10 May 2015 08:30 • Ally McGilvray
Melrosian: I look forward to creating some lifelong memories over the summer
MELROSIAN Donald Crawford admitted he was living every young boy’s dream after being appointed to represent his town during the Common Riding season.
1 May 2015 08:00 • Ally McGilvray
Alternative plans announced for Melrose Festival
ALTERNATIVE plans have been put in place for this year’s Melrose Festival after Scottish Borders Council introduced a ban on horseboxes.
28 Apr 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
Lowood Bridge 'dangerous’
A DRIVE to stop motorists blocking car parking bays in Melrose seems to be working, community councillors were told this week.
27 Apr 2015 07:30 • Ally McGilvray
Melrose supermarket plans ‘ridiculous’
CONCERNS have been raised over a supermarket’s plans to open a new store in Melrose.
23 Apr 2015 15:30
Riot police called to Melrose
RIOT police were called in to the Melrose Sevens this year, it has emerged.
20 Apr 2015 08:30
Busy Bees spring into spring
BUSY Bees nursery in Melrose welcomed in spring with a walk among the daffodils to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
28 Mar 2015 09:30 • Ally McGilvray
Melrose Opera ends on a high note
HE only joined at the last minute as a favour to a friend and intended to bow out after his first show.
26 Mar 2015 07:30
Final curtain call for Melrose Opera
MELROSE Amateur Operatic Society opened its latest production with a fanfare.
However, it warned it is facing its final curtain call due to a lack of new members.
10 Mar 2015 06:30
Historic development planned for Melrose
A NEW petanque piste proposed for the Borders may have to be built on stilts to avoid damaging the site of an ancient burial ground which includes the heart of Robert the Bruce - the 14th century warrior, king of Scotland, brought to life in blockbuster movie Braveheart.
9 Mar 2015 07:00
William Hill could get his Way
A POPULAR path in Melrose could be named after one of the town’s famous benefactors if councillors take a gamble that they won’t receive any complaints.
9 Mar 2015 06:30 • Ally McGilvray
Melrose councillors held in suspense
FEARS have been voiced that a historic suspension bridge in the Borders could be washed away.
8 Mar 2015 07:30
Failed building firm leaves council with £30,000 roads bill
A CONSTRUCTION company has gone bust before completing the private road network serving luxury houses it built in Melrose.