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9 Apr 2015 09:30 • Stephen Mahon

Deputy First Minister 'open' to railway extension

DEPUTY First Minister John Swinney has said the government may consider extending the Borders Railway to Carlisle.
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9 Mar 2015 08:00 • David Knox

Lauder locks for Little Princess Trust

IT all began with a six-year-old girl’s wish to help children who suffer hair-loss during cancer treatment.
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21 Jan 2015 07:30

Death of gamekeeper a 'tragic accident'

THE death of a gamekeeper in the Borders was a tragic accident after his own rifle discharged, a sheriff has ruled.
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20 Jan 2015 08:30

Lauder's Jade is a cut above

A CHILD cancer victim’s plight has inspired a Lauder girl to donate her locks to the Little Princess Trust.
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25 Dec 2014 07:30

Lest we forget

WE are all fortunate enough to live in Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale and able to enjoy our stunning countryside and towns with their important traditions and friendly neighbours.
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19 Dec 2014 08:15

Safety guidelines issued following farmer’s death

SAFETY guidelines have been issued following the death of a well known sheep farmer from the Borders earlier this year.
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15 Dec 2014 08:30

Flaming brilliant

LAUDER Christmas Lights Switch on proved to be a great success this year with around four to five hundred people supporting the event.
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4 Dec 2014 08:15

Farmer’s shoe lace became entangled with rotating blade

A FARMER was dragged into a grain auger after it became entangled with his shoe lace, a fatal accident inquiry has been told.
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4 Nov 2014 08:30

Fantastic fundraising from Tour de Lauder

FUNDRAISERS from Lauder have been named as the best in Scotland. The organising committee from the annual Tour de Lauder event were named Fundraising Group of the Year last week.
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16 Oct 2014 08:05

Council Leader welcomes new homes in Lauder

A NEW housing development built on the site of the old primary school in Lauder, which had lain derelict since the new school opened five years ago, was officially opened this week.
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15 Oct 2014 08:00

New stained glass window unveiled in Lauder

A STAINED glass window depicting Lauder Common Riding was unveiled at the town’s Public Hall this week.
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3 Oct 2014 06:30

Fatal accident inquiry to be held into death of Lauder farmer

A FATAL accident inquiry is to be held into the circumstances surrounding the death of one of the Borders best known farmers.
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24 Sep 2014 08:00

First Class

TWINS at Lauder Primary School were all smiles after celebrating their first day at school.
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3 Jun 2014 08:30

Royal welcome for Braw Lads’ Gathering

BRAW Lad Gavin Young and Braw Lass Alice Mackay were given a Royal welcome by Lauder last weekend as the countdown to a summer of festivities continued.
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7 May 2014 12:10

Breaking: Death of man found near Lauder 'unexplained'

POLICE are treating the death of a 37-year-old man, whose body was discovered near Carfraemill, Oxton yesterday (Tuesday), as ‘unexplained’.
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13 Apr 2014 07:30

Tour de Lauder gears up for marathon fundraiser

AN increasingly popular cycle challenge which started as a friendly challenge between friends a few years ago is set to raise £20,000 for a fund named after a local man and keen cyclist who died from a sudden heart attack.
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12 Apr 2014 07:30

Castle promised £850,000 – but only if wind farm gets green light

THE trust which runs historic Thirlestane Castle will lose out on £850,000 if the Scottish Government rejects plans for a major new wind farm between Lauder and Stow.
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17 Jan 2014 09:00

Nina set to ‘rock the bald look’ for cancer

THEY have always been the best of friends.
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27 Nov 2013 12:00

New health centre officially opened in Lauder

THE brand new Lauder Health Centre was officially opened today by The Hon. Gerald Maitland-Carew, Lord Lieutenant of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale.
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26 Aug 2013 08:30

FOI requests - and rants - rocket in the Borders

DEALING with Freedom of Information (FoI) requests is costing cash-strapped Scottish Border Council a small fortune - although no-one knows exactly how much!
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17 Aug 2013 07:30

Lauder Common Riding apologise following Savile stunt

AN apology has been issued by the group who entered a fancy dress competition as paedophile Jimmy Savile and his schoolgirl victims.
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31 Jul 2013 09:01

Lauder Common Riding goes from strength to strength

SUNDAY'S Kirkin' o' the Cornet ceremony heralded the start of Lauder's busiest and best week of the year.
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27 Mar 2013 06:30

Police look for lead in dogs appeal

POLICE have issued an appeal for dogwalkers to keep their animals under control around Lauder.
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8 Oct 2012 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Lauder skate park plans take off

SPECTACULAR stunts, live music and action packed races were among the highlights of a family fun day in Lauder at the weekend designed to raise funds for plans to build the Royal Burgh's first ever skate park.
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10 Jan 2012 09:30 • Graham Ford

Border Telegraph helps reunite Galashiels TV star with stolen bike

"IT was a brilliant belated Christmas present." That was how John Davidson described the moment when he took a phone call from the Police to inform him that his beloved bike had been found undamaged in Earlston.
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