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Suicidal thoughts on rise amongst children

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The girl was sitting under this bridge when she was hit by a stone

Teenage girl hurt by stone hurled from Hawick bridge at 4.30am on Sunday

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Flowers and notes left at the Witon Lodge Park war memorial after the vandal attack.

Two boys charged over vandal attack on Hawick war memorial

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Hawick and Denholm councillor Stuart Marshall on the wasteland near Stirches Primary School.

40 homes for elderly lined up for wasteland site in Hawick

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Rail campaigners meeting in Hawick

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Concerns voiced over Hawick tourist information centre takeover

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Hawick factory workers act fast to stop storm raising roof

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Hawick groups urged to bid for share of £78,000 kitty

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Susan Forster, far right, with, from left, committee member Claire Mactaggart, Donna Mackie of Capability Scotland and fundraiser David Mactaggart.

Borders charity champion Susan sets herself £250,000 fundraising target

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Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis in the 1986 movie Top Gun.

Cruise control on show as Heart of Hawick launches nostalgia series

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Rail campaigners meeting in Hawick

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A Borders Railway service at Newtongrange.

Borders Railway failing to yield housing boost predicted for region

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A Borders Railway train at Newtongrange.

Enterprise boss backing Borders Railway extension campaign

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New traffic islands have already been created on the A7 at Hawick, and further improvements to the road are to follow soon.

Work to start soon on danger bends on A7 in Borders

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From left, Hawick and Hermitage councillor Davie Paterson, Borders MP John Lamont and MSP Rachael Hamilton with Simon Walton of the Campaign for Borders Rail.

Campaigners mark second anniversary of Borders Railway by stepping up calls for extension

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Teenage girl hurt by stone hurled from Hawick bridge at 4.30am on Sunday

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Flowers and notes left at the Witon Lodge Park war memorial after the vandal attack.

Two boys charged over vandal attack on Hawick war memorial

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Borders MP John Lamont.

Borders MP welcomes proposed tougher sentences for killer drivers

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Crime

Splash cash on high school, council urged

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Hawick councillor Clair Ramage outside Hawick High School.

Hawick High getting raw deal, council told

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Caitlin Cowan and Fergus Falconer with fellow Denholm Primary School pupils celebrating its sport award win.

Denholm school wins award for giving pupils a sporting chance

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From 4 December 2017, candidates will have to carry out the show me question while they are driving.

DVSA releases new videos to help learners prepare for driving test changes

Education

40 homes for elderly lined up for wasteland site in Hawick

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The Heart of Hawick.

Rail campaigners meeting in Hawick

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Hawick and Denholm councillor Clair Ramage outside Hawick tourist information centre.

Concerns voiced over Hawick tourist information centre takeover

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David Chapman, sales director at Hawick firm Scott and Charters, oversees the progress being made on its new factory.

Hawick factory workers act fast to stop storm raising roof

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40 homes for elderly lined up for wasteland site in Hawick

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Hawick and Denholm councillor Stuart Marshall.

Hawick groups urged to bid for share of £78,000 kitty

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Borders MP John Lamont.

Borders MP welcomes proposed tougher sentences for killer drivers

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How the proposed Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre in Galashiels would look.

Heritage society opposing Galashiels tapestry centre plans

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The plan includes 66 new homes on the site of the old Earlston High School.

Affordable housing plans given go-ahead

Politics

Residents quiz developer over turbine plans

Environment

Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Environment
Energy minister Paul Wheelhouse has announced a ban on fracking.

Borders MSP and campaigners welcome Scottish fracking ban

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Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week

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The Borders General Hospital.

Borders General Hospital hit by norovirus outbreak

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The average home holds a host of hidden dangers, especially for the young, the elderly and those who are the most vulnerable.

Driving home the burns awareness message

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YMCA Scotland has joined forces with YMCAs across the UK and Ireland to support a major mental health campaign.

YMCA Scotland supports #IAMWHOLE campaign on World Mental Health Day

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NHS24 will use the development funding to improve the services it offers to people experiencing low mood, depression and anxiety, supporting those who need unscheduled care but do not require to contact emergency services.

£500k to improve first response mental health services.

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