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Scots drug dealer branded ‘utterly disgraceful’ after selling ecstasy tablets to kids, 12, for £10 - The Scottish Sun

Scots drug dealer branded ‘utterly disgraceful’ after selling ecstasy tablets to kids, 12, for £10  The Scottish Sun

Two schoolboys in the Borders fell ill after taking the drugs from Jake Moffett and had to be taken to hospital. Moffett was slammed by the sheriff who claimed his ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:09 pm


Hibs fan’s first words in four months after suffering severe stroke were ‘Hearts are s**t’ - The Scottish Sun

Hibs fan’s first words in four months after suffering severe stroke were ‘Hearts are s**t’  The Scottish Sun

DARREN Thomson had his Jambo-daft nurses in stitches with his hilarious comment - the first thing he had said this year. The 22-year-old suffered his stroke ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 8:48 pm


No repairs in sight for Selkirk's calamity clock - Border Telegraph

No repairs in sight for Selkirk's calamity clock  Border Telegraph

TIME will stand still in Selkirk until contractors own up to breaking the town clock.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 6:32 am


Stand-off leads to pavement problems in Selkirk - Border Telegraph

Stand-off leads to pavement problems in Selkirk  Border Telegraph

RESIDENTS on a Selkirk estate have been left dodging mounds of earth this week following a squabble over pavement responsibility.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 6:27 am


Danger as Selkirk wall is 'worsening by the week' - Border Telegraph

Danger as Selkirk wall is 'worsening by the week'  Border Telegraph

IMMEDIATE action is required to prevent a wall collapsing onto a busy road in Selkirk.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


D-Day war hero who was Britain’s longest-serving ice-cream man given street name honour - Daily Record

D-Day war hero who was Britain’s longest-serving ice-cream man given street name honour  Daily Record

Adam Kelly, who died last year aged 96 will have a street in his home town of Galashiels named after him.

Published on 9 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Visitor map and a lamp to light the way put in place in Selkirk - The Southern Reporter

Visitor map and a lamp to light the way put in place in Selkirk  The Southern Reporter

Selkirk's Market Place has had a few finishing touches to its streetscape scheme applied this week. Following several calls at meetings of the town's community ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Budget including 4% council tax rise agreed by Borders councillors - The Southern Reporter

Budget including 4% council tax rise agreed by Borders councillors  The Southern Reporter

Scottish Borders Council has voted to increase council tax by an extra 1%, adding to a previous 3% increase agreed in December.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Council rejects Hawick festival’s plea for £5,000 for extra tents - The Southern Reporter

Council rejects Hawick festival’s plea for £5,000 for extra tents  The Southern Reporter

Council chiefs have turned down a plea to help foot the bill for this year's Hawick Reivers Festival.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Borders MSP defends bedroom tax denial - The Southern Reporter

Borders MSP defends bedroom tax denial  The Southern Reporter

South Scotland Conservative list MSP Michelle Ballantyne has hit back at claims she denied the existence of the bedroom tax introduced by the UK Government ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Working group hoping for action to tackle parking problems in Borders - The Southern Reporter

Working group hoping for action to tackle parking problems in Borders  The Southern Reporter

Motorists parking illegally in Borders towns could face a crackdown if plans for a second council-funded police team to work alongside the one launched last ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Five things to expect from this week’s Scottish Borders Council budget - The Southern Reporter

Five things to expect from this week’s Scottish Borders Council budget  The Southern Reporter

On Thursday, Scottish Borders Council's ruling Tory/Independent coalition will announce its plans for the 2019/20 budget, but what can Borders expect from ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Borders recycling centres to shut one or two days a week from April - The Southern Reporter

Borders recycling centres to shut one or two days a week from April  The Southern Reporter

Recycling centres in the Borders are to be shut for at least one day a week, and two of them for two, after new opening hours are introduced this spring.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 8:00 am


SCOTTISH BORDERS: Selkirk set for new cycle zone - Border Telegraph

SCOTTISH BORDERS: Selkirk set for new cycle zone  Border Telegraph

A PROPOSED cycle zone in Selkirk has won the backing of the town's common good fund committee.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Beef Shorthorns top at 15,000gns at Stirling Bull Sales 2019 - FarmersWeekly

Beef Shorthorns top at 15,000gns at Stirling Bull Sales 2019  FarmersWeekly

The junior and overall champion of the pre-sale show, Podehole Landmark took the leading bid of 15000gns in the Beef Shorthorn ring at Stirling on Monday.

