Scottish Borders



£85m for cross-border growth deal

The Scottish Government has pledged to invest £85 million over ten years in an initiative to d ...

Published 13 March 2019

Central Borders Innovation Park gets City Region Deal funding green light

A major business park which will bring up to 350 jobs across the Scottish Borders and act as a key c ...

Published 5 March 2019

Taylor Wimpey pledges 'robust solution' to Peebles mortar durability issue

Taylor Wimpey has “acknowledged concerns” raised by customers regarding the durability o ...

Published 28 February 2019

Council to submit case for £15m City Region Deal funding towards Borders Innovation Park

Scottish Borders Council (SBC) will next week consider a report on the final business case for the B ...

Published 25 January 2019

Planning approval for affordable Borders homes

Eildon Housing Association has welcomed planning approval for two Borders developments which will pr ...

Published 22 January 2019

Developer succeeds in case against Scottish Borders Council over rescission of missives

Scottish Borders Council has lost a legal battle over the sale of land for a new hotel, restaurant a ...

Published 11 January 2019

Construction jobs boost expected as Scottish Borders Council acquires Lowood Estate

Potentially over 670 jobs will be created with the development of five sites in Tweedbank, including ...

Published 17 December 2018

Scottish Borders grants planning permission for 57 new homes

Springfield Properties has been granted planning permission for 57 new affordable homes in the Scott ...

Published 7 December 2018

Detailed plans lodged for Borders Gateway development

Edinburgh-based developer New Land Assets has lodged a detailed planning application for a hotel and ...

Published 5 November 2018

Investigation underway to preserve architecturally historic football stand

Gala Fairydean Rovers is to shut the spectator section of its iconic A-listed grandstand until early ...

Published 2 November 2018

Scottish Borders agrees plan for more than 1,000 affordable homes

More than 1,000 new affordable homes across the Scottish Borders could be delivered over the next ...

Published 17 October 2018

Funding increased for Galashiels care project following site contamination

Eildon Housing Association has been awarded up to £1.8 million to enable the development of 39 extr ...

Published 17 October 2018

Plans submitted for Hawick business centre

A planning application has been submitted for the demolition of several town centre properties in Ha ...

Published 12 October 2018

Borderlands Deal proposals submitted to governments

A multi-million-pound proposal to provide significant investment within five cross-border local auth ...

Published 3 October 2018

Developer granted planning consent for Caerlee Mill revamp

Plans to redevelop the grounds of the former Caerlee Mill in Innerleithen into 44 new build houses a ...

Published 9 August 2018