31 Jul 2015 08:30
Showing that we care
SIR, We, the undersigned Trustees of Charity for Care, the shop in Kelso, which was set up specifically to raise money for the Margaret Kerr Unit at the Borders General Hospital, would like to thank the residents of Kelso, and all other Borderers who have supported our shop in the last few months.
29 Jul 2015 08:30
Keep up the good work
SIR, I write to express my gratitude and admiration for the local press who bring up to date news on a weekly basis and report on the goings on within the council and politicians who were elected by the electorate in the Scottish Borders
26 Jul 2015 09:30
Melrose gallery plans should be supported
SIR, I feel I must correct a few inaccuracies in your article concerning the Wynd Theatre in Melrose.
21 Jul 2015 09:30
Warning signs are being ignored
SIR, As President of Galashiels (Ladhope) Golf Club, can I bring to your attention the increasing concern that I, and the rest of the membership have, regarding the safety of people using the golf course for walking.
20 Jul 2015 09:30
Let’s get back to common sense
SIR, I read with bemusement the article in the Border Telegraph, dated June 26, 'Gay pride flag to fly at Newtown’.
Can anyone tel me what sexual choice has to do with flags on Government buildings?
19 Jul 2015 09:30
Irresponsible parking is dangerous
SIR, Cars that are parked irresponsibly on pavements can cause a potentially dangerous obstruction for pedestrians as it can force them onto the road and into the path of vehicles.
18 Jul 2015 07:30
Too many committees
SIR, I have two questions for Scottish Borders Council. First off, if our tax money was your own money, would you waste thousands of pounds on three flagpoles? I think not.
17 Jul 2015 09:30
No decision to shelve AIMUp
SIR, Neil Andrew articulated his enthusiasm for the AIMUp project in a letter to your paper last week; an enthusiasm that I am sure all of the Innerleithen & District Community Councillors share. But I want to correct two factual errors.
16 Jul 2015 09:30
Speak up on climate change
SIR, On June 17 I joined 10,000 people from across Britain at Westminster. We gathered to discuss with our MPs our concerns about global warming and to ask that our concerns be represented in Parliament.
14 Jul 2015 09:30
Children are not being used in Earlston
SIR, I am writing in response to the letter published on July 1 by Mr J Eckford in relation to the recent school ballots in Earlston.
10 Jul 2015 09:30
Can we have some answers please?
SIR, With your permission I would like to add to comments made by the Craigerne residents last week.
8 Jul 2015 09:30
Muddying the waters
SIR, The Tory government on Wednesday announced a new comprehensive way of addressing child poverty consistent with its previously acclaimed “Absolute Priority” of eradicating such during its last five years in government.