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31 Jul 2014 14:30

Hawick graduate helps women in crisis

A YOUNG Hawick woman is currently undertaking potentially life saving work, in New York City, working in areas like the Bronx and Queens as part of a frontline pregnancy advice organisation.

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31 Jul 2014 07:30

Flodden windfarm blown out

PLANS to build two wind turbines close to where Scotland suffered its worst military disaster have finally been rejected.

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31 Jul 2014 07:30

Community councillor's trial delayed

THE trial of a Galashiels community councillor accused of downloading child porn has been adjourned for three months.

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31 Jul 2014 06:30

New plans for Ayton

A BERWICKSHIRE housing development is set to be completed six years after the developer went into administration leaving it partially built.

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30 Jul 2014 08:30

Libby strikes Gold at Commonwealth Games

BORDERS athlete Libby Clegg won gold in the T12 100m at the Commonwealth Games - Scotland’s first in athletics at Glasgow 2014.

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30 Jul 2014 08:30

New company to ring changes in the telecoms market

A COMPANY to be launched next month is aiming to disrupt the UK telecoms market by being the first to offer customers same day telephone and broadband services without holding them to long-term contracts.

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30 Jul 2014 07:30

Man jailed for cowardly attack on pensioner

A MAN who followed an 85-year-old woman from a bank and then robbed her, breaking her hip in the process, has been jailed for 20 months.

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30 Jul 2014 06:30

Moore urges Borderers to boost mobile signal

BORDERS MP Michael Moore is urging local communities to apply for Vodafone’s Rural Open Sure Signal Programme to boost their mobile phone coverage.

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29 Jul 2014 13:30

Moore and Parker to undertake “Great Tweed Trek”

BORDERS MP, Michael Moore, and Scottish Borders Council Leader, David Parker, have announced plans to carry out a 97 mile sponsored walk entitled the “Great Tweed Trek”.

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29 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

'If we'd known it was a bomb we wouldn’t have left it'

TWO fencers from the Borders had a lucky escape after playing a game of rugby with an unexploded bomb.

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28 Jul 2014 09:30

Borderlands step up a gear for annual fundraiser

MORE than £9,000 has been raised for Radio Borders Cash for Kids from the cross-border Wooler Wheel Borderlands cycling event.

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28 Jul 2014 08:30

Are Gala’s rats on the move?

DESPITE anecdotal evidence to the contrary, Scottish Borders Council’s pest control department says it has not seen an increase in the number of requests it has received about rats in Galashiels.

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28 Jul 2014 07:30

SBC: It’s good to talk!

MEMBERS of the public will continue to have their say at meetings of Scottish Borders Council’s planning committee.

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28 Jul 2014 06:30

Sheridan brings Hope Over Fear tour to Borders

SOCIALIST firebrand Tommy Sheridan is bringing his pro-Independence Hope over Fear Tour to Galashiels next month.

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27 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

New tenants given behaviour warnings

POLICE in Selkirk are working with housing officers in a bid to quieten down blocks of flats in Bannerfield.

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26 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Ancient documents solve wall dilemma

HOUSEHOLDERS living above a controversial wall in Selkirk have hit back at councillors.

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26 Jul 2014 08:30

Management hits back at union as talks fail and industrial action looms at SBHA

LAST-ditch talks aimed at ending a bitter dispute between the Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) and its manual staff ended in failure on Monday.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Benefit outweighs disruption for major cycling event

A LOCAL councillor believes Borderers should get behind a massive biking event rolling into the region next month - despite widespread disruption.

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25 Jul 2014 08:30

SNP councillor’s conduct is probed by ethical watchdog

A BUSINESSMAN elected to Scottish Borders Council in 2012 is under investigation by a national watchdog.

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25 Jul 2014 06:30

Police appeal following 'racially aggravated attack'

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a racially aggravated assault in Eyemouth on Tuesday evening (22nd July).

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