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10 Jun 2015 10:02 • David Knox

Breaking: Bogus caller alert in Earlston

POLICE have issued a warning after a bogus caller attempted to gain entry to a house in Earlston yesterday (Tuesday).
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20 May 2015 22:37

Drunk threatened to bite paramedic in face

<div id="x_yiv7580978301yui_3_16_0_1_1432043949227_40827">A DUNS man who was found lying in the street suffering from facial injuries turned on ambulance paramedics who had been sent to help him, Jedburgh Sheriff Court was told this week.
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20 May 2015 11:07

Livery yard owner caused suffering to horse

A LIVERY yard owner has admitted causing suffering to a horse he was looking after by failing to get adequate treatment for a severe leg injury the 19-year-old stallion was looking after.
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19 May 2015 21:06

Melrose pub boss loses appeal against indecent assaults conviction

<div id="x_yiv7088832864yui_3_16_0_1_1432034091010_13702">A SEX pest pub boss is behind bars after his appeal against an eight month jail sentence for indecently assaulting two staff members and a customer was thrown out.
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19 May 2015 13:16

Facebook 'weirdo’ placed on Sex Offenders Register

A 31-YEAR-OLD man who sent messages of a sexual nature to a 14-year-old on a social media site has been placed on the Sex Offenders Register for three years.
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19 May 2015 13:14

Banny Tranny still at large

A POLICE hunt for a flashing transvestite in Selkirk has failed to find its man.
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19 May 2015 13:14

Melrose man admits Newcastle United football ticket fraud

A RESTAURANT worker who obtained more than £400 by pretending he would supply tickets for an English Premiership match has been ordered to pay back the cash within two weeks.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Man in court following Selkirk robbery

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has appeared in private at Jedburgh Sheriff Court accused of assaulting and robbing an 80-year-old woman in her own home.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Ex-Cornet banned

A FORMER Hawick Cornet appeared from custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court last Tuesday and admitted driving while five times the legal alcohol limit.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Chef fined for homophobic comments

A CHEF from Hawick who assaulted his brother in a local nightclub and subjected him to homophobic remarks has been ordered to pay a total of £495 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Porshe driver banned from road

A MOTORIST who almost caused a head-on smash has been banned from the road for five months and fined £1,000 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Bunny blitz kills 48 in Melrose

FORTY-EIGHT rabbits were killed in just two nights during the latest bunny blitz in Melrose, community councillors were told this month.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Pub boss placed on Sex Offenders Register

A PUB boss has been placed on the Sex Offender’s register after being convicted of offences against staff members and a customer.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Four months in jail for breaching court order

A 24-YEAR-OLD man who was found in a Galashiels garden by a 14-year-old schoolgirl shortly before midnight when he was on a home curfew has been jailed for four months at Selkirk Sheriff Court.
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19 May 2015 13:08

MP warns review against 'vandalising River Tweed'

LOCAL MP Michael Moore says the Scottish Government must take care to "avoid vandalising the Tweed" as it prepares to reform the management of river fisheries across Scotland.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Dryburgh’s Gothic widow is stolen

A GOTHIC sculpture from the historic ruins of a Borders abbey has been stolen.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Court hears of A &amp; E drama

AN abusive patient appeared from custody and admitted aggressive behaviour at Borders General Hospital at the weekend.
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19 May 2015 13:08

Taxi fare hearing adjourned

SCOTLAND’s Traffic Commissioner has reserved judgement on whether Scottish Borders Council acted unfairly in imposing a region-wide freeze on taxi fares.
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29 Jan 2015 08:45

Heroin found during Galashiels raid

HEROIN valued at around £1600 was recovered from a house in Galashiels this week.
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2 Sep 2014 09:30

Drugs found during police raid in Galashiels

A 22-YEAR-OLD woman has been charged with drug offences after Police Scotland executed a search warrant at a property in the Borders.
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21 Aug 2014 06:30

Travellers left 'one hell of a mess’ in Tweedbank

TRAVELLERS were warned about their behaviour after human excrement was found littering a popular beauty spot in Tweedbank.
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6 Aug 2014 07:30

Heartless thieves target local life-savers

LIVE-SAVING equipment was taken after thieves stole a van from outside the home of a local search and rescue volunteer.
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25 Jul 2014 06:30

Police appeal following 'racially aggravated attack'

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a racially aggravated assault in Eyemouth on Tuesday evening (22nd July).
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14 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Surge in sex crimes is history

THE new police chief for the Borders believes years of under reporting is behind a hike in sexual crimes over the past 12 months.
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5 Jun 2014 07:30

Chef fined for 'act of extreme foolishness’

ASSAULTING a man outside a Galashiels nightclub in front of a police officer cost Craig Williamson a £300 fine.
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