27 Aug 2015 08:00
Dumped! Council to abandon landfill at Easter Langlee
EASTER Langlee in Galashiels will cease to be a landfill site and will be decommissioned between 2017 and 2021.
27 Aug 2015 07:00
Galashiels is hotspot for arson attacks
THE Galashiels and District ward of Scottish Borders Council was the scene of 15 of the 41 fires which were started deliberately in the three months to June 30.
26 Aug 2015 07:30
Gala in Bloom wins supermarket sweep
VOLUNTEERS have helped spruce up an eyesore in Galashiels ahead of the railway's return.
25 Aug 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
Now ditch 'aye-been' attitude
SCOTTISH Borders Council’s depute leader John Mitchell has welcomed plans for a new 50-bed hotel development in Galashiels and claimed it is now time for naysayers to ditch the “aye been” attitude the region is renowned for.
25 Aug 2015 07:00
Braw send off for Jim
HE’S been the voice of the Braw Lads’ Gathering for 30 years.
24 Aug 2015 07:30
Angela’s poignant tribute to victims of Scotland’s 'secret history’
A GALASHIELS-born sculptress is cementing her reputation as one of Scotland’s foremost civic space artists with a poignant new work, set to be unveiled next month.
23 Aug 2015 08:30 • Stephen Mahon
New group for Mums on the Run
GETTING back into exercise after having a baby can be an uphill struggle.
21 Aug 2015 07:30 • David Knox
New Langlee school unveiled
DETAILED plans for a replacement primary school in the Langlee area of Galashiels have been unveiled.
20 Aug 2015 07:30
Fun and games for children at Langlee
GALASHIELS residents are being encouraged to get involved in the wide range of activities taking place at the Langlee Early Years Centre.
17 Aug 2015 08:30
All we need now are the trains
IT’S the building which will welcome the world to Galashiels from next month.
17 Aug 2015 08:00
Galashiels is blooming lovely
JUDGES from the Beautiful Scotland in Bloom and the Floral Gateway competitions were in town recently, to see hard work and dedication of local volunteers for themselves.
17 Aug 2015 07:30 • Stephen Mahon
Galashiels community council meeting abandoned
COMMUNITY council members in Galashiels have hit out at Scottish Borders Council after this month’s community council meeting was abandoned in farcical circumstances.