26 Jan 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
GALASHIELS Academy has been given top marks following a visit by education inspectors.
26 Jan 2015 08:00
THE Fly Fishing club at Earlston High School continues to go from strength to strength and this week it has received donations of fly fishing and fly tying equipment from Steve Cullen, editor of Total Fly Fisherman magazine, and other anglers from around the country.
26 Jan 2015 07:30
NFU Scotland’s ground-breaking Renewables Development Initiative (RDI) is giving Scottish farmers the chance to view the most extensive display of renewable technologies to be seen on one farm.
26 Jan 2015 07:30
FOUR Air Cadets from 2180 (Galashiels) Squadron took to the air at RAF Leuchars on Saturday - flying in the Grob Tutor T1 of 12 Air Experience Flight which is located at the Fife airbase.
26 Jan 2015 06:30
GALASHIELS-born Calum Kerr is in the running to become the SNP candidate for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk at the General Election.
25 Jan 2015 08:30
FEARS have been voiced some of the region’s most vulnerable residents could be left trapped in their homes unless a local project can get more help.
25 Jan 2015 07:30 • David Knox
BRITAIN’S most injured soldier from the Afghanistan conflict has arrived in the Scottish Borders for treatment.
24 Jan 2015 08:30
A COUNTER collection jar at a local baker’s has boosted the Melrose in Bloom’s funds by more than £200.
24 Jan 2015 07:30
“MOST people in the Borders recognise we have to tackle the deficit in an appropriate way.”
23 Jan 2015 08:30
THE new community-wide voluntary organisation set up to ensure that Galashiels maximises the economic, social and cultural advantages of the Borders Railway is to apply for charitable status.
23 Jan 2015 08:00 • David Knox
A MAJOR wind farm near Stow was switched off last Wednesday after the discovery of a turbine part next to a rural road.
23 Jan 2015 07:55
WITH the General Election just 15 weeks way, the future of the region’s community hospitals has emerged as a major campaign issue in Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk.
23 Jan 2015 07:30
FURTHER details have emerged over the decision by Scottish Borders Council to financially back the 2014 Borders Book Festival, which attracted record numbers to Melrose in June, to the tune of £40,000.
23 Jan 2015 06:30
PLANS to re-open Earlston’s former petrol station have been approved by Scottish Borders Council.
22 Jan 2015 09:02 • David Knox
A FULL investigation will be carried out into two major fires that have raged throughout the early hours of Thursday.
22 Jan 2015 08:31
BOWHILL House and Country Estate has joined an elite group of UK and Irish heritage sites to be awarded a prestigious Sandford Award for the high quality education programme it delivers to children of school age.
22 Jan 2015 08:00
A DRUGGED-UP driver has been banned from the road after his car ended up in a flooded field.
22 Jan 2015 07:30
A 43-YEAR-OLD man who drove on the wrong side of the road and caused a female motorist fearing a head-on collision has been banned from the road for 12 months.
22 Jan 2015 07:00
A 24-YEAR-OLD man found in possession of illegal drugs during the Hawick Common Riding celebrations has been fined a total of £248 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
22 Jan 2015 06:30
THE end of a Galashiels couple’s 11 year relationship was marked with a bust-up at a house in Woodstock Avenue and fines totalling £270.