Galashiels


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Galashiels

(găl'əshēlz`), town (1991 pop. 13,573), Scottish Borders, SE Scotland, on the Gala Water. Famous for its tweeds and woolens, Galashiels is the site of the Scottish Borders campus of Heriot-Watt Univ. There is also a tanning industry.

Galashiels

a town in SE Scotland, in central Scottish Borders. Pop.: 14 361 (2001)
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Ben, 30, who lives in Galashiels and works for his father Raymond's roofing firm, changed his Facebook profile on Monday to a photo of himself with his smiling daughter.
This year is the company's centenary year and I would like to extend a warm invitation to all ex-members of the company to the Centenary Dinner that will take place in Galashiels Academy on November 29.
Back at home after the gruelling ride, Keith, a lollipop man with Leadgate Infant and Nursery School for nine years, said: "We set off from Galashiels heading to Berwick, Amble and then down to Blackhill and Leadgate.
I was hugely impressed by the company's ambition and drive when I visited their headquarters in Galashiels last year.
The firm's spokesman said: "After lengthy discussions and negotiations, a package was agreed which would involve the closure of the Barbour Galashiels factory on January 31 upon terms which Unite will recommend to their members for acceptance on Monday.
Duncan McEwan, retail director of Terrace Hill, said: "The Gala Water Retail Park will provide a massive boost for the economy of Galashiels in particular and the Borders region in general.
But Halifax, Galashiels and Central London East are the unluckiest regions.
The pig, dubbed Houdini, was hit by a car near Galashiels in the Scottish borders shortly after 8pm on Saturday.
Mike Ruddock may have plenty on his mind at the moment, but he'll have more than a passing interest in events at Galashiels tomorrow.
One of the houses Jackson looked at was Glenmayne House, near Galashiels in southern Scotland, the newspaper said.
Capital Solutions, with over 150 employees, has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Galashiels serving their 5,000-plus customers throughout Scotland.
With just six months until the Borders Railway Link opens linking Galashiels to Scotland's capital city, it's the ideal time to snap up a family home at Miller Homes' Gala Meadow.