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18 Sep 2014 18:30

Sleepers set scene ahead of Borders Railway installation

OVER 90,000 railway sleepers will help make up the new Borders Railway route once it becomes operational next September.

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18 Sep 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Sun shines on Langlee

A CARNIVAL atmosphere filled the air in Langlee at the weekend as hundreds of residents turned out for the housing estate’s annual street party.

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18 Sep 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Liverpool conman strikes in Melrose

A CONMAN who preys on the elderly has relocated to the Borders after being released from jail.

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18 Sep 2014 08:00

Rural business group calls for support in the Borders

JOB creation is vital to the Borders and Dumfries & Galloway – either through the targeted location of public sector jobs or through attracting larger companies to the area.

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18 Sep 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Cross Keys to reopen in Selkirk

THE former Cross Keys in Selkirk will reopen as a community hub next month. Scottish Borders Council bought the former town-centre pub earlier this year.

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18 Sep 2014 06:30 • Ally McGilvray

Volunteers needed in Tweedbank

LAST year it was announced that house building in Tweedbank was complete.

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17 Sep 2014 17:30 • Ally McGilvray

Fire station cuts 'a reason to vote No’

FORMER Scottish Borders Council leader Drew Tulley believes the decision to cut staff at the fire station in Galashiels will be felt across the region - and is a reason for voting No in the Scottish independence referendum.

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17 Sep 2014 08:00

First Minister: Only a Yes vote gives us a chance to create a brighter future

FIRST Minister Alex Salmond is leading the Yes campaign for independence ahead of the referendum tomorrow (Thursday). Here, he writes exclusively for readers of the Border Telegraph...

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17 Sep 2014 07:30

Hawick woman cleared in dog biting incident

A 20-YEAR-OLD woman has been cleared of being in charge of a dog which was dangerously out of control when a four year old child was attacked.

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17 Sep 2014 06:30

Curfew for Galashiels intruder

A SELKIRK man was found at a house in Galashiels in circumstances that inferred he intended to commit theft - a day after being released from court for a similar offence.

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17 Sep 2014 05:30

Referendum: Making history in the Borders

IT is the day that history will be made.

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16 Sep 2014 14:00

Jedburgh pupils show ambition

THE new Head Team at Jedburgh Grammar are not short on ambition.

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16 Sep 2014 08:30

Selkirk pupils aim High

RECENTLY appointed as Head Team and Senior Students, these Selkirk High School S6 students are enthusiastically taking on the responsibilities associated with their new positions.

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16 Sep 2014 08:30

Energise Galashiels!

GALASHIELS needs an urgent, root and branch re-branding if it is to take advantage of the rail link.

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15 Sep 2014 08:00

Galashiels Academy says 'Aye’ to referendum

IT has been described as the biggest decision the people of the country will face for 300 years.

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15 Sep 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Railway rats find new Langlee lair

SPECIALIST rat-catchers have been drafted into a Galashiels housing estate after the repulsive rodents were spotted entering a block of flats.

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15 Sep 2014 07:00

Single parent tradesman vows to fight sacking over email to boss

A UNION chief has described the summary sacking of a Galashiels electrician by the Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) as “an absolute disgrace”.

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15 Sep 2014 06:30

The plot thickens in Tweedbank

A GREEN-FINGERED bunch of residents have spruced up a neglected parkland in Tweedbank by building their own allotments.

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14 Sep 2014 09:30

Winning start from Cornerstone

A COMPLEX needs centre in Galashiels has scooped a national award - less than six months after opening.

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14 Sep 2014 08:30

Council leader rules out Holyrood aspirations as Tweedbank tapestry row rages

SCOTTISH Borders Council’s Independent leader David Parker has rubbished a suggestion that he wants to replace Christine Grahame as the SNP MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale.

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