4 Jul 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
New drive to curb carnage on region’s roads
A DRIVE to curb the number of young people killed or injured on the region’s roads is being extended this summer.
3 Jul 2015 07:30
Salmon killed after Cloven sewage block
VILLAGERS in Clovenfords are being warned to watch what they flush after salmon died on the nearby Meigle Burn.
3 Jul 2015 06:30
Borders sports trust in profit, despite swimming slump, as merger talks progress
MORE Borderers than ever are accessing the facilities run by the Borders Sport and Leisure Trust (BSLT) – with the notable exception of swimming pools.
3 Jul 2015 05:30
Ex-police chief questions silence over officer numbers
A FORMER divisional police commander fears lack of public information about the number of officers deployed in the Borders could encourage rather than deter criminality in the region.
2 Jul 2015 07:30
Bus boost ahead of rail return
PASSENGERS can expect a bus boom with the arrival of the Borders Railway.
1 Jul 2015 07:19
Borders brews sweet treat for Teapot Trust
CELEBRITY Chef Albert Roux’s Borders restaurant is to raise a teacup to the Teapot Trust this month by hosting a tea party in its honour.
30 Jun 2015 07:30
Gay pride flag to fly at Newtown
SCOTTISH Borders Council is set to follow the example of the Scottish Government in “liberalising” its policy on the flying of flags at its Newtown HQ.
30 Jun 2015 06:30
Contractors of 'highest calibre’ sought for Earlston complex needs centre
SCOTTISH Borders Council has opened the tendering process for the construction of a new education unit for children with complex needs in Earlston.
29 Jun 2015 09:30
Council should not be wasting millions on pie in the sky projects
SIR, I read with wonder at the simple economics of how our beloved Scottish Borders Council operates in order to balance the books and give real value for money to us, the council tax payer.
29 Jun 2015 08:30
Councillors claim fewer travel expenses as bill tops £757,000
THE total wage and expenses bill of Scottish Borders Council’s 34 elected members rose by nearly £5,000 in the 12 months to March 31.
29 Jun 2015 07:30 • David Knox
Safety first in Borders
A SELKIRK mum is urging other parents to take up the offer of a car seat safety check.
29 Jun 2015 06:30
No tapestry alternatives considered, admits council
SCOTTISH Borders Council, which is pumping £3.5m into a new visitor centre at Tweedbank to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland, has admitted it carried out no inspections of other buildings before the site was selected in December last year.