30 Jun 2015 07:30
Gay pride flag to fly at Newtown
SCOTTISH Borders Council is set to follow the example of the Scottish Government in “liberalising” its policy on the flying of flags at its Newtown HQ.
30 Jun 2015 06:30
Contractors of 'highest calibre’ sought for Earlston complex needs centre
SCOTTISH Borders Council has opened the tendering process for the construction of a new education unit for children with complex needs in Earlston.
29 Jun 2015 14:30
Man found with serious injuries in Selkirk
POLICE have appealed for information after a man was found with serious injuries in the middle of the road in Selkirk.
29 Jun 2015 08:30
Councillors claim fewer travel expenses as bill tops £757,000
THE total wage and expenses bill of Scottish Borders Council’s 34 elected members rose by nearly £5,000 in the 12 months to March 31.
29 Jun 2015 07:30 • David Knox
Safety first in Borders
A SELKIRK mum is urging other parents to take up the offer of a car seat safety check.
29 Jun 2015 06:30
No tapestry alternatives considered, admits council
SCOTTISH Borders Council, which is pumping £3.5m into a new visitor centre at Tweedbank to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland, has admitted it carried out no inspections of other buildings before the site was selected in December last year.
28 Jun 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray
A dream come true
EX-Melrosian Michael Crawford was one of the proudest parents in the Borders at the weekend.
28 Jun 2015 07:30
Cookery school guest house gets drinks licence
A GUEST house in Galashiels has been given a drinks licence to allow its owner to run a gourmet cooking school and host fine dining evenings.
27 Jun 2015 08:30
Gathering is what makes our town special
THE run up to Saturday’s climax of the Braw Lads’ Gathering is always special for Gordon Keddie.
27 Jun 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
Leading the Melrosians Rideout is a memory I will never forget
MELROSIAN Donald Crawford admitted leading his town’s festivities was a “once in a lifetime opportunity”.
27 Jun 2015 06:30
Court hears of cannabis haul
A MAN who grew cannabis in his Galashiels home has been ordered to carry out 160 hours unpaid work at Selkirk Sheriff Court.
26 Jun 2015 08:30
Wheatlands is simply the best
A GALASHIELS care home for teenagers is the best in the country.