Scottish Borders



Scottish Borders Council unveils £294m capital investment plan in draft budget

More than £294 million is proposed to be spent on infrastructure throughout the Borders over the ...

Published 13 February 2018

Future visions unveiled for Galashiels and Tweedbank

A series of ambitious ideas to transform Galashiels and Tweedbank and encourage people to come to ...

Published 30 January 2018

Borders bird conservation centre proposals lodged

Plans have been submitted for a conservation and breeding centre for endangered birds in the Scottis ...

Published 15 January 2018

Tweedbank innovation park plans approved

Councillors have agreed to progress plans for an innovation park in Tweedbank to provide modern faci ...

Published 1 December 2017

Hart Builders signs innovative partnership agreement with Eildon Housing Association

An innovative partnership agreement has been signed between Eildon Housing Association and Hart Bu ...

Published 30 November 2017

Shop demolition approved to make way for Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre

Scottish Borders Council has approved the demolition of a shop to make way for a permanent home fo ...

Published 28 November 2017

Work begins on two new Borders school facilities

Work has got underway to create a support centre for pupils with complex needs at Galashiels Acade ...

Published 9 November 2017

Milestone as Extra Care Housing partnership submits first planning application

The first step in a £40 million partnership programme to create 150 new extra care housing proper ...

Published 6 October 2017

Galashiels tapestry visitor centre plans submitted

The next step towards regenerating Galashiels has been made with the submission of a planning applic ...

Published 21 September 2017

Councillors agree sites for hundreds of new Scottish Borders homes

New guidance which has identified sites for more than 800 additional houses in the Borders has been ...

Published 28 August 2017

Housing plans submitted for former Innerleithen mill

Whiteburn has submitted a detailed planning application for the redevelopment of the former Caerlee ...

Published 24 August 2017

Government releases £28m tranche of ‘Schools for the Future’ funding

A £28 million investment will be shared between four new schools as part of the fifth phase of th ...

Published 23 August 2017

Springfield Properties expands affordable housing to Scottish Borders

Springfield Properties has submitted plans for its first 100% affordable housing project in the Scot ...

Published 26 July 2017

£8m project to safeguard future of bridge between England and Scotland

Detailed investigation work is getting underway ahead of proposed improvements to a world famous b ...

Published 22 June 2017

Care projects deliver healthy boost to Esh Border Construction

Esh Border Construction has enforced its sector specific specialist capabilities with a host of he ...

Published 7 June 2017