8 Mar 2014 09:00 • Ally McGilvray
A SELFLESS schoolboy who gives up his spare time to play the bagpipes for adults with learning difficulties and complex needs was presented with a special award this week in recognition of his work.
24 Feb 2014 08:30
A NATIONAL vote of confidence has been given to the charitable trust which is transforming a former church in Galashiels into a multi-functional arts and performance venue.
24 Feb 2014 08:30
A GALASHIELS couple have described their heartbreak after two of their hens were savaged and killed by dogs in separate attacks outside their home.
24 Feb 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
A PENSIONER this week revealed she fears her sister could die because of inconsiderate motorists in Galashiels.
23 Feb 2014 08:30 • David Knox
STAFF at Booker’s in Galashiels beat off every other cash and carry in Scotland last week to land a national award.
22 Feb 2014 08:30
OVER the past few months, Galashiels Inner Wheelers have been busy and quizzy!
20 Feb 2014 07:30
MUMS in Galashiels put the fun into fundraising by staging an under fives Valentine’s Disco in the town at the weekend.
13 Feb 2014 09:00
A LIFESAVING defibrillator has been handed over to the community in Langlee.
12 Feb 2014 08:30
A BARBER from the Borders has proven to be a cut above the rest in a competition to crown Britain’s best shave.
11 Feb 2014 09:10
IT has raised countless money for charity over the years.
9 Feb 2014 09:00
CHILDREN in Galashiels learned about road safety this month.
7 Feb 2014 07:30
CHRISTMAS trees, two car seats, a yellow parking cone, a CD cabinet, 10 litres of emulsion paint and a tractor tyre were among some of the more unusual finds picked up during a clean-up of Galashiels at the weekend.
5 Feb 2014 08:00 • Nadia Vidinova
GALASHIELS roadworks have been re-scheduled following a campaign by local businesses to keep the town’s main streets open during the week. Road re-surfacing works on Bank Street and High Street were due to take place over two Wednesdays in March.
1 Feb 2014 09:00
MINI Mags Under 5s are in celebratory mood after a successful £2,430 grant application to the Big Lottery Fund.
31 Jan 2014 09:00 • David Knox
FOR 106 years these pilgrims of poetry have flocked to the banks of the Gala Water.
31 Jan 2014 07:00
A 21-YEAR-OLD woman who put her foot through a wall during a bust-up at her mother’s house has been fined £150 and ordered to pay £75 compensation at Selkirk JP Court.
28 Jan 2014 08:30
THE pong emanating from the region’s largest landfill site at Easter Langlee continues to cause consternation among residents living nearby.
27 Jan 2014 08:30
THE boss of the pharmacy firm which wants to operate in Langlee has said he remains “optimistic” his plans will come to fruition.
24 Jan 2014 08:00
A GALASHIELS community councillor is to stand trail in connection with possessing indecent images of children at his home.
23 Jan 2014 08:30
GALASHIELS artist Rob Black is hoping to round-up a prized painting of his that’s been missing for decades.