Published on 5 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Scottish road riddled with potholes - despite residents paying thousands to council - The Scotsman

Scottish road riddled with potholes - despite residents paying thousands to council  The Scotsman

A furious family slated a council for neglecting an 'adopted' road so badly that taxis refuse to use it - and claim the potholes are in a worse state than before the ...

Published on 27 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Borders parking rule must change for tourism to thrive, council warned - The Southern Reporter

Borders parking rule must change for tourism to thrive, council warned  The Southern Reporter

Drastic changes are needed to parking regulations in Selkirk if the town is to have any hope of attracting more tourists, according to Selkirkshire councillor ...

Published on 22 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Trampoline blown onto roof in Galashiels, in an echo of the famous "Hurricane Bawbag" video - Edinburgh Live

Trampoline blown onto roof in Galashiels, in an echo of the famous "Hurricane Bawbag" video  Edinburgh Live

The children's trampoline flew up onto the roof and hit a chimney stack, causing rubble to fall onto parked cars.

Published on 15 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Trampoline blown onto three-storey roof after freak gust of wind - Daily Record

Trampoline blown onto three-storey roof after freak gust of wind  Daily Record

The children's trampoline caused rubble to fall 40 feet onto parked cars and the pavement below after hitting a chimney stack.

Published on 14 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Signs of St Mungo can be found in Glasgow - if you know where to look - Scottish Catholic Observer

Signs of St Mungo can be found in Glasgow - if you know where to look  Scottish Catholic Observer

When I was a wee boy in the 1950s, I bumped into St Mungo every day. That's because, as you waited for a Glasgow Corporation tram, trolleybus or bus, you ...

Published on 11 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Region recognised in New Year's Honours list 2019 | Border - ITV News - ITV News

Region recognised in New Year's Honours list 2019 | Border - ITV News  ITV News

This year, a number of people across Cumbria and southern Scotland have made the Queen's 2019 New Year's Honours List. Business leaders, charity ...

Published on 29 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Doddie Weir ‘humbled’ by OBE as he joins Scots bus tycoon Ann Gloag, violinist Nicola Benedetti and Rangers st - The Scottish Sun

Doddie Weir ‘humbled’ by OBE as he joins Scots bus tycoon Ann Gloag, violinist Nicola Benedetti and Rangers st  The Scottish Sun

THE ex-Scotland star revealed he was 'honoured' as he battles motor neurone disease — and raises charity funds. He is joined by Scots bus tycoon Ann Gloag, ...

Published on 28 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Tributes paid to popular priest who served the Borders - Peeblesshire News

Tributes paid to popular priest who served the Borders  Peeblesshire News

TRIBUTES have been paid to a well-known and popular priest who served the Borders for almost two decades.

Published on 18 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rugby star Scott set to clean up Selkirk - Border Telegraph

Rugby star Scott set to clean up Selkirk  Border Telegraph

A FORMER rugby player is hoping to clean up his town.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:00 am


UK's worst streets for broadband speeds named and shamed - Moneywise Magazine

UK's worst streets for broadband speeds named and shamed  Moneywise Magazine

Greenmeadows Park, in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire has the slowest broadband in all of the UK, with average download speeds of just 0.14Mbps, according to ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Cocaine and booze killed mum who fell ill in hot tub at home belonging to son of Lib Dem peer Sir David Steel - The Scottish Sun

Cocaine and booze killed mum who fell ill in hot tub at home belonging to son of Lib Dem peer Sir David Steel  The Scottish Sun

CLAIRE MacCabe's, 44, death certificate reveals the cause of the tragedy as pals celebrated Graeme Steel's birthday. The party was described at the time as a ...

