9 Nov 2013 07:30

Homeless man admits Scott Park assault

A HOMELESS man who struck another man over the head with a glass object to his injury in Scott Park, Galashiels, had sentence deferred at Selkirk Sheriff Court until December 9 for background reports to be considered.

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7 Nov 2013 16:15

Laser equipment stolen in the Borders

POLICE in the Scottish Borders are appealing for witnesses following two separate thefts from work vans in Morebattle.

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4 Nov 2013 08:30 • David Knox

Reiver Industries is replaced following secret consultation

FURIOUS families of disabled adults had to submit a Freedom of Information request to find out what social work bosses were planning for their loved ones.

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29 Oct 2013 11:30

Police issue scam warning in the Borders

IN the most recent incident in the Berwickshire area, a publican was conned into parting with a substantial amount of money which was sent via taxi to an address in Edinburgh for dropping off.

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18 Sep 2013 14:30

Police reveal 'serious concern for welfare of sheep' stolen from the Borders

POLICE in the Borders are investigating reports of the theft of sheep in the Tweeddale area since the start of this year.

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4 Sep 2013 09:30

Police issue appeal following motorbike theft in Hawick

POLICE in the Borders are appealing for information following the theft of a motorbike from a lay-by near Hawick.

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31 Aug 2013 12:30

'Once in a lifetime opportunity' at Kelso Abbey

MULTI-award-winning international composer, Michael Nyman is creating new music inspired by the Hawick Missal Fragment.

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5 Aug 2013 07:00

Selkirk carer stole from patients

A CARER has admitted stealing various sums of money from two elderly women she was looking after.

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1 Dec 2012 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

'I was terrified, I could hardly speak'

A TERRIFIED shop worker was left trapped inside her store when a flash flood hit Galashiels last week.

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21 Nov 2012 06:30 • Alan Ferguson

Bryan Robertson - do you take my wee girl?

A GALASHIELS surveyor couldn't avoid asking his future father-in-law for permission to wed his daughter - as he was also marrying them.

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3 Oct 2012 14:30 • David Knox

Scotland's most expensive drinking den

A HALF-MILLION pounds arts project to celebrate the Olympics has been taken over by drunken teenagers.

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3 Oct 2012 09:30

Fisherman's body pulled from Ettrick Water

No suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of an angler who was found in the Ettrick Water in Selkirk.


2 Oct 2012 14:23

Speeding cameras targeted by vandals

A SPATE of unusual and disturbing instances of malicious damage targeted at safety cameras on the A68 has been taking place.

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11 Jul 2012 09:30

Stolen vehicle found destroyed in the Borders

POLICE have issued a fresh appeal for information after a stolen quad bike was found destroyed in the Borders.

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9 Jul 2012 09:29 • Ally McGilvray

'Little hitches' fail to take shine off Braw Lads' Gathering in Galashiels

AFTER washouts at Selkirk and Hawick, it was feared rain could dampen spirits at this year's Braw Lads' Gathering in Galashiels. But, in the end, the sun and community spirit shone on the town's Gala Day.

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28 Jun 2012 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Police appeal for information after woman attacked in Galashiels

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman was assaulted by two youths who attempted to rob her of her mobile phone while she was out jogging.

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31 May 2012 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Teenager killed in horror road smash

POLICE have named a teenager killed in a horror road smash in the Borders.

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20 Jun 2011 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Police issue fresh appeal to find missing Galashiels postman

THE family and friends of a man reported missing in the Borders sparking a full-scale land and air search and rescue operation have this week issued an emotional appeal for him to come home.

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31 May 2011 09:30

Blooming marvellous: Volunteers invited to help spruce up Galashiels

THIS colourful bunch of characters are helping to brighten up Galashiels this summer.

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20 Apr 2011 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Police appeal following 'despicable' theft

POLICE have described thieves who broke in to a house in the Borders as "despicable".

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