21 Nov 2014 08:30

Galashiels Crochet Group join forces with British Legion to remember town's fallen heroes

IT was only set up earlier this year. But it has already left a lasting impression.

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21 Nov 2014 08:00 • David Knox

Mum of drowned girl faces further wait over charges

THE mother of a three-year-old Galashiels girl who drowned in a hotel swimming pool has been re-bailed by Lancashire Police.

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20 Nov 2014 07:30

Tweedbank woman admits £3000 fraud

A TWEEDBANK woman who falsely obtained over £3,000 Jobseekers Allowance, had sentence deferred until December 15, for a Drug Treatment and Testing Order assessment.

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20 Nov 2014 06:00

Fire station date for councillors

COUNCILLORS will visit Galashiels Fire Station on Friday morning to see for themselves if changes to the staffing establishment will affect operational performance.

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19 Nov 2014 10:30

Fashion fever hits Galashiels Academy

STEP aside Chanel, move over Armani and beat it Dior - Galashiels Academy pupils are strutting their stylish stuff as the school looks forward to its 2014 Fashion Show.

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18 Nov 2014 08:30

Queens of Hearts

IN October, two Galashiels Academy girls were key members of the Heart of Midlothian Under 15 Girls team who won the East of Scotland League.

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18 Nov 2014 08:00 • Ally McGilvray


FORMER local authority leader Drew Tulley revealed he was “disturbed” to hear council chiefs were proposing to abandon another beauty spot in the Borders - without any consultation with the public.

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16 Nov 2014 08:30

104th Galashiels birthday bash for great granny

ONE of her earliest memories is of a Zeppelin airship coming down on London in the First World War.

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15 Nov 2014 08:30

Early signs are good in Langlee

A PIONEERING project for families in the Borders has been officially opened in Galashiels.

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14 Nov 2014 08:00

Drivers in Galashiels are 'putting lives at risk’

MOTORISTS have been reminded not to use Stirling Street as a shortcut while works to the Galashiels Transport Interchange are ongoing - despite it being the main route to the public car park behind the bus station and a number of local businesses.

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14 Nov 2014 07:45

Rail noise expected in the Borders

RAIL chiefs revealed they expect to get complaints over the noise of the engines involved in laying the track for the new line between Edinburgh and the Borders.

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13 Nov 2014 08:00

Nightlife blamed for anti-social behaviour

A PUB has been reported for selling alcohol after hours as it emerged that alcohol fuelled anti-social behaviour is giving police a headache in Galashiels.

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13 Nov 2014 07:00

Banned from the road

BEING in charge of a car when over three times the alcohol limit, cost Colin George a £200 fine, and an 18-month driving ban.

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12 Nov 2014 08:00

Galashiels flood defence scheme opened

THE £3.6m Galashiels Flood Prevention Scheme has been officially opened today by Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for Environment and Climate Change, and Councillor David Parker, Leader of Scottish Borders Council.

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11 Nov 2014 08:30

Lest we forget

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Galashiels have created a poignant tribute to the soldiers from the town who gave their lives during World War One ahead of the Remembrance services across the Borders this weekend.

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11 Nov 2014 07:45

'Angel’s wings’ beckon townsfolk to special remembrance event

A SPECIAL and spectacular public remembrance event will be held in Galashiels next Friday night, November 14.

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11 Nov 2014 07:00

Closure confirmed for 'community lifeline’

A GALASHIELS convenience store and sub post office, described as a “community lifeline”, will close its doors for the last time later this month.

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8 Nov 2014 08:00

Galashiels Works!

SHE ended up leaving school early after being bullied and struggled to live alone after becoming estranged from her parents.

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7 Nov 2014 08:00

Gala baker cleans up with award

A GALASHIELS bakery has been awarded an “Eat Safe” award in recognition of its extremely high standards of food hygiene.

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6 Nov 2014 07:30

Halloween reveller remanded

A HALLOWEEN Party reveller has been remanded in custody after admitting being involved at a disturbance in Galashiels.

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