Published on 8 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Building Briefs – December 3rd - Scottish Construction Now

Building Briefs – December 3rd  Scottish Construction Now

Inverness CAB office transformed into new city centre homes A former Citizens Advice Bureaux office in Inverness has been converted into four 1 bedroom flats ...

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Selkirk’s new Market Place is open for business - The Southern Reporter

Selkirk’s new Market Place is open for business  The Southern Reporter

Selkirk's shiny new town centre was marked on Saturday, with the official opening of the town's Market Place and the switching on of its Christmas lights.

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Fierce debate as Gala lined up for new high school ahead of Hawick - The Southern Reporter

Fierce debate as Gala lined up for new high school ahead of Hawick  The Southern Reporter

Scottish Borders Council has accepted recommendations from education chiefs to prioritise Galashiels as the next town to receive a new high school.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Galashiels to be next town in Borders to get new school - Border Telegraph

Galashiels to be next town in Borders to get new school  Border Telegraph

Galashiels is to be the next town to get a new high school.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Sir Walter Scott courthouse to re-open this weekend - Scottish Legal News

Sir Walter Scott courthouse to re-open this weekend  Scottish Legal News

The Scottish Borders courthouse is to reopen at the weekend, after a £430000 restoration. Built in 1803 as the Sheriff Court, it is where Sir Walter Scott ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Britain's oldest ice cream man dies aged 96 | Border - ITV News - ITV News

Britain's oldest ice cream man dies aged 96 | Border - ITV News  ITV News

Tributes have been paid to Britain's longest serving ice cream man, from Galashiels, who has died at the age of 96. Adam Kelly made national headlines when ...

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Council urged to tackle loose ends left after revamp of Selkirk town centre - The Southern Reporter

Council urged to tackle loose ends left after revamp of Selkirk town centre  The Southern Reporter

Workers are being urged to come back to Selkirk to apply the finishing touches to its town centre revamp after being alerted to lampposts and a bus shelter being ...

Published on 12 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Painter releases her third book in the Borders - Scottish Field

Painter releases her third book in the Borders  Scottish Field

Internationally renowned Scottish felt painter Moy Mackay recently launched her third book, The Art of Moy MacKay, in the Scottish Borders. Moy's latest book ...

Published on 6 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Artworks commemorate town’s 639 victims of First World War - The Southern Reporter

Artworks commemorate town’s 639 victims of First World War  The Southern Reporter

Galashiels' plans to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War continue apace with two separate projects.

Published on 26 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Borders council comes in for further criticism for giving taxi licences to applicants with criminal records - The Southern Reporter

Borders council comes in for further criticism for giving taxi licences to applicants with criminal records  The Southern Reporter

Council chiefs have come in for further criticism for granting taxi licences to applicants with criminal convictions and for insisting on doing so in secret.

Published on 25 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Borders list MSP under fire over defence of two-child limit for universal credit - The Southern Reporter

Borders list MSP under fire over defence of two-child limit for universal credit  The Southern Reporter

South Scotland Conservative list MSP Michelle Ballantyne has come in for criticism for her defence of universal credit and its two-child limit for benefit handouts.

Published on 25 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Crossing Leicesters back £66 at Carlisle - FarmersWeekly

Crossing Leicesters back £66 at Carlisle  FarmersWeekly

Averages were back on the year at the Bluefaced Leicester Sheep Breeders' Association show and sale at Borderway mart, Carlisle, on Friday (12 October).

Published on 16 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Scots hooker Sarah McGill who slept with 14-year-old boy and took his virginity in Florida hotel room back in - The Scottish Sun

Scots hooker Sarah McGill who slept with 14-year-old boy and took his virginity in Florida hotel room back in  The Scottish Sun

McGill, from Galashiels, was convicted of sexual battery with a minor in August after romping with the teen for £339.

Published on 7 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Council refusing to pick up tab for cabs to replace axed West Linton buses - The Southern Reporter

Council refusing to pick up tab for cabs to replace axed West Linton buses  The Southern Reporter

Council chiefs are refusing to pick up the bill for a proposed taxi *service* for villagers left isolated by cuts to rural bus routes.

