Scottish Borders



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

Winners of 2016 Scottish Borders Design Awards announced

A new sports hall in Peebles and the conversion of a cottage in Gattonside were among the winners ...

Published 6 September 2016

Plans approved for £10m Hawick distillery

Scottish Borders Council has given the green light to plans for a £10 million project to build a wh ...

Published 7 July 2016

Councillors to discuss updated Edinburgh and South East Scotland development plan

A proposed updated planning document covering Edinburgh and South East Scotland is to be discussed d ...

Published 24 May 2016

Contractor announced for Scottish Borders café

The contract to build Wilton Lodge Park’s new café and footbridge in Hawick has been awarded to E ...

Published 11 May 2016

Sods cut at £10m Borders primary school

Work on the new £10 million Langlee Primary in the Scottish Borders began today with the help of tw ...

Published 9 May 2016

£10m Hawick distillery plans submitted

A planning application has been lodged by Gray Macpherson Architects for a £10 million distillery a ...

Published 23 March 2016