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Galashiels was also home to the author of the famous Scottish song, "Coulters Candy".
Robert Coltart was a weaver in the town, but also made confectionery in nearby Melrose.
In 2012 the Scottish Borders Council undertook work to revamp the Market Square with lyrics of the song inscribed into the paving slabs.
Fish officially reopened the square on completion later that year.
The closure led to a campaign for a return of rail to the region that never diminished.It also has full toilet and baby changing facilities, and a travel helpdesk.The following are listed by Scottish Borders Council as being in the Galashiels Area and are catchment schools for Galashiels Academy.Trains from Galashiels railway station run every half-hour going down to hourly in the evening and on Sundays.Journey times between Tweedbank and Edinburgh take less than one hour.