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Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

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The Borders General Hospital.

Borders General Hospital hit by norovirus outbreak

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The hard work and commitment of long-serving foster carers have been acknowledged by Scottish Borders Council at an awards ceremony at Tweed Horizons.

Saluting those who care for some of society’s most vulnerable

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The average home holds a host of hidden dangers, especially for the young, the elderly and those who are the most vulnerable.

Driving home the burns awareness message

Health

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Crime

Six of the best give Borders brewery cause for further good cheer

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Scotland steps up to become a lifesaving nation!

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BHA has a new board leader

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Borders Book Festival 2017. The annual book festival in the gardens of Harmony House, Melrose. 
Picture by Alex Hewitt.

31,000 visitors for Book Festival

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Kelso Town Hall.

Kelso tourist information centre to close within weeks

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Clackmae Bridge, near Earlston, to be shut for 10 weeks for £690,000 revamp

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The A697 further south, near Powburn.

Tributes paid to Galashiels motorcyclist killed in A697 crash

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Virgin Train on the East Coast mainline passing Ayton Castle

East coast mainline study not necessary

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A train near Stow on the Borders Railway.

Borders Railway making all the write moves, say award judges

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A train at Stow on the Borders Railway.

End could be in sight to Borders Railway cash dispute

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Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Crime
An extra nine newly-qualified officers are expected to join the Borders J Division.

Concern about police numbers in the Borders

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crime
Selkirk Sheriff Court, Justice of the Peace, Procurator Fiscal

Carer used clients’ cash to get Sky TV

Crime

Monitoring school bullying

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Another report of hare coursing in Berwickshire is being investigated by police.

Police issue hare coursing warning

Crime
From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

Education
Archeological dig near St Abbs Lighthouse to try to uncover some dwellings probably once owed by the Lighthouse Board. Volunteers l-r, Helen Gibson and Carrie Gibson from St Abbs.

History experts dig what’s under the ground in coastal town

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Six of the best give Borders brewery cause for further good cheer

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Kelso Town Hall.

Kelso tourist information centre to close within weeks

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Clackmae Bridge, near Earlston.

Clackmae Bridge, near Earlston, to be shut for 10 weeks for £690,000 revamp

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The Bank of Scotland if closing its Coldstream branch this month.

Bank of Scotland’s Borders mobile bank starts on Monday

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Clackmae Bridge, near Earlston, to be shut for 10 weeks for £690,000 revamp

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Ian Blackford MP

WASPI gains political support

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Borders MP John Lamont claimed more than �34,000 in allowances as an MSP last year, and his replacement, former Conservative list MSP Rachael Hamilton, claimed almost �14,000 in 10 months.

Borders MSPs’ allowances topped £80,000 last year, figures reveal

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Galashiels councillor Andy Anderson.

Working group revived in bid to tackle Borders’ parking problems

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Kelso councillor Simon Mountford.

Gender divide in Scottish Borders Council pay packets narrowing, meeting told

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Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Environment
Helen Forsyth at Hoprigshiel.

Attention on BHA’s wind farm

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Have your say on future of Union Chain Bridge

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Borders General Hospital hit by norovirus outbreak

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The average home holds a host of hidden dangers, especially for the young, the elderly and those who are the most vulnerable.

Driving home the burns awareness message

Health
Children are given the flu vaccine as a nasal spray.

Flu vaccine for children

Health
YMCA Scotland has joined forces with YMCAs across the UK and Ireland to support a major mental health campaign.

YMCA Scotland supports #IAMWHOLE campaign on World Mental Health Day

Health
NHS24 will use the development funding to improve the services it offers to people experiencing low mood, depression and anxiety, supporting those who need unscheduled care but do not require to contact emergency services.

£500k to improve first response mental health services.

Health