His behaviour was so disruptive that the extremely rare decision was taken to conduct his case in the prison van in the court's car park.Read the full story ›
The Hawick News and Selkirk Weekend Advertiser are being axed by owners JPI Media to cut costs.Read the full story ›
The employer is promising to explore ways to "reduce or mitigate the effects of any redundancies".Read the full story ›
Spark Energy, based in Selkirk, has been taken over by OVO. It employs around 400 people in the Borders, and has nearly 300,000 customers.Read the full story ›
Police are treating the death of a 49-year-old man in Selkirk as unexplained.
Emergency services were called to a house on Ettrick Road at about 8:30am on Monday 13 August.
The man was taken to Borders General Hospital, but sadly died.
Police are continuing to investigate his death.
Thousands of people have lined the streets of Selkirk, for the town's annual Common Riding.
The tradition is hundreds of years old, and celebrates the area's history, harking back to the days when local people rode around the boundaries of the town to protect it.
The Royal Standard Bearer is the central figure, and the main ceremony is the casting of colours in the ancient market square.
Two teenagers, aged 12 and 13, have been charged in connection with a fire that broke out at a derelict mill in Selkirk.
Police and fire crews were called to the incident at the former Heather Mills site on South Bridge Street, on Sunday 18 March.
A report will be submitted to the Children’s Reporter.
Investigations are underway after a fire broke out at a derelict mill in Selkirk.
It started at the former Heather Mills site on South Bridge Street just after 6pm on Sunday.
The building was well alight and it took fire crews four hours to extinguish the blaze.
Police Scotland said the fire is being treated as suspicious and enquiries are ongoing.
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Anyone with information is asked to contact 101, quoting incident number 3138 of 18 March.
Humza Yousaf will hear local concerns about the busy A7, which runs through Selkirk town centre.Read the full story ›
Douglas Heatlie won Scottish Individual Cleaner of the Year for his continuous efforts in cleaning Avenue public toilets in Lauder.Read the full story ›