Application withdrawn for ‘Orange Walk bar’ in Borders town

The application for an occasional licence in Hawick to operate a bar for Orange marchers has been withdrawn one day before it was due to be considered by the licensing board.

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Floors Castle, Kelso, is one of the attractions featured in the new film to attract tourists to the Scottish Borders

Borders Railway film to attract US tourists

A new film featuring some of the treasures of the Scottish Borders is to be used to attract US tourists to the new Borders Railway to explore southeast Scotland.

Time/OUT OF JOINT asks if time reversal will ever be possible

Festival review: Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick

It seems oddly appropriate that an experimental film festival called Alchemy should be thriving in the Scottish Borders town of Hawick.

A woman has died after a house fire Piture: TSPL

Woman found dead after Hawick house fire

Police are investigating the death of a woman after a house fire in the Borders.

Hawick Knitwear has fallen into administration

Hawick Knitwear jobs lost as administrators called in

More than 120 jobs have been lost at Hawick Knitwear after the historic firm called in administrators.

There has not been a distillery in the Borders since 1837. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Three Stills cheers £10m raised for Hawick distillery

The first distillery to be built in the Scottish Borders in nearly 200 years has moved a step closer to reality after its backers today unveiled £10 million in funding.

The Great Tapestry of Scotland. ''Pic Neil Hanna

Probe into process that led to Great Tapestry location

The process which led to the decision to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland in Tweedbank is to be the subject of an investigation.

Peter Scott's Buccleuch Street factory.

Hawick knitwear firm Peter Scott set to axe 20 jobs

A Hawick knitwear firm is set to pay off almost a third of its workforce, blaming “lower than expected turnover and tough trading conditions”.

Bill Baptie has given 74 years' service to Hawick Saxhorn Band.

Band stalwart Bill retires on relaxing note

The longest-serving member of Hawick Saxhorn Band has retired after more than seven decades of service.


Hawick councillor’s plea to SBHA over Howegate litter

Scottish Borders Council is this week asking Howegate residents to shop fly-tippers who are blighting the area.

Hawick in line for new £1M

Hawick in line for new £1M pitch

Hawick looks set to have a £1million state-of-the-art all-weather sports pitch at Volunteer Park by the end of next year.

Rory Hutton. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Hawick 29 Stirling County 25: Hawick relief after victory

There was a certain sense of relief among the home fans at Mansfield Park as Hawick held off a late surge by Stirling to take the honours.

Heriot's and Hawick, who scored  nine tries between them, vie for the ball at a line'out. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Heriot’s 36 - 26 Hawick: Heriot’s on winning streak

HERIOT’S have acquired a winning habit that has them sitting proudly alone at the top of the BT Premiership with maximum points from three outings, not to mention the game they have in hand over their rivals.

Borders Railway has been plagued with complaints regarding overcrowding and delays in its first week of service. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Borders Railway complaints over delays and overcrowding

DELAYS and overcrowding have plagued the Borders Railway’s first week, deterring passengers from using the new service, campaigners have claimed.

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