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Wednesday | Borders Today

Bus drivers on their marks for Games

Ten drivers from local bus operator First Borders will be swapping Galashiels, Hawick and Selkirk for Hampden Park, The Emirates Arena and the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome this summer and could be transporting some of the world's top athletes.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

BBC News

Station works prompt traffic changes

Work on a new station in Galashiels as part of the Borders to Edinburgh railway is to see a new one-way system introduced in the town.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Independent

Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Gingers could become extinct due to climate change, experts warn

Scientists believe the gene that causes red hair is an evolutionary response to cloudy skies and allows inhabitants to get as much Vitamin D as possible.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Borders Today

Maria hopes to make her mark with upcycled fabrics

Maria Silies from Germany who has just finished studying at High Mill in Galashiels and has won the 'Young Innovation Challenge Award' for 2014.

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Borders Today

Moore's Road to Referendum

The remaining dates are: Tait Hall, Kelso, July 3; Kirkhope Hall, Ettrickbridge, July 11; Corn Exchange, Melrose, July 24; Youth Trust Hall, Lauder, July 29; Fairbairn Hall, Greenlaw, July 31; Hawick Town Hall, September 4; St Peter's Church Hall, Galashiels, September 11; Village Hall, Newcastleton, September 15. All meetings start at 7pm.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Borders Today

Lotta bottle tops mean a lotta money

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.

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Borders Today

Exercising a sense of calmness

They came from eight countries, were aged from eight to 80, and went home after three days excited by their experiences.

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Hawick Today

Doubts over police station future

Assurances are being sought over the future of the police station at Wilton Hill after plans for a justice hub in the Borders were scrapped this week.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Borders Today

Bacon-in-mosque Gala man jailed

A 39-year-old man from Galashiels who desecrated a mosque by attacking it with strips of bacon, has been jailed for nine months.

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Borders Today

Harassed his former partner

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.

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Borders Today

Sun shines on Lindean rideout

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.

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Borders Today

Saving two courts is right move

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.

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Borders Today

Fancy Dress laughs in Galashiels

The people of Galashiels came out in force on Wednesday evening to either dress up or watch others do so.

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Borders Today

Public grill Salmond during Cabinet visit

Cabinet Secretary for Finance John Swinney visits Galashiels based ERIBi 1 2 knitwear.

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Borders Today

Pedalling tales of council yard raids

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Newsday

Co-op cigarette haul worth A 15,000

Police say the value of cigarettes stolen from a south of Scotland supermarket is estimated at between A 10,000 and A 15,000.

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Newsday

Radon tests at castle visitor centre

Historic Scotland said the detectors were being installed as a precaution and in response to the results of tests in nearby Drumnadrochit.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Berwickshire News

Jedburgh and Selkirk courts 'should be retained'

A feasibility study into the future of justice services in the Borders has recommended the retention of courts in Jedburgh and Selkirk.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Borders Today

Gala residents' anger as workmen hack limbs from ancient pear tree

Abby Spowart of Church Square in Galashiels who is distraught at SBHA cutting down an old tree in the shared garden where she lives.

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