26 Mar 2015 05:30
A GALASHIELS couple who stole a trolley load of shopping from a local supermarket have been ordered to pay up a total of £620.
23 Mar 2015 11:30
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.
17 Mar 2015 08:30
A SCHOOL in the Borders is celebrating putting Children 1st.
16 Mar 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
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.
15 Mar 2015 09:30
STAFF at Matalan in Galashiels handed over a cheque for more than £3,000 following months of fundraising.
13 Mar 2015 08:00
THE pub chain which owns the Clovenfords Country Inn has given an assurance that the premises will re-open “as soon as possible”.
5 Mar 2015 06:30
A FORMER Territorial Army soldier who assaulted a stranger in a Galashiels pub to the danger of life will be sentenced later this month.
4 Mar 2015 07:25
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.
4 Mar 2015 07:00
A GROUP which is looking to revitalise the shopping centre in Galashiels has announced details of a public drop-in session.
28 Feb 2015 08:30
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.
24 Feb 2015 09:30
POLICE are appealing for help to help trace a 64-year-old man reported missing from Galashiels.
18 Feb 2015 06:30
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.
17 Feb 2015 15:30
THE Borders Railway will be one of the main talking points at the next Eildon Area Forum on Thursday, February 19.
15 Feb 2015 08:30 • David Knox
RESIDENTS in parts of Langlee are demanding Scottish Borders Council lighten up.
15 Feb 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray
DOGS are not banned from any public park in the Borders, council chiefs confirmed this week.
14 Feb 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
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.
14 Feb 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray
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.
13 Feb 2015 08:00
GALASHIELS father and son Raymond (Hammy) and Grant Hamilton have reflected this week on their new found status as local celebrities.
13 Feb 2015 07:00 • Ally McGilvray
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.
13 Feb 2015 06:30
THEY boast one of the best views in the Borders.