Scottish Borders Council’s five-year revenue budget and ten-year capital plan was decided by councillors on Friday with a Council Tax freeze agreed for 2021/22. The money for significant investment in frontline services including transport infrastructure, early years education and the continue
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Scottish Borders Council (SBC) has launched the first phase of its consultation on the draft Anti-Poverty Strategy which has been developed as part a Borders-wide commitment to supporting individuals, families and communities experiencing hardship, whether that is as a result of economic, fuel,
Scottish Borders Council has launched its budget plans for 2021/22, with a continued commitment to protecting and investing in frontline services. Over £74 million for roads and transport infrastructure in the ten-year Capital Plan, a further £44m in the five-year revenue plan and £
Eildon Group is delighted to hear that it has been successful in its application for funds from the ‘Community Fund’ from Utilita – a smart Pay as You Go Energy provider – to support ongoing work at its Borders Community Food Hub. At the start of the pandemic in 2020, the Eil
Trust Housing Association, Scottish Borders Council and Hart Builders have now completed their new amenity and extra care housing development at Todlaw in Duns, offering two different types of service designed for later years living.
Scottish Borders Council is to hold a consultation on the draft Anti-Poverty Strategy that has been developed as part a Borders-wide commitment to supporting individuals, families and communities experiencing hardship, whether that is as a result of economic, fuel, housing, food, digital or any othe
Scottish Borders Council will next week discuss a proposal to freeze Council Tax at the current level, which is the sixth lowest in mainland Scotland, for 2021/22. This follows confirmation that the Scottish Government will compensate local authorities who choose to freeze Council Tax in the next fi
Scottish Borders Council has apologised for a data breach after the email addresses of free school meal payment recipients were shared.
Scottish Borders Council’s executive committee has reviewed the progress made in the third year of the council’s 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 Scottis
Scottish Borders Council and Trust Housing Association are seeking expressions of interest from potential tenants for the new Trust extra care housing development due to open at Todlaw in Duns in March 2021.
Scottish Borders Council (SBC) has announced the appointment of Netta Meadows as its new chief executive. The appointment will be confirmed at the full Council meeting on December 17.
Members of Scottish Borders Council will be asked to agree to a detailed review of how services are delivered across the region, focused on how the council can meet the needs of local people in the most effective and sustainable way. It is proposed that local communities, community councils, area pa
Scottish Borders Council's approval for its new Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) has been welcomed by Eildon Housing Association, the largest provider of new homes in the region. The ambitious plan for the delivery of 1,125 new affordable homes across the region between 2021 a
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that funding for the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal will be accelerated as the UK Government reconfirmed its commitment to the deal. As part of the 2020 Spending Review, it was confirmed that the investment into the projects of the Deal would be delivered over
An ambitious plan for the delivery of 1,125 new affordable homes in the Scottish Borders between 2021 and 2026 will be discussed by Scottish Borders Council’s executive committee next Tuesday. The Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) is submitted annually to the Scottish Government an