Forty-year-old Mhairi Dobson, of Broom Drive, is alleged to have received A 20,985.30 in housing benefit and A 3,065.41 in council tax benefit to which she was not entitled.
A teenager who claimed police brutality after his arrest was found guilty of struggling violently with two officers, who were both injured during the "unsavoury incident". Joshua Watson, 19, of Haymount Farm Cottages, Kelso, denied shouting and swearing at police, struggling violently with them, and attempting to punch and bite them at East Bowmont ... (more)
A 20-year-old man has been remanded in custody after admitting stealing metal from the roof of Hawick Town Hall and two nearby buildings.
Over 50 members and guests attended the ceremony, including Robert Stewart, president of Robert Burns World Federation, Jim Davidson, president of Coldstream Burns Club, Coldstreamer Grant Campbell, James Bell chairman of the 1513 Club, and Derek Balmbro, chairman of the ex-Coldstreamers Club along with representatives from other Border clubs ... (more)
SIX trainee chefs from Borders College in Galashiels put their heart and soul into their dishes on Tuesday for a very special diner.
A BUSINESS boss who conned a motor dealership in Galashiels into handing over a 23,000 vehicle has been jailed for a year.
Researchers from Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt university have headed to Scapa Flow, Orkney to examine the habitat of the mussels which can grow to 25cm-long, equivalent to a size nine shoe, and can live for up to 50 years.
The Melrose Sevens a few weeks ago marked the end of the rugby season, so now it's time for these lowlanders to turn their thoughts to all things equine.
IT IS the highlight of the British gardening world, attracting celebrities, dignitaries and members of the Royal Family and, for one week in May, putting horticulture on our TV screens and on the front pages of our newspapers.
EDINBURGH, Scotland, and SWINDON, England, May 10, 2013 - The development of fiber optic sensors that monitor the condition of intensive care patients is among the projects that will benefit from a 32 million investment, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council announced this week.
TELEVISION viewers across the Borders must be given the chance to watch their ITV programmes from a broadcaster in Scotland rather than the north of England, according to a new report.
Christopher Ritson was announced as the 2013 Hawick Common Riding Cornet at a ceremony in the Town Hall last night.
Boleside on the River Tweed between Galashiels and Lindean was the scene of a total-immersion baptism in June 1987.
OCTOBER 31: Salmon attempt to leap up the fish ladder in the river Etterick on October 31, 2012 in Selkirk, Scotland.