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MP Kerr caught up in attack

Crime
The nearby Langhope Rig wind farm.

Barrel Law wind farm plans go back up for discussion

Environment
Two cases ofSchmallenberg Virus have been diagnosed in maformed lambs from Scottish flocks.

Schmallenberg Virus found in Scotland

Business

The epitome of a good local reporter

News

Recorded child abuse cases hit an all-time high

Crime

Glass half full campaign launched for licensed trade

News

Judging underway for the Scottish Baker of the Year Awards

News
Medications can affect a motorists ability to drive safely.

Be sure your medicines don’t make you unsafe to drive this hay fever season

News

A relaxed attitude towards breaking driving laws in Scotland revealed

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Borders bridge to be closed to heavy lorries ahead of £640,000 revamp

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A Perryman's bus at Burnfoot in Hawick.

Extended bus services on way in Hawick

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Service disruptions as person is hit by train

Transport

Service disruptions as person is hit by train

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An X95 bus in Hawick.

Bus services in Borders face uncertain future as First pulls out

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MP Kerr caught up in attack

Crime
On average, an offence is reported every two hours in Scotland.

Recorded child abuse cases hit an all-time high

Crime
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

55-year-old banned from using internet unsupervised after admitting having almost 3,000 child porn images

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cannabis plant

Sentence deferred for Hawick cannabis cultivator

Crime
Scottish Borders Council convener Graham Garvie, architectural manager Ray Cherry, the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry and council leader David Parker at the opening of the new Leader Valley School at Earlston.

Seven news headteachers needed by Borders schools

News
Primary school children, Jessica Scott, Ryan Cox and Ruathy Brogan opening the new payground at Wilton Park.

Hawick’s magnificent new playpark is perfect childs play

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Hawick High School.

Hawick pupils hit YouTube in bid to find new headteacher

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Users tilt the device to control a pointer ball

Could this be the future of phone messaging?

Education
Two cases ofSchmallenberg Virus have been diagnosed in maformed lambs from Scottish flocks.

Schmallenberg Virus found in Scotland

Business
The Lavender Touch charity raises money for cancer patients. Based at Tweedbank they have been awarded �10,000 for refurbishing their office. L-r, Janice Duff (charity support worker), Elinor Cornwall (volunteer), Dot Herd (volunteer) and Brenda Lambert (charity co-ordinator).

Six groups to share £45,000 Lotto payout

Business
Award sponsor Bruno Berardelli and Billy and Rachael Hamilton with host Fred MacAulay.

Buccleuch Arms picks up top rural hospitality award

News

Barrel Law wind farm plans go back up for discussion

Environment
Scottish Borders Council convener Graham Garvie, architectural manager Ray Cherry, the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry and council leader David Parker at the opening of the new Leader Valley School at Earlston.

Seven news headteachers needed by Borders schools

News
Lowood Bridge.

Borders bridge to be closed to heavy lorries ahead of £640,000 revamp

News
Hawick councillor Davie Paterson on the newly-painted Laurie Bridge in Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick.

Revamped Hawick footbridge already targeted by vandals

News
Social Security Minister Jeane Freeman.

Invitation for views on social security

Politics

Barrel Law wind farm plans go back up for discussion

Environment
Two cases ofSchmallenberg Virus have been diagnosed in maformed lambs from Scottish flocks.

Schmallenberg Virus found in Scotland

Business

Schmallenberg Virus found in Scotland

Business
One in five referrals were refused in 2015.

Call for a review of children and young people rejected by mental health services

Health
Health secretary Shona Robison announced extra funding for Scots GPs

Where next for the NHS in Scotland?

Health 1
David Burgher of Aitken Turnbull in Galashiels.

Gala architect gives light to dementia sufferers

Business
Colin McGrath outside Kelso High School where he proposes that the school be made into a village for older people when it is left empty later this year.

Kelso High School retirement home bid

Politics