IN PICTURES: 1514 Club concert hits all the right no...
Trial date for headbutt accused
Story rekindled memories of Miss Dalgarno
IN PICTURES: Cornet’s Priesthaugh triumph
Turbo swimmers notch glut of PBs
Common-Riding fever hits Burnfoot
Dinner date for Bright-Eyed Daughters
Dale Whillans, 16, of Longcroft Road, will stand trial on September 23 accused of assaulting a male by headbutting him.
IN PICTURES: Cornet’s Priesthaugh triumph Picture gallery
ANOTHER great turnout for Chris Ritson at yesterday’s Priesthaugh Ride-out was complemented by a huge improvement in the weather, as our man-of-the-moment showed he has made the role of Cornet his own.
A SHERIFF has described the malnourished condition of a Rottweiler as an “absolute disgrace”.
TOWNSFOLK could face some disruption today with heavy showers and thunderstorms expected to hit the region.
A TEENAGER has denied carrying out a bottle attack to another male’s severe injury injury and permanent disfigurement.
THREE brothers are set to take on a hiking challenge in the Highlands this weekend in memory of their dad, who passed away at the end of last year.
THE Teviotdale Turbo club hit top gear with a raft of personal bests at the last BRSC Border League meeting of the season on Sunday.
A SEVEN-STRONG contingent from Hawick Teviotdale MTB took part in Saturday’s inaugural Muckle Toon Adventure Festival at Langholm, where the 25-mile off-road event provided a gruelling challenge in pretty horrendous conditions due to the heavy rain and mud.
Last Monday night saw Wilton’s five-rink ‘A’ team at Earlston where it was the home side who recorded a victory in cold conditions, winning two of the individual contests, drawing two and losing one. It was a tight game throughout with only eight shots separating the teams at the end.
ALMOST a year since admitting he doubted whether he had a future in rugby, giant lock Scott MacLeod is on the cusp of the biggest game of his life.
Hawick rider Hilary Mactaggart made a victorious start to the show season when winning the ridden hunter championship at Sunday’s inaugural City of Edinburgh show.
LAST Thursday night saw the first of the Hawick club’s hilly series time-trials in which Kenny Darling tamed the tough Minto circuit in 27 minutes 10 seconds. Other times: D.Cavers 27:15; G. Jackson 30:39; C. Telfer 31:07; T. Harkness 32:04, P. Smith 32:07 and A. McKerrracher 33:42.
IN PICTURES: 1514 Club concert hits all the right notes Picture gallery
The Common-Riding countdown moved apace last night as the traditional 1514 Club concert saw the town hall reverberate to many of the time-honoured favourites.
Dinner date for Bright-Eyed Daughters Picture gallery
friday night’s Bright-Eyed Daughters annual dinner at Mansfield Park clubrooms proved to be a huge hit once again with a large audience celebrating all-things Common-Riding.
Callants congratulate Cornet Chris Picture gallery
Cornet Chris Ritson was invited to become the newest member of the Callants Club at the congratulatory smoker on Friday evening.
IN PICTURES: ROBERTON RIDE-OUT Picture gallery
Cornet Chris Ritson weathered yesterday’s torrential downpours in true Teri style as Roberton welcomed hundreds of supporters for the third of this year’s rides-out. Photogapher Lesely Fraser focused on the very best moments from a wet yet hugely successful day for the Big Eight and their followers.
two budding Teri chefs have been cooking up a storm for legendary restauranteur and chef Albert Roux OBE.
A new exhibition is currently showing in the Waterfall Gallery at Hawick Museum.
I had to chuckle when I read Chuck Brannan’s interview in last week’s Hawick News, in which he referred to his time at Trinity school and the “scary” teacher who used to belt all the boys.1 comment
Common-Riding fever hits Burnfoot Picture gallery
YOUNG and old joined in celebration for an evening of top-class entertainment at Thursday night’s Burnfoot Common-Riding concert, at which local residents gave the Big Eight the warmest of welcomes.
Hawick MSP John Lamont voiced his concerns this week at a report which showed a rise in the number of children starting primary school who are deemed to be overweight, obese or severely obese. The figures, compiled by IDS Scotland, revealed that 13.7 per cent of children measured in the NHS Borders region are overweight, while 5.9 per cent are obese.
Sarah’s Angels would like to thank everyone for their donations of time, money, crafts and delicious cakes for Saturday’s coffee morning. Thank you also to the local businesses that supported us, the generous public, and family and friends who helped on the day. With everybody’s support we have so far raised an amazing £1,540 for Cancer Research. We are overwhelmed with this amount, so a massive thank you to everyone for chipping in. There was not a single piece of cake left at the end!
One of Britain’s most prominent lawyers has called for the age of sexual consent in the United Kingdom to be lowered to 13-years-old. Barbara Hewson, a barrister at Hardwicke Chambers in London, did not stop there, though. No, she also added that those who complain of being sexually assaulted should no longer receive anonymity.2 comments
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Weather for Hawick
Friday 24 May 2013
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