The Scottish Borders Living Wage Group has announced that the locality area of Eildon will benefit from a local approach to encourage more employers to commit to the real Living Wage. A total of 29 employers across the Scottish Borders region are now accredited Living Wage employers including, insti
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Scottish Borders residents can now have their say on the council's proposed new local development plan (LDP). The 12 week period for submitting representations opened on Monday until 25 January 2021. Those wishing to submit can do so here.
Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has now let the first eight of its 29 affordable new energy efficient homes at Springfield in Duns. BHA purchased the site from housebuilder Springfield Properties. The site purchase was funded by a Scottish Government grant and was supported by Scott
Galashiels Town Centre, Hawick Town Centre, Hawick Trinity and Hawick Wellogate had more than 5% of properties classified as Long-Term Empty (LTE) in each of the past four years (2016-2019), according to new data from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership (SEHP).
Scottish Borders Council is marking the fifth annual Scottish Housing Day to celebrate the positive impact good quality and affordable housing makes to the lives of people and communities. Affordable homes being delivered at Tweedbridge Court in Peebles by Eildon thanks to Scottish Borders Council s
Tracey Logan, the chief executive of Scottish Borders Council, has announced she will retire at the end of September. Ms Logan has been chief executive of the council for nine years and was previously director of resources. She has worked at the council since 2006 when she became Head of H
An innovative partnership between Aberlour, Scottish Borders Council (SBC), Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) and The Robertson Trust has secured funding for two vital services for children, young people and their families.
Scottish Borders Council has warned of a "very long and difficult" recovery process following the coronavirus pandemic after it estimated that the pandemic had cost it more than £15 million. A report from the local authority has also outlined an early fall in council tax payments of &poun
A new community food distribution hub has opened its doors in Galashiels.
Dumfries and Galloway Council, Scottish Borders Council and the new South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) are to work together to support the region’s economy to respond to the impact of COVID-19.
Eildon Housing has secured more than £11 million of affordable housing grant thanks to its ongoing partnership working with the Scottish Government’s More Homes Division and Scottish Borders Council. 22 homes at Tweedbridge Court in Peebles
The money required to deliver three secondary schools, two new care homes and extra investment in the Borders’ road network has been agreed.
Eildon Housing’s plans to deliver more green homes in the Borders moved another step closer this week. The first of three Passivhaus homes at Springfield Place in St Boswells will complete in March and a further ten-home development at Westruther has secured planning permission.
Scottish Borders Council is undertaking urgent repair works to the Jed Water flood defence in Jedburgh following damage caused during the recent stormy weather.
The final phase of Berwickshire Housing Association’s new Todlaw development in Duns has now been completed creating another 27 affordable energy-efficient homes. Millar Court, Station Crescent and Station Drive make up the last phase of the project which has provided a total of 87 new homes i