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30 Oct 2014 11:00

Cannabis seized in Selkirk raid 'worth up to £1.8m'

FOUR men have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police in the Scottish Borders recovered a large cannabis cultivation in Selkirk.

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30 Oct 2014 09:00

Kelso Laddie reopens town square

KELSO Laddie Ross Henderson will help unveil the completed streetscape works in the town’s Square today.

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30 Oct 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Time stands still

TIME stood still in Galashiels after the clock on the town’s war memorial - regarded as one of the best in Britain - stopped working.

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30 Oct 2014 08:00

Tweedbank man carried out sex act in front of girl, 13

A 30-YEAR-OLD man who exposed himself and carried out a sex act in front of three teenage girls at the seafront in Eyemouth has been put on the Sex Offenders Register.

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30 Oct 2014 07:30

Drunken teenager fined after police called to Gala Policies

A TEENAGER who breached his Anti Social Behaviour Order by acting in a drunken and disorderly manner has been fined £125.

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30 Oct 2014 07:00 • David Knox

Scheme to protect Jedburgh goes before council

FINALISED plans for protecting Jedburgh from flooding will be presented to members of Scottish Borders Council today.

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29 Oct 2014 07:30

Cyclist fighting for life in Borders

A CYCLIST was left fighting for his life after his bike was involved in a collision with a car in the Borders this week.

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29 Oct 2014 06:30

Scotland hoping to put frighteners on France this Gala-ween

INTERNATIONAL rugby league arrives in the Borders for the first time on Friday and it could not be better timed. Scotland take on France at Galashiels off the back of two straight wins over Wales and Ireland that puts them a point away from winning the European Championship for the first time.

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28 Oct 2014 08:00

Council leader criticises Borders health board plans

MELROSE and District Community Council has voiced its support for plans to create 44 more long stay car parking spaces at the region’s biggest hospital,

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28 Oct 2014 07:30

Drive for new parking charge in Melrose

NEW year-round parking charges could be introduced in Melrose amid fears a lack of spaces is forcing potential visitors to bypass the popular tourist destination.

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28 Oct 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

Police cover criticised as prowler strikes in Borders (again)

THE level of police cover in the Borders has been branded “totally inadequate”

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27 Oct 2014 08:30

Helping pensioners in Borders is key priority

THE basic state pension will rise by at least £2.85 a week next April thanks to the Liberal Democrats’ triple lock, according to local MP Michael Moore.

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27 Oct 2014 08:00

Fatalities at record low on Borders roads

ALTHOUGH fatalities were at an all time low last year, there was in increase in the number of people seriously injured on Borders roads.

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27 Oct 2014 07:30

Oxnam Road repairs begin after three-year stand-off

REPAIRS will begin this week on a dangerous wall in Jedburgh which has been at the centre of an ownership dispute.

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26 Oct 2014 09:30

Teacher assaults ‘shockingly high’ in Borders

AN assault on a teacher happens nearly every day in the Scottish Borders, new figures show.

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26 Oct 2014 09:00 • David Knox

Vintage glamour takes centre stage

A PASSION for the past has brought boutique owner Lynsay Munnis back to the catwalk for another fundraising fashion show.

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26 Oct 2014 08:30

Shopfront boost for Gala as task force emerges

THE pressing need to improve the outward appearance of shops in Galashiels has been acknowledged by Scottish Borders Council.

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26 Oct 2014 08:00

Border's boy's disney dream hangs in balance

THE family of a Borders boy with a rare spinal condition are appealing for help to make his Disney dream come true.

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26 Oct 2014 07:30

Earlston salon a cut above

HAIR stylists at a Borders salon are a cut above the rest having reached the last 32 in a UK wide competition.

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26 Oct 2014 07:00

Scottish Border Council’s £1.5m pension fund contract goes south

SCOTTISH Borders Council has appointed a new manager to deal with the fixed interest investments of its £486million pension fund.

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