11 Dec 2013 10:00
HARD-PRESSED health chiefs have promised to do everything they can to alleviate the parking problems at the region’s biggest hospital amid concerns they are putting lives at risk.
11 Dec 2013 09:55
THE anxious wait for a new minister for the Parishes of Caddonfoot linked with Galashiels Trinity ended on Sunday when the Rev Elspeth Harley was overwhelmingly elected by the congregations of the two churches.
11 Dec 2013 09:50
FIRE chiefs in the Borders claim they won’t follow English counterparts and introduce fines for false alarm offenders.
11 Dec 2013 09:35
SCOTTISH Borders Council, facing a funding gap of £28million over the next five years, is advertising for two new depute chief executives – each on salaries of £105,000.
11 Dec 2013 09:20
IT may come as cold comfort to struggling Borderers to learn that Scottish Borders Council and the region’s four main registered social landlords (RSLs) are currently spending a staggering £16.7 million a year – just to pay interest on their debts.
10 Dec 2013 10:20
BIG-HEARTED shoppers donated 170 crates of food for struggling families across the region.
10 Dec 2013 10:15
A REPORT sounding the death knell of garden waste collections in the Borders is set to be approved by councillors on December 12.
10 Dec 2013 09:50
A GROUP of young Borderers determined to stamp put bullying in schools has won a top award - the first one of its kind.
10 Dec 2013 07:30
AS 2013 draws to a close, Jack McGarvie finds himself thousands of miles away from his home in Peebles.
10 Dec 2013 07:00
BORDERERS are proud show off their winning smiles, as figures reveal 84 per cent are registered with an NHS dentist.
9 Dec 2013 09:00
LOCAL volunteers got together to celebrate the 60th birthday of Borders Samaritans.
9 Dec 2013 08:30
PEEBLES is on the threshhold of a £100,000 arts boost that could draw thousands of extra visitors to the town next year.
9 Dec 2013 08:00
A PEEBLESSHIRE firm has won the contract to install a £65,000 micro hydro electricity system at Dawyck Botanic Gardens near Stobo.
9 Dec 2013 07:30
AFTER nine years at Scottish Borders Council, Andrew Lowe has retired from his post as Director of Social Work.
9 Dec 2013 07:00
A 52-YEAR-OLD woman has been arrested and charged with dangerous driving and breach of the peace following an incident in Peebles on Tuesday night.
8 Dec 2013 09:00
THEY’VE been going green for a while at Kingsland Primary - and now they have the flag to prove it.
8 Dec 2013 07:00
PEEBLESSHIRE residents are being urged to give their views in the proposed forest design for Nether Horsburgh.
7 Dec 2013 09:00
GENERATIONS of children have bemoaned having to sit still at Sunday Service.
7 Dec 2013 07:00
IT is one of Peebles’ most prominent features.
6 Dec 2013 09:00 • Nadia Vidinova
A MYSTERY woman from Peebles has bequeathed a ‘generous’ amount to the Borders branch of the British Red Cross.