Scottish Borders

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How a new Market Square could look under the Galashiels masterplan proposals. Image courtesy of Stallan Brand A series of ambitious ideas to transform Galashiels and Tweedbank and encourage people to come to the whole of the Borders have been unveiled.

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Plans have been submitted for a conservation and breeding centre for endangered birds in the Scottish Borders. Community interest company Birds Gardens Scotland wants to develop a 200 square metre visitor centre made from straw and lime morter at its site in Oxton, near Lauder.

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Councillors have agreed to progress plans for an innovation park in Tweedbank to provide modern facilities for new and expanding businesses and support future private investment in the area. Scottish Borders Council has already identified capital funds for the project, which will see the development

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The Galashiels Academy support centre Work has got underway to create a support centre for pupils with complex needs at Galashiels Academy and a new nursery at St Boswells Primary School.

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The next step towards regenerating Galashiels has been made with the submission of a planning application to create the Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre. The proposed visitor attraction at the former Post Office and Poundstretcher buildings will be a catalyst for significant economic, socia

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New guidance which has identified sites for more than 800 additional houses in the Borders has been given the green light by councillors. Scottish Borders Council's Local Development Plan for housing was adopted more than a year ago with details of sites identified for housing developments.

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Whiteburn has submitted a detailed planning application for the redevelopment of the former Caerlee Mill in Innerleithen. The vision for the site is to build 44 two, three and four bedroom houses and cottage flats which have been designed to reflect the spirit of the former mill site as well as the

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(from left) Back row: Depute Head Boy Tom Balderston and Skye Patterson of the Jedburgh Grammar senior hockey side. Middle row: Greig Jamieson of hub South East Scotland; Jedburgh Grammar Headteacher Susan Oliver; Councillor Carol Hamilton, Scottish Borders Council's executive member for children an

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Springfield Properties has submitted plans for its first 100% affordable housing project in the Scottish Borders. The housebuilder has lodged proposals for 74, one and two-bedroom cottage flats and two, three and four bedroom terraced homes in Berwickshire.

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Whiteburn Projects has revealed plans for a new housing development on the site of the former Caerlee Mill in Innerleithen. Announcing the acquisition of the site, the developer said its vision is to build a range of two, three and four bedroom houses which will be designed to reflect the spirit of

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