Monday Dec 2
Business interview: Ewan Venters, Fortnum & Mason
TEA plays a central role in the life of Ewan Venters, writes Peter Ranscombe. As chief executive of Fortnum & Mason, selling the drink has been a cornerstone of the business since it was founded in London's Piccadilly in 1707.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Walk of the week: Pirn Hill and Leithen Water
THE Borders are blessed with some of the most enchanting scenery in Scotland and on a crisp sunny day in winter it can look at its very best.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Arrest made after Aero Leather theft worth A 144k
POLICE have made an arrest in relation to the recovery of thousands of pounds of clothing belonging to a high-profile designer leather company in the Scottish Borders.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Read all about it - Tom's Big Book Bash
Scottish Borders Council reader-in-residence Tom Murray hosted a Big Book Bash for families at Philiphaugh Community Centre Lounge yesterday morning.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Sent mum offensive text message
A KELSO accused who repeatedly contacted a witness - his mother - in a case against him was jailed for 201 days.
Town marks link to great Scott
Forth to Selkirk do merry men go; The first Saturday of December, be it frost or snow; Festivities, mirth and follies aplenty; Fireworks and cheers; Selkirk's streets won't be empty.
Ribbon cut on Lauder's new health centre
The community's involvement in a new health centre has been praised by the Lord Lieutenant of Roxburgh, Ettrick and Lauderdale.
Parking woes in village as BGH fines start
Borders General Hospital staff are being forced to park on the grass verges as new parking restrictions come into force.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Marine Craig's legacy lives on
Photograph Jamie Forbes 25.11.13 STRATHBLANE Edmonstone hall. Craig Hodgkinson Trust presenting defibrillator to village to save lives, John Hodgkinson presenting defibrillator to Margaret Vass - Chair of Strathblane Community Council.
SBC staff could handle police enquiries
Scottish Borders Council staff working in Coldstream, Selkirk, Lauder and Melrose contact centres may have to act as the first point of contact for residents trying to get police assistance.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
River Tweed at Peebles
Another picture taken during a wonderfully enjoyable meeting of some TE members in the Scottish Borders last month.
New health centre officially opens
An official opening ceremony is to be held at a new A 1.8m health centre in the Scottish Borders.
Lamont slams SNP's white paper
HAWICK MSP John Lamont has hit out at the SNP's white paper on independence and branded it a huge disappointment The 650-page document, which aimed to answer some of the many questions that have been asked of the nationalists' referendum campaign, was launched today at a press conference in Glasgow, but Mr Lamont believes it has done little to ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Heriot-Watt to lead Applied Photonics and Robotics CDTs
Heriot-Watt University will be leading two new postgraduate training centres, aimed at producing tomorrow's top engineers and scientists.
Popular hospital bus to be added to the timetable
The Hawick/Selkirk/BGH service was launched in a small Scottish Borders Council-owned bus earlier this year to gauge whether such provision would be viable.
Council staff could deal with public for cops
Council staff working in Selkirk's contact centre may have to act as the first point of contact for residents trying to get police assistance.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Scots unis win post-graduate cash
Strathclyde University and Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University are among 24 institutions to set up training centres for science and engineering students.
West Linton break-in appeal
PC Corrinne Bird from Police Scotland said: "A red Peugeot is believed to have been in the area at the time and we are keen to trace the driver or anyone who has any information that could assist us with our inquiries."
Katie-Lou's father starts a new beach safety petition
Fund raiser Crystal Chui visiting Katie McLean and dad Andy at home in Eyemouth and donating a cheque to the Katie-Lou foundation after completing Berwick's boxing day dip and a fancy dress bucket collection The father of Katie-Lou Mclean, who suffered brain damage when she was swept into the sea at Eyemouth, is petitioning the government to make ... (more)
Firms ensure sisters get royal treatment
Two young Hawick girls had a day to remember on Friday, being treated to a Princess for a Day package won by their father in a charity auction.