Scottish Borders



Plans to house Great Tapestry of Scotland in Borders village

Plans have been submitted to Scottish Borders Council for a new gallery to house the Great Tapestry of Scotland.

Published 19 August 2015

Business leaders urged to back £1bn city region deal bid

Business leaders throughout Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland are being urged to pledge their support for a proposal designed to accelerate growth in the region.

Published 14 August 2015

Glentress Forest ‘masterplan’ given initial approval

Councillors in the Borders have endorsed the draft of a development masterplan for one of the region’s key visitor attractions out to consultation.

Published 7 August 2015

Work stopped as deadly gases detected at new Borders homes site

Families have been stopped from moving into their new homes at a multi-million pound development in the Borders after traces of deadly gas were detected.

Published 9 April 2015

Mixed fortunes for waste plant developments

Published 20 February 2015

RJ McLeod wins £31m Selkirk flood protection contract

RJ McLeod has been announced as the successful bidder for main construction works on Selkirk's £31.4 million flood protection scheme.

Published 8 December 2014

Galashiels and Kelso primary school replacement work to be accelerated

Two new schools will be built by April 2017 after Scottish Borders Council agreed to put significant funds towards replacing Broomlands Primary in Kelso and Langlee Primary in Galashiels.

Published 27 October 2014

Contractors sought for £2.6m social housing investment

Eildon Housing Association is set to invest about £2.6 million in its Scottish Borders housing stock over the next three years.

Published 17 October 2014

New £21.8m Kelso High School approved

Published 6 October 2014

Work starts on new Galashiels Transport Interchange

The start of the construction of the £5.2 million Galashiels Transport Interchange has been marked with a ground breaking ceremony.

Published 18 June 2014