Published on 2 October 2018 | 7:00 am


The Haining says I do to weddings - Border Telegraph

The Haining says I do to weddings  Border Telegraph

WEDDED bliss is coming to the banks of the Haining Loch.

Published on 7 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Hawick councillors kicked out of ruling administration - The Southern Reporter

Hawick councillors kicked out of ruling administration  The Southern Reporter

Two Hawick councillors have resigned from Scottish Borders Council's independent alliance, triggering their expulsion from the authority's ruling administration.

Published on 21 August 2018 | 7:00 am


A rare Bentley goes under the hammer at H&H Classics auction - Daily Record

A rare Bentley goes under the hammer at H&H Classics auction  Daily Record

A classic 3.5-litre Vanden Plas Drophead Coupe which began life in Scotland has come up for sale. The roadster first took to the road in the Scottish Borders ...

Published on 16 August 2018 | 7:00 am


The devastatingly pretty home where Sir Walter Scott became a literary superstar - Country Life

The devastatingly pretty home where Sir Walter Scott became a literary superstar  Country Life

Within the splendid walls of Ashiestiel House, Sir Walter Scott enjoyed the happiest years of his life as he wrote the works that made him a literary and publishing ...

Published on 3 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Earlston High Street to be shut for three days for roadworks - The Southern Reporter

Earlston High Street to be shut for three days for roadworks  The Southern Reporter

Part of Earlston High Street is to be shut for three days next week as resurfacing work gets under way. Those works will be carried out on a section of the A6105 ...

Published on 24 July 2018 | 7:00 am


The fabric of Borders history comes to Selkirk - The Southern Reporter

The fabric of Borders history comes to Selkirk  The Southern Reporter

An exhibition dedicated to the past, present and future of linen – Scotland's oldest fabric – featuring work by Borders artists, is coming to Selkirk.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Third of journeys on cross-country bus route via West Linton facing axe - The Southern Reporter

Third of journeys on cross-country bus route via West Linton facing axe  The Southern Reporter

A cross-country bus *service* through the Borders feared to be facing the axe because of funding cuts looks to have been saved – but only at the cost of a third of ...

Published on 3 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Cross-country buses will continue to stop at West Linton and Carlops - The Southern Reporter

Cross-country buses will continue to stop at West Linton and Carlops  The Southern Reporter

Council chiefs have confirmed that buses will continue to stop in the Borders on the 101/102 route between Dumfries and Edinburgh. The *service* skirts the north ...

Published on 30 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Residents given four options for future of Newtown St Boswells medical practice - The Southern Reporter

Residents given four options for future of Newtown St Boswells medical practice  The Southern Reporter

The Eildon Medical Practice in Newtown is facing an uncertain future.

Published on 27 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Sir Walter Scott's home for sale - at over £1.25million - Scottish Field

Sir Walter Scott's home for sale - at over £1.25million  Scottish Field

Sir Walter Scott's favourite home, a magnificent A-listed mansion set above the River Tweed, is for sale. Ashiestiel House, in Clovenfords, Selkirkshire, ...

Published on 26 June 2018 | 7:00 am


The NHS at 70: Prescriptions, scans and the smoking ban - BBC News

The NHS at 70: Prescriptions, scans and the smoking ban  BBC News

As the National Health *Service* turns 70, BBC Scotland highlights some of the key milestones in its history - from prescription charges and keyhole surgery to ...

Published on 26 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Waiting list created as traders flock to Selkirk Market - Border Telegraph

Waiting list created as traders flock to Selkirk Market  Border Telegraph

ORGANISERS of the new Selkirk Farmers' Market have revealed there is already a waiting list for stalls.

Published on 20 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Lowood Bridge open again after £640,000 revamp - The Southern Reporter

Lowood Bridge open again after £640,000 revamp  The Southern Reporter

Lowood Bridge, east of Tweedbank, is open again following a £640000 revamp.

Published on 15 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Time running out to have say on Borders transport links study - The Southern Reporter

Time running out to have say on Borders transport links study  The Southern Reporter

Time is running out to have your say on a Transport Scotland-commissioned study set to help shape future spending on the region's road and rail links.

