Hawick News

Objections to £41m Hawick flood scheme no surprise, say council chiefs

Hawick councillor Davie Paterson outside the old stationmaster's house in Newcastleton.

Meeting being held to rally support for Borders Railway extension plea

Flowers left as a tribute to Hawick's Leon Ali following his death on the A698 in November.

Death toll claimed by Borders roads on increase

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Hawick’s grass verges no place for half-measures, council told

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Papers prove failed £21m Galashiels tip deal should have been axed sooner, says campaigner


First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched


8.6 million speeding points on driving licences

The Borders might have to defy Brexit and, as this sign at Carter Bar promises, welcome more immigrants to defuse a predicted demographic time-bomb.

Proportion of Borders population over age of 65 forecast to rise by more than half


Scotland’s ‘Forever Home’ revealed


BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

Tara Mactaggart with the Mackie Bowl after winning by four shots at Gullane

Tara tees up success after reaching order of merit top ten

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Ex-wrestler Tommy Stevenson with his old wrestling boots reflects on his career in the sport.

Former wrestler Tommy gets to grips with journey through past

Hawick Harlequins' shed in Wilton Lodge Park.

Vandals destroy rugby club’s shed in Hawick park


Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine


Cabrera Bello snatches Scottish Open title after play-off drama

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Poulter heading out for final round in 'right state of mind'.

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Robin Laing, whisky in poetry and song.

Evening of whisky and song

From left: Freya Brown, Anna Wardrop and Adam Khairi are encouraging other youngsters to sign up for the Great Scottish Run.

Young ones step out for Great Scottish Run

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The site of the battle of Flodden.

Fletcher to the fore in Gary’s take on Flodden

The kids are back at school.

Five things about sending the kids back to school


There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

Putting off car maintenance when it is required could invalidate your car insurance.

10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance