Scottish Borders



Councillors agree sites for hundreds of new Scottish Borders homes

New guidance which has identified sites for more than 800 additional houses in the Borders has been ...

Published 28 August 2017

Housing plans submitted for former Innerleithen mill

Whiteburn has submitted a detailed planning application for the redevelopment of the former Caerlee ...

Published 24 August 2017

Government releases £28m tranche of ‘Schools for the Future’ funding

A £28 million investment will be shared between four new schools as part of the fifth phase of th ...

Published 23 August 2017

Springfield Properties expands affordable housing to Scottish Borders

Springfield Properties has submitted plans for its first 100% affordable housing project in the Scot ...

Published 26 July 2017

£8m project to safeguard future of bridge between England and Scotland

Detailed investigation work is getting underway ahead of proposed improvements to a world famous b ...

Published 22 June 2017

Care projects deliver healthy boost to Esh Border Construction

Esh Border Construction has enforced its sector specific specialist capabilities with a host of he ...

Published 7 June 2017

Homes plans unveiled for Caerlee Mill in Innerleithen

Whiteburn Projects has revealed plans for a new housing development on the site of the former Caerle ...

Published 26 May 2017

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