Scottish Borders

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An important next step has been taken in the refurbishment of Gala Fairydean Rovers’ iconic Netherdale Stand with the appointment of a main works contractor. Concrete Repairs Limited (CRL) has been appointed to carry out a range of improvements to the category A listed building. The work inclu

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The construction of Scotland’s first new grain distillery in ten years will begin in the Scottish Borders next year after planners gave the development the green light. Jackson Distillers unveiled its vision earlier this year to deliver the lowest carbon and most resource efficient grain disti

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Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) has secured a £58 million facility from Royal Bank of Scotland to support investment in current homes and the delivery of 300 new homes over the next seven years. SBHA owns and manages more than 5,600 homes across the Scottish Borders, from Skirling

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Supermarket giant Lidl is to replace Premier Inn at the Borders Gateway site at Tweedbank after the hotel chain pulled out of plans to build a hotel at the development. Site developer Manor Place Developments confirmed Premier Inn’s decision to pull out of the scheme due to the

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Significantly more affordable homes could be delivered in 2021/22 than Scottish Borders Council’s annual target thanks to increased funding and the commitment of a range of local partners, including the region’s four registered social landlords, the local authority has revealed. Potentia

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Saltire Facilities Management has begun work on an electrical testing contract awarded by Waverly Housing Association. The contract, which is valued at £80,000, will see Saltire’s qualified engineers carry out periodic electrical checks on approximately 800 properties owned by Waverley H

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Crosbie Homes, the new build housing arm of Morris & Spottiswood, has delivered high-quality social housing in Oxton and Pathhead after entering into its first new-build contracts with both Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) and Midlothian Council.

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Jackson Distillers has revealed plans to build the first grain distillery in the Scottish Borders with a vision to be the lowest carbon and most resource efficient grain distillery in Scotland. Planning proposals have been submitted for the St. Boswells Distillery located at Charlesfield Industrial

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Students from Borders College paid a visit to the doctor’s recently to learn more about how properties can be re-purposed and retrofitted with new technology, such as ground source heating systems, to significantly reduce a building’s carbon footprint. Borders College students with Eildo

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