24 Jan 2015 08:30

Baker’s boost for Melrose in Bloom

A COUNTER collection jar at a local baker’s has boosted the Melrose in Bloom’s funds by more than £200.

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19 Jan 2015 08:30

Nursery children go wild

CHILDREN at a Borders nursery gave garden birds a boost this week by creating special feeders.

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14 Jan 2015 08:30

Melrose sets out stall on Fairtrade products

AT the start of 2014 the newly formed Melrose and District Fairtrade Group had modest plans to achieve a couple of key goals during the year.

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31 Dec 2014 08:30

Fireworks expected in Melrose at New Year

FIREWORKS are expected at the New Year street party in Melrose this year. More than 1000 revellers are expected to attend the event under the clock in the Square on Wednesday, December 31.

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22 Dec 2014 08:30

Storey sentenced to 12 years

A RAPIST policeman from Melrose was this week sentenced to 12 years in prison at the High Court in Edinburgh.

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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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