Wilton Lodge Park in Hawick looks set to get a major facelift thanks to a two and a half million pound grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
A new exhibition in Hawick explores how influential Polish culture is in the Borders and features rare artefacts from soldiers in WW2.
News that a Hawick knitwear company is to be acquired by international fashion house Chanel has been welcomed by the local community.
Concerns are growing over parking on Hawick High Street.
Police Scotland announced plans to scrap them as part of cost cutting measures, handing responsibility to the local authority.
The Scottish Borders Council say they can't afford to take on the wardens, meaning Hawick may end up without them.
The town of Hawick could end up having no traffic wardens.
Police Scotland wants to scrap them to cut costs and transfer the responsibility to the local authority, but the Scottish Borders Council says it can't afford to take on the role.
Last night the Border Cup match between Hawick and Kelso was called off because Kelso didn't have enough cover in the front row.
Today it's back on again.
So there will be two games in that competition tomorrow, and there's more cross-border action for Gala.
Stuart Cameron reports.
Jim Douglas, from Hawick, is 100 years old, and has just won a top award for the design of his garden.
The Scottish Borders Housing Association was looking for the best display from its tenants, and Jim's patch took the top prize.
Jenny Longden reports:
A 16-year-old girl missing for 5 days from her Hawick home has been found safe and well.
Police Scotland have confirmed that Leah Dickson was found in Gateshead at around 11:20pm on Tuesday 10 December.
On Facebook, her mum Lorna Dickson wrote "Tears of joy to everyone who have supported us though our sad days Leah has been found in Gateshead tonight police are bringing her home to us thanks again everyone. XXX."
A gardening enthusiast from Hawick has won an award for his green fingers at the grand age of 100-years-old.
These photographs of Jim Douglas' garden were entered into a competition for tenants of the Scottish Borders Housing Association, and he scooped first prize.
A 20-year-old man has been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police recovered a cannabis cultivation in Hawick.
Officers carried out a search of a property in Cheviot Road on Thursday 5 December, seizing about 15 cannabis plants worth about £2,500 along with other cultivation equipment.
The man was detained on Monday 9 December and will now be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.
– Inspector Carol Wood, Police Scotland
"Our local communities in Hawick have made it very clear that those involved in drug crime are not welcome and we will continue to act on information from the public to remove harmful drugs from the streets."
Anyone wishing to report drug related offences can contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
The Burnfoot estate in Hawick is being given £1.2 million in lottery funding.
The money will be used to create a community hub where local people can meet and access a range of services.
Helen Ford spoke to Simon Walton, who chairs the Campaign for Borders Rail, and put it to him that just last week an economic think tank described the project as "exceedingly poor value for money."
Campaigners are meeting tonight to renew calls for the new Borders Railway to be extended to Hawick.
The project, which is due to open by the summer of 2013, will only restore the Waverley Line between Edinburgh and Tweedbank near Galashiels.
The Campaign for Borders Rail thinks that will limit its potential to boost the economy.
Watch the full report from Kathryn Samson below.