Work is to begin next week on a new community recycling centre for Kelso.
The new £1.18million integrated facility at Pinnaclehill Industrial Estate is expected to be completed next Spring. It will include the adaptation of a nearby building to form a new Neighbourhood Operations depot for the Kelso area.
Scottish Borders Council say that the new, modern recycling centre will make it easier for waste materials to be deposited into on-site skips. It will also accept a wide variety of waste types, from garden waste to electrical equipment, similar to the council’s six other community recycling centres.
Kelso have sacked their Head Coach Jammy McFarlane after just eight games in charge following a poor start to the season where they’ve won just 2 of their matches in National League Division 1.
Following the club’s decision, Assistant Coach Gerry McGuinness, resigned from the club.
Scottish Borders Council has approved plans for a new £21.8m school in Kelso.
The school will be built on ground at Nethershot on Angraflat Road.
Building is likely to get under way at the start of 2015.
A dinner lady from Kelso High School has been named Scottish School Cook of the year.
Kim Watts cooked up a Kelsae BBQ beef pie and Coconut Delight Cake to win the competition, which was open to catering staff employed by all 32 Scottish local authorities.
She was given 90 minutes to produce a healthy and well balanced two course meal that cost no more than £1.60.
Scottish Borders Council has assured traders in Kelso that the town centre's multi-million-pound regeneration will soon be completed.
Shop owner Claire Mole says the regeneration works in Kelso have cost her £15,000 of business.
She runs an independent gift shop in the town.
Since the work begun last year, Claire says visitors have been put off shopping in the town due to a lack of parking and the disruption from the works.
Traders in Kelso say the £3.8 million town centre regeneration programme is costing them thousands of pounds of business.
A number of traders have complained to the council and asked for compensation for lost business due to disruption caused from the project.
A one-way system has been implemented and the historic market square has been relaid with new cobbles.
Parking spaces have been taken away during the works and traders say that passing visitors aren't stopping as they have no where to park.
The works, which began last year, are due to be completed in the next few weeks.
You can watch Jenny Longden's report on Lookaround.
Kelso Racecourse will play host to its first ever evening meeting tonight.
Thousands of racegoers are expected to gather at the historic national hunt course, which has been staging races since 1882.
Gates open at two o'clock, with the first race due to start just after four PM.
Today marks the start of the Border Union Show - one of the biggest agricultural shows in the UK.
Last year the event attracted huge crowds and a royal visitor who all turned out to see the best British agriculture has to offer.
Hundreds of trade stands and live stock competitions are due to take place over today and tomorrow at Springwood Park in Kelso.
A modern sculpture that cost £40,000 has been unveiled in a historic Scottish Borders town.
The Kelsae Stone is the first bit of public art to go in Kelso's main square for 300 years.
The artist has chiselled the names of surrounding communities into the rock.
So how has it gone down with the locals? Mattew Taylor's been to find out: