30 Aug 2014 10:30 • David Knox
ANYONE needing a heritage hit is in for a good time next month. Museum staff and archaeologists at Scottish Borders Council are busily blowing the dust from some of the region’s most significant historical events.
28 Aug 2014 19:30
JULIE Hill and her dog Ban won the 2014 Scottish National Sheepdog Trials for the second time at Denholm, near Hawick, Scottish Borders on 9th August.
28 Aug 2014 18:30
GALASHIELS-based pharmaceutical company, ProStrakan, has once again stepped in to quench the thirst of runners and cyclists participating in the Beat the Borders charity challenge on Saturday 30th August.
28 Aug 2014 15:30
THE Duke of Roxburghe, owner of luxury Borders hotel The Roxburghe, has announced plans for a major tie-up with Albert Roux and the appointment of Inverlochy Castle Management International Ltd (ICMI) from 1 September 2014.
28 Aug 2014 07:30
SERIOUS doubts have been cast over Scottish Borders Council’s ability to pay its share of the Borders Railway.
27 Aug 2014 15:30 • David Knox
IT’S one of Selkirk’s most treasured buildings. And last week Historic Scotland secured The Haining’s long-term future with a repairs grant of £370,000.
27 Aug 2014 13:30
A WOMAN recovering from cancer was sent to the Borders General Hospital for an MRI scan in December 2012.
27 Aug 2014 08:30
A DATE has been fixed for a hearing by the Standards Commission for Scotland into the conduct of a Borders councillor.
26 Aug 2014 08:30
THE new head team at Earlston High has been unveiled as the schools returned following the summer holidays.
26 Aug 2014 08:30
A SENIOR sports official has expressed disappointment that the trains which will operate on the Borders Railway from September next year will only have storage space for two bicycles.
26 Aug 2014 08:00
HOW will a raft of new and permanent parking restrictions - about to be foisted on the long-suffering motorists of Galashiels – be enforced without traffic wardens?
25 Aug 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
IT is one of the best known beauty spots in the Borders.
25 Aug 2014 08:00
SCOTTISH Borders Council staff have been told to keep their views on Scottish Independence to themselves ahead of the September 18 referendum – at least while they are working.
25 Aug 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
THE speed limit in Tweedbank could be eased - to address traffic concerns in the village.
24 Aug 2014 09:30
LAST week saw another very successful visit to Selkirk by a group of 16 friends from Bavaria.
24 Aug 2014 08:30
OPPOSITION councillors have reacted furiously to the announcement that this month’s meeting of Scottish Borders Council has been cancelled “due to lack of business”.
23 Aug 2014 09:30
IT is one of the highlights of the year in Galashiels.
23 Aug 2014 08:30
A FORMER senior councillor says he is “overwhelmed” by the public response to his petition demanding that garden waste collections are reinstated across the region.
22 Aug 2014 09:30 • David Knox
BOOSTING business in Selkirk is the aim of a new initiative which was launched this week.