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The Lucy Sanderson Cottage Homes

The Lucy Sanderson Cottage Homes

Gala Mill was built by Robert Sanderson in 1826, specialising in the production of cloth for men's wear. From 1868,
Channel Street Unveils Street Art

Channel Street Unveils Street Art

Retailers and shoppers had more than the re-opening of non-essential shops to brighten the outlook recently, as two
Volunteers Needed to Help Older Adults Get on their Bike!

Volunteers Needed to Help Older Adults Get on their Bike!

As many of us will have come to realise over the last year, getting out and about, exploring our local countryside,
Interest grows in Great Tapestry of Scotland

Interest grows in Great Tapestry of Scotland

The Great Tapestry of Scotland centre director has revealed that the new national gallery and visitor centre in the
Scottish College of Textiles/Heriot-Watt School of Textiles & Design

Scottish College of Textiles/Heriot-Watt School of Textiles & Design

Home to one of the oldest textiles teaching schools in the world, Galashiels has a rich heritage in the textile ...
Jimmy Curran

Jimmy Curran

Date and place of birth: 1 Bank Court, Galashiels, 1880 Jimmy Curran was brought up in Galashiels and emigrated ...
The Sutherlands

The Sutherlands

George Paterson Sutherland (b1852) served as an apprentice sculptor in Edinburgh, London and New York. He founded ...
Energise Encourages Locals to Explore

Energise Encourages Locals to Explore

As the Scottish Government manages the country's transition from the 'Stay at Home' instruction to a more ...
Ken Mill and Bert Currie – a Galashiels history of Printed Circuit Boards

Ken Mill and Bert Currie – a Galashiels history of Printed Circuit Boards

Historically trail blazers in the electronics industry, Galashiels’ pioneers led the way as the Borders found ...
Stars of stage, screen, music, sport and science to feature in Gala exhibition

Stars of stage, screen, music, sport and science to feature in Gala exhibition

The opening exhibit in the purpose-built Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre will feature the people’s story ...
Mitchell Glass

Mitchell Glass

Mitchell Glass – a fourth-generation family business based in Galashiels – was founded by Robert Mitchell in 1875. ...
McQueen – An Enterprising Story

McQueen – An Enterprising Story

The McQueen story is one of enterprise by two Galashiels families – three generations of the McQueen family and ...

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