Published on 31 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Selkirkshire woman owns up to £27,000 benefit fraud - The Southern Reporter

Selkirkshire woman owns up to £27,000 benefit fraud  The Southern Reporter

A woman has admitted a benefit fraud involving almost £27000 at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Published on 26 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Work under way on £360k footpath and cycle route - The Southern Reporter

Work under way on £360k footpath and cycle route  The Southern Reporter

Work is now under way on creating a £360000 joint cycleway and footpath south of Earlston.

Published on 7 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Bid launched to save Borders bus service facing axe threat - The Southern Reporter

Bid launched to save Borders bus service facing axe threat  The Southern Reporter

Efforts are under way to save a bus *service* through the Borders feared to be facing the axe.

Published on 7 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Shadow cabinet role for former Selkirkshire councillor Michelle Ballantyne - The Southern Reporter

Shadow cabinet role for former Selkirkshire councillor Michelle Ballantyne  The Southern Reporter

Former Selkirkshire councillor Michelle Ballantyne has been given the role of shadow social security secretary by Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson.

Published on 4 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Michelle Ballantyne appointed shadow social security secretary - Holyrood

Michelle Ballantyne appointed shadow social security secretary  Holyrood

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said the move will mean Adam Tomkins will have more time to concentrate on constitutional issues.

Published on 3 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Council sets out solar panels installation plan - The Southern Reporter

Council sets out solar panels installation plan  The Southern Reporter

Scottish Borders Council is to install solar panels at twelve of its properties across the region in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint.

Published on 5 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Patrol project out to tackle wild campers - The Southern Reporter

Patrol project out to tackle wild campers  The Southern Reporter

A six-month trial project to clamp down on anti-social campers around St Mary's Loch in the Yarrow Valley got under way at the weekend. A warden *service* has ...

Published on 28 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Putting brakes on car use wins awards for active youngsters in Borders - The Southern Reporter

Putting brakes on car use wins awards for active youngsters in Borders  The Southern Reporter

Youngsters have been rewarded for putting themselves on the right path for healthier futures by shunning their parents' cars for their school runs in favour of ...

Published on 20 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Stuart appointed as first Standard Bearer of 2018 - Border Telegraph

Stuart appointed as first Standard Bearer of 2018  Border Telegraph

SELKIRK'S first Standard Bearer for 2018 was announced on Friday when the Selkirk Merchant Company appointed Stuart Davidson to carry their flag in…

Published on 13 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Selkirk roads closed for town centre upgrade - BBC News

Selkirk roads closed for town centre upgrade  BBC News

The move is part of a wider project aimed at improving the historic heart of the Scottish Borders town of Selkirk.

Published on 9 March 2018 | 8:00 am


Caroline Penman wins Selkirkshire by-election - The Southern Reporter

Caroline Penman wins Selkirkshire by-election  The Southern Reporter

The vacant seat on the Selkirkshire ward of Scottish Borders Council has been won by independent candidate Caroline Penman.

Published on 23 February 2018 | 8:00 am


NEW By-election Breakdown 22/02/2018 - PoliticsHome.com

NEW By-election Breakdown 22/02/2018  PoliticsHome.com

PoliticsHome looks at this week's local by-elections and predicts who's in, who's out, who's lost the plot.

Published on 22 February 2018 | 8:00 am


New wardens will tackle Borders ‘wild campers’ - The Southern Reporter

New wardens will tackle Borders ‘wild campers’  The Southern Reporter

A clampdown on anti-social campers in one of the most picturesque areas of the Borders has been announced.

Published on 14 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Roadworks start next week on A698 near Jedburgh - The Southern Reporter

Roadworks start next week on A698 near Jedburgh  The Southern Reporter

A stretch of a Borders road hit by four tragedies in the space of six years is to be closed for seven days later this month for resurfacing. The A698 ...

Published on 9 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Kenneth Gunn Independent - The Southern Reporter

Kenneth Gunn Independent  The Southern Reporter

Selkirk needs 500 new houses to attract incoming industry and workers.

