22 Oct 2014 07:30
A GALASHIELS teenager who breached his Anti Social Behaviour Order by acting in a drunken and disorderly manner has been fined £125.
21 Oct 2014 08:00
A NEW train station could be built in Langlee - if local residents have their way.
20 Oct 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray
GALASHIELS is losing out because the town regularly becomes gridlocked, community councillors warned.
19 Oct 2014 08:30
WHAT is the strategy for attracting visitors to Galashiels if major attractions like the Great Tapestry of Scotland are to be sited on industrial estates?
19 Oct 2014 07:30
HE wrote and performed what has become one of the world’s best loved traditional folk songs.
18 Oct 2014 08:30
THE gauntlet has been thrown down to the residents and businesses of Galashiels to create and get behind a 'winning team’ to transform the town before the first trains run next September.
17 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
THE boss of the pharmacy firm which has been granted permission to operate in Langlee has admitted he may be forced to rethink his plans if the neighbouring Post Office closes.
17 Oct 2014 07:30
THE number of empty properties in Langlee is “quite concerning”, according to the chairperson of the local residents association.
16 Oct 2014 08:00
A 27-YEAR-OLD man who had a secret two year sexual relationship with a girl, which started when she was just 13, has escaped a jail sentence.
14 Oct 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray
IT was designed to be a grand entrance which would welcome visitors to Galashiels.
14 Oct 2014 07:00
SCOTTISH Borders Council will do all it can to revitalise the shopping streets in our town centres.
14 Oct 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray
GALASHIELS Community Council chairman Ian Purvis claimed there is a “complete lack of interest” in moving one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions to Tweedbank.
13 Oct 2014 08:30
SCHOOL-CHILDREN in Galashiels were given food for thought following their annual Harvest Service.
13 Oct 2014 08:00
SIXTEEN elected members and officers of Scottish Borders Council made a 700-mile round trip last week to visit a state-of-the-art waste treatment facility (WTF) at the Bristol port of Avonmouth, writes ANDREW KEDDIE.
13 Oct 2014 07:30
GALASHIELS Academy Press Group is very keen to hear from former pupils (and teachers) who would be interested in sharing a memory or recollection of their time at the Academy.
12 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
A NEW twins group has been setup in Galashiels.
9 Oct 2014 07:30
A 34-YEAR-OLD man has admitted trying to obtain more than £15,000 by fraud in an alleged VAT scam.
9 Oct 2014 06:30
A 22-YEAR-OLD man was caught on CCTV stealing a quantity of steaks from the local Marks and Spencer store.
7 Oct 2014 07:30
THE replacement of Langlee Primary School in Galashiels, provisionally set to begin in 2018, looks certain to be accelerated after Scottish Borders Council received a funding windfall.
6 Oct 2014 08:00
COUNCILLORS have been accused of “passing the buck” by withdrawing explicit support for housing at Netherbarns at the southern gateway of Galashiels.