The coalition is failing to insure Britain against the risks posed by climate change
Workers stand amongst debris washed ashore by the overnight tidal storm surge at Eyemouth Harbour on December 6, 2013 in Eyemouth, Scotland.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
It's a novel approach
As Selkirk pays tribute to the Shirra at tomorrow's Scott's Selkirk, a plea has gone out for volunteers to showcase the writer's home.
Teenagers given chance to try out range of rural jobs
Connect, Berwickshire Youth Project, is once again living up to its name - this time connecting with others to offer local teenagers the chance to find out about rural jobs.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Breach of trust council leisure chief jailed for embezzlement
Tom Leighton, 48, earned 62,000 a year as Falkirk Council's Head of Leisure Services, and ran the annual Big In Falkirk pop festival.
Waste strategy proposals outlined
A A 750,000 community recycling centre for Kelso is among the proposals for a new waste strategy unveiled for the Scottish Borders.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
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.