Dec 2014 11:00

Selkirk's promotion push passes 13

IT was almost 13th time unlucky for Selkirk at Hughenden on Saturday, where a rejuvenated Hillhead-Jordanhill team belied their lowly place in BT National 1 to push the league leaders all the way in a nervy, stop-start encounter.

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18 Dec 2014 08:30

Paws for thought this Christmas

CHRISTMAS is a time for giving.

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18 Dec 2014 07:30

Council unveils new rules for public deputations

SCOTTISH Borders Council will be asked tomorrow to approve a strict set of procedures governing the hearing of public deputations at Newtown.

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18 Dec 2014 07:00

Tweedbank tapestry centre set to cost council £8.25m in loan repayments

SCOTTISH Borders Council will this week be asked to shell out £3.5million as its share of the £6million it will cost to build a new visitor centre to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland near the new rail terminus at Tweedbank Industrial Estate.

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17 Dec 2014 08:30

Royal Scots Borderers hone their shooting and skiing skills

AN eight-man team from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland have been conducting Nordic skiing and biathlon training in the French Alps in preparation for the Army Divisional Championships that will be held early next year.

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17 Dec 2014 08:15

Gala waterways group bag 24kg of rubbish

ON Saturday December 6 Gala Waterways Group cleared vegetation near the stairs between High Street Car Park and Gala Park.

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17 Dec 2014 08:00

Borders pensioners set for boost in support

LOCAL MP Michael Moore has welcomed news that the 23,900 pensioners in the Borders are set for a boost in their State Pension next year.

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16 Dec 2014 08:30

Steve hopes to revel in new Gala post

STEVE Revell has been unveiled as the town centre co-ordinator of Galashiels.

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16 Dec 2014 08:00

Sex register for church elder

A CHURCH elder exposed himself to a beauty therapist during a hotel massage treatment, Selkirk Sheriff Court has been told.

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16 Dec 2014 07:30

Fibre broadband reaches 12,600 more homes and businesses in Scottish Borders

More than 12,600 homes and businesses in Scottish Borders can now receive high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the £410M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband partnership.

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16 Dec 2014 07:30

Total mayhem

GALASHIELS is being warned of major disruption ahead as work gets underway on upgrading the local gas network.

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15 Dec 2014 08:30

Flaming brilliant

LAUDER Christmas Lights Switch on proved to be a great success this year with around four to five hundred people supporting the event.

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15 Dec 2014 08:00

Gala routes set to lose winter treatment priority

PLANS are being drawn up to reduce the number of streets in Galashiels which are currently prioritised for winter maintenance by Scottish Borders Council.

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