1 Aug 2015 08:30 • David Knox
Anger at fire started next to Border war hero’s plaque
VANDALS have attempted to torch a memorial stand in the Borders dedicated to a marine who was killed in the line of duty.
The football stand at Whitestone Park in Peebles was renamed the Alexander Lucas Memorial Stand last year.
31 Jul 2015 10:30
TRAVELLING through Lauder on the night of the town’s Common Riding has been likened to “driving through a war zone”.
30 Jul 2015 08:30
Rugby legends are part of a brighter Tomorrow
THEY led their country with distinction. And now former Scotland rugby captains Gavin Hastings and Peter Brown hope a new Galashiels store can lead the way in transforming the town.
29 Jul 2015 15:30
Golden age of steam returns to the Borders
THE Borders has received a major tourism boost with confirmation that steam trains will run between Edinburgh and Tweedbank for a full six weeks after the railway opens in September.
29 Jul 2015 13:50 • David Knox
Breaking: Earlston bank to close
BOSSES at the Royal Bank of Scotland have announced that they plan to close two Borders branches later this year.
28 Jul 2015 08:00
Justice not being delivered
A POST sub-master has hit out at the justice system as it emerged a violent robbery on his premises will go unsolved.
28 Jul 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
MP to donate to charity every month following pay rise
THE Scottish National Party MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk has revealed he plans to give away at least some of his salary to charity after being awarded a 10 per cent pay rise.
28 Jul 2015 06:30 • David Knox
Sweethearts of the slopes
THEY have climbed the equivalent of Mount Everest and back - and only fell out once.
28 Jul 2015 05:30
Pensioner punched partner
A DRUNKEN man who assaulted his partner has been ordered to be of good behaviour for the next six months.
27 Jul 2015 08:00 • Ally McGilvray
Diamond couple reveal secret to happy marriage
A COUPLE who celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary at the weekend revealed the secret to a long and happy marriage is always making up before bedtime.
27 Jul 2015 07:30
Social enterprise windfall for Galashiels charity
A GALASHIELS organisation has landed a funding windfall to help locals with learning disabilities back to work.
27 Jul 2015 06:30 • David Knox
Border Women’s Aid are set to bang the drum
A REFUGE charity for women is about to celebrate its 30th birthday - with the Complete Stone Roses.