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28 Jul 2015 06:30 • David Knox

Sweethearts of the slopes

THEY have climbed the equivalent of Mount Everest and back - and only fell out once.
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11 Jul 2015 07:30

Dramatic entrance by Melrose theatre campaign group

A GROUP of drama lovers are hoping to stage a community buy out of Melrose’s only theatre.
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10 Jul 2015 07:30

Rosie’s Royal appointment

A MELROSE based designer has rubbed shoulders with royalty at an event staged to promote careers in Scotland’s fashion and textiles industry.
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7 Jul 2015 12:30

Drink driving 'not a risk worth taking'

POLICE in the Borders are reminding motorists of the need to think before taking the wheel the morning after consuming alcohol.
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30 Jun 2015 08:30

Inspirational Isaac at the National Gallery

MELROSE youngster Isaac Buchannan has been placed amongst the best young artists in Scotland.
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28 Jun 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

A dream come true

EX-Melrosian Michael Crawford was one of the proudest parents in the Borders at the weekend.
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27 Jun 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Leading the Melrosians Rideout is a memory I will never forget

MELROSIAN Donald Crawford admitted leading his town’s festivities was a “once in a lifetime opportunity”.
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21 Jun 2015 06:30

New moderator for Melrose and Peebles Presbytery

AFTER eight years as Treasurer of Melrose and Peebles Presbytery, Fraser Simm is stepping up into the hot seat as Moderator for the year 2015-16.
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20 Jun 2015 06:30

Hospital twinning group bowled over by support

NHS Borders for some years has been officially twinned with St Francis Hospital in the remote town of Katete, Zambia.
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18 Jun 2015 08:30

Melrose pupils knit together during busy week

MELROSE Primary School have been building up skills in a variety of different areas over the last six weeks as part of an initiative to develop wider achievement as part of our curriculum.
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17 Jun 2015 12:30

Riding high in Melrose

MELROSIAN Donald Crawford led the start of the festivities in Melrose this week - and then revealed he can’t wait for the rest of the week ahead.
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14 Jun 2015 08:00 • David Knox

Going green in the house of God

AN eco-friendly congregation in Melrose have earned national recognition for helping save the planet.
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10 May 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Melrosian: I look forward to creating some lifelong memories over the summer

MELROSIAN Donald Crawford admitted he was living every young boy’s dream after being appointed to represent his town during the Common Riding season.
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1 May 2015 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Alternative plans announced for Melrose Festival

ALTERNATIVE plans have been put in place for this year’s Melrose Festival after Scottish Borders Council introduced a ban on horseboxes.
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28 Apr 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Lowood Bridge 'dangerous’

A DRIVE to stop motorists blocking car parking bays in Melrose seems to be working, community councillors were told this week.
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27 Apr 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Melrose supermarket plans ‘ridiculous’

CONCERNS have been raised over a supermarket’s plans to open a new store in Melrose.
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23 Apr 2015 15:30

Riot police called to Melrose

RIOT police were called in to the Melrose Sevens this year, it has emerged.
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20 Apr 2015 08:30

Busy Bees spring into spring

BUSY Bees nursery in Melrose welcomed in spring with a walk among the daffodils to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
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28 Mar 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Melrose Opera ends on a high note

HE only joined at the last minute as a favour to a friend and intended to bow out after his first show.
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26 Mar 2015 07:30

Final curtain call for Melrose Opera

MELROSE Amateur Operatic Society opened its latest production with a fanfare. However, it warned it is facing its final curtain call due to a lack of new members.
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10 Mar 2015 06:30

Historic development planned for Melrose

A NEW petanque piste proposed for the Borders may have to be built on stilts to avoid damaging the site of an ancient burial ground which includes the heart of Robert the Bruce - the 14th century warrior, king of Scotland, brought to life in blockbuster movie Braveheart.
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9 Mar 2015 07:00

William Hill could get his Way

A POPULAR path in Melrose could be named after one of the town’s famous benefactors if councillors take a gamble that they won’t receive any complaints.
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9 Mar 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray

Melrose councillors held in suspense

FEARS have been voiced that a historic suspension bridge in the Borders could be washed away.
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8 Mar 2015 07:30

Failed building firm leaves council with £30,000 roads bill

A CONSTRUCTION company has gone bust before completing the private road network serving luxury houses it built in Melrose.
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6 Mar 2015 07:45 • Ally McGilvray

Bunny blitz kills 48 in Melrose

FORTY-EIGHT rabbits were killed in just two nights during the latest bunny blitz in Melrose, community councillors were told this month.
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