David Knox

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29 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

'If we'd known it was a bomb we wouldn’t have left it'

TWO fencers from the Borders had a lucky escape after playing a game of rugby with an unexploded bomb.

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27 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Derby draw for Gala in Scottish Cup

FAIRYDEAN Rovers manager Stevie Noble believes his team will travel to Innerleithen next month for the Scottish Cup Preliminary Round as underdogs.

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27 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

New tenants given behaviour warnings

POLICE in Selkirk are working with housing officers in a bid to quieten down blocks of flats in Bannerfield.

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26 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Ancient documents solve wall dilemma

HOUSEHOLDERS living above a controversial wall in Selkirk have hit back at councillors.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Benefit outweighs disruption for major cycling event

A LOCAL councillor believes Borderers should get behind a massive biking event rolling into the region next month - despite widespread disruption.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Lightning doesn't strike twice against Stirling Albion

JET lag and lightning strikes prevented Selkirk from gaining revenge for a record breaking Scottish Cup defeat of 30 years ago.

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25 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Old school reunion at the Fairydean

LAST Thursday's match between Gala Fairydean Rovers and Dunfermline Athletic was the perfect excuse for a class of 86 reunion at Netherdale.


24 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Gambler Sarah is on a roll ahead of Games

SCOTLAND Ladies may be a whopping 50/1 to win the Commonwealth Games hockey gold. But the young lady tipping them to go all the way has a pretty good track record when it comes to gambling.

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23 Jul 2014 13:30 • David Knox

West Linton's workaholic comes home for the Games

WHEN Chris O’Hare lines up for his heat of the 1500 metres next Friday he will know for sure that nobody has worked harder to be there.

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23 Jul 2014 12:00 • David Knox

Guy likes to be beside the seaside

WHEN the Victorian engineers were building a promenade along the seafront in Eyemouth they had no idea that they would be playing their part in a Borders athlete’s bid for Commonwealth Games glory.

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23 Jul 2014 11:30 • David Knox

Our lucky 13 set to light up Glasgow

THE eyes of the Commonwealth will turn to Glasgow later today (Wednesday). And for 13 lucky Borderers they are about to fulfil their sporting dreams.

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21 Jul 2014 10:30 • David Knox

Borderland probe by Scottish Affairs Committee

A PROBE into cross-border working and attracting European funding has been launched this week in Westminster.

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18 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Silent nights leave festive committee in the dark

FESTIVE organisers in Selkirk have endured close to a year of silent nights - and silent days - as they attempt to liaise with the local authority about power upgrades.

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17 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Nickie will have a blast at Commonwealth Games

STOW sharp shooter Nickie Keene has won back her Scottish crown - despite pulling the trigger with a fractured sternum.

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16 Jul 2014 14:30 • David Knox

Fairies hit form to sink Fishermen

IT was a day when weddings, festivals and even a funeral prevented either manager fielding anything like their strongest team.

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15 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Archive group creates history

A BORDERS research group have created their very own piece of history. After a 16-year room-share at Old Gala House in Galashiels, the Borders Family History Society finally found its own home.

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14 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Surge in sex crimes is history

THE new police chief for the Borders believes years of under reporting is behind a hike in sexual crimes over the past 12 months.

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13 Jul 2014 12:30 • David Knox

Painkiller prescription for Celtman pharmacist

A TWEEDBANK pharmacist recently swam the length of a Scottish loch for a Guide Dogs charity.

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11 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Crisis club Vale are back in black

A GREEN wave which rolled into Innerleithen on Saturday will have almost certainly pulled cash-strapped Vale out of the red.

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11 Jul 2014 05:30 • David Knox

Academics to look back before Referendum vote

A TRIO of authors are taking to the floor next month for an academic approach to the referendum debate.

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