Celebrations for Home Mission’s centenary

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1973: THE centenary celebrations at the Home Mission last weekend were well attended and greatly enjoyed. At the soiree on Saturday evening , the president, Mr J. Waugh, recounted how the Mission had come into being in 1873.

1983: THE controversial plan by Mr T. Miller, Teviotdale Lodge Hotel, to open an entertainments shop with gaming machines giving cash prizes at 4 Oliver Place, has been given the go-ahead.

FOLLOWING the District Council’s partial rejection of the Saxhorn Band’s request for money to provide new uniforms, an anonymous well-wisher has kindly donated £30 for that purpose.

1993: THE District Council has received an application for grants to convert the former Hogg of Hawick knitwear factory at Millbank into 18 residential flats and five studio workshops. The proposed accommodation could be offered for rent or sale to first-time buyers, elderly couples etc.in the price range £15,000-£28,000.

2003: IT WAS a monumental moment of which Teries have never seen the like, and will never see again – the day when Hawick’s legendary and well-loved horse was moved. Hundreds of onlookers gathered throughout Wednesday morning to witness its unprecedented journey and a unique piece of Hawick history being made.