21 Jan 2015 07:30
THE death of a gamekeeper in the Borders was a tragic accident after his own rifle discharged, a sheriff has ruled.
20 Jan 2015 08:30
A CHILD cancer victim’s plight has inspired a Lauder girl to donate her locks to the Little Princess Trust.
25 Dec 2014 07:30
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.
19 Dec 2014 08:15
SAFETY guidelines have been issued following the death of a well known sheep farmer from the Borders earlier this year.
15 Dec 2014 08:30
LAUDER Christmas Lights Switch on proved to be a great success this year with around four to five hundred people supporting the event.
4 Dec 2014 08:15
A FARMER was dragged into a grain auger after it became entangled with his shoe lace, a fatal accident inquiry has been told.
4 Nov 2014 08:30
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.
16 Oct 2014 08:05
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.
15 Oct 2014 08:00
A STAINED glass window depicting Lauder Common Riding was unveiled at the town’s Public Hall this week.
3 Oct 2014 06:30
A FATAL accident inquiry is to be held into the circumstances surrounding the death of one of the Borders best known farmers.
24 Sep 2014 08:00
TWINS at Lauder Primary School were all smiles after celebrating their first day at school.
3 Jun 2014 08:30
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.
7 May 2014 12:10
POLICE are treating the death of a 37-year-old man, whose body was discovered near Carfraemill, Oxton yesterday (Tuesday), as ‘unexplained’.
13 Apr 2014 07:30
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.
12 Apr 2014 07:30
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.
17 Jan 2014 09:00
THEY have always been the best of friends.
27 Nov 2013 12:00
THE brand new Lauder Health Centre was officially opened today by The Hon. Gerald Maitland-Carew, Lord Lieutenant of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale.
26 Aug 2013 08:30
DEALING with Freedom of Information (FoI) requests is costing cash-strapped Scottish Border Council a small fortune - although no-one knows exactly how much!
17 Aug 2013 07:30
AN apology has been issued by the group who entered a fancy dress competition as paedophile Jimmy Savile and his schoolgirl victims.
31 Jul 2013 09:01
SUNDAY'S Kirkin' o' the Cornet ceremony heralded the start of Lauder's busiest and best week of the year.