22 Jul 2015 07:00
Students are carving out a great career!
STUDENTS on the Introduction to Landbased Industries/Animal Care course at Borders College had the opportunity to test out their ‘woodworking’ skills when asked to carve out a Celtic cross for Ravenswood Estate near Melrose.
21 Jul 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
Beauty Queen hopeful reveals pageant dream
SHE looks every inch the model as she smiles for the camera.
19 Jul 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
Councillor with responsibility for roads complains to council over, erm... state of region’s roads
A SENIOR councillor with responsibility for roads in the Borders is one of dozens of disgruntled motorists who have filed compensation claims against Scottish Borders Council for damage caused to their vehicles by pot holes in recent months, the Border Telegraph can reveal.
17 Jul 2015 07:30
Value of common good funds up by 35% as Gala’s birthright assets are returned
THE revaluation of land and buildings and the return of heritable properties previously in the ownership of Scottish Borders Council have combined to boost the value of the region’s eight common good funds.
16 Jul 2015 07:30
Tragic M9 bungle prompts call for wider police probe
A GALASHIELS councillor has backed calls for a wide-ranging independent inquiry into Police Scotland in the wake of the M9 tragedy.
15 Jul 2015 09:03 • Ally McGilvray
Updated: Two killed in smash near Stow
TWO women, aged 95 and 67, have been killed following a two vehicle smash in the Borders.
15 Jul 2015 07:00
Rory rips into January
SATIRIST Rory Bremner has launched the 2016 Cash for Kids calendar.
15 Jul 2015 06:30
MP presses for better deal for Borders in his Maiden Speech
RURAL areas of Scotland such as the Borders can sometimes feel like a “forgotten land”, MP Calum Kerr has told the House of Commons.
14 Jul 2015 08:30
Breaking: Peebles mill to close with loss of 87 jobs
STAFF at a long-established Peebles textile mill were given the devastating news on Monday afternoon that the business will close by the end of this year with the loss of all 87 jobs.
14 Jul 2015 08:30
Birdhouse blossoms at Greatest Gardens
A TEAROOM at a Borders garden centre has been crowned as 'the Greatest’ at a recent catering awards.
13 Jul 2015 07:30
Borders Council pay bonanza
THE number of Scottish Borders Council staff earning more than £50,000 a year has risen by 13 per cent from 96 to 109.
13 Jul 2015 06:30
Expert predicts costly future for waste strategy
THE procurement consultant who helped broker a waste management deal for Scottish Borders Council has claimed that any new strategy to radically reduce the amount of rubbish going to landfill will come at a greatly increased cost to the local authority.