30 Aug 2014 10:30 • David Knox
ANYONE needing a heritage hit is in for a good time next month. Museum staff and archaeologists at Scottish Borders Council are busily blowing the dust from some of the region’s most significant historical events.
28 Aug 2014 18:30
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.
28 Aug 2014 15:30
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.
27 Aug 2014 13:30
A WOMAN recovering from cancer was sent to the Borders General Hospital for an MRI scan in December 2012.
26 Aug 2014 08:30
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.
25 Aug 2014 08:00
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.
24 Aug 2014 08:30
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”.
23 Aug 2014 08:30
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.
20 Aug 2014 10:30 • David Knox
THE date of the first train for almost 50 years to arrive in the Borders has been announced this morning by First Minister Alex Salmond.
20 Aug 2014 08:30
A TEENAGER from the Borders who revealed worries at school led to her developing an eating disorder has scored top marks in her exams.
19 Aug 2014 18:30
THE Borders Railway project has reached another major construction milestone after the first section of concrete slab track – an alternative to traditional ballast – was laid in Bowshank Tunnel, near Galashiels.
19 Aug 2014 18:15
COMEDIAN and impressionist, Rory Bremner, welcomed local volunteers to an archaeological site near his house in the Borders, on Sunday 17th August, to investigate a ruined church and abandoned graveyard.
19 Aug 2014 08:30 • David Knox
LEISURE Trust operators in the Borders are being blamed for going against the Commonwealth Games tide by cutting opening hours.
18 Aug 2014 08:30
SCOTTISH Borders Council has been accused of acting outwith its statutory powers as a planning authority.
18 Aug 2014 07:30
THE Kelso Ram Sales return to the Border Union Showground at Springwood Park on Friday, September 12.
14 Aug 2014 08:30 • David Knox
BORDERS General Hospital has yet again failed am infection control inspection. Last October the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate (HEI) found a catalogue of problems within the Melrose hospital wards.
14 Aug 2014 07:30
DETAILS have emerged this week of a radical overhaul of public and community transport services across the Borders.
13 Aug 2014 09:30 • Ally McGilvray
THE Health and Safety Executive has confirmed it is investigating the death of a 64-year-old man at a farm in the Borders.
12 Aug 2014 09:30
THE Royal Scots Borderers marked the end of an era in Edinburgh with a Flag Changing Ceremony at Dreghorn Barracks.