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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24 Feb 2015 09:30

Concern grows over missing man

POLICE are appealing for help to help trace a 64-year-old man reported missing from Galashiels.

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18 Feb 2015 06:30

New textiles centre to be based in Galashiels

LOCAL MP Michael Moore has described the Scottish Centre of Textiles project as being ‘a step closer’ as a meeting with stakeholders confirmed that the Centre would be based in Galashiels.

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17 Feb 2015 15:30

Impact of railway to be discussed in Galashiels

THE Borders Railway will be one of the main talking points at the next Eildon Area Forum on Thursday, February 19.

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15 Feb 2015 08:30 • David Knox

Darkness danger descends on Langlee

RESIDENTS in parts of Langlee are demanding Scottish Borders Council lighten up.

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15 Feb 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray

Dog fouling causes stink in Galashiels

DOGS are not banned from any public park in the Borders, council chiefs confirmed this week.

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14 Feb 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Manned tourist information centre for Galashiels 'never discussed’

THE only leaflet dedicated to Galashiels in the town’s much maligned tourist information point this week was for a meal deal at a local indian restaurant.

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14 Feb 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray

Borders Railway will bring Galashiels to 'standstill'

A GALASHIELS councillor has warned that traffic in the town centre will come to a stand still when the railway returns to the region later this year.

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13 Feb 2015 08:00

Selfies a new reality for Gala’s own kings of the road

GALASHIELS father and son Raymond (Hammy) and Grant Hamilton have reflected this week on their new found status as local celebrities.

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13 Feb 2015 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

Budget hotels on way to Galashiels?

TWO of the biggest budget hotel chains in Britain could be set to play a major role in the revitalisation of the town centre in Galashiels.

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13 Feb 2015 06:30

Langlee homes to be demolished

THEY boast one of the best views in the Borders.

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12 Feb 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Town centre co-ordinator criticised for lack of co-ordination

BUSINESSES in Galashiels have voiced their frustration after being locked out of a meeting to discuss the future of the town centre.

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9 Feb 2015 08:35

Family pride as life-saving Abi is selected for heroism award

A GALASHIELS teenager who saved her mum and younger brother from choking to death in two dramatic incidents has been chosen as the first winner of a new national heroism award.

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9 Feb 2015 08:30

Galashiels pensioners celebrate Bingo bonanza

MARGARET Houston and Kathleen Johnson have both won big at the Pavilion Club.

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6 Feb 2015 08:35 • Ally McGilvray

'It should never have been closed in the first place'

AFTER years of campaigning, controversy and speculation over whether it would ever come, the first train in almost half a century arrived in Galashiels this week.

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5 Feb 2015 15:40

Cocaine seized from car in Galashiels

COCAINE with a potential street value of £4000 has been recovered from a vehicle seized from an address in Galashiels.

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5 Feb 2015 07:30

Jury convict former soldier of pub assault

A FORMER Territorial Army soldier who served in Afghanistan has been convicted of assaulting a “complete stranger” in a Galashiels public house to the danger of life following a three day jury trial at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

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3 Feb 2015 08:30 • David Knox

Surprise honour for Steven

WHEN Steven Turnbull suffered a life-threatening brain haemorrhage almost eight years ago his life changed forever.

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2 Feb 2015 17:30

Two in court following Galashiels break-ins

TWO people have appeared from custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court and charged with being involved in two break-ins and thefts from commercial premises in Galashiels last week.


2 Feb 2015 08:30

Galashiels Burns Club serves up a treat

RUGBY legend Peter Brown has achieved plenty in his 73 years.

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