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.
Hundreds of bikers have taken to the roads in a ride to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Superbike racing legioned Steve Hislop.
Hundreds of motorcyclists have been riding through Hawick as part of the annual Steve 'Hizzy' Hislop Memoral Run.
This year's ride marks the 10th anniversary of the former British Superbike champion's death in a helicopter accident.
More than 350 motorcyclists are taking part in a mass ride in memory of former British Superbikes Champion Steve Hislop.
Hislop was killed in a helicopter crash in 2003. This year's annual Steve 'Hizzy' Hislop Memorial Run will see the bikers travel 130 miles through the Scottish Borders, before finishing at Hislop's hometown of Denholm.
The bikers will ride approximately 130 miles through part of the Scottish Borders. Their planned route is as follows:
- 10:30am - Leave Denholm Green on the A698
- 10:40am - Along Hawick High Street to Langholm A7
- 11:10am - Langholm heading to Longtown A7
- 11:25 - Longtown A6071 to Brampton
- 11:40am - Brampton A69 Greenhead & Chollerford
- 11:55am - Greenhead B6318 Chollerford
- 12:15pm - Chollerford (Stop for 45 mins)
- 1pm - B6320 towards Carter Bar, Jedburgh and A68. A6088 to Southdean / Bonchester Bridge
- 1:50pm - Southdean
- 2:10pm - Haughhead Junction, then onto Hawick
- 2:30pm - Arrive at Denholm Green
Hundreds of bikers are riding through the Scottish Borders to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Steve Hislop.
Hislop - a former British Superbike and Isle of Man TT Champion - was killed at the age of 41 when his helicopter crashed near Teviothead in July 2003. The Steve 'Hizzy' Hislop Memorial Run takes place annually to mark his tragic death.
The route will see the motorcyclists depart from Hislop's home village of Denholm this morning, before heading to the England-Scotland border and returning to Denholm at 2:30pm.
The Borders launches a three-pronged attack on the premiership when the new Scottish Rugby Union season kicks off tomorrow.
Newly-promoted Hawick join the heavyweights, as Stuart Cameron Reports.
Members of the textile industry have been invited to a summit organised by the Scottish Government.
The event will be chaired by Finance Minister John Swinney at Peter Scott Knitwear.
– Finance Minister John Swinney
"I am keen to understand better the challenges facing your sector and to identify areas where the Scottish Government and its key agencies can work with you to support continued and sustainable growth.
"Textile industry bosses say they are looking for more support from the Scottish Government for apprenticeships and trainee schemes."
– Inspector Carol Wood, Police Scotland
"Profits from counterfeit goods fund a range of other criminal activity and wherever possible, we will look to stem the cash flow for serious and organised crime groups.
"The recovery of these items means several thousand pounds in cash will not line the pockets of criminals and we are grateful for the assistance and support of our colleagues at Trading Standards during this investigation."
Counterfeit goods worth nearly £20,000 have been recovered after a police raid on a property in Hawick.
Officers seized T-shirts, boots and handbags branded with designer names from an address on Weensland Road.
After consultation with Trading Standards the items were identified as possible fakes and police are now investigating.
Nobody has been charged yet in connection with the raid.
Police searching for a missing 93-year-old woman in the Scottish Borders have confirmed that a body has been found.
Police and mountain rescue helicopters were searching the area around Southdean, near Hawick, where Jean Arres went missing. The body has yet to be formally identified.
Watch the full report from Jenny Longden below.