Published on 1 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Jack Clark Scottish Liberal Democrats - The Southern Reporter

Jack Clark Scottish Liberal Democrats  The Southern Reporter

The Liberal Democrats have a long record of standing up for the Borders, from David Steel and Michael Moore serving as MPs, to many dedicated local ...

Published on 1 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Patients may have to travel to Melrose to see a doctor - The Southern Reporter

Patients may have to travel to Melrose to see a doctor  The Southern Reporter

Selkirkshire councillor Elaine Thornton-Nicol has expressed her concerns over plans to pull out of Newtown St Boswells' only medical practice from the end of ...

Published on 31 January 2018 | 8:00 am


Borders bridge to shut for five months for repairs - The Southern Reporter

Borders bridge to shut for five months for repairs  The Southern Reporter

Lowood Bridge, near Tweedbank, is to be closed for five months for repairs starting at the end of the month.

Published on 11 January 2018 | 8:00 am


Michelle Ballantyne resigns as Selkirkshire councillor - Border Telegraph

Michelle Ballantyne resigns as Selkirkshire councillor  Border Telegraph

MICHELLE Ballantyne has resigned as a Selkirkshire councillor to focus on her Holyrood role.

Published on 4 December 2017 | 8:00 am


'Tell us about Selkirk's parking pests' urges community policeman - Border Telegraph

'Tell us about Selkirk's parking pests' urges community policeman  Border Telegraph

ANGRY motorists in Selkirk are being told to phone the police about persistent problem parkers.

Published on 14 November 2017 | 8:00 am


A7 to be shut north of Galashiels for roadworks - The Southern Reporter

A7 to be shut north of Galashiels for roadworks  The Southern Reporter

The A7 will be closed for improvements north of Galashiels for two days next month.

Published on 20 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Scott gets court in the act again - The Southern Reporter

Scott gets court in the act again  The Southern Reporter

Crowds gathered in Selkirk on Saturday to see the town transported back in time to the old days of the shirra as it celebrated the life and times of author Walter ...

Published on 11 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Pupils get lesson from councillors - The Southern Reporter

Pupils get lesson from councillors  The Southern Reporter

International Triathlon Union World Age Group Championships.

Published on 5 October 2017 | 7:00 am


£280,000 works will protect Peebles homes against flooding - The Southern Reporter

£280,000 works will protect Peebles homes against flooding  The Southern Reporter

Work costing £280000 has been carried out on almost 40 houses in Peebles hit by flooding during 2015's Storm Frank to help protect them against future floods.

Published on 2 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Work to start soon on danger bends on A7 in Borders - The Southern Reporter

Work to start soon on danger bends on A7 in Borders  The Southern Reporter

Work on a £240000 package of measures aimed at cutting accidents on the A7 trunk road between Galashiels and the English border is due to begin within the ...

Published on 14 September 2017 | 7:00 am


Works to start on Selkirk town centre £450000 revamp - ITV News

Works to start on Selkirk town centre £450000 revamp  ITV News

The next phase of a £450,000 scheme to revamp Selkirk town centre is to begin this month. The plans for the Selkirk Streetscape Scheme include improved bus ...

Published on 14 August 2017 | 7:00 am


Sporting estates on the market - MoneyWeek

Sporting estates on the market  MoneyWeek

From a Grade II-listed Georgian house with deer stalking in Oxfordshire to a restored 17th-century hall with one mile of fishing rights in Yorkshire.

Published on 11 August 2017 | 7:00 am


Regeneration work set to transform Selkirk town centre - Border Telegraph

Regeneration work set to transform Selkirk town centre  Border Telegraph

A SEVEN-MONTH regeneration project to transform Selkirk town centre will begin later this month.

Published on 10 August 2017 | 7:00 am


Selkirkshire councillor Michelle Ballantyne is new Tory MSP - Holyrood.com

Selkirkshire councillor Michelle Ballantyne is new Tory MSP  Holyrood.com

Borders Council Tory leader becomes new South of Scotland list MSP.

