Scottish Borders

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Plans have been submitted which could see the creation of about 200 new houses in Peebles, 50 of which would be affordable. Builders Taylor Wimpey and property developer and investor AWG Property want to build the properties on land east of Kittlegairy View in the Borders town.

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Plans have progressed to build 206 new homes on the outskirts of Kelso with the submission of a detailed masterplan for the development. Outline planning for the 11 hectares site on land at Wallaceneuk Farm was approved by Scottish Borders Council subject to conditions last May.

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Extending the Borders railway will be one of the options considered by a new study looking at improving transport provision in the south of Scotland across all modes including road, rail and public transport. Transport Scotland today announced the intention to award the contract to Jacobs UK Ltd. Su

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A planned £40 million whisky distillery near Jedburgh has cleared the final planning hurdle after the Scottish Government gave the project the green light. The project received unanimous support from councillors late last year but needed government clearance due to flooding issues flagged up by the

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Investment in roads, bridges, schools and flood protection works are among the key areas of focus as Scottish Borders Council (SBC) prepares to set its forthcoming budget this week. The budget plans include a five year revenue plan of £1.3 billion and a ten year capital plan of £321 million.

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Two local authorities have agreed to support Scottish Government proposals to deliver the reopening of rail stations at East Linton and Reston. Both Scottish Borders and East Lothian councils have written to transport minister Humza Yousaf to confirm their support for an option which would see the s

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Plans have been lodged for a £3 million dementia unit situated next to the existing Queen’s House care home in Kelso. Developers claim the 18-bed Murray House facility on Angraflat Road would create about 30 jobs.

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A permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland will be built in Galashiels after Scottish Borders councillors voted in favour of the location for the project. The £6 million development will see the town's post office brought back into use, a former Poundstretcher store demolished and a new bu

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Councillors will be recommended to select Galashiels as the home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland, over a year after the village of Tweedbank was selected to house the facility. In October last year, Scottish Borders Council (SBC) unanimously approved £6 million plans to build a permanent home fo

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Scottish Borders Council has unanimously backed proposals to build a grain and malt whisky plant, visitor centre and 200-seater restaurant near Jedburgh. The £40 million distillery plans being led by Mossburn Distillers, part of Dutch drinks firm Marussia Beverages BV, would see it build a grain an

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Plans to invest £163 million into building almost 1,200 affordable homes in the Scottish Borders have been approved by councillors. However, it came with a warning that the construction sector would have to be worked with closely in order to see the plans delivered.

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Plans have been unveiled to invest £163 million into building 'affordable' homes in the Scottish Borders. The new five-year Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) will be discussed at a Scottish Borders Council meeting on Tuesday, 29 November.

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