18 Apr 2015 08:00 • Ally McGilvray
VANDALS ripped up plants from a community garden in Langlee just hours after they had been planted, residents were told this week.
17 Apr 2015 08:30
A KELSO night spot could be forced out of business if it is not allowed to stay open till 3am at weekends.
16 Apr 2015 09:30
ACCORDING to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, the Far Knowe landfill site at Easter Langlee has emitted more than eleven million kilograms of harmful methane gas over the past 10 years.
7 Apr 2015 07:30 • Stephen Mahon
BORDERS rugby legend Peter Brown was on hand to present a cheque for £1500 to a local initiative designed to help young people in the area find employment.
7 Apr 2015 07:30 • David Knox
A PILOT from Galashiels believes last week’s Germanwings crash in the French Alps would never have happened if air authorities had taken heed of his warnings.
6 Apr 2015 07:00
BUS operators could boycott the new transport interchange in Galashiels and be forced to cut services if charges for using it are set too high by Scottish Borders Council.
2 Apr 2015 07:30 • David Knox
ONE of Gala’s most iconic landmarks is to be saved from collapse.
2 Apr 2015 06:30
A NEW road safety initiative to encourage motorcyclists in the Borders to improve their riding is being launched in Galashiels.
1 Apr 2015 15:30
POLICE have confirmed an officer has been taken to hospital after being injured while apprehending a suspected shoplifter in Galashiels.
30 Mar 2015 07:30
THE 3rd Galashiels Boys Brigade marked the end of another year with its annual awards night at the weekend.
26 Mar 2015 05:30
A GALASHIELS couple who stole a trolley load of shopping from a local supermarket have been ordered to pay up a total of £620.
23 Mar 2015 11:30
JIM Lees’s business has just about survived the competition of major supermarkets which have halved the turnover at his electrical supply and repair shop in Galashiels.
17 Mar 2015 08:30
A SCHOOL in the Borders is celebrating putting Children 1st.
16 Mar 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
FORMER Scottish Borders Council leader Drew Tulley revealed he was “disgusted” by the apparent lack of remorse shown by the four councillors who represent Galashiels on the local authority after it lost £2.4million of taxpayers’ money on plans for a new waste plant in Langlee which have since been binned.
15 Mar 2015 09:30
STAFF at Matalan in Galashiels handed over a cheque for more than £3,000 following months of fundraising.
13 Mar 2015 08:00
THE pub chain which owns the Clovenfords Country Inn has given an assurance that the premises will re-open “as soon as possible”.
5 Mar 2015 06:30
A FORMER Territorial Army soldier who assaulted a stranger in a Galashiels pub to the danger of life will be sentenced later this month.
4 Mar 2015 07:25
THE joyous faces of very man, woman and child in the cast of “Hairspray – The Broadway Musical” said it all as they graciously and gratefully acknowledged repeated curtain calls from a rapturous audience in the Volunteer Hall, Galashiels, on Monday night.
4 Mar 2015 07:00
A GROUP which is looking to revitalise the shopping centre in Galashiels has announced details of a public drop-in session.
28 Feb 2015 08:30
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.