Scottish Borders Council

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Almost £10 million of one-off funding from council reserves will be required to sustain local services and support key projects in the face of unprecedented financial challenges, under proposed financial plans for 2024/25 by Scottish Borders Council.

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Scottish Borders Council is set to freeze Council Tax for 2024/25, accepting £3.2 million of funding from the Scottish Government in lieu of taking a local decision on Council Tax rates for the next financial year. A report is due to be discussed at a meeting of Full Council on Wednesday 21 Fe

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A public consultation has been launched on the first draft Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) and accompanying five-year Delivery Plan (2024-2029) for the Scottish Borders. The draft strategy outlines the long-term plan to make heating more eco-friendly in buildings across the region

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A survey has been launched to help a cross-party group of local councillors draft the next Scottish Borders Council budget, which is due to be set on 29 February 2024. A new strategic Council Plan, which is interlinked with the budget, will also be agreed at the same meeting and will set out a range

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Scottish Borders Council’s Domestic Abuse Advocacy Support service (DAAS) has achieved Leading Lights accreditation from SafeLives, a national charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse across the UK. The SafeLives accreditation programme is designed to recognise and reward good and safe pract

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Cruden Homes, on behalf of Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA), has lodged a planning application with Scottish Borders Council for the construction of 70 new homes in Jedburgh, specifically for social rent. These homes are set to occupy the previous location of Howdenburn Primary School on

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Scottish Borders Council has approved the next steps required to progress with plans for the development of a care village for the central Borders to be located in Tweedbank. The approval was given at a meeting of the council on 28 September when members were provided with a detailed update on the p

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Scottish Borders Council is holding two community engagement sessions to give the local community and other interested stakeholders the opportunity to have their say on outline plans for the new Tweedbank Care Village. The development is currently at the pre-planning stage and as part of that, the f

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Scottish Borders councillors will be back on the road taking part in Community Conversations 2023, building on the success of last year. The events, which start in August and continue through September, will give members of the public across the Borders an opportunity to meet and talk to their local

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Scottish Borders Council is to begin community engagement regarding its plans for a new care village development in Tweedbank. A Proposal of Application Notice (PAN) has been submitted by the local authority for the 60-bed facility ahead of a formal planning application.

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