22 Oct 2014 08:30
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.
22 Oct 2014 08:00
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.
22 Oct 2014 07:30
A GALASHIELS teenager who breached his Anti Social Behaviour Order by acting in a drunken and disorderly manner has been fined £125.
22 Oct 2014 07:00
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.
22 Oct 2014 06:30
SCOTTISH Borders Council (SBC) is encouraging residents to take time to prepare for winter now.
21 Oct 2014 08:18 • Ally McGilvray
LOCAL authority leader David Parker revealed he would be “surprised” if the trains on the Borders Railway were new.
21 Oct 2014 08:00
A NEW train station could be built in Langlee - if local residents have their way.
21 Oct 2014 07:30
THE region’s only dementia unit has been saved from closure.
21 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
ARE we being treated with contempt by Scottish Borders Council nowadays?
21 Oct 2014 07:00 • David Knox
AN eye-sore near Selkirk town centre is to be transformed into a garden of remembrance.
20 Oct 2014 12:30
POLICE Scotland is appealing for information to help trace a man reported missing in the Scottish Borders.
20 Oct 2014 08:30 • David Knox
WORK on a collapsed wall at the entrance to a family’s housing estate in Selkirk could begin later this year.
20 Oct 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray
GALASHIELS is losing out because the town regularly becomes gridlocked, community councillors warned.
20 Oct 2014 07:30 • David Knox
A PUBLIC toilet block in Selkirk is on a closure hit list.
20 Oct 2014 06:30 • David Knox
A NEW access road is to be built in Selkirk to allow for Souters to continue recycling.
19 Oct 2014 08:30
WHAT is the strategy for attracting visitors to Galashiels if major attractions like the Great Tapestry of Scotland are to be sited on industrial estates?
19 Oct 2014 07:30
HE wrote and performed what has become one of the world’s best loved traditional folk songs.
18 Oct 2014 08:30
THE gauntlet has been thrown down to the residents and businesses of Galashiels to create and get behind a 'winning team’ to transform the town before the first trains run next September.
18 Oct 2014 07:30
MOTORISTS who have faced long tailbacks and delays coming in and out of Jedburgh are set to endure another nine months of the same, according to local Tory MSP John Lamont who has branded the situation “an ongoing fiasco”.