Galashiels Braw Lads Gathering begins with the popular Scottish Country Dance. Childrens' discos, sports, local visits, and a fancy dress night follow, along with re-enactments of ancient ceremonies, an overseas reception and an Investiture Concert. Braw Lads' Day sees a ceremonial ride around the neighbouring countryside.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:49:14 +0000
Police in the Borders can confirm that two 18-year-old men have been arrested and charged following a spate of recent thefts from vehicles in the Galashiels area.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:47:05 +0000
A Hawick couple have been rewarded for decades of service at a town church.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:42:38 +0000
Hard-hit Hawick has received a much-needed boost with the opening of a new business this week.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:37:00 +0000
Plans by members of a Hawick musical institution to celebrate its centenary hit a bum note - when members discovered the anniversary was almost a decade too late.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000
“It’s a very lonely time; it’s terrifying. You actually think your life is over. That’s how I genuinely felt – life was done, he was dead, it was over.”
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:20:39 +0000
A Lottery winner from Hawick has been rapped by a sheriff over his attitude regarding illegal drugs.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:20:06 +0000
A group of South African youngsters will visit the town next week as part of a project funded by Selkirk High School.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:16:23 +0000
Scottish Borders Council is being asked to help put plans for a £1.9m revamp of the Trimontium Museum in Melrose back on track.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:15:45 +0000
Borderers will be able to have their say on the recent Scottish Borders Council budget in an online Q&A with leader David Parker this evening (Thursday) between 6-7pm.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:15:40 +0000
The health risks associated with Scottish Borders Council erecting a £5m waste transfer station (WTS) on contaminated land at Easter Langlee in Galashiels must be identified and assessed before any works can commence.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:07:59 +0000
Scottish Borders Council (SBC) will be urged today (Thursday) to approve changes to the governance arrangements of the region’s largest social landlord.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:50:33 +0000
The Met Office has now issued a yellow be aware weather warning across the Scottish Borders for ice between 6pm today and 9am tomorrow.