21 Jul 2014 10:30 • David Knox
A PROBE into cross-border working and attracting European funding has been launched this week in Westminster.
17 Jul 2014 16:30
INEQUALITY in the Borders extends beyond issues of race, gender, age, sexual orientation and disability, according to a senior Lib Dem councillor, writes Andrew Keddie.
15 Jul 2014 09:30
A LAST-ditch bid to halt the annexation of a large chunk of farmland from one community council area to another has ended in failure.
10 Jul 2014 13:30
AN Oxford-based company will maintain and improve the trunk road network in the Borders over the next six years.
10 Jul 2014 10:30
SCOTTISH Borders Council achieved its £6.3 million target of revenue spending cuts in the last financial year, despite a seventh successive year of a Council Tax freeze.
7 Jul 2014 08:30
MAINTENANCE staff with the region’s largest social landlord are set to take industrial action in a dispute over their terms and conditions.
29 Jun 2014 09:30
THE bill for the Borders Railway is, according to last year’s estimate from Transport Scotland, due to top £353million when trains finally start running next September.
23 Jun 2014 08:00 • David Knox
A BORDERS cop has broken rank to carry out a Facebook fundraiser for a frail victim.
22 Jun 2014 08:30 • David Knox
IF you are passing the former Borders College buildings in Galashiels any time soon there’s a good chance you’ll hear laughter.
21 Jun 2014 06:30
SCOTTISH Borders Council’s attempts to curb the surge of new wind farms in the region have been greeted with a predictably hostile response from renewable energy companies.
20 Jun 2014 07:30
THE four councillors who represent Galashiels & District on Scottish Borders Council are split on the issue of Scottish independence.
18 Jun 2014 07:30
A BORDERS business at the heart of the area's textiles heritage has backed wind energy developers who want to help local people break down the barriers that they face finding work.
17 Jun 2014 19:30
THE latest opinion poll suggests a big majority of voters in the South of Scotland still intend to vote no in the independence referendum.
17 Jun 2014 15:30
FIGURES obtained by the Scottish Conservatives have revealed that nearly half a million pounds has been spent on replacing and repairing speed cameras in the Lothian & Borders region over the last five years.
17 Jun 2014 07:30
“WE’VE got to turn the fortunes of the Borders round.”
9 Jun 2014 07:30
THE controversial cost-saving withdrawal of green bin collections means Scottish Borders Council will fall further behind in its bid to achieve waste recycling targets in the current financial year.
8 Jun 2014 07:30
SELKIRKSHIRE councillor Michelle Ballantyne has been selected by the Conservatives to contest the Westminster parliamentary seat of Midlothian in next year’s General Election.
7 Jun 2014 07:30
COUNCILLORS of all party political hues and none have combined to send a clear signal to the Scottish Government that this region is at saturation point when it comes to “inappropriate” wind farms.
6 Jun 2014 08:00
SCOTLAND’s main teaching union has claimed there has been “little consultation” with its members over the introduction of a four-and-a-half day scholastic week in the Borders from August.
6 Jun 2014 07:30
THE expenses bill of Scottish Borders Council’s 34 elected members fell by over £12,000 last year.