Scottish Borders



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

£30m extension planned at Kelso hotel

Plans to expand the Roxburghe Hotel near Kelso have been submitted to Scottish Borders Council. U ...

Published 22 July 2019

New nursery plans lodged for Borders primaries

Plans have been submitted this week for new nursery facilities at two primary schools as part of Sco ...

Published 12 July 2019

‘Transformational’ £394.5m Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal signed off

A number of construction and infrastructure project have moved a step closer after the ‘Heads ...

Published 1 July 2019

Plans approved for Hawick business incubator centre

Plans to turn a derelict former department store building in Hawick town centre into a business incu ...

Published 25 June 2019

Jim Clark museum opening date unveiled

The new Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in Duns is to open to the public on July 11. Scottish Borders ...

Published 31 May 2019

Buccleuch to sell 25,000 acre swathe of Borders estate

Buccleuch Group has announced that it intends to sell about 25,000 acres of its Borders estate follo ...

Published 30 May 2019

Whiteburn Projects confirmed as principal contractor at Caerlee Mill

Work on a £3.3 million residential project in Innerleithen is now under way after Whiteburn Pr ...

Published 29 May 2019

Unite ballots roads department at Scottish Borders Council

Unite members in the roads department at Scottish Borders Council (SBC) are to be balloted for indus ...

Published 28 May 2019

Scottish ministers reject SESplan over transport concerns

A 20-year spatial plan which covers development across Fife, Edinburgh, the Lothians and the Borders ...

Published 27 May 2019

Housing association granted permission to build new homes in Duns

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is to build 29 affordable new energy efficient homes at Sprin ...

Published 16 May 2019

Ogilvie begins Hawick Innovation Hub revamp

Ogilvie Construction has started work on a redevelopment of the Borders College Hawick Campus Innova ...

Published 30 April 2019

Affordable homes planned at historic Galashiels church

Plans have been lodged to demolish a church in Galashiels to make way for new affordable homes. Cub ...

Published 16 April 2019