Scottish Borders



Construction set to begin on new Duns Primary School

Work on an £8.6 million new primary school in Duns is due to begin in the coming weeks after Scotti ...

Published 4 September 2015

hub initiative’s first Scottish Ambulance Service project opens

A new, purpose built ambulance station completed on time and on budget by hub South East Scotland an ...

Published 26 August 2015

Selkirk bypass ‘could reduce asthma’, says doctor

A bypass around Selkirk could reduce chronic health conditions such as asthma, according to a retire ...

Published 25 August 2015

Plans to house Great Tapestry of Scotland in Borders village

Plans have been submitted to Scottish Borders Council for a new gallery to house the Great Tapestry ...

Published 19 August 2015

Business leaders urged to back £1bn city region deal bid

Business leaders throughout Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland are being urged to pledge the ...

Published 14 August 2015

Glentress Forest ‘masterplan’ given initial approval

Councillors in the Borders have endorsed the draft of a development masterplan for one of the region ...

Published 7 August 2015

Work stopped as deadly gases detected at new Borders homes site

Families have been stopped from moving into their new homes at a multi-million pound development in ...

Published 9 April 2015

Mixed fortunes for waste plant developments

        Plans have been approved for a waste sorting plant near the Caled ...

Published 20 February 2015

RJ McLeod wins £31m Selkirk flood protection contract

RJ McLeod has been announced as the successful bidder for main construction works on Selkirk's £31. ...

Published 8 December 2014

Galashiels and Kelso primary school replacement work to be accelerated

Two new schools will be built by April 2017 after Scottish Borders Council agreed to put significa ...

Published 27 October 2014

Contractors sought for £2.6m social housing investment

Eildon Housing Association is set to invest about £2.6 million in its Scottish Borders housing stoc ...

Published 17 October 2014

New £21.8m Kelso High School approved

Plans for a new £21.8 million secondary school for Kelso have been approved by councillors. Scot ...

Published 6 October 2014

Work starts on new Galashiels Transport Interchange

The start of the construction of the £5.2 million Galashiels Transport Interchange has been marked ...

Published 18 June 2014