Scottish Borders

Work begins on two new Borders school facilities

Work has got underway to create a support centre for pupils with complex needs at Galashiels Academy and a new nursery at St Boswells Primary School.

Published 9 November 2017

Galashiels tapestry visitor centre plans submitted

The next step towards regenerating Galashiels has been made with the submission of a planning application to create the Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre.

Published 21 September 2017

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 given the green light by councillors.

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 Mill in Innerleithen.

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 the Scottish Government’s £1.8 billion ‘Schools for the Future’ programme.

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 Scottish Borders.

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 bridge spanning the River Tweed between England and Scotland.

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 healthcare projects.

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 Caerlee Mill in Innerleithen.

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 which would be affordable.

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 detailed masterplan for the development.

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 improving transport provision in the south of Scotland across all modes including road, rail and public transport.

Published 10 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 Scottish Borders Council completed the sale of the site.

Published 7 March 2017