Galashiels axe attack charges denied
Three people are to stand trial on charges of breaking into a Borders home and assaulting a man with an axe.
Nicole Dodds, 19, George Winkley, 42, and Thomas Kennedy, 48, all of Galashiels, deny the charges.
All three are accused of breaking into a house in the town's St Andrew's Street on 3 July last year and carrying out the assault.
They also deny striking a woman with a hammer to the danger of her life.
Ms Dodds further denies possession of a hammer and Mr Kennedy possession of an axe.
They will stand trial on 21 May at Selkirk Sheriff Court.