28 Sep 2014 10:30

Audiences fall under the spell of musical magic in Galashiels

IN her programme notes, Susan Shearer, president of the Right Angle Theatre Company, admitted she had her “fingers crossed” for the success of its latest show Magic of the Musicals.

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27 Sep 2014 09:30

Galashiels pupils complete charity walk

TEN Sixth Year pupils from Galashiels Academy set off on the gruelling 70 mile Borders Abbeys Way in aid of local charity, the Gail Wilson Memorial Trust. Here, puipl Sam Ormiston takes up the story...

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26 Sep 2014 06:30

Vandal caused £600 worth of damage in Galashiels

A GALASHIELS teenager hanging around the benches in Market Square threw stones through the windows of two nearby flats in Overhaugh Street within the space of three weeks causing £600 worth of damage.

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25 Sep 2014 07:30

Accused began 'screaming hysterically’

A 24-YEAR-OLD man warned police officers if they arrested him they would have a fight on their hands.

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25 Sep 2014 07:30

Porn addict breached court order

A PORN addict banned from the internet was found with three devices which were able to access the worldwide web.

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25 Sep 2014 07:05

Chef admits sexual assault in Langlee

A CHEF who sexually assaulted a woman who had offered him a place to stay has had his name placed on the Sex Offender’s Register.

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24 Sep 2014 06:30

Man in court on robbery charge

A HAWICK man has made a second court appearance in connection with a robbery at a Galashiels post office.

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23 Sep 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Lucy is a star pupil

HER life was cut tragically short by cancer. But, with the support of her former school, her memory lives on.

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23 Sep 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray

Galashiels Academy celebrates success

MOST schools only assess pupils on their exam results. But Galashiels Academy is different.

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22 Sep 2014 08:30

Focus on crochet in Galashiels

WHILE the Great Tapestry of Scotland’s proposed move to the Borders has been making the headlines recently, a new group in the region has been working on their own grand design.

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22 Sep 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

Grave concerns in Galashiels

A CEMETERY in Galashiels is being used as a toilet because of a lack of public loos. Tweedbank Community Council heard of the concerns at the Public Park while

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19 Sep 2014 08:30

Trinity Church on the move

TRINITY Church in Galashiels is on the move as specialist contractors move in to remove asbestos from under the floor of the sanctuary and the hall corridor.

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19 Sep 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Langlee is buzzing

IT was once ranked amongst some of the country’s most notorious housing schemes in a poverty map of Scotland.

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19 Sep 2014 07:00 • Ally McGilvray

New Galashiels surgery could open in spring 2016

GALASHIELS Community Council heard plans to build a new health centre in Roxburgh Street have stalled in recent months.

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18 Sep 2014 08:30 • Ally McGilvray

Sun shines on Langlee

A CARNIVAL atmosphere filled the air in Langlee at the weekend as hundreds of residents turned out for the housing estate’s annual street party.

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17 Sep 2014 17:30 • Ally McGilvray

Fire station cuts 'a reason to vote No’

FORMER Scottish Borders Council leader Drew Tulley believes the decision to cut staff at the fire station in Galashiels will be felt across the region - and is a reason for voting No in the Scottish independence referendum.

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17 Sep 2014 06:30

Curfew for Galashiels intruder

A SELKIRK man was found at a house in Galashiels in circumstances that inferred he intended to commit theft - a day after being released from court for a similar offence.

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16 Sep 2014 08:30

Energise Galashiels!

GALASHIELS needs an urgent, root and branch re-branding if it is to take advantage of the rail link.

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15 Sep 2014 08:00

Galashiels Academy says 'Aye’ to referendum

IT has been described as the biggest decision the people of the country will face for 300 years.

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15 Sep 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Railway rats find new Langlee lair

SPECIALIST rat-catchers have been drafted into a Galashiels housing estate after the repulsive rodents were spotted entering a block of flats.

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