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£10,000 Jedburgh benefit fraudster given supervision order

A woman has been given a one-year supervision order after admitting a benefit fraud totalling £10,000.

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Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Hawick benefit fraudster given curfew order over £24,000 payout

A benefit fraudster paid £24,000 she wasn’t entitled to has been spared a custodial sentence.

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Richard Wales.

Borders antiques dealer fined £1,000 for trying to sell tiger’s head and claws

A conservation consultant and antiques dealer has been fined £1,000 for offering parts of endangered animals for sale over the internet.

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Councillor Davie Paterson at Hawick police station.

Furore over closure of Hawick police station’s cells at weekend

A Borders police chief has spoken out to defend policing levels in Hawick amid claims that criminals are “rubbing their hands” over reported staff shortages.

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Kelso's Royal Bank of Scotland branch.

Disgruntled customer threatened to shoot Kelso bank staff

A disgruntled Royal Bank of Scotland customer threatened to shoot members of staff at its Kelso branch after claiming money had been taken out of his account in error.

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Inspector Tony Hodges.

Police trying to trace suspected would-be burglar in Kelso

Police are appealing for witnesses to help them trace a man said to have been seen acting suspiciously in Kelso on Wednesday.

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Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Galashiels man jailed for over six months for attack on partner

A man has been jailed for a total of 196 days after he admitted assaulting his partner.

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David Blair has been given probation and unpaid work orders.

Jedburgh sex attacker spared prison sentence

A man responsible for indecent assaults on a girl and woman he thought were sleeping has been spared a prison sentence.

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Sarah McGill.

Borderer accused of child sex crime in US

A Borders woman is facing jail in the US after being accused of having sex with an underage boy for money.

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Kawasaki Bike stolen from Benchmark Motor Company on Dunsdale Road, Selkirk overnight between Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th April.

Moto-cross bikes stolen from Selkirk business

Police are appealing for witnesses after moto-cross bikes were stolen from the Benchmark Motor Company in Selkirk.

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Borders retailers alerted as fake £50 notes hit the streets

Borders retailers alerted as fake £50 notes hit the streets

Borderers are being warned to be alert for counterfeit Bank of Ireland £50 notes, after several have been presented in the south of Scotland.

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Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Woman vomited on floor of Galashiels club during wake then assaulted police

A woman assaulted two police officers after a bust-up following her grandmother’s funeral.

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Inspector Tony Hodges

Cannabis seized in Hawick drugs raids

Nearly £900 worth of cannabis has been seized following drugs raids in Hawick yesterday (Thursday).

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The A7 was closed for around two hours near Newmill following the collision.

Collision closed A7 for two hours

The A7 was closed for around two hours yesterday (Thursday) evening, south of Hawick, following a collision between a van and a car.

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The drugs were found in a property in Gala Park, Galashiels.

Man charged as heroin worth more than £11,000 is seized in Galashiels

More than £11,000 worth of heroin was seized from a property in Gala Park Gardens, Galashiels, on Wednesday.

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Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Galashiels man charged with theft and housebreaking is remanded in custody

A Galashiels man has been remanded in custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court after being accused of theft by housebreaking and stealing two vehicles.

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Galashiels Academy.

17-year-old denies sending sexual image to Galashiels schoolgirl, 13

An older teenager accused of sending a sexual image to a 13-year-old girl at Galashiels Academy has been remanded in custody at Selkirk Sheriff Court.

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TK Maxx's Galashiels store.

Woman admits stealing coat and handbags from Galashiels store

Background reports have been ordered on a shoplifter prior to sentencing.

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Gala Park in Galashiels.

Galashiels teenager admits supplying cannabis to schoolgirl

A Galashiels teenager has been ordered to be of good behaviour for the next 12 months after he admitted supplying drugs to a schoolgirl.

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