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Maria Silies from Germany who has just finished studying at High Mill in Galashiels and has won the 'Young Innovation Challenge Award' for 2014.
Galashiels and Kelso Rotarians have been collecting used milk bottle tops which are recycled by CK Polymers of St Boswells and i 1 21,000 has been raised from 3.6 tonnes.
They came from eight countries, were aged from eight to 80, and went home after three days excited by their experiences.
A 39-year-old man from Galashiels who desecrated a mosque by attacking it with strips of bacon, has been jailed for nine months.
The 23-year-old, of Winston Road, Galashiels, admitted behaving in a threatening or abusive manner, shouting and swearing, and making abusive and offensive remarks at High Tweed Mill, King Street, Galashiels, on May 20/21.
On a balmy sunny evening, Braw Lad Gavin Young and Braw Lass Alice Mackay made the traditional journey on Monday to Lindean Kirk for the laying of the wreath ceremony.
The news this week that the Sheriff courts Selkirk and Jedburgh are to be retained has been welcomed by local campaigners as justice served, and should put to an end months of uncertainty.
The people of Galashiels came out in force on Wednesday evening to either dress up or watch others do so.
Cabinet Secretary for Finance John Swinney visits Galashiels based ERIBi 1 2 knitwear.
Police say the value of cigarettes stolen from a south of Scotland supermarket is estimated at between A 10,000 and A 15,000.
Updated: Wed Jul 09, 2014 04:08 am
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