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Traffic lights to be fitted outside Borders General Hospital in bid to cut accidents

New traffic lights are to be fitted outside the Borders General Hospital to make the nearby A6091 junction safer.

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Borders Buses.

Assurances given over future of two Borders bus routes

Scottish Borders Council has assured passengers that it has no plans to reduce services on two Borders bus routes.

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The road is to be closed at the Nest roundabout tomorrow to investigate the October incident.

A72 to be closed near Walkerburn for fatal accident investigation

A stretch of one of the Borders’ busiest roads is to be closed for two hours tomorrow, December 6, to allow police to carry out further investigations into a fatal accident there a month and a half ago.

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There will be days without any service.

When can I get a train over Christmas and New Year?

ScotRail has released the Christmas and New Year schedule, with warnings that there will be no trains on certain days over the festive period.

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Stow woman, 21, dies after A7 collision

Stow woman, 21, dies after A7 collision

Hayley Logan, a 21-year-old woman from Stow, died on Saturday following an early-morning fatal collision on the A7, just north of Galashiels.

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Lowood Bridge.

Lowood Bridge to be shut for two weeks for emergency works

Lowood Bridge, near Melrose, is to be closed for two weeks for emergency works

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Tweedbank train station, the end of the line for the Borders Railway line

Scotrail could do better on Borders Railway, says MSP

Latest statistics from Scotrail are encouraging for Borders Rail, although with the train provider still not putting on extra carriages for major event, there is room for improvement.

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The crane left the road just south of Skipper's Bridge at Langholm

Langholm road closure UPDATE

The A7 road south of Skippers Bridge, Langholm has now re-opened, although the stretch of roadway is now single file traffic being controlled by traffic lights.

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David Carney's car careering out of control at the 2014 Jim Clark Rally.

2014 Jim Clark Rally triple tragedy was avoidable, rules sheriff

The deaths of three motorsport fans near Swinton in Berwickshire during 2014’s Jim Clark Rally could have been avoided if better safety precautions had been in place, a sheriff has ruled.

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Roxburgh Street in Kelso.

Kelso street to reopen to traffic tonight

Roxburgh Street in Kelso is to reopen to traffic tonight, November 17, after being shut for almost two months.

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There's been huge disruption in the town centre

‘Lazy’ drivers warned to heed parking rules in Selkirk

Motorists in Selkirk town centre have been warned they face tough action if they ignore no-parking zones.

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Stock image: by Ian Georgeson Photography.

Borders taxi drivers facing new medical checks

Proposed new medical tests for taxi drivers in the Borders look set to prove unpopular within the trade.

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The junction of the A6088 and A698 at Hawick.

81-year-old driver charged over collision with motorbike at Hawick

An 81-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a collision on the A698 at Hawick last month which left a motorcyclist seriously injured.

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The road to Hassendean.

Family pay tribute to man found dead on road near Denholm

A mobility scooter user found dead on a road near Denholm last week has been named by police as Andrew Goodfellow.

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Hassendean, near Denholm.

Mobility scooter user, 77, found dead on road near Denholm

A man in his 70s was found dead today, November 9, after the mobility scooter he was riding overturned near Denholm.

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The taxi rank at Channel St, Galashiels

Borderers are asked to give their views on future taxi fares

Borderers are being urged to have their say on taxi fares as part of a public consultation on the issue.

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A bus picking up passengers in Hawick's Mart Street.

Have your say on free bus passes, Borderers urged

Borderers are being urged to have their say on the future of Scottish Government-funded free transport.

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Tower Street in Selkirk.

Drivers face hold-ups in Selkirk as roadworks come thick and fast

Selkirk is set to become a blackspot for traffic jams over the next few weeks as roadworks come thick and fast.

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Independent candidate for Hawick and Hermitage, David Paterson.

Paterson accused of ‘political mischief’

A bid by a Hawick councillor to have Scottish Borders Council write to the UK Government expressing concerns over cuts in funding was narrowly beaten today in a full council meeting at Newtown.

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The Borders General Hospital near Melrose.

Biker left seriously injured by crash on A698 near Hawick

A motorcyclist was left with injuries described by police as serious following a collision on the A698 east of Hawick at the weekend.

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