9 Mar 2014 08:30
Sir, I was studying two items that had just arrived in the post namely flyers from a German discounter with a supermarket in Hawick and one from a Scottish owned food discounter along from Galashiels cop shop.
8 Mar 2014 08:30
Sir, I was pleased to see David Mundell taking up the cudgels over the truly awful state of our local roads.
7 Mar 2014 08:30
Sir, Margaret Allison states that independence supporters want ‘to determine our future according to what is best for all people living here and to be valued as a nation for what we are and can be.’ What on earth does that mean?
6 Mar 2014 08:30
Sir, Last week I received an interesting calling card through my letterbox concerning the problem of dog poo which is not taken and binned by some shameless nameless dog owners.
5 Mar 2014 08:30
Sir, I felt it necessary to respond to the letter from former Lib Dem councillor Mr Paton-Day which was published in last week’s paper regarding my selection to stand for Westminster in 2015.
27 Feb 2014 08:30
Sir, On Friday night I had the pleasure of attending the St Ronan’s PTA ceilidh.
25 Feb 2014 09:30
CONSERVATIVE MSP John Lamont represents residents of Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire in the Scottish Parliament. Here, he writes exclusively for readers of the Border Telegraph...
24 Feb 2014 09:30
SCOTTISH National Party MSP Christine Grahame represents the residents of Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale in the Scottish Parliament. Here, she writes exclusively for the Border Telegraph...
23 Feb 2014 11:30
Sir, I am English bred of a Scottish Grandfather who left Midlothian before the First World War to find advancement in the Durham coal fields.
22 Feb 2014 11:30
Sir, Having worked in a cost effective, controlled overhead environment most of my life, I am truly amazed that a busy link road to Edinburgh, B710, will be closed for four whole months to raise a small bridge.
21 Feb 2014 11:30
Sir, Not surprisingly, Scottish Borders Council has decided to scrap green bin collections without consultation, as admitted by one councillor in two local newspapers.
20 Feb 2014 12:30
Sir, While the politicians and pundits make their claims and counterclaims over issues such as currency and the EU, there remains a fundamental aspect of the independence debate that is largely overlooked.
19 Feb 2014 11:30
Sir, Clearly the independence debate has now entered a new important phase and it looks like things are at last becoming very interesting.
18 Feb 2014 08:30
Sir, I am a tenant in Dovecot Road, Peebles, which was opened officially on Monday, January 27, by Margaret Burgess MSP and was attended by several councillors.
17 Feb 2014 08:30
Sir, Recently I stated in these columns that Basil Fawlty had been put in charge of traffic flow and parking in Galashiels.
16 Feb 2014 08:00
Sir, Following my meeting with Christine Grahame MSP when I raised the point about the new footbridge at Plumtreehall Brae not being DDA compliant, the reply Ms Grahame received from Network Rail confirmed that the footbridge at Plumtreehall Brae is essentially part of the roads network being modified for the railway, rather than a new asset.
15 Feb 2014 08:30
Sir, We would like to thank the Border Telegraph for your article ‘Social Work boss defends the closure of Reiver Industries’ on January 22, for keeping the issue in the public domain.
10 Feb 2014 08:30
Sir, There are a number of pieces of information that have not been discussed in the row about the withdrawing of the garden waste service.
10 Feb 2014 08:30
Sir, In reply to the Border Telegraph’s front page article of January 29 (‘Galashiels to get new £22m super-primary’) we wish to clarify that no decision has yet been made.
7 Feb 2014 08:30
Sir, I read weekly about local businesses struggling under the present fiscal squeeze. I dare say local communities will have their say when the next election comes and our local MP will have quite an uphill battle on his hands.