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31 Jul 2015 10:30

War zone!

TRAVELLING through Lauder on the night of the town’s Common Riding has been likened to “driving through a war zone”.
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30 Jul 2015 08:30

Rugby legends are part of a brighter Tomorrow

THEY led their country with distinction. And now former Scotland rugby captains Gavin Hastings and Peter Brown hope a new Galashiels store can lead the way in transforming the town.
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29 Jul 2015 15:30

Golden age of steam returns to the Borders

THE Borders has received a major tourism boost with confirmation that steam trains will run between Edinburgh and Tweedbank for a full six weeks after the railway opens in September.
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29 Jul 2015 13:50 • David Knox

Breaking: Earlston bank to close

BOSSES at the Royal Bank of Scotland have announced that they plan to close two Borders branches later this year.
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28 Jul 2015 08:00

Justice not being delivered

A POST sub-master has hit out at the justice system as it emerged a violent robbery on his premises will go unsolved.
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28 Jul 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

MP to donate to charity every month following pay rise

THE Scottish National Party MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk has revealed he plans to give away at least some of his salary to charity after being awarded a 10 per cent pay rise.
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28 Jul 2015 06:30 • David Knox

Sweethearts of the slopes

THEY have climbed the equivalent of Mount Everest and back - and only fell out once.
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28 Jul 2015 05:30

Pensioner punched partner

A DRUNKEN man who assaulted his partner has been ordered to be of good behaviour for the next six months.
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27 Jul 2015 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Diamond couple reveal secret to happy marriage

A COUPLE who celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary at the weekend revealed the secret to a long and happy marriage is always making up before bedtime.
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27 Jul 2015 07:30

Social enterprise windfall for Galashiels charity

A GALASHIELS organisation has landed a funding windfall to help locals with learning disabilities back to work.
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27 Jul 2015 06:30 • David Knox

Border Women’s Aid are set to bang the drum

A REFUGE charity for women is about to celebrate its 30th birthday - with the Complete Stone Roses.
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27 Jul 2015 06:30

Robber left DNA at scene

A 26-YEAR-OLD man has admitted a raid on a local post office to steal alcohol after leaving his DNA at the scene of the crime.
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26 Jul 2015 08:00

Job opportunities on the menu at a deli with a difference 

A NEW retail outlet is helping young people turn the food they’ve grown into produce they can sell.
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26 Jul 2015 06:30

Celebrity chefs meets Borders business community

MEMBERS of the Borders business community were treated to a rare audience with celebrity super chefs Albert and Michel Roux Jnr. at their Kelso restaurant during the town’s Civic Week celebrations.
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25 Jul 2015 08:00

Views sought on capital’s future impact on Borders

THE public is being urged to make its views known on a blueprint for the future of the Borders as part of the Edinburgh City Region.
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25 Jul 2015 06:30

Earlston head is promoted

EARLSTON High School head Michelle Strong has been promoted to the post of chief education officer for the Borders.
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24 Jul 2015 08:00

Ted’s legend lives on as Duke lands a monster

WHEN Ted Hunter passed away in 2013, he was rightly hailed as “one of the greatest stalwarts of the Tweed”.
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24 Jul 2015 07:30

Railway will make Galashiels more attractive

THE boss of an expanding pharmaceutical company says Galashiels is “a great place from which to run an international business.”
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24 Jul 2015 07:30 • David Knox

Girthgate plans ditched as wind farm subsidies are axed

AN energy company has pulled out of plans to erect 24 turbines on land near the Southern Upland Way - just weeks after it was announced that subsidies would be axed from next year.
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24 Jul 2015 06:30

Health warning as parasitic salmon found on Tweed

A PARASITE which can cause serious health problems if ingested alive has been detected in salmon on the River Tweed.
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23 Jul 2015 08:30

Group seeks to energise Galashiels with water power

IT will cost millions of pounds to develop and could take a decade to fully install, but plans to put Galashiels in the vanguard of urban hydro-electricity generation have taken a tentative step forward.
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23 Jul 2015 07:30

Galashiels charities left out in the cold

THE future of the Borders Deaf and Hard of Hearing Network will be discussed today (Thursday) after it was forced to leave its premises in Galashiels.
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23 Jul 2015 07:30

Teenager led police on high speed chase

A LEARNER driver who led police on a high speed chase for several miles has been banned from the road.
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23 Jul 2015 06:30

'Sensational’ interest as Galashiels market awaits funding decision

AROUND 60 business and local organisations have now expressed an interest in taking a stall at a market complex being planned for the former Post Office building at the top of Channel Street in Galashiels.
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22 Jul 2015 14:25 • David Knox

Breaking: Racist graffiti sprayed onto Selkirk roads

A CLEAN-UP operation is being mounted to remove racist graffiti which was sprayed onto roads in Selkirk.
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