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21 Jul 2015 09:30

Man charged with raping girl, 14

A HAWICK man has made a private court appearance charged with raping a 14-year-old girl.

16 Jul 2015 06:30

Local business people inspired by intrepid Polly

EXPLORER Polly Murray proved an inspirational guest speaker when she addressed around 50 Borders business people in the Mansfield Park Hotel in Hawick.
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7 May 2015 07:30

Hawick postal worker jailed

A POSTAL worker who stole packages worth around £4,000 over a four year period to feed his gambling addiction has been jailed for four months at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
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20 Apr 2015 06:30

Facebook 'weirdo’ placed on Sex Offenders Register

A 31-YEAR-OLD man who sent messages of a sexual nature to a 14-year-old on a social media site has been placed on the Sex Offenders Register for three years. Ashley Bell of Earl Street, Hawick, was also sentenced to a three-year Community Payback Order.
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19 Apr 2015 07:30

Tributes paid to 'very popular and happy young man’

TRIBUTES have been paid to a “very popular and happy young man” who died just days after being seriously injured in a road accident near Jedburgh.
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17 Apr 2015 06:30

Optimistic Greens seek late bar

WILL the players and fans of Hawick RFC get an extra hour to toast their success – or drown their sorrows – on Saturday night?
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16 Apr 2015 10:30

Railway to Hawick 'in my lifetime’ predicts Councillor, aged 70

A 70-YEAR-OLD Hawick councillor claimed last week that the railway will return to his home town in his lifetime.
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7 Apr 2015 06:30

Polish school key to integration

IT has almost doubled in size since it opened two years ago. And now it is attracting children from all across the Borders.
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3 Apr 2015 06:45

Borders groups on track with funding boost

TWO community groups in the Scottish Borders – Perfect Harmony and Newcastleton and Area Playgroup - are celebrating after receiving cash boosts from the ScotRail Foundation.
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26 Mar 2015 06:00

Ex-Cornet banned

A FORMER Hawick Cornet appeared from custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court last Tuesday and admitted driving while five times the legal alcohol limit.
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25 Mar 2015 06:00

Chef fined for homophobic comments

A CHEF from Hawick who assaulted his brother in a local nightclub and subjected him to homophobic remarks has been ordered to pay a total of £495 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
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6 Mar 2015 07:50 • Ally McGilvray

Hawick has a ball at Sports Awards

IT has been described as a non contact version of ice hockey.
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25 Feb 2015 06:30

Reprieve for Kelso-Jedburgh-Hawick bus service

SCOTTISH Borders Council has announced that the number 120 bus (formerly the number 20) linking Kelso, Jedburgh and Hawick will continue until at least August 2015.
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18 Feb 2015 06:30

MP welcomes additional funding for Hawick

RATES on the High Street were the key issue discussed between Future Hawick members and local MP Michael Moore when they met in the town last week.
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5 Feb 2015 08:00

Rangers fan admits sectarian singing

A RANGERS fan from Hawick has been warned he faces a prison sentence after admitting singing sectarian songs and making racist comments.
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28 Jan 2015 06:35

Hawick shows Heart for children of Chernobyl

A SPECIAL screening of 1973's film of the year "The Sting" will take place at The Heart of Hawick on Friday, February 6.
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22 Jan 2015 07:00

Court hears of drugs find at Hawick Common Riding

A 24-YEAR-OLD man found in possession of illegal drugs during the Hawick Common Riding celebrations has been fined a total of £248 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
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18 Jan 2015 07:30

Renewables initiative opens 2015 programme with visit to Borders

NFU Scotland’s ground-breaking Renewables Development Initiative (RDI) will open its 2015 programme of events in the Borders, with a look at a new anaerobic digestion plant set up on a Hawick farm.
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16 Jan 2015 07:00

Cafe culture for Wilton Park

IMPROVEMENT plans have been unveiled for Hawick’s Wilton Park. An application has now been submitted for the demolition of the current cafe and toilets at the 107-acre park.
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15 Jan 2015 07:00

Man in court following 'bender’

HAVING been released from prison just 13 days earlier, Wayne Stillwell “went on a bender” and got himself back in trouble with the police.
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7 Jan 2015 08:00

New date for jury trial

A BOSS at a specialised clothing firm which produces hand-made leather jackets for A-list celebrities has been accused of stealing almost £200,000 worth of garments from the business.
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6 Jan 2015 06:15

Not guilty plea

A HAWICK man has been accused of struggling violently with two female police officers and kicking one of them on the leg.
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1 Jan 2015 08:00

Trial set

A HAWICK youth has been accused of assaulting two police officers following a disturbance in the town during the early hours of Saturday morning.
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1 Jan 2015 07:55

MP delivered Christmas cheer to Hawick posties

MICHAEL Moore MP visited Royal Mail’s Hawick delivery office to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to postmen and women at their busiest time of year.
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4 Dec 2014 07:45

Banks pipe up for community band

A COMMUNITY pipe band in Hawick has been given the chance to welcome new members, thanks to a donation from the Banks Community Fund.
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