26 Jan 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
GALASHIELS Academy has been given top marks following a visit by education inspectors.
26 Jan 2015 07:30
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.
26 Jan 2015 06:30
GALASHIELS-born Calum Kerr is in the running to become the SNP candidate for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk at the General Election.
25 Jan 2015 08:30
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.
23 Jan 2015 08:30
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.
22 Jan 2015 06:30
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.
21 Jan 2015 08:30
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.
21 Jan 2015 08:00 • Ally McGilvray
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.
20 Jan 2015 07:45
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.
19 Jan 2015 08:00
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
19 Jan 2015 07:30
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.......
16 Jan 2015 07:45
A DOG breeder from the Borders is making headlines Down Under with her unique approach to teaching children to read.
15 Jan 2015 08:00
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.
14 Jan 2015 07:00
GALA Waterways Group cleared vegetation near the stairs between High Street Car Park and Gala Park on Saturday, January 3.
13 Jan 2015 08:30
A YOUNG health worker has described how her dream semi-detached home in Galashiels has turned into a noisy nightmare.
13 Jan 2015 07:29
NHS Borders has given an assurance that toiletries are still being supplied free of charge to patients in the Borders General Hospital.
9 Jan 2015 07:30
AN ACTOR, director and teacher from the Borders was in good company when she was diagnosed with cancer in October last year.
7 Jan 2015 08:30
GALASHIELS guide Anna Houston has gained the highest achievement possible in the organisation.
6 Jan 2015 08:30
A GALASHIELS guide has achieved the highest award possible.