Great news for Border Telegraph readers
Published: 31 Jan 2013 07:00
Until now, the Editor has always decided to pick and choose what stories went on the Border Telegraph's website, but in a new approach to our online content, that's going to change.
Along with breaking news every day, the Border Telegraph's news team will upload all of the lead stories from the paper over the course of each week. There will even be special content and competitions designed solely for the websites.
In return for the new content, users will now need to register (for free!) first before reading. All we ask for is a simple name and email address for each online reader. Users will also be given the option of filling out more details so they have a full profile on the site.
Once signed-up, readers can expect to get access to all the content on the website - which will be updated with more content and more regularly than ever before.
Ally McGilvray, Editor of the Border Telegraph, said: "This is excellent news for our online readers who will now benefit from even more content than ever before. By filling out the profiles and telling us about themselves, we will get a better understanding of our online audience and allow us to tailor our stories and other content to best fit with what they want to see and read.
"It will be a real challenge for our news team to keep our website updated constantly with fresh news, but it's one that we relish and a challenge we have to take on to meet the demands of our readers."
The new registration system will come into place from February 1 and will appear as a pop-up screen as soon as you enter the website. Those using the Border Telegraph mobile apps and mobile websites will also have to register.
Get more stories from our Roundup section
20 Apr 2014 14:30
THE racing resumed at Gala Cycling Club on Wednesday night after foul weather on the course the previous week forced a last minute decision to abandon the race for the riders safety.
20 Apr 2014 09:00
TOURISM businesses from the Borders showcased the very best the region has to offer at this year’s VisitScotland expo - the national tourism organisation’s flagship travel trade event.
19 Apr 2014 09:00
A BORDERS tree surgeon has scooped a whopping £250,000 from his very first Scratchcard.
19 Apr 2014 07:00
IF you look closely enough there’s something a bit different about one of farmer Neil Raeburn’s flock.
18 Apr 2014 09:00
A PROTEST on the steps of Selkirk Sheriff Court has been branded 'pathetic’ by community leaders.
18 Apr 2014 08:00
ONLY two highly-paid positions remain to be filled following the radical revamp of the top brass at Scottish Borders Council.
18 Apr 2014 07:30
PLANS for 16 houses on a controversial site in the village of Darnick have been submitted with Scottish Borders Council.
18 Apr 2014 07:00
YOUNG people from the Borders had a shot at filmmaking to celebrate the Citizens Advice Bureau’s Youthinfo service.
17 Apr 2014 08:00
HE’S expecting nothing less than a close shave when he takes on the best in Britain next month.
17 Apr 2014 07:30
A NEW face will take charge of the Scottish Building Society (SBS) in the Borders.
16 Apr 2014 09:00
THE first person to be prosecuted under Scotland’s controversial anti-fox hunting legislation is attempting to launch a political career.
16 Apr 2014 08:30
IT has already been dubbed 'Scotland’s Worst Disabled Access’.
16 Apr 2014 08:00
A 37-YEAR-OLD man who was found with more than 1,000 indecent photographs of children on his computer has been ordered to carry out 200 hours unpaid work.
16 Apr 2014 07:00
A HIGH-TECH fibre optic cable company has announced a £4 million investment at its two factories in the Borders and an increase in its workforce.
15 Apr 2014 08:00 • David Knox
SCHOOLS across the Borders are being plagued by pests.
15 Apr 2014 07:45 • Kate Smail
TweedLove 2014 is officially open for business as all 40 of its remaining events are now open for entry.
15 Apr 2014 06:30
HE’S one of Britain’s most famous business gurus and he’s coming to Hawick.
15 Apr 2014 06:30
IMPROVED transport and communications links, economic growth and employment were all discussed at the first Borderlands Initiative summit.
15 Apr 2014 06:30
PERFECT Harmony, the charity which provides free entertainment in residential homes across the Borders, has put out an appeal for volunteers to help run the organisation.
14 Apr 2014 07:30
FUTURE and established stars thronged the stage at a major awards ceremony last Friday in Peebles to underline the strength of sporting talent in the area.