31 Oct 2014 08:00
A GALASHIELS publican has taken issue with the police account of an incident in which he allegedly assaulted a man outside his premises.
31 Oct 2014 07:00
A CHEF who sexually assaulted a woman who had offered him a place to stay has avoided a jail sentence.
30 Oct 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
TIME stood still in Galashiels after the clock on the town’s war memorial - regarded as one of the best in Britain - stopped working.
30 Oct 2014 07:30
A TEENAGER who breached his Anti Social Behaviour Order by acting in a drunken and disorderly manner has been fined £125.
28 Oct 2014 09:00
HE’S battled through blizzards and survived month-long freezes.
26 Oct 2014 08:30
THE pressing need to improve the outward appearance of shops in Galashiels has been acknowledged by Scottish Borders Council.
24 Oct 2014 07:30
A GALASHIELS publican has been ordered to appear before Friday’s meeting of the Scottish Borders Licensing Board.
23 Oct 2014 07:00
A LANDSCAPE gardener who admitted a £3,000 fraud has been ordered to carry out 80 hours unpaid work.
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.
21 Oct 2014 08:00
A NEW train station could be built in Langlee - if local residents have their way.
20 Oct 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray
GALASHIELS is losing out because the town regularly becomes gridlocked, community councillors warned.
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.
17 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
THE boss of the pharmacy firm which has been granted permission to operate in Langlee has admitted he may be forced to rethink his plans if the neighbouring Post Office closes.
17 Oct 2014 07:30
THE number of empty properties in Langlee is “quite concerning”, according to the chairperson of the local residents association.
16 Oct 2014 08:00
A 27-YEAR-OLD man who had a secret two year sexual relationship with a girl, which started when she was just 13, has escaped a jail sentence.
14 Oct 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray
IT was designed to be a grand entrance which would welcome visitors to Galashiels.
14 Oct 2014 07:00
SCOTTISH Borders Council will do all it can to revitalise the shopping streets in our town centres.
14 Oct 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray
GALASHIELS Community Council chairman Ian Purvis claimed there is a “complete lack of interest” in moving one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions to Tweedbank.