The Southern Reporter

Flooding closes roads in Borders and householders warned to be on alert

News
The Border General Hospital near Melrose in The Scottish Borders. No smoking sign.

More than £4m paid in clinical negligence awards over five years

News
Who will save Selkirk from the kelpie? You decide!

Town holding out for a hero to tackle kelpie

News
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Gala man denies nine separate charges

Crime

Galashiels man admits harassing former partner

Crime

Man jailed for attack on former partner

Crime

Earlston High School impresses posh magazine’s judges

Education
Michelle Ballantyne MSP

Seven contest Selkirkshire ward

Politics
Doddie Weir with one of 175 lots being sold to raise funds for his charities, a Borders-made Bryce Suma post-driver.

Lots of lots up for sale at ball for Borders rugby legend Doddie Weir

News
Ewan Scott blasts through Cartha for his try at Riverside in the snow (picture by Bill McBurnie).

Unbeatable spirit gets game played

Rugby
The Kelso 1st XI hockey ladies.

Hockey comes home to Kelso thanks to new school pitch

Rugby
Celebrated rugby commentator Bill McLaren (picture by Neil Hanna)

Exploratory talks on Hawick rugby artefacts

Rugby

Double derby-winning Souters take advantage of free Saturday

Football

Kelso’s Georgina on the verge of qualifying for world biathlon

More Sport

Laidlaw back as familiar Borders names join Scottish squad

Rugby

Make a point of visiting Kelso for race action

Horse Racing
Charles Hanson checks out Anita Mannings paintings in Hawick.

Telly pair show you can get a bargain

News
Thirlestane Castle at Lauder.

Lauder castle lands £40,000 grant to help fund rejig plans

News
Cheesefest is coming to Edinburgh

Cheesefest 2018: A festival for cheese lovers is coming

Whats on
Sound idea...to commemorate Armistice Day centenary in November 2018, composer Martin Suckling is looking for readers help to sample church bells across Scotland.

Record your church bells for new Scottish composition

Lifestyle
Brother and sister John and Margaret Lindsay load their  van for the final rural delivery in 1968.

NOSTALGIA: Lindsay’s bakers 1968

Lifestyle
Stop being a stick in the mud...and get down and dirty in it when Tough Mudder returns to Drumlanrig Castle on June 16 and June 17 this year. (Pic: Robert Perry)

Make Scottish charities your New Year resolution

Lifestyle