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28 Aug 2014 19:30

Heriot woman wins Scottish National Sheepdog Trials

JULIE Hill and her dog Ban won the 2014 Scottish National Sheepdog Trials for the second time at Denholm, near Hawick, Scottish Borders on 9th August.

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28 Aug 2014 18:30

Galashiels-based ProStrakan supports Beat the Borders charity event

GALASHIELS-based pharmaceutical company, ProStrakan, has once again stepped in to quench the thirst of runners and cyclists participating in the Beat the Borders charity challenge on Saturday 30th August.

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28 Aug 2014 15:30

Roxburgh's Roux tie-up 'a dream come true'

THE Duke of Roxburghe, owner of luxury Borders hotel The Roxburghe, has announced plans for a major tie-up with Albert Roux and the appointment of Inverlochy Castle Management International Ltd (ICMI) from 1 September 2014.

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28 Aug 2014 07:30

Answers required over railway funding shortfall

SERIOUS doubts have been cast over Scottish Borders Council’s ability to pay its share of the Borders Railway.

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27 Aug 2014 15:30 • David Knox

Historic Haining welcomes repairs grant

IT’S one of Selkirk’s most treasured buildings. And last week Historic Scotland secured The Haining’s long-term future with a repairs grant of £370,000.

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27 Aug 2014 13:30

Probe prompts BGH to speed up scan dispatch

A WOMAN recovering from cancer was sent to the Borders General Hospital for an MRI scan in December 2012.

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27 Aug 2014 08:30

Date set for Cranston hearing

A DATE has been fixed for a hearing by the Standards Commission for Scotland into the conduct of a Borders councillor.

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26 Aug 2014 08:30

Earlston unveils new Head team

THE new head team at Earlston High has been unveiled as the schools returned following the summer holidays.

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26 Aug 2014 08:30

On your bike: Borders Railway accused of missing an opportunity

A SENIOR sports official has expressed disappointment that the trains which will operate on the Borders Railway from September next year will only have storage space for two bicycles.

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26 Aug 2014 08:00

Forum demands answers as Galashiels braced for new parking restrictions

HOW will a raft of new and permanent parking restrictions - about to be foisted on the long-suffering motorists of Galashiels – be enforced without traffic wardens?

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25 Aug 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Tweedbank pond 'no health risk’

IT is one of the best known beauty spots in the Borders.

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25 Aug 2014 08:00

Borders Council staff ordered to stay neutral in run-up to referendum

SCOTTISH Borders Council staff have been told to keep their views on Scottish Independence to themselves ahead of the September 18 referendum – at least while they are working.

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25 Aug 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

New speed limit proposed for Tweedbank

THE speed limit in Tweedbank could be eased - to address traffic concerns in the village.

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24 Aug 2014 09:30

Selkirk take STEPS towards closer links

LAST week saw another very successful visit to Selkirk by a group of 16 friends from Bavaria.

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24 Aug 2014 08:30

Trekker Parker denies 'sinister’ motives as council meeting is scrapped

OPPOSITION councillors have reacted furiously to the announcement that this month’s meeting of Scottish Borders Council has been cancelled “due to lack of business”.

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23 Aug 2014 09:30

Braw Lads’ Breakfasts serves up a treat

IT is one of the highlights of the year in Galashiels.

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23 Aug 2014 08:30

Green bin petitioner 'overwhelmed’ by public response

A FORMER senior councillor says he is “overwhelmed” by the public response to his petition demanding that garden waste collections are reinstated across the region.

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22 Aug 2014 09:30 • David Knox

BIDing for businesss in Selkirk

BOOSTING business in Selkirk is the aim of a new initiative which was launched this week.

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22 Aug 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

First track laid at Tweedbank

RAIL works have been blamed for causing homes to shake in Tweedbank.

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22 Aug 2014 08:30

Probe continues into Heriot Farm death

POLICE and Health and Safety Executive officers are continuing to probe the death of a man on a Heriot farm last week.

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