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Councillors hit out after further hold-up hits opening of Hawick cafe

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Forest Enterprise Scotland communities, recreation and tourism manager Alan Stevenson, left, and Borders district manager Sallie Bailey, right, with Forest Holidays planning manager Andrew Brook at todays announcement of the �11.3m plans at Glentress Forest.

£11.3m Glentress Forest cabin plans set to create 60 jobs

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Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam, front left, and Borders MP David Mundell, three places to her right, at the signing of the deal.

£1.1bn city deal expected to help create jobs and homes in Borders

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Philip Murray at home near Hawick with a book about local poet Will Henry Ogilvie.

Last-ditch bid launched to get back sculpture stolen from hill near Hawick

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Loch Mess monsters are ruining our beauty spots

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Drunk swore at health staff

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Teenager spared jail for knocking man out

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Hawick’s First World War sacrifices will be all mapped out

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The Bourtree in Hawick.

Police concerned about Hawick pub’s bid to let teenagers in on their own

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Hawick Volunteer Flood Group chairman Stuart Marshall in its Teviotdale Leisure Centre headquarters.

Hawick volunteers in running for £10,000 prize

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Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

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From left, Border Buses supervisor Tony McConnell with operations managers Lee Young and Claire Lark.

End of road for Perryman’s name as bus firm merges Borders subsidiaries

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A sign warning of a road closure on the A6088 near Hawick.

Stretch of A6088 near Hawick to be closed for three weeks

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Lowood Bridge, near Melrose.

Borders bridge to be closed for five days

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Hawick's Dovemount roundabout.

A7 to close at Hawick for roadworks again later in month

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Last-ditch bid launched to get back sculpture stolen from hill near Hawick

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Drunk swore at health staff

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Selkirk Sheriff Court, Justice of the Peace, Procurator Fiscal

Teenager spared jail for knocking man out

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Police have launched an appeal for witnesses.

Woman was pushed to ground near Kelso pub

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Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education
Kelso High School, where Ms McWilliam taught modern studies before she stole �12,376 from Duns Summer Festival.

Festival embezzler can teach again

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Julie Pearson, housing care manager at Cornmill Court, with the building's longest resident, 93-year-old Mary McLaren, who has lived there for 14 years.

A new world for Galashiels silver surfers

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Langlee school’s out .... for ever!

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Red Letter Day. The Beltane Queen leaves the crowning ceremony.

Crowds turn out for a stunning Peebles Beltane Festival

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£11.3m Glentress Forest cabin plans set to create 60 jobs

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Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam, front left, and Borders MP David Mundell, three places to her right, at the signing of the deal.

£1.1bn city deal expected to help create jobs and homes in Borders

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From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

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The site of of the former St Mary's Church has gone up for sale.

Selkirk eyesore site goes back on the market

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Councillors hit out after further hold-up hits opening of Hawick cafe

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Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam, front left, and Borders MP David Mundell, three places to her right, at the signing of the deal.

£1.1bn city deal expected to help create jobs and homes in Borders

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The Bourtree in Hawick.

Police concerned about Hawick pub’s bid to let teenagers in on their own

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The Lauderdale Hotel in Lauder.

Police objecting to beer tent bid by Borders hotel

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The Panna restaurant in Peebles.

Neighbours of Peebles restaurant opposing late-night booze bid

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Loch Mess monsters are ruining our beauty spots

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The Bee Orchid which has just been found for the first time in Berwickshire.

Bee Orchids are discovered for the first time growing in Berwickshire

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Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

Environment
Poll calls to protect places like the hill Quinag in the Scottish Highlands. Pic: Kevin Lelland.

Poll calls for Scotland’s wild lands to be protected

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MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health
Lightburn Elderly Association Project

The Health Lottery is coming to the Borders

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Kelso 16-year-old Em McSporran who is going to shave off her long locks to raise money for Cancer Research after being affected by the plight of Bradley Loiwery,

Em to lose hair for Bradley

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Mark Baxter is pictured with some of his friends and family handing over the cheque to the Margaret Kerr Unit.

Mark’s marathon effort for Margaret Kerr Unit

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Pollution in woods still a problem, says group

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