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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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25 Aug 2015 07:00

Braw send off for Jim

HE’S been the voice of the Braw Lads’ Gathering for 30 years.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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16 Aug 2015 12:30 • Stephen Mahon

Popular publican has a ticket to ride

HER selflessness and concern for others is well known across Galashiels.
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14 Aug 2015 12:30

Breaking: New 50 bed hotel in the pipeline for Galashiels

THE sale of the former Burgh Yard in Galashiels has been agreed.
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13 Aug 2015 06:30

Garage thief set 'appalling example’

A 36-YEAR-OLD woman who stole bottles of soft drinks from a local garage while acting along with a juvenile has been told she set an “appalling example” to the youngster.
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5 Aug 2015 16:30

An empty interchange set to open

A CEREMONY to mark the completion of the £5.2million Galashiels Transport Interchange will be held tomorrow (Thursday) – exactly a month before the Borders Railway carries its first paying passengers.
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28 Jul 2015 08:00

Justice not being delivered

A POST sub-master has hit out at the justice system as it emerged a violent robbery on his premises will go unsolved.
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28 Jul 2015 05:30

Pensioner punched partner

A DRUNKEN man who assaulted his partner has been ordered to be of good behaviour for the next six months.
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27 Jul 2015 06:30

Robber left DNA at scene

A 26-YEAR-OLD man has admitted a raid on a local post office to steal alcohol after leaving his DNA at the scene of the crime.
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24 Jul 2015 07:30

Railway will make Galashiels more attractive

THE boss of an expanding pharmaceutical company says Galashiels is “a great place from which to run an international business.”
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23 Jul 2015 08:30

Group seeks to energise Galashiels with water power

IT will cost millions of pounds to develop and could take a decade to fully install, but plans to put Galashiels in the vanguard of urban hydro-electricity generation have taken a tentative step forward.
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23 Jul 2015 07:30

Galashiels charities left out in the cold

THE future of the Borders Deaf and Hard of Hearing Network will be discussed today (Thursday) after it was forced to leave its premises in Galashiels.
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23 Jul 2015 06:30

'Sensational’ interest as Galashiels market awaits funding decision

AROUND 60 business and local organisations have now expressed an interest in taking a stall at a market complex being planned for the former Post Office building at the top of Channel Street in Galashiels.
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22 Jul 2015 08:30

Man charged with demanding woman cuddle him

A 28-YEAR-OLD man has been accused of entering a house uninvited and getting into bed with a sleeping woman.
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20 Jul 2015 11:30

Heroin found dumped on public footpath in Galashiels

HEROIN with a potential street value of £1950 has been found on a public footpath in the Ladhope area of Galashiels.
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