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2 Jul 2015 10:50 • David Knox

Breaking: Arrest made following 20 thefts from south of Scotland

BORDERS police have arrested a man in connection with a series of almost 20 housebreakings after a tip off from colleagues in England.
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2 Jul 2015 07:35

Would loo believe it, Rev?

EPISCOPALIAN Bishop of Edinburgh, the Rt Rev John Armes, chalked up a first when he visited Kelso on Sunday.
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2 Jul 2015 07:30

Bus boost ahead of rail return

PASSENGERS can expect a bus boom with the arrival of the Borders Railway.
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2 Jul 2015 06:30

Councillors give go-ahead for Jedburgh skatepark

CONTENTIOUS plans for a £200,000 skatepark in central Jedburgh have been given the green light.
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2 Jul 2015 05:30

Council steps in to extend youth employment scheme

A SCHEME which has helped businesses create 158 job opportunities for young people in the Borders will continue until at least the end of September.
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1 Jul 2015 19:30

Braw reception for overseas visitors

IT has been a key part of the Braw Lads’ celebrations since 1930.
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1 Jul 2015 18:30

MSP reveals hopes that Kelso firm can still be salvaged

REDUNDANCY support is being offered to 79 workers following the collapse of a specialised engineering firm in the Borders.
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1 Jul 2015 08:10

Sun shines on Braw Lads’ Gathering

BRAW Lad Cameron Pate may be a livestock auctioneer to trade. But he revealed leading the Braw Lads’ Gathering in Galashiels at the weekend was priceless.
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1 Jul 2015 08:00

Bus station dispute rumbles on

WITH the opening of the railway just two months away, a long-running wrangle over the former Galashiels bus station in Stirling Street remains unresolved.
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1 Jul 2015 07:19

Borders brews sweet treat for Teapot Trust

CELEBRITY Chef Albert Roux’s Borders restaurant is to raise a teacup to the Teapot Trust this month by hosting a tea party in its honour.
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1 Jul 2015 06:30

Woman slashed over drug debt

A MAN who slashed a woman in the face with a knife in a row over a drug debt has been jailed for two years at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
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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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30 Jun 2015 07:30

Gay pride flag to fly at Newtown

SCOTTISH Borders Council is set to follow the example of the Scottish Government in “liberalising” its policy on the flying of flags at its Newtown HQ.
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30 Jun 2015 06:30

Contractors of 'highest calibre’ sought for Earlston complex needs centre

SCOTTISH Borders Council has opened the tendering process for the construction of a new education unit for children with complex needs in Earlston.
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29 Jun 2015 14:30

Man found with serious injuries in Selkirk

POLICE have appealed for information after a man was found with serious injuries in the middle of the road in Selkirk.
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29 Jun 2015 08:30

Councillors claim fewer travel expenses as bill tops £757,000

THE total wage and expenses bill of Scottish Borders Council’s 34 elected members rose by nearly £5,000 in the 12 months to March 31.
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29 Jun 2015 07:30 • David Knox

Safety first in Borders

A SELKIRK mum is urging other parents to take up the offer of a car seat safety check.
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29 Jun 2015 06:30

No tapestry alternatives considered, admits council

SCOTTISH Borders Council, which is pumping £3.5m into a new visitor centre at Tweedbank to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland, has admitted it carried out no inspections of other buildings before the site was selected in December last year.
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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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28 Jun 2015 07:30

Cookery school guest house gets drinks licence

A GUEST house in Galashiels has been given a drinks licence to allow its owner to run a gourmet cooking school and host fine dining evenings.
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27 Jun 2015 08:30

Gathering is what makes our town special

THE run up to Saturday’s climax of the Braw Lads’ Gathering is always special for Gordon Keddie.
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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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27 Jun 2015 06:30

Court hears of cannabis haul

A MAN who grew cannabis in his Galashiels home has been ordered to carry out 160 hours unpaid work at Selkirk Sheriff Court.
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26 Jun 2015 08:30

Wheatlands is simply the best

A GALASHIELS care home for teenagers is the best in the country.
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26 Jun 2015 08:30 • David Knox

Anger over Tweedbank’s missing toilets

LEADING councillors at Newtown St Boswells have slammed the lack of facilities awaiting rail passengers at Tweedbank.
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