Published on 18 May 2017 | 7:00 am


Tories to dominate new council's powerful executive - Border Telegraph

Tories to dominate new council's powerful executive  Border Telegraph

THE Tory/Independent coalition at Scottish Borders Council has revealed the councillors who will take up enhanced salary, special responsibility…

Published on 15 May 2017 | 7:00 am


Newly-elected councillor Shona Haslam to be SBC leader - The Southern Reporter

Newly-elected councillor Shona Haslam to be SBC leader  The Southern Reporter

Following last week's council elections, the Scottish Borders Conservative Group and the independent alliance have agreed a proposed administration ...

Published on 9 May 2017 | 7:00 am


The most expensive places to fix your car revealed - along with the cheapest - Mirror Online

The most expensive places to fix your car revealed - along with the cheapest  Mirror Online

You might be able to save yourself a packet by driving a few extra miles, after a new study revealed the cheapest and most expensive places to get your car fixed ...

Published on 26 April 2017 | 7:00 am


Garage labour rates hit as much as £230 an hour - FleetNews

Garage labour rates hit as much as £230 an hour  FleetNews

The maximum cost of an hour's work for a garage mechanic now stands at more than £230, according to a nationwide study by automotive *service* and repair ...

Published on 26 April 2017 | 7:00 am


Scottish locations named among The Sunday Times Best Places to Live - Scottish Housing News

Scottish locations named among The Sunday Times Best Places to Live  Scottish Housing News

Twelve locations in Scotland have been named among the Best Places to Live in Britain by The Sunday Times, with North Berwick named as the best place to ...

Published on 17 March 2017 | 7:00 am


20-year-old Ancrum lad among new tory candidates for local elections - Border Telegraph

20-year-old Ancrum lad among new tory candidates for local elections  Border Telegraph

A 20-YEAR OLD from Ancrum is among nine new candidates vying to become councillors in the Borders.

Published on 17 December 2016 | 8:00 am


Building firm fined for worker's death | Border - ITV News - ITV News

Building firm fined for worker's death | Border - ITV News  ITV News

Read the latest Border stories, Building firm fined for worker's death on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

Published on 12 December 2016 | 8:00 am


Bus ban and new walkways planned for Selkirk Market Place - Border Telegraph

Bus ban and new walkways planned for Selkirk Market Place  Border Telegraph

AMBITIOUS plans to improve the centre of Selkirk will go on display this weekend.

Published on 13 September 2016 | 7:00 am


Salaries and expenses up by £21k at Newtown - Border Telegraph

Salaries and expenses up by £21k at Newtown  Border Telegraph

THE wage and expenses bill for Scottish Borders Council's 34 elected members rose by nearly £21000 in the 12 months to March 31.

Published on 20 May 2016 | 7:00 am


Alterations to Eddleston Water lessened flooding - Scotsman

Alterations to Eddleston Water lessened flooding  Scotsman

THE floods that hit Peebles in December would have been “much worse” were it not for innovative works to restore the original meandering course of the ...

Published on 19 April 2016 | 7:00 am


Farmer Tom Renwick passes on at the age of 76 - The Southern Reporter

Farmer Tom Renwick passes on at the age of 76  The Southern Reporter

The Borders and Scottish farming industry has lost one of its leading lights after the death of Yarrow farmer and entrepreneur Tom Renwick on April 25. He was ...

Published on 21 May 2015 | 7:00 am


Heriot Watt student had 50000 indecent images of children - BBC News

Heriot Watt student had 50000 indecent images of children  BBC News

A university student who had about 50000 indecent images of children on his computer is put on the sex offenders register.

Published on 10 February 2015 | 8:00 am


Finzean scoops second win in two weeks at Game Fair - Deeside Today

Finzean scoops second win in two weeks at Game Fair  Deeside Today

Deeside's Finzean Estate is celebrating for the second time in just two weeks after being awarded a Wildlife Estates Scotland (WES) accreditation.

Published on 8 July 2014 | 7:00 am


Altruistic millionaire leaves his historic mansion for the benefit of the community - Borders Today

Altruistic millionaire leaves his historic mansion for the benefit of the community  Borders Today

A GALLERY of modern art could be created in Selkirk after it was confirmed that historic Haining House and its picturesque grounds have been bequeathed "for ...

Published on 6 August 2009 | 7:00 am








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