26 Jan 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Top marks for Galashiels Academy

GALASHIELS Academy has been given top marks following a visit by education inspectors.

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26 Jan 2015 07:30

Air Cadets in Galashiels flying high

FOUR Air Cadets from 2180 (Galashiels) Squadron took to the air at RAF Leuchars on Saturday - flying in the Grob Tutor T1 of 12 Air Experience Flight which is located at the Fife airbase.

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26 Jan 2015 06:30

Galalean Kerr in running to challenge Moore for SNP

GALASHIELS-born Calum Kerr is in the running to become the SNP candidate for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk at the General Election.

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25 Jan 2015 08:30

Charity drive for more volunteers

FEARS have been voiced some of the region’s most vulnerable residents could be left trapped in their homes unless a local project can get more help.

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23 Jan 2015 08:30

Charitable progress for Energise Galashiels

THE new community-wide voluntary organisation set up to ensure that Galashiels maximises the economic, social and cultural advantages of the Borders Railway is to apply for charitable status.

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22 Jan 2015 06:30

Police called to break up disturbance

THE end of a Galashiels couple’s 11 year relationship was marked with a bust-up at a house in Woodstock Avenue and fines totalling £270.

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21 Jan 2015 08:30

Langlee ready for disaster

A VOLUNTEER who helped Langlee sign up to Scottish Borders Council’s Resilient Communities scheme is urging other towns in the region to join the initiative.

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21 Jan 2015 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Borders Rail path closure 'ridiculous'

THE continued closure of a popular footpath in the Borders to allow for the rebuilding of the region's rail line has been branded "ridiculous" by a local councillor.

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20 Jan 2015 07:45

Common Good boost as Galashiels is set to reclaim its heritable assets

SCOTTISH Borders Council will be asked later this month to approve the transfer of several key features of Galashiels – including beautiful Bank Street Gardens – to the town’s Common Good Fund.

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19 Jan 2015 08:00

Rotary Club of Galashiels & District

DURING a very successful Christmas period, Gala Rotary raised almost £2000 for charities and is very grateful to everyone who helped with these efforts and supported the Club

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19 Jan 2015 07:30

New 'disappointment’ over tourist information in Galashiels

A FORMER vice-chairman of the community council has revealed he is “disappointed” that Galashiels will remain one of the few main towns in the Borders without a manned tourist information centre.......

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16 Jan 2015 07:45

Kath takes lead in new reading challenge

A DOG breeder from the Borders is making headlines Down Under with her unique approach to teaching children to read.

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15 Jan 2015 08:00

Domestic dispute

A 37-YEAR-OLD woman who assaulted her long-term partner – whom she had previously saved from a heart attack – has been admonished at Selkirk Sheriff Court after being of good behaviour during a six month period of deferred sentence.

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14 Jan 2015 07:00

Gala Waterways Group

GALA Waterways Group cleared vegetation near the stairs between High Street Car Park and Gala Park on Saturday, January 3.

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13 Jan 2015 08:30

Nikki’s dream home turns into 'noisy nightmare’

A YOUNG health worker has described how her dream semi-detached home in Galashiels has turned into a noisy nightmare.

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13 Jan 2015 07:29

Coming clean over hospital toiletries

NHS Borders has given an assurance that toiletries are still being supplied free of charge to patients in the Borders General Hospital.

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9 Jan 2015 07:30

Tumour Rumour

AN ACTOR, director and teacher from the Borders was in good company when she was diagnosed with cancer in October last year.

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7 Jan 2015 08:30

Penguins and plaudits for Guide Anna

GALASHIELS guide Anna Houston has gained the highest achievement possible in the organisation.

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6 Jan 2015 08:30

Top honour for Galashiels guide

A GALASHIELS guide has achieved the highest award possible.

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6 Jan 2015 07:45 • Ally McGilvray

Disruption ahead in Galashiels

A REQUEST to delay plans to upgrade the gas network in Galashiels amid fears it could spell “disaster” for the town centre has been rejected.

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