Scottish Borders

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A process of controlled dismantling of the building at 2 High Street in Jedburgh has commenced along with preparation works for the future planned development of the site. A programme of works for the dismantling of the building started in December and has seen a number of key jobs already comp

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Winners of the Scottish Borders Design Awards 2022 were announced last week at a ceremony hosted at the Borders Distillery in Hawick, a former design award winner. The Scottish Borders Council award scheme was first established in 1984, and has since run every second year, showcasing some of the bes

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Significant investment to help communities prosper following the Covid-19 pandemic, increased social care funding to improve and expand services and funding to reduce the carbon footprint of Scottish Borders Council and help deliver savings has been approved in the council budget. Over £95 mil

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The Conservative/Independent Administration at Scottish Borders Council has revealed its budget proposals, which focus on dealing with local priorities and supporting every community to recover as quickly as possible from the Covid-19 pandemic. The feedback of more than 760 people has helped shape t

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Tier 1 construction contractors have been appointed to deliver two new major school projects for Peebles and Galashiels following a thorough bid and evaluation process. BAM Construction Ltd will be responsible for the construction of a new state-of-the-art campus in Peebles, replacing the High Schoo

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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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