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Man accused of owl neglect

A 59-year-old man has been accused of failing to protect an owl in his care from suffering.

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Tipping was driving on the A6091 Melrose bypass.

£300 fine for careless driving on Melrose bypass

A mechanic overtook a vehicle on the Melrose bypass, forcing an oncoming police car to take evasive action to avoid a collision, Selkirk Sheriff Court has been told.

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The thefts are alleged to have taken place at the Ednam House Hotel in Kelso.

Men accused of lager theft from hotel

Two men have been accused of stealing five kegs of lager and various foodstuffs from a Kelso hotel.

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Lee will stand trial at Jedburgh Sheriff Court

Hawick man accused of assaulting partner

A man has been accused of assaulting his partner on three occasions.

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The needle, pictured below, was found on the banking to the right, just a few yards from the new school.

Nine-year-old finds discarded used needle

A nine-year-old girl walking her dog found a used hypodermic needle and syringe just outside her Langlee home on Sunday – just yards from the new primary school.

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Hawick pair deny posting intimate video of woman on social media

Hawick pair deny posting intimate video of woman on social media

A man and woman have been accused of posting a film on social media showing another woman in an intimate situation.

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Hawick High School

Drunk found inside Hawick High School

A drunk was found lying asleep in a corridor at Hawick High School following a night out, Jedburgh Sheriff Court has been told.

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The incident took place at Morrisons supermarket in Hawick.

Hawick man admits threatening 16-year-old

A 37-year-old man has admitted threatening a schoolboy with violence.

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Back row from left: Andy Girrity from Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Councillor Watson McAteer, Councillor John Greenwell and Inspector Tony Hodges. Middle row: TD1 Youth Hub members Siobhan, Tamsin and Lauren. Front row: Myrran and Amy.

Message is clear: Don’t Buy It, Don’t Supply It

A new campaign was launched on Friday evening at the Galashiels Interchange, raising awareness of the issue of adults buying alcohol for children and young people.

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Police have put more resources into catching drink drivers this festive season

Police ramp up campaign against festive drink drivers

Borders police are warning drivers not to take a chance with alcohol, particularly during this festive period.

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Peebles man accused of hammer crime

Peebles man accused of hammer crime

A 35-year-old man has been accused of brandishing a hammer during a disturbance.

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Selkirk Sheriff Court

Kelso woman’s date mix-up

A woman’s claim that she was unable to turn up at Selkirk Sheriff Court because she was in police custody in Newcastle at the time has been rejected by the court.

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06-08-2013. Picture Michael Gillen. GRANGEMOUTH. Car, hands on steering wheel. For court page.

Man who drove while banned gets another ban

A banned motorist claimed that because he suffers from short-term memory loss he could not recall he had been driving when he was not supposed to be.

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Chief Inspector Andy McLean

No fentanyl found in Galashiels heroin batch

Fears that heroin laced with deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl had been circulating in the Galashiels area have been eased following a forensic investigation.

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Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Teen reveller pleads guilty to stealing bike

A teenager out celebrating his 18th birthday stole a mountain bike chained up near his then home in Howdenbank in Hawick.

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Jedburgh Sheriff Court sign.

53-year-old Hawick man accused of supplying drugs

A man from Hawick is facing four drugs charges.

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Selkirk Sheriff Court.

73-year-old admits death charge

A pensioner has admitted causing the death of an 87-year-old man by careless driving following a road accident near Peebles.

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Kelso man charged with possessing indecent images of children

Kelso man charged with possessing indecent images of children

A Kelso man has appeared in private at Jedburgh Sheriff Court to face charges of having indecent photographs of children.

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Hawick councillor Clair Ramage outside Hawick High School.

Police patrol Hawick High School to help tackle trouble

Police officers and extra support staff are patrolling the corridors and classrooms of Hawick High School in a bid to stem a recent rise in unruly behaviour.

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Fentanyl scare: What to look for

Fentanyl scare: What to look for

Police are taking extra precautions over certain drug warrants in which intelligence gathered suggests there may be a risk to officers.

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