Scottish Borders Council

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The Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Partnership has officially opened the Teviot Day Service in its new setting within Hawick Community Hospital. The ceremony took place on 19 April when members of the Teviot Day Service Support Group were invited to cut a ribbon and declare the service open

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Scottish Borders Council has agreed a cross-party budget proposal which commits to the delivery of planned projects and largely protects frontline services, despite continued rising costs. As part of the 2024/25 budget there will be:

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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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