26 Mar 2015 05:30

Galashiels couple in supermarket sweep

A GALASHIELS couple who stole a trolley load of shopping from a local supermarket have been ordered to pay up a total of £620.

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23 Mar 2015 11:30

I will survive, says Bank Street businessman Jim

JIM Lees’s business has just about survived the competition of major supermarkets which have halved the turnover at his electrical supply and repair shop in Galashiels.

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17 Mar 2015 08:30

Great effort by Balmoral

A SCHOOL in the Borders is celebrating putting Children 1st.

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16 Mar 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

A waste of space

FORMER Scottish Borders Council leader Drew Tulley revealed he was “disgusted” by the apparent lack of remorse shown by the four councillors who represent Galashiels on the local authority after it lost £2.4million of taxpayers’ money on plans for a new waste plant in Langlee which have since been binned.

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15 Mar 2015 09:30

Galashiels store supports Cash for Kids

STAFF at Matalan in Galashiels handed over a cheque for more than £3,000 following months of fundraising.

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13 Mar 2015 08:00

Clovenfords hotel to re-open 'in near future’

THE pub chain which owns the Clovenfords Country Inn has given an assurance that the premises will re-open “as soon as possible”.

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5 Mar 2015 06:30

Court hears danger of life charge

A FORMER Territorial Army soldier who assaulted a stranger in a Galashiels pub to the danger of life will be sentenced later this month.

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4 Mar 2015 07:25

Triumphant Hairspray brings lift and bounce to Galashiels

THE joyous faces of very man, woman and child in the cast of “Hairspray – The Broadway Musical” said it all as they graciously and gratefully acknowledged repeated curtain calls from a rapturous audience in the Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, on Monday night.

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4 Mar 2015 07:00

Old Gala House workshop to Energise Galashiels

A GROUP which is looking to revitalise the shopping centre in Galashiels has announced details of a public drop-in session.

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28 Feb 2015 08:30

Crochet ladies get stoned

THE Focus Centre in Galashiels have just purchased a brand new set of New Age Kurling Stones and the Focus Crochet class were the first to try them out.

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24 Feb 2015 09:30

Concern grows over missing man

POLICE are appealing for help to help trace a 64-year-old man reported missing from Galashiels.

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18 Feb 2015 06:30

New textiles centre to be based in Galashiels

LOCAL MP Michael Moore has described the Scottish Centre of Textiles project as being ‘a step closer’ as a meeting with stakeholders confirmed that the Centre would be based in Galashiels.

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17 Feb 2015 15:30

Impact of railway to be discussed in Galashiels

THE Borders Railway will be one of the main talking points at the next Eildon Area Forum on Thursday, February 19.

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15 Feb 2015 08:30 • David Knox

Darkness danger descends on Langlee

RESIDENTS in parts of Langlee are demanding Scottish Borders Council lighten up.

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15 Feb 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray

Dog fouling causes stink in Galashiels

DOGS are not banned from any public park in the Borders, council chiefs confirmed this week.

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14 Feb 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Manned tourist information centre for Galashiels 'never discussed’

THE only leaflet dedicated to Galashiels in the town’s much maligned tourist information point this week was for a meal deal at a local indian restaurant.

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14 Feb 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray

Borders Railway will bring Galashiels to 'standstill'

A GALASHIELS councillor has warned that traffic in the town centre will come to a stand still when the railway returns to the region later this year.

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13 Feb 2015 08:00

Selfies a new reality for Gala’s own kings of the road

GALASHIELS father and son Raymond (Hammy) and Grant Hamilton have reflected this week on their new found status as local celebrities.

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13 Feb 2015 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

Budget hotels on way to Galashiels?

TWO of the biggest budget hotel chains in Britain could be set to play a major role in the revitalisation of the town centre in Galashiels.

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13 Feb 2015 06:30

Langlee homes to be demolished

THEY boast one of the best views in the Borders.

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