22 Jul 2014 07:30
A GALASHIELS motorist who was double the legal alcohol limit on Braw Lads’ Day was driving on the wrong side of the road when his vehicle struck a car driven by a woman with three child passengers.
15 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox
A BORDERS research group have created their very own piece of history. After a 16-year room-share at Old Gala House in Galashiels, the Borders Family History Society finally found its own home.
10 Jul 2014 10:00
CLOSE to 100 starving households in the Borders are relying on Foodbank handouts every week writes Mark Davey
7 Jul 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
THE Braw Lads’ Gathering could be cancelled next year - if Scotland votes for independence.
6 Jul 2014 09:30 • Ally McGilvray
“WHAT happens in the Borders over the summer is unique and anybody who hasn’t experienced it has missed something magical.”
5 Jul 2014 09:30 • Ally McGilvray
HE was the proudest dad in Galashiels at the weekend.
4 Jul 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
BRAW Lad Gavin Young celebrated his birthday by throwing the biggest party in Galashiels at the weekend - and then revealed leading the Braw Lads’ Gathering was the best present he could have wished for.
4 Jul 2014 06:30 • Ally McGilvray
GRAND National winning jockey Ryan Mania admitted the last three years of his life have been “crazy”.
29 Jun 2014 09:30 • David Knox
THERE’S no need to ask the youngsters in Langlee who they’re shouting for at next month’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
28 Jun 2014 09:30
LANGLEE Primary School have recently welcomed a new addition to their school grounds - with a little help from others!
26 Jun 2014 14:30
ARTWORK designed by a schoolboy from the Borders has gone on display at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh.
26 Jun 2014 07:30
TWO teenage girls had a lucky escape after cooling off in the River Tweed in Galashiels on Friday evening. Police were alerted after the two 14-year-olds got into difficulties at about 6.15pm.
25 Jun 2014 09:30
GRAND National-winning jockey, Ryan Mania, will saddle up this weekend for one of the most important dates in the Scottish Borders calendar – the Galashiels Braw Lads' Gathering, part of the region’s Return to the Ridings season.
25 Jun 2014 07:30
A PACKED congregation at Caddonfoot Parish Church, decorated beautifully for the special occasion, gave a 'Braw’ start to another Gathering Week on Sunday at the annual Kirkin’ service.
24 Jun 2014 08:30
TWO Air Cadets from the Borders competed in the Scotland & Northern Ireland Athletics Competition at Grangemouth Stadium at the weekend - and ran off with six medals between them.
24 Jun 2014 08:30
A GENERAL Teaching Council (GTC) hearing has ruled that a former Galashiels Academy teacher should have his professional registration removed for three months.
23 Jun 2014 06:30
THE Inner Wheel Club of Galashiels had the great honour of hosting the annual District 2 Rally at the Norton House Hotel in Edinburgh this year.
20 Jun 2014 18:30
A RECORD number of entries have been received for this year's Braw Lads' Gathering Best Dressed Window Competition.
20 Jun 2014 07:30
THE start of the construction of the £5.2 million Galashiels Transport Interchange has been marked.
19 Jun 2014 08:30
IT is the biggest event of the year in Galashiels.