Scottish Borders



Agreement reached in Scottish Borders roads department dispute

Scottish Borders Council has reached an “amicable solution” with the Unite union regardi ...

Published 20 November 2019

Plans submitted for new Coldstream cemetery

A planning application has been submitted for a new cemetery in Coldstream. The application by Sc ...

Published 20 November 2019

Galashiels tapestry visitor attraction’s opening date put back

The opening of a visitors centre in Galashiels which tells the story of Scotland through one of the ...

Published 13 November 2019

Work halted after medical syringes found at Galashiels site

The construction of a new pharmacy in Galashiels ground to a halt last week after medical syringes w ...

Published 17 October 2019

Housing association submits fresh design for Peebles development

Eildon Housing has submitted new plans this week for the redevelopment of Tweedbridge Court in Peebl ...

Published 10 October 2019

Housing association wins planning appeal for Galashiels development

An appeal decision by the Scottish Government will unlock major investment in new homes for Galashie ...

Published 30 September 2019

Council approves Borders care facility investment

Scottish Borders Council has agreed a £2.8 million investment to transform Deanfield Care Home ...

Published 27 September 2019

First new homes take shape at Caerlee Mill

Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam visited the former Caerlee Mill in Innerleithen to see ...

Published 26 September 2019

New ‘state of the art’ flats in Galashiels to address needs of growing elderly population

Eildon Housing has unveiled plans to build up to three Extra Care developments over the next five ye ...

Published 9 September 2019

Borders Gateway hotel and retail development approved

Plans for a hotel and retail project near to the Borders Railway terminus in Tweedbank have been app ...

Published 4 September 2019

Plans submitted for the conversion of old Kelso high school into housing

Plans have been submitted to Scottish Borders Council for the former Kelso high school, to be conver ...

Published 3 September 2019

Local authority refutes union’s allegations ahead of strike action

Claims made by union representatives regarding planned industrial action at Scottish Borders Council ...

Published 20 August 2019

Strike action planned at Borders council roads department

Employees at Scottish Borders Council’s roads department will hold 24 hours of industrial acti ...

Published 15 August 2019

Housing association to trial modern construction methods on new Borders homes

Eildon Housing is to undertake an “exciting” new building project which will deliver war ...

Published 8 August 2019

Housing association goes back to drawing board after Peebles appeal rejected

Eildon Housing Association has pledged to unveil alternative proposals to develop new affordable hom ...

Published 26 July 2019