Scottish Borders



Planning bid for hundreds of homes in Peebles

Plans have been submitted which could see the creation of about 200 new houses in Peebles, 50 of whi ...

Published 4 May 2017

Detailed plans unveiled for over 200 new homes in Kelso

Plans have progressed to build 206 new homes on the outskirts of Kelso with the submission of a deta ...

Published 13 April 2017

Jacobs to conduct study on Borders Railway extension prospects

Extending the Borders railway will be one of the options considered by a new study looking at improv ...

Published 10 April 2017

Footage shows progress at new Borders school sites

A series of new videos and images have been issued to show the progress at a series of new school ...

Published 6 April 2017

Hotel and housing plans for Galashiels after land sale agreed

A proposal to create a hotel, restaurants and housing in Galashiels has moved forward after Scotti ...

Published 7 March 2017

Scottish Government clears way for £40m Jedburgh whisky distillery plans

A planned £40 million whisky distillery near Jedburgh has cleared the final planning hurdle after t ...

Published 6 February 2017

Scottish Borders budget to prioritise roads, bridges and schools

Investment in roads, bridges, schools and flood protection works are among the key areas of focus as ...

Published 6 February 2017

Plans to reopen East Linton and Reston stations backed by councils

Two local authorities have agreed to support Scottish Government proposals to deliver the reopening ...

Published 2 February 2017

Dementia care unit planned for Kelso

Plans have been lodged for a £3 million dementia unit situated next to the existing Queen’s House ...

Published 1 February 2017

Galashiels confirmed as permanent home for Great Tapestry of Scotland

A permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland will be built in Galashiels after Scottish Borde ...

Published 23 December 2016

Galashiels site recommended for Great Tapestry of Scotland

Councillors will be recommended to select Galashiels as the home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland, ...

Published 12 December 2016

£40m Jedburgh distilleries proposal approved

Scottish Borders Council has unanimously backed proposals to build a grain and malt whisky plant, vi ...

Published 6 December 2016

Borders councillors approve plans to build almost 1,200 affordable homes

Plans to invest £163 million into building almost 1,200 affordable homes in the Scottish Borders ha ...

Published 1 December 2016

Council to consider £163m Borders affordable housing plan

Plans have been unveiled to invest £163 million into building 'affordable' homes in the Scottish Bo ...

Published 24 November 2016

£10m boost for business hub regeneration projects

Four communities are to receive a share of £10 million from the Scottish Government to deliver a ...

Published 26 September 2016