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27 Nov 2014 09:00

Ten out of ten for VOMO as big birthday bash and TV station looms

THEY say that time flies when you are having fun.

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27 Nov 2014 08:30

Remembrance Day tears at emotional event

A REMEMBRANCE assembly at his former school moved a Galashiels army veteran to tears on Armistice Day recently.

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27 Nov 2014 08:00

Hawick man's Facebook row

A 24-year-old man snapped after reading comments about himself made by his partner on the social networking site Facebook, Selkirk Sheriff Court has been told.

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27 Nov 2014 07:30

Former Galshiels teen ordered to be of good behaviour

A FORMER Galashiels teenager who caused a disturbance at a petrol station after his bank card was rejected has been ordered to be of good behaviour for the next three months

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27 Nov 2014 07:15

Katie is reaching for the sun

KATIE Cross from Trinity Primary School is the winner of the Borders College Sunflower Competition.

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27 Nov 2014 07:00

Cannabis haul in Galashiels home

MORE than £300 worth of cannabis was discovered after police officers raided a Galashiels house, Selkirk Sheriff Court has been told.

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26 Nov 2014 08:30

Borders primary one pupils to get free reading packs

EVERY primary one pupil in the Borders is to receive a pack of free books courtesy of the Scottish Book Trust.

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26 Nov 2014 08:00

Equine flu outbreak in Scottish Borders

VETERINARY experts have issued a timely reminder to horse owners throughout Scotland to ensure their animals are vaccinated against equine flu.

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26 Nov 2014 07:30

Selkirk doctor’s exceptional service

A SELKIRK doctor left office after four years exceptional service as Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (Scotland) last Saturday.

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26 Nov 2014 07:15

National award seeks Borders' nature photographers

THE deadline for entries to the fifth annual Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year competition is imminent.

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26 Nov 2014 07:00

Dementia conference shares stories and good practice

THE Scottish Borders annual Dementia conference – Have Your Voice – took place earlier this month at the Dryburgh Abbey Hotel.

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25 Nov 2014 08:30

Melrose B&B voted one of best in Scotland

A MELROSE guesthouse has been voted the best in south-east of Scotland.

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25 Nov 2014 08:00 • David Knox

Fashion factory opens up in Galashiels

IT has become one of Scotland’s most recognisable knitwear brands in recent years.

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25 Nov 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Catwalk classes come to Selkirk

SELKIRK students are set for a trendy term or two after their school landed a grant for lighting up their fashion designs.

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24 Nov 2014 08:30

Earlston’s Got Talent!

IS it that time of year again? You can bet your bottom dollar it is! On a magnificent Thursday soiree, the superstars of Earlston High School flocked to the stage, to strut their stuff in the greatest show this side of the tracks: Earlston’s Got Talent!

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24 Nov 2014 08:00 • David Knox

Welcome to Her Majesty’s Prison Selkirk

PLANS for a former tourist attraction at the entrance to Selkirk are being compared to a prison.

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24 Nov 2014 07:30

BGH scanner reveals secrets of the Viking hoard

THE £2m Siemens CT scanner at the Borders General Hospital is a vital tool in the detection of serious illnesses, including cancer.

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24 Nov 2014 07:15

Borders MP launches transport campaign

LOCAL MP Michael Moore is asking Borderers to back a campaign for better transport infrastructure to link with the new railway.

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24 Nov 2014 07:00

Driving home the drink-driving message

ELECTRONIC road signs are being erected at the English border to remind drivers of new drink-driving limits.

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23 Nov 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Galashiels Academy pupils are great sports

GALASHIELS Academy may be the only school in Scotland to produce a captain of both the national football and rugby teams.

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