Scottish Borders

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Significantly more affordable homes could be delivered in 2021/22 than Scottish Borders Council’s annual target thanks to increased funding and the commitment of a range of local partners, including the region’s four registered social landlords, the local authority has revealed. Potentia

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Saltire Facilities Management has begun work on an electrical testing contract awarded by Waverly Housing Association. The contract, which is valued at £80,000, will see Saltire’s qualified engineers carry out periodic electrical checks on approximately 800 properties owned by Waverley H

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Crosbie Homes, the new build housing arm of Morris & Spottiswood, has delivered high-quality social housing in Oxton and Pathhead after entering into its first new-build contracts with both Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) and Midlothian Council.

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Jackson Distillers has revealed plans to build the first grain distillery in the Scottish Borders with a vision to be the lowest carbon and most resource efficient grain distillery in Scotland. Planning proposals have been submitted for the St. Boswells Distillery located at Charlesfield Industrial

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Students from Borders College paid a visit to the doctor’s recently to learn more about how properties can be re-purposed and retrofitted with new technology, such as ground source heating systems, to significantly reduce a building’s carbon footprint. Borders College students with Eildo

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Plans by Waverley Housing Association to demolish existing multi-storey properties in the ageing Upper Langlee estate in Galashiels to make way for 109 new low-rise homes have been approved by Scottish Borders Council.

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Scottish Borders Council has granted Planning Permission in Principle (PPiP) for a mixed-use redevelopment of a historic auction mart to create a "new town centre" for Newtown St Boswells.

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Work is now under way to build the new Reston station in the Scottish Borders. Following successful completion of preparatory work, primarily diverting an existing water main, the team on site have now started work to create the embankments for the new station platforms.

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Scottish Borders Council has launched its budget plans for 2021/22, with a continued commitment to protecting and investing in frontline services. Over £74 million for roads and transport infrastructure in the ten-year Capital Plan, a further £44m in the five-year revenue plan and £

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