10 Dec 2014 06:30

Melrose doorman ordered to pay victim £500

A PUB doorman who assaulted a customer to his severe injury and permanent disfigurement was ordered to pay his victim £500 in compensation at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

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3 Dec 2014 08:00

Dr Owl swoops into the Borders with his "wise" winter health tips

Dr Owl will soon be making an appearance in Melrose offering his "wise" winter health tips as part of a major public health campaign.

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25 Nov 2014 08:30

Melrose B&B voted one of best in Scotland

A MELROSE guesthouse has been voted the best in south-east of Scotland.

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13 Nov 2014 07:30

Pub doorman found guilty of assault

A MELROSE pub doorman has been found guilty of assaulting a customer to his severe injury and permanent impairment following a five day jury trial at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

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11 Nov 2014 08:00

Melrose man’s courage commemorated

A SOLDIER’s 'valour in the face of the enemy’ during the Great War will be set in stone next year.

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4 Nov 2014 09:00

A lifetime of service to rugby and the community is recognised

FORMER Melrose Provost George Bunyan was awarded the British Empire Medal during a ceremony at his beloved Greenyards on Friday.

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3 Nov 2014 08:30

ID requirement should be extended, claims off-sales operator

A MELROSE shopkeeper has taken issue with the legal requirement that he and his staff must only demand verification of identification from customers who look aged 25 or under if they are attempting to buy alcohol, it has emerged.

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28 Oct 2014 07:30

Drive for new parking charge in Melrose

NEW year-round parking charges could be introduced in Melrose amid fears a lack of spaces is forcing potential visitors to bypass the popular tourist destination.

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24 Oct 2014 08:00

Alcohol seized from youngsters in Melrose

A 14-YEAR-OLD youth was charged with stealing alcohol from the Co-op store in Melrose.

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14 Oct 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Melrose Festival to explore alternative sites

SCOTTISH Borders Council Leader David Parker has revealed the local authority could perform a dramatic u-turn over its decision to ban vehicles from a sensitive site in Melrose during one of the town’s biggest nights of the year.

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10 Oct 2014 08:00 • David Knox

Houses approved for former Darnick orchard

DARNICK residents have failed in a bid to block a housing development on the edge of their hamlet.

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30 Sep 2014 08:30

Melrose Festival 'surprised’ by horsebox ban

IT is the only rideout of the Melrose Festival - a week long series of events to celebrate the town’s history.

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22 Sep 2014 07:30 • David Knox

Melrose hotel serves up a treat

A MELROSE hotel has been named amongst the best in the Britain.

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18 Sep 2014 08:30 • David Knox

Liverpool conman strikes in Melrose

A CONMAN who preys on the elderly has relocated to the Borders after being released from jail.

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12 Sep 2014 08:30

Melrose Rotary Club on the move

CHANGE of Ownership at the Hoebridge Inn means a temporary change of venue for Melrose Rotary.

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15 Aug 2014 07:30

Melrose fundraiser earns special recognition

A BORDERS fundraiser has received a special commendation from Cancer Research UK in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the cause.

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4 Aug 2014 08:30

Milestone year for Melrose missionary

PIONEERING surgeon Harry Williams celebrated his 101st year with friends and family in Melrose last week.

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26 Jun 2014 09:30 • Ally McGilvray

What a scorcher!

MELROSE Festival enjoyed one of its hottest years yet this summer.

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24 Jun 2014 08:30

Melrose volunteers are blooming marvellous

MELROSE is once again in full bloom, as the team finished the planting in time for both the Borders Book Festival and the Melrose Festival.

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20 Jun 2014 07:30 • Ally McGilvray

Sun shines on Melrose Festival

MELROSIAN Fraser Anderson revealed he tried to write a speech summing up what the Melrose Festival meant to him - before the festivities got underway this week. And then admitted: “It’s better felt than telt.”

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