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Janitor's A 50,000 prank claim lost
A GALASHIELS janitor who was injured after she slipped on Vaseline on stairs at a school with a history of sixth-form pupils playing pranks has lost a bid to win damages.
Wed May 22, 2013
Body find ends mother's 14-year wait
The mother of a teenager whose body was found in the Scottish Borders last month after being reported missing 14 years ago has spoken of her ordeal.
Tue May 21, 2013
Further court closures considered
A fresh round of court closures is being considered beyond those already planned, according to the Scottish Court Service's chief executive.
Sat May 18, 2013
Janitor who sued after slipping on Vaseline on school stair loses her case
A janitor who was injured when she slipped on Vaseline on stairs at a school with a history of sixth-form pupils playing pranks has lost a bid to win damages.
Thu May 16, 2013
Youth's police brutality claim
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)
Robert Burns first set foot on English soil at Coldstream Bridge
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)
The village hall is the venue for a coffee and cake morning on May 25 in aid of Ashkirk Church.
Wed May 15, 2013
Success on the menu for chefs of the future
SIX trainee chefs from Borders College in Galashiels put their heart and soul into their dishes on Tuesday for a very special diner.
Fraudster jailed for cheating motor firm
A BUSINESS boss who conned a motor dealership in Galashiels into handing over a 23,000 vehicle has been jailed for a year.
Fri May 10, 2013
MSPs clash over Peebles court closure plans
Two local MSPs have entered a war of words over the planned closure of Peebles Sheriff Court by the Scottish Courts Service, writes Adam Drummond.
Thu May 09, 2013
Boleside on the River Tweed between Galashiels and Lindean was the scene of a total-immersion baptism in June 1987.
Sat May 04, 2013
'Fantastic job' by Burnfoot mums earns them top learning award
Time 2 Chill was announced as the winner of the group section at the 14th Adult Learners Awards ceremony at Borders College in Galashiels last week, seeing off stiff competition from across the region.
Thu May 02, 2013
Martin sets standard
For newsagent Martin Rodgerson, like his father Brian and grandfather George , is the Royal and Ancient Burgh Standard Bearer for 2013, the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden.
A drug dealer was jailed for four years and four months after heroin worth more than A 2,500 was found at a house in Hawick.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Man admits health centre fire threat
A court has heard how a 50-year-old man threatened to set both himself and a Borders health centre on fire after having his benefits cut.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Whitehead and Black perfect combination for Braw Lads' celebrations
Galashiels, UNITED KINGDOM. - 19/04/13 : Braw Lads Gathering 2013 Declaration Night 2013 Braw Lad Daniel Whitehead 2013 Braw Lass Lucy Black 2012 Braw Lad Ryan Mania, Bearer of the Sod 2012 Braw Lass Nicola Mackay, Bearer of the Red Roses.