Publication: Selkirk Today

First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Businesswomen’s club launched

The inaugural meeting of the Border Businesswomen’s Club, organised by Caroline Penman of Liberty Star Trading in Selkirk, was attended by 22 ladies at the end of last month.The meeting was a fact finding mission to identify what members want from the ... [Published Selkirk Today - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Real issues of Scottish independence

Scottish independence – the big decision is almost upon us. But what are the issues that really matter?Is it about currency? No, not really. If the rUK refuses to negotiate on a currency union, all the other options are workable as a basis for a prosperous ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

My growing gains – and pains

*It would not be an easy task to trawl through 800-odd Pilgrim columns to check if I have already covered the subject of tomatoes, although I fear over the years computers crashes and changes might have lost quite a few of them.But somewhere in the further-back ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Selkirk’s Glen Hotel lined up for a £500,000 sale

A landmark hotel in the royal burgh has gone on sale for almost £500,000 – and the selling agents hope the new Borders railway will boost interest.The Victorian nine-bedroom Glen Hotel is an establishment that nods to both the past and future of Selkirk, ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Heritage event returns for second year

Bygone Borderlands will be held at The Haining when it returns for the second year next month – and the event is expected to attract more than the 1,400 visitors last year.The event, which is free, will be held on September 6-7, and will be open from ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

False 999 calls trial date set

A Selkirk man who only has six months to live will stand trial in December on charges of making false 999 calls.Robert McMillan – who is currently serving a prison sentence after being caught driving while disqualified for the eighth time – pleaded not ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

One-way and wall saga set to rumble on into 2015

The temporary one-way system in place due to an ongoing legal battle over wall repairs at the Glen Hotel could be in operation until March 2015.The council has extended the traffic orders to keep it in place, with a report due to go to public consultation ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Officer, Satellite, Owner
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Selkirk stop-off for Blythswood

The Blythswood Care Collection lorry will be making a visit to Selkirk on Monday, September 1, stopping at the West Port car park from 3.20pm until 4pm.The Collection lorry accepts clothing, shoes, books, small items of furniture, bric-a-brac and foo ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: lorry, Ports, Furniture
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Evening worship in Ashkirk

The third of four country evening worships was held on Sunday in Ashkirk church. Arranged by the Reverend Marion Dodd, under the auspices of Melrose and Peebles presbytery, the service theme was again Joining together in Harmony rather than Conflict. ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 24 2014]
Entities: Steel, Conflict, Training
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Firm fined £100,000 over death of Selkirk abattoir worker

The owners of a Galashiels slaughterhouse have been fined £100,000 after being found guilty of two health and safety breaches following the death of Selkirk meat porter David Barker.Mr Barker died in an accident at the Winston Road premises in January ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

At the top of their profession

I suppose it’s the Fred Dibnah in me, but I am unable to pass the sight of steeplejacks at work without being awestruck at the way some guys can dangle on ropes on buildings with goodness knows how many feet of clear space below them.The art of the steeplejack ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Monster fun at library

Last week, 10 local children were entertained at a mythical monster-making craft event in Selkirk Library.The event was part of the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge initiative. Run by the charity, The Reading Agency, in partnership with library services ... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 23 2014]

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Businesswomen’s club launched [Published Selkirk Today - Sep 01 2014]
Real issues of Scottish independence [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 30 2014]
My growing gains – and pains [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 30 2014]
Selkirk’s Glen Hotel lined up for a £500,000 sale [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 30 2014]
Heritage event returns for second year [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 29 2014]
One-way and wall saga set to rumble on into 2015 [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 29 2014]
False 999 calls trial date set [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 29 2014]
Selkirk stop-off for Blythswood [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 29 2014]
Evening worship in Ashkirk [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 24 2014]
Firm fined £100,000 over death of Selkirk abatt... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 24 2014]
At the top of their profession [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 23 2014]
On your marks, get set, get fit with new fitnes... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 23 2014]
Traquair wedding [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 23 2014]
Monster fun at library [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 23 2014]
Enjoy a great day out at Philiphaugh [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 22 2014]
More needs done to boost tourism in Scotland, s... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 22 2014]
Work-to-rule for SBHA staff following ballot [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 22 2014]
Information sessions for transport operators as... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 21 2014]
George Easton: 1924-2014 – an appreciation [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 21 2014]
Best of luck to the new Selkirk Under-20s team [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 21 2014]
Councillors should take a long, hard look [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 21 2014]
1 Ladhope Steading, Yarrow £325,000 CKD Galbr... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 21 2014]
Jobless total rises slightly but still well dow... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 21 2014]
Council signs new Amey contract [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 19 2014]
Hilly hike and bike for staff’s charity challenge [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 18 2014]
Twinning ties tightened [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 16 2014]
Youngsters excited about Valleys’ new head teacher [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 16 2014]
Mum ‘disgusted’ over FO handling of her son’s d... [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 15 2014]
It’s ‘bye-bye Mo’ as popular head teacher retires [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 15 2014]
Acting to eradicate apathy [Published Selkirk Today - Aug 15 2014]
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