11 Mar 2014 08:00
HEALTH campaigners are hoping NHS Borders will take the plunge by accepting their hydrotherapy pool proposals.
11 Mar 2014 07:00
SENIOR pupils at St Mary’s School in Melrose will be staging a production of ‘The Pied Piper’ later this month.
10 Mar 2014 09:00
THE Army Cadet Force (ACF) continues to go from strength to strength - and now they’re recruiting adult volunteers in the Borders.
10 Mar 2014 08:30
THE potential pitfalls of offloading the management of libraries, museums, public halls and community centres to a charitable trust in a bid to save Scottish Borders Council £400,000 a year were highlighted last week.
10 Mar 2014 08:00 • David Knox
A COUNCIL run care home has been branded dirty and smelly by inspectors.
10 Mar 2014 07:30
AS part of their efforts to gain Fairtrade College status, Borders College have been busy marking Fairtrade Fortnight on their campus in Galashiels.
10 Mar 2014 07:00
VICTIMS of crime and witnesses in Sheriff Court trials all get support from the volunteers at Victim Support Scottish Borders.
9 Mar 2014 09:00 • David Knox
WHILE around him his mates were firing bullets and shells in the frozen seas of the Arctic, John Grieve was shooting film.
9 Mar 2014 07:00
PUPILS at Lilliesleaf Primary School have been learning all about what happens to drinking water before turning on a tap, as well as what happens to water once it has been used.
8 Mar 2014 09:00 • Ally McGilvray
A SELFLESS schoolboy who gives up his spare time to play the bagpipes for adults with learning difficulties and complex needs was presented with a special award this week in recognition of his work.
8 Mar 2014 07:00
SCOTTISH Borders Council’s Head of Engineering and Infrastructure has been commended for his dedication to the Borders during a 37-year career with the local authority.
7 Mar 2014 12:30
RESIDENTS in the Borders are to benefit from hundreds of new affordable homes through the further expansion of the award-winning National Housing Trust initiative (NHT).
7 Mar 2014 09:00
A BORDERS couple who both lost a leg in a horror car crash will take brave steps in a bid to raise cash for the hospital that helped them.
7 Mar 2014 07:00
YOUTHBORDERS, the Borders Local Youth Work Association has been shortlisted for the National Youth Worker of the Year Awards 2014.
6 Mar 2014 09:00
THE winners of the 2014 Borders Sport & Leisure Celebration of Sport Awards were revealed at a celebratory dinner and ceremony held at the MacDonald Cardronna hotel on Friday.
6 Mar 2014 08:30
A BITTER row over the creation of a £250,000 state-of-the-art play park in Earlston is continuing to rumble, despite the project receiving planning consent in December last year.
6 Mar 2014 08:30 • David Knox
THE contracted company who care for the elderly and frail across the central Borders has been heavily criticised over poor time keeping - yet again.
6 Mar 2014 07:30
NINE people took part in a Gala Waterways Group workparty to clear vegetation and rubbish from stretches of the Mill Lade near the McDonalds Restaurant in Galashiels.
6 Mar 2014 07:00
LAST week’s Fairtrade Pop-up Shop in Selkirk went like a ball.
5 Mar 2014 12:00
IT is something many of our readers have suspected for some time. But now it’s official.