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22 Oct 2014 08:30

Masts signal return of Borders Railway

A PROGRAMME of work to install a network of communications masts, which will allow the train drivers to talk to signallers, controllers and other railway managers, is now underway along the new Borders Railway route.

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22 Oct 2014 08:00

Borders businesses put rates at top of agenda

TWELVE leading members of the Scottish Borders Chamber of Commerce met Lord Smith, Head of the Government’s Smith Commission, to speak up for the views of businesses based in the region.

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22 Oct 2014 07:30

'Drunk and disorderly' Galashiels teenager fined

A GALASHIELS teenager who breached his Anti Social Behaviour Order by acting in a drunken and disorderly manner has been fined £125.

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22 Oct 2014 07:00

Borders MSP looks pretty in pink

CHRISTINE Grahame, MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, has joined the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, wear it pink day.

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22 Oct 2014 06:30

Scottish Borders Council supports Ready for Winter campaign

SCOTTISH Borders Council (SBC) is encouraging residents to take time to prepare for winter now.

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21 Oct 2014 08:18 • Ally McGilvray

Council leader 'surprised’ by rail announcement

LOCAL authority leader David Parker revealed he would be “surprised” if the trains on the Borders Railway were new.

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21 Oct 2014 08:00

'Zilch’ chance of station in Langlee

A NEW train station could be built in Langlee - if local residents have their way.

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21 Oct 2014 07:30

Sale to save Craw Wood in Tweedbank

THE region’s only dementia unit has been saved from closure.

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21 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Standard of service at SBC is 'appalling’

ARE we being treated with contempt by Scottish Borders Council nowadays?

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21 Oct 2014 07:00 • David Knox

Garden plans for Selkirk eyesore

AN eye-sore near Selkirk town centre is to be transformed into a garden of remembrance.

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20 Oct 2014 12:30

Search continues for missing man in Borders

POLICE Scotland is appealing for information to help trace a man reported missing in the Scottish Borders.

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20 Oct 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Hope for Sentry Knowe wall

WORK on a collapsed wall at the entrance to a family’s housing estate in Selkirk could begin later this year.

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20 Oct 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Shoppers are bypassing 'gridlocked’ Galashiels

GALASHIELS is losing out because the town regularly becomes gridlocked, community councillors warned.

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20 Oct 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Referendum returns to Selkirk

SELKIRK is set for another referendum.

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20 Oct 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Selkirk toilets face closure

A PUBLIC toilet block in Selkirk is on a closure hit list.

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20 Oct 2014 06:30 • David Knox

New road to recycling in Selkirk

A NEW access road is to be built in Selkirk to allow for Souters to continue recycling.

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19 Oct 2014 08:30

Has Galashiels site for Great Tapestry been fully explored?

WHAT is the strategy for attracting visitors to Galashiels if major attractions like the Great Tapestry of Scotland are to be sited on industrial estates?

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19 Oct 2014 07:30

Unsung 'Coulter’ offers town a sweet marketing opportunity

HE wrote and performed what has become one of the world’s best loved traditional folk songs.

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18 Oct 2014 08:30

Meeting told plan is essential 'if Galashiels is to be taken seriously’

THE gauntlet has been thrown down to the residents and businesses of Galashiels to create and get behind a 'winning team’ to transform the town before the first trains run next September.

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18 Oct 2014 07:30

Lamont lambasts lack of A68 road repair solution

MOTORISTS who have faced long tailbacks and delays coming in and out of Jedburgh are set to endure another nine months of the same, according to local Tory MSP John Lamont who has branded the situation “an ongoing fiasco”.

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