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Wife killer found dead in prison cell died of natural causes

Notorious Bathgate wife murderer Harry Jarvis, whose accomplice was Carol Heyster from Coldstream, died in prison from natural causes.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police investigate failed fire-raising at a house in Eyemouth

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted fire-raising in Deanhead Drive, Eyemouth, at a round 4am on Monda, June 18.

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Man charged with fraud over building work in Greenlaw

Man charged with fraud over building work in Greenlaw

A man has been charged in connection with defrauding members of the public in Selkirk and Greenlaw.

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Five vans parked in Eyemouth broken into and tools stolen

Five vans parked in Eyemouth broken into and tools stolen

Police are appealing for the public’s help following the theft of power tools in the Eyemouth area.

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Jedburgh High Street.

Woman fined £200 for driving car into 77-year-old in Jedburgh twice

A motorist has admitted careless driving after she drove her car twice into a 77-year-old man standing in front of it and blocking her path.

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Borders police numbers down

Borders police numbers down

The number of police officers based in the Borders seems to be steadily reducing according to research carried out by Scottish Conservatives.

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Colin Smyth

Wildlife Crime Unit pilot

A South of Scotland MSP has accused the Scottish Government of breaking a manifesto promise to set up a dedicated wildlife crime unit for Scotland.

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Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Confrontation in Eyemouth leads to £150 fine

A confrontation in the street with a former partner resulted in a fine of £150 for Julie Chalmers at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

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SBC leader Councillor Shona Haslam and Councillor Watson McAteer, Chair of the Police, Fire and Safer Communities Board, alongside Local Area Commander Andy McLean (centre) and the new community policing team.

Low level crime on the radar of police team

A new community action policing team has been launched in the Borders, aiming to tackle local issues across the area.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Dale Gifford with his two-year-old miniature dachshund, Oscar.

Kelso sausage dog snatch attempt sparks warning to pet-owners

A Borders dog-owner is warning owners to be vigilant after a woman tried to make off with his miniature dachshund in Kelso.

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The eagle owl kept in cramped conditions at the home of Alan Wilson who has been banned for 10 years for keeping birds of prey.

Eagle owl was kept in filthy conditions

A gamekeeper has been banned from keeping birds of prey for ten years after admitting failing to protect an eagle owl in his care from suffering.

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The eagle owl kept in cramped conditions at the home of Alan Wilson who has been banned for 10 years for keeping birds of prey.

Berwickshire gamekeeper receives 10 year ban

A gamekeeper has been banned from keeping birds of prey for 10 years after admitting failing to protect an eagle owl in his care from suffering.

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Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Millions of pounds stolen through cyber enabled crime in Scotland

Police Scotland is warning the public to be alert after businesses and individuals across the country were scammed out of millions of pounds.

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Stolen Duns lorry is found in County Durham

Stolen Duns lorry is found in County Durham

Police are investigating the theft of a DAF LF45 lorry from business premises at Station Road Industrial Estate, Duns, on Tuesday, February 6, at around 9pm.

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British Transport Police are supporting the campaign to tackle knife crime.

Transport police take campaign to tackle knife crime on to our railways

British Transport Police officers in Scotland are supporting a national week of action tackling knife crime.

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Five men charged with hare coursing

Five men charged with hare coursing

Police arrested and charged five men in connection with hare coursing offences alleged to have taken place in the Duns and Gifford area last Thursday.

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A Volkswagen Caravelle campervan was stolen from  Aitken Walker car showroom at Duns.

Vehicles stolen from garages

Police have detained a man after a break-in at a car showroom on Berwick Road, Duns.

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Man jailed for cannabis farm in his home

Man jailed for cannabis farm in his home

A 37-year-old man has been jailed for 12 months at Selkirk Sheriff Court for producing cannabis with a maximum yield of £11,500 at his Berwickshire home.

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Man charged with  Eyemouth break-ins

Man charged with Eyemouth break-ins

A 36 year old man has been charged in connection with three break-ins in Eyemouth earlier this week.

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