22 Jul 2014 07:30

Careless driving admits Braw Lads' Day crash

A GALASHIELS motorist who was double the legal alcohol limit on Braw Lads’ Day was driving on the wrong side of the road when his vehicle struck a car driven by a woman with three child passengers.

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15 Jul 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Archive group creates history

A BORDERS research group have created their very own piece of history. After a 16-year room-share at Old Gala House in Galashiels, the Borders Family History Society finally found its own home.

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10 Jul 2014 10:00

Foodbank Epidemic

CLOSE to 100 starving households in the Borders are relying on Foodbank handouts every week writes Mark Davey

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7 Jul 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Future of Gathering in doubt?

THE Braw Lads’ Gathering could be cancelled next year - if Scotland votes for independence.

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6 Jul 2014 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

Braw Lads’ Gathering is something magical

“WHAT happens in the Borders over the summer is unique and anybody who hasn’t experienced it has missed something magical.”

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5 Jul 2014 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

It’s been an honour

HE was the proudest dad in Galashiels at the weekend.

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4 Jul 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Best birthday present in the world

BRAW Lad Gavin Young celebrated his birthday by throwing the biggest party in Galashiels at the weekend - and then revealed leading the Braw Lads’ Gathering was the best present he could have wished for.

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4 Jul 2014 06:30 • Ally McGilvray

End of an era

GRAND National winning jockey Ryan Mania admitted the last three years of his life have been “crazy”.

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29 Jun 2014 09:30 • David Knox

Langlee support for Scotland

THERE’S no need to ask the youngsters in Langlee who they’re shouting for at next month’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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28 Jun 2014 09:30

Langlee pupils go wild

LANGLEE Primary School have recently welcomed a new addition to their school grounds - with a little help from others!

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26 Jun 2014 14:30

Drawing inspiration from the Borders

ARTWORK designed by a schoolboy from the Borders has gone on display at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh.

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26 Jun 2014 07:30

Warning after river rescue

TWO teenage girls had a lucky escape after cooling off in the River Tweed in Galashiels on Friday evening. Police were alerted after the two 14-year-olds got into difficulties at about 6.15pm.

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25 Jun 2014 09:30

Mania looks ahead to Braw weekend

GRAND National-winning jockey, Ryan Mania, will saddle up this weekend for one of the most important dates in the Scottish Borders calendar – the Galashiels Braw Lads' Gathering, part of the region’s Return to the Ridings season.

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25 Jun 2014 07:30

Braw start to Gala week

A PACKED congregation at Caddonfoot Parish Church, decorated beautifully for the special occasion, gave a 'Braw’ start to another Gathering Week on Sunday at the annual Kirkin’ service.

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24 Jun 2014 08:30

Galashiels air cadets flying high

TWO Air Cadets from the Borders competed in the Scotland & Northern Ireland Athletics Competition at Grangemouth Stadium at the weekend - and ran off with six medals between them.

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24 Jun 2014 08:30

Former Academy teacher at centre of exam cover up claim

A GENERAL Teaching Council (GTC) hearing has ruled that a former Galashiels Academy teacher should have his professional registration removed for three months.

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23 Jun 2014 06:30

Inner Wheel Club of Galashiels

THE Inner Wheel Club of Galashiels had the great honour of hosting the annual District 2 Rally at the Norton House Hotel in Edinburgh this year.

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20 Jun 2014 18:30

Vote for your favourite shopfront in Galashiels

A RECORD number of entries have been received for this year's Braw Lads' Gathering Best Dressed Window Competition.

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20 Jun 2014 07:30

Transport Interchange will 'deliver real benefits to the Borders’

THE start of the construction of the £5.2 million Galashiels Transport Interchange has been marked.

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19 Jun 2014 08:30

Braw Lads' Gathering faces 'a few challenges'

IT is the biggest event of the year in Galashiels.

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