Scottish Borders Council

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Peebles householders, businesses and community groups can benefit from a new energy cost reduction project that has been launched in the town. Change Works in Peebles aims to reduce gas and electricity usage and energy bills, improve warmth in local homes and trial new approaches to improve energy e

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Over 130 applications were received in the first round of Scottish Borders Council’s new £500,000 Localities Bid Fund. Councillor Sandy Aitchison, executive member for locality services, said: “We are very pleased with the level of interest in the Localities Bid Fund. It is sometimes difficult

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A total of 41 homes in Galashiels and Innerleithen are to be sold to Eildon Housing to ensure they remain available for affordable rent. The 21 houses and flats at Chris Paterson Place in Galashiels, and 20 flats at James Hogg Court in Innerleithen were developed by Tweed Property Leasing and acquir

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Scottish Borders Council and Waverley Housing are launching a joint ‘masterplanning’ project in Upper Langlee in Galashiels this month. Particularly focusing on Beech Avenue, Hawthorn Road, Larch Grove and Laurel Grove, the aim of the project is to guide the preparation of a comprehensive and fu

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(from left) Scottish Borders Council leader, Councillor David Parker; executive member for social work and housing, Councillor Frances Renton, and Nile Istephan, chief executive of Eildon Housing Association at the former Earlston High School site which is proposed to be handed over to Eildon for af

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A strategic housing plan which could see over 1,100 new affordable homes built in the Borders over the next five years has been approved by councillors. Covering the period from 2018 to 2023, the Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) identifies how local housing needs and priorities will be addre

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Councillor Tom Weatherston, executive member for adult social care with Carol Gillie, director of finance at NHS Borders The Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Partnership and SB Cares have officially opened the doors to the new premises of the Community Equipment Service in Tweedbank.

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Scottish Borders Council is to consider a new five-year housing plan for the area next week which could see as many as 1,177 affordable homes delivered. The Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) identifies how local housing needs and priorities will be addressed, including which housing projects

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The first step in a £40 million partnership programme to create 150 new extra care housing properties in the Borders has been taken. Plans for 39 new flats have been submitted by Eildon Housing Association on the site of a former warehouse at Glenfield Industrial Estate in Galashiels.

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A man and his dog are taken to safety on a lifeboat during Storm Frank floods in Peebles in December 2015 Almost 40 homes and businesses in Peebles which were badly affected by flooding during Storm Frank have received additional protection thanks to a scheme facilitated by Scottish Borders Council

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Scottish Borders Council’s executive committee has agreed a new five-year Local Housing Strategy which sets out the council and partners’ approach to delivering high quality housing and services to meet local needs. The strategy focuses on four key priorities:

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New guidance which has identified sites for more than 800 additional houses in the Borders has been given the green light by councillors. Scottish Borders Council's Local Development Plan for housing was adopted more than a year ago with details of sites identified for housing developments.

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The Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Partnership has published its performance report for 2016/17. The report gives an update on progress of the delivery of the Partnership’s strategic objectives as laid out in the Strategic Plan and was developed following extensive engagement with officer

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The Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Partnership is holding a consultation on health and social care locality plans which have been developed for Berwickshire, Cheviot, Eildon, Teviot & Liddesdale and Tweeddale. The locality plans focus on recommendations from the Partnership’s Strategi

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Scottish Borders Council (SBC) exceeded its target of affordable home completions last year, councillors were told this week. A report was presented to the council’s executive committee yesterday detailed the significant progress made against its eight corporate priorities.

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