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25 Oct 2014 09:00

They came to the Borders from a land down under

Borders College played host to a delegation from three members of the Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council for Australia who are on a fact finding visit to Scotland in conjunction with SNIPF (Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Federation).

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25 Oct 2014 08:30

Borders College work placement leads to summer job in Portugal

Two Borders College Level 3 Horse Care students, Chelsea Scobbie and Daisy Wood, were fortunate to be chosen to take part in the Leonardo Da Vinci Mobility Programme.

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25 Oct 2014 08:00

Business Gateway Scottish Borders to the 'four’

A FORMER Royal Bank of Scotland business manager and entrepreneur has been chosen to head up the largest team of advisers to work for Business Gateway Scottish Borders.

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25 Oct 2014 07:30

Child poverty hits 18% in the Borders

A NEW report has claimed that 18% of children in the Borders are living in poverty. This compares to a UK average of 25.1%, according to the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG).

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25 Oct 2014 07:00

Raising a glass to Galashiels church’s cash boost

FUNDING has been secured this week for the painstaking restoration of four stained glass windows at Our Lady & St Andrews Catholic Church in Galashiels.

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24 Oct 2014 09:00

Mystery merchants to move in to Baxters Selkirk

PLANS have been unveiled for an agricultural merchants to move into the former Baxters building in Selkirk.

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24 Oct 2014 08:30

Travelling gangs target Kelso

TRAVELLING gangs have been targeting businesses in the Borders, community councillors heard this week.

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24 Oct 2014 08:00

Alcohol seized from youngsters in Melrose

A 14-YEAR-OLD youth was charged with stealing alcohol from the Co-op store in Melrose.

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24 Oct 2014 07:30

No assault conviction, but Galashiels publican faces licence review

A GALASHIELS publican has been ordered to appear before Friday’s meeting of the Scottish Borders Licensing Board.

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24 Oct 2014 07:00

Phone signal summit at Selkirk Connections

REPRESENTATIVES from all of the major mobile phone companies are coming to Selkirk.

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23 Oct 2014 08:30

Borders garden centre reveals plans to grow

PLANS for a £2.5 million expansion of Milestone Garden and Leisure in Newtown St Boswells have been unveiled.

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23 Oct 2014 08:15

Scottish Border Council's great green bin debate

THE latest chapter in the region’s great garden waste saga will be written today.

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23 Oct 2014 08:00

Jailed Selkirk financial advisor made to repay £55,000

A FINANCIAL adviser has been ordered to pay back £55,000 under the Proceeds of Crime legislation.

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23 Oct 2014 07:30

Selkirk biker jailed

A BANNED biker who clocked up his fourth drink driving offence has been jailed for 10 weeks.

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23 Oct 2014 07:00

Galashiels gardener admits £3000 fraud

A LANDSCAPE gardener who admitted a £3,000 fraud has been ordered to carry out 80 hours unpaid work.

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23 Oct 2014 07:00

Selkirk gardener admits £3000 fraud

A LANDSCAPE gardener who admitted a £3,000 fraud has been ordered to carry out 80 hours unpaid work.

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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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