Galashiels

18 Apr 2015 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Vandals strike in Langlee

VANDALS ripped up plants from a community garden in Langlee just hours after they had been planted, residents were told this week.

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17 Apr 2015 08:30

We’re losing out to Gala, claims Kelso nightclub boss

A KELSO night spot could be forced out of business if it is not allowed to stay open till 3am at weekends.

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16 Apr 2015 09:30

Gas emissions exceed thresholds at Easter Langlee

ACCORDING to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, the Far Knowe landfill site at Easter Langlee has emitted more than eleven million kilograms of harmful methane gas over the past 10 years.

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7 Apr 2015 07:30 • Stephen Mahon

Galashiels Works!

BORDERS rugby legend Peter Brown was on hand to present a cheque for £1500 to a local initiative designed to help young people in the area find employment.

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7 Apr 2015 07:30 • David Knox

Gala pilot’s warnings could have prevented Alps crash

A PILOT from Galashiels believes last week’s Germanwings crash in the French Alps would never have happened if air authorities had taken heed of his warnings.

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6 Apr 2015 07:00

Council warned of bus station boycott

BUS operators could boycott the new transport interchange in Galashiels and be forced to cut services if charges for using it are set too high by Scottish Borders Council.

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2 Apr 2015 07:30 • David Knox

Torwoodlee Tower saved from ruin

ONE of Gala’s most iconic landmarks is to be saved from collapse.

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2 Apr 2015 06:30

Drive to curb motorcycle deaths in Borders

A NEW road safety initiative to encourage motorcyclists in the Borders to improve their riding is being launched in Galashiels.

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1 Apr 2015 15:30

Police officer injured while responding to incident in Galashiels

POLICE have confirmed an officer has been taken to hospital after being injured while apprehending a suspected shoplifter in Galashiels.

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30 Mar 2015 07:30

Minister’s praise for Boys Brigade

THE 3rd Galashiels Boys Brigade marked the end of another year with its annual awards night at the weekend.

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26 Mar 2015 05:30

Galashiels couple in supermarket sweep

A GALASHIELS couple who stole a trolley load of shopping from a local supermarket have been ordered to pay up a total of £620.

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23 Mar 2015 11:30

I will survive, says Bank Street businessman Jim

JIM Lees’s business has just about survived the competition of major supermarkets which have halved the turnover at his electrical supply and repair shop in Galashiels.

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17 Mar 2015 08:30

Great effort by Balmoral

A SCHOOL in the Borders is celebrating putting Children 1st.

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16 Mar 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

A waste of space

FORMER Scottish Borders Council leader Drew Tulley revealed he was “disgusted” by the apparent lack of remorse shown by the four councillors who represent Galashiels on the local authority after it lost £2.4million of taxpayers’ money on plans for a new waste plant in Langlee which have since been binned.

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15 Mar 2015 09:30

Galashiels store supports Cash for Kids

STAFF at Matalan in Galashiels handed over a cheque for more than £3,000 following months of fundraising.

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13 Mar 2015 08:00

Clovenfords hotel to re-open 'in near future’

THE pub chain which owns the Clovenfords Country Inn has given an assurance that the premises will re-open “as soon as possible”.

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5 Mar 2015 06:30

Court hears danger of life charge

A FORMER Territorial Army soldier who assaulted a stranger in a Galashiels pub to the danger of life will be sentenced later this month.

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4 Mar 2015 07:25

Triumphant Hairspray brings lift and bounce to Galashiels

THE joyous faces of very man, woman and child in the cast of “Hairspray – The Broadway Musical” said it all as they graciously and gratefully acknowledged repeated curtain calls from a rapturous audience in the Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, on Monday night.

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4 Mar 2015 07:00

Old Gala House workshop to Energise Galashiels

A GROUP which is looking to revitalise the shopping centre in Galashiels has announced details of a public drop-in session.

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28 Feb 2015 08:30

Crochet ladies get stoned

THE Focus Centre in Galashiels have just purchased a brand new set of New Age Kurling Stones and the Focus Crochet class were the first to try them out.

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