Galashiels

31 Oct 2014 08:00

Head-slapping publican challenges police account of Galashiels incident

A GALASHIELS publican has taken issue with the police account of an incident in which he allegedly assaulted a man outside his premises.

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31 Oct 2014 07:00

Chef placed on Sex Offender’s Register

A CHEF who sexually assaulted a woman who had offered him a place to stay has avoided a jail sentence.

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30 Oct 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Time stands still

TIME stood still in Galashiels after the clock on the town’s war memorial - regarded as one of the best in Britain - stopped working.

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30 Oct 2014 07:30

Drunken teenager fined after police called to Gala Policies

A TEENAGER who breached his Anti Social Behaviour Order by acting in a drunken and disorderly manner has been fined £125.

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28 Oct 2014 09:00

Polar explorer comes in from the cold

HE’S battled through blizzards and survived month-long freezes.

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26 Oct 2014 08:30

Shopfront boost for Gala as task force emerges

THE pressing need to improve the outward appearance of shops in Galashiels has been acknowledged by Scottish Borders Council.

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24 Oct 2014 07:30

No assault conviction, but Galashiels publican faces licence review

A GALASHIELS publican has been ordered to appear before Friday’s meeting of the Scottish Borders Licensing Board.

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23 Oct 2014 07:00

Galashiels gardener admits £3000 fraud

A LANDSCAPE gardener who admitted a £3,000 fraud has been ordered to carry out 80 hours unpaid work.

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22 Oct 2014 07:30

'Drunk and disorderly' Galashiels teenager fined

A GALASHIELS teenager who breached his Anti Social Behaviour Order by acting in a drunken and disorderly manner has been fined £125.

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21 Oct 2014 08:00

'Zilch’ chance of station in Langlee

A NEW train station could be built in Langlee - if local residents have their way.

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20 Oct 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Shoppers are bypassing 'gridlocked’ Galashiels

GALASHIELS is losing out because the town regularly becomes gridlocked, community councillors warned.

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19 Oct 2014 08:30

Has Galashiels site for Great Tapestry been fully explored?

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?

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19 Oct 2014 07:30

Unsung 'Coulter’ offers town a sweet marketing opportunity

HE wrote and performed what has become one of the world’s best loved traditional folk songs.

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18 Oct 2014 08:30

Meeting told plan is essential 'if Galashiels is to be taken seriously’

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.

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17 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Langlee 'must do all it can to retain Post Office’

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.

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17 Oct 2014 07:30

Growing concerns in Langlee

THE number of empty properties in Langlee is “quite concerning”, according to the chairperson of the local residents association.

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16 Oct 2014 08:00

Anger as Galashiels sex offender escapes jail

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.

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14 Oct 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Welcome to 'ghastly' Galashiels

IT was designed to be a grand entrance which would welcome visitors to Galashiels.

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14 Oct 2014 07:00

New policies will help revitalise town centres

SCOTTISH Borders Council will do all it can to revitalise the shopping streets in our town centres.

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14 Oct 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

Great Tapestry of Scotland 'would be better in Galashiels'

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.

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