A Hawick man has made a second court appearance in connection with a robbery at a Galashiels post office.
David Connolly, 30, is charged with assault to injury and robbery.
It follows an incident at the Gala Park Post Office in Balmoral Place, Galashiels, on Tuesday 2nd September when almost £3,000 was stolen.
Connolly made no plea or declaration during a private hearing at Selkirk Sheriff Court and was fully committed for trial.
He was remanded in custody until the next court date which still has to be confirmed.
The south of Scotland is home to the oldest post office in the world.
However the currents owners of Sanquhar Post Office are ready to move on and could shut-up shop if a new buyer isn't found.
The people in the town are desperate to hold on to this piece of their history. Lori Carnochan reports.
The current owners of the oldest post office in the world are moving on. The Post Office is asking for fees of around £21,000 and it's being sold as a profitable business. Lori Carnochan reports.
The current owners of the oldest post office in the world want to sell but if they can't find a buyer it will have to close.
When the doors of the Sanquhar post office opened Queen Anne who was on the throne. That was 302 years ago and it is officially the world's oldest working Post Office. However, the owners now want to sell up, and if a buyer can't be found, the business will have to close.
The world's oldest working post office is up for sale. The owners of the 300-year-old business in Sanquhar are keen to move on, but if a buyer can't be found then the Post Office may have to close for good. People in the town are concerned and the local councillor is hoping for a buyer.
The UK's first post office to be run by a housing association will officially open in the Scottish Borders later. (Monday 27th January)
The Post Office Local will be run from the entrance of the Scottish Borders Housing Association on Whinfield Road in Selkirk.
It comes after a local survey found that 97% of residents and 100% of local businesses were in favour of the idea.
Figures show that 93% of us live within one mile of a post office, but what percentage of us could name our postmaster or mistress?
The people of Carrutherstown would probably have no troubles naming theirs because Ada Harkness is known to just about everyone - and for good reason too.
Lori Carnochan explains.
David Mundell MP, told ITV Border about the post office: