Scottish Borders Council has given the green light to plans for a £10 million project to build a whisky distillery and visitor centre on a former industrial site in Hawick. Submitted by Gray Macpherson Architects in March, the Three Stills Company venture on Commercial Road could create 20 jobs.
A proposed updated planning document covering Edinburgh and South East Scotland is to be discussed during a public meeting next week. The SESplan (Strategic Development Planning Authority for Edinburgh and South East Scotland) aims to prepare and maintain an up-to-date Strategic Development Plan whi
The contract to build Wilton Lodge Park’s new café and footbridge in Hawick has been awarded to ESH Border Construction. The firm, which operates throughout the Borders from its base in Galashiels, has previously been involved in Teviot Footbridge in Hawick and Laidlaw Court housing development i
Work on the new £10 million Langlee Primary in the Scottish Borders began today with the help of two pupils. Alfie Millar and Faye Kennedy cut the first sods for the new school, which will be built by McLaughlin and Harvey and is expected to open in summer 2017.
A planning application has been lodged by Gray Macpherson Architects for a £10 million distillery and visitor centre in Hawick. Glasgow based The Three Stills Company Ltd, which secured funding for the project back in November, plans to redevelop the former Turnbull & Scott (Engineers) premises
Social Justice Secretary Alex Neil with Phil Caroe, Allia's director of social finance; Colin Connell, development director at Persimmons Partnerships; Jim Whiston, director of Ayrshire Housing Association, Nick Pollard, Kingdom Housing Association director of finance; Sandy Dennison, finance manage
Construction work on the new Kelso High School is set to begin after financial close was reached on the £21.4 million project. Scottish Borders Council had hoped to begin construction of the facility last summer however it was one of a number of projects put on hold following a European ruling over
NHS Borders has submitted plans to build a new medical centre on the site of a former ambulance depot in Galashiels. Designed by Aitken Turnbull Architects, the proposals will see the current Roxburgh Street building demolished and replaced with a new facility to accommodate GPs, health visitors and
Russ Burton (left) and Fergus Ewing (right) in Energy Centre at Borders College The first energy recovery system in the UK to be powered using sewage has been launched at the Scottish Borders College campus in Galashiels.
Andrew Burns Partners behind the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal hope to have a deal agreed by early next year after both the UK and Scottish governments showed their commitment to the £1 billion project.
Scottish Borders Council has unanimously approved £6 million plans to build permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland at Tweedbank. Designed by Page\Park Architects, the two-storey development will be located close to the train station in the village of Tweedbank where the new Borders railw
Construction work on a £21.4 million new high school in the Scottish Borders has been delayed until 2016 as a result of a European ruling affecting investment projects across the country. Scottish Borders Council, which secured planning permission for the new Kelso High School in October 2014, had
The £1 billion Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland City Region deal will reach a major milestone today as the six bid partners submit their proposal to the Westminster and Scottish governments. The bid partners, East Lothian, the City of Edinburgh, Fife, Midlothian, Scottish Borders and West L
Work on an £8.6 million new primary school in Duns is due to begin in the coming weeks after Scottish Borders Council authorised the start of construction. The local authority has been working alongside development partner hub South East Scotland to progress the project, which includes relocating t