Scottish Borders

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Passengers services yesterday called at Reston station for the first time in almost six decades. The reconnection of the Berwickshire village to the national rail network follows completion of work to construct the station as part of a £20 million of investment from the Scottish Government to

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Plans for a new primary school and adjoining medical practice in Earlston have taken a step forward after planning permission was granted. The approval marks an important milestone for plans to redevelop the existing primary school to include a range of multi-use community facilities including an ad

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Scottish Borders Council has approved plans to build two new housing blocks on the site of a former Galashiels church. Twenty affordable homes will be constructed across two separate buildings on a site located in-between Gala Park to the north east and St Andrew’s Street to the west, on land

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Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) is gathering views and ideas to help make the most of an ambitious multi-million-pound project to rejuvenate the 7stanes product and its wider cycling and visitor offer to re-establish it back in the European top ten of must-visit destinations.

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A community trust restoration and refurbishment project that breathed fresh life into a Borders railway station building is celebrating two key award wins. The project, the design of which was created and developed by Galashiels-based Aitken Turnbull Architects, secured a Scottish Borders Desig

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A process of controlled dismantling of the building at 2 High Street in Jedburgh has commenced along with preparation works for the future planned development of the site. A programme of works for the dismantling of the building started in December and has seen a number of key jobs already comp

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Winners of the Scottish Borders Design Awards 2022 were announced last week at a ceremony hosted at the Borders Distillery in Hawick, a former design award winner. The Scottish Borders Council award scheme was first established in 1984, and has since run every second year, showcasing some of the bes

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Significant investment to help communities prosper following the Covid-19 pandemic, increased social care funding to improve and expand services and funding to reduce the carbon footprint of Scottish Borders Council and help deliver savings has been approved in the council budget. Over £95 mil

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The Conservative/Independent Administration at Scottish Borders Council has revealed its budget proposals, which focus on dealing with local priorities and supporting every community to recover as quickly as possible from the Covid-19 pandemic. The feedback of more than 760 people has helped shape t

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