Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) is to start work on three new sites later this winter as it continues its commitment to help meet the growing need for affordable housing in the region. The work will see SBHA deliver 22 new homes in Oxton, Kelso and Peebles.
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The Borders Care & Repair service has introduced new falls prevention and dementia awareness services thanks to a £92,000 funding grant from Borders Caring Services.
Scottish Borders Council will today report that it expects to once again deliver a balanced budget this year, despite some increasing pressures. The report, the latest in a series of regular updates on the current budget to its executive committee, highlights that due to unexpected pressures in
Community groups and members of the public in Earlston and Eyemouth are being encouraged to give Scottish Borders Council their views on initial proposals for council properties and services in both communities. Following the Fit for 2024 property events in September in both communities, surveys hav
Scottish Borders Council has made “steady progress” as it continues to transform the way it delivers services but a “clear plan” is required to enable the local authority to deliver its ambitious programme of transformation. The programme, called Fit for 2024, aims to improve
Scottish Borders Council (SBC) has launched a consultation to help inform the upcoming budget which will be set in February 2020. From now until the end of January, members of the public can participate in a new online points simulator tool, available here.
Scottish Borders Council is to bring care services in the region back into its control less than five years after being taken over by an arms-length agency.
Scottish Borders Council will highlight the range of support it offers and its key achievements throughout Scottish Housing Day on its social media channels. Today marks Scottish Housing Day and Scottish Borders Council is joining with local authorities, registered social landlords and other organis
CIH Scotland has appointed Donna Bogdanovic from Scottish Borders Council to its board. Ms Bogdanovic is a qualified planner who began her professional career as a planning and economic development consultant in Glasgow. She is currently the principal officer for housing strategy, policy and develop
Eildon Housing has unveiled plans to build up to three Extra Care developments over the next five years with the first starting on site next week at Langhaugh in Galashiels.
Plans have been submitted to Scottish Borders Council for the former Kelso high school, to be converted into homes for the elderly and affordable housing. Planners wish to convert one of the town's more recognisable landmarks into a facility holding 34 extra care apartments for older people. Develop
Eyemouth Community Campus plans are being showcased to the public for the first time as part of a Fit for 2024 property event next month. The event, run by Scottish Borders Council, is to showcase the plans for the council and partners' ambitious strategy on the site of Eyemouth Primary for a new C
The sun shone to greet minister for local government & housing, Kevin Stewart MSP, to Trust Housing’s new Extra Care development in Duns. (from left) Kyle Tod, site manager, Hart Builders; minister for local government & housing, Kevin Stewart MSP; Rhona McLeod, CEO, Trust Housing; Gil
Eildon Housing is to undertake an “exciting” new building project which will deliver warmer, cheaper, affordable homes while also considering the future of house building and its impact on the environment. The Association is investing millions of pounds as part of its strategy to make su
A Hawick-based social enterprise which works with adults with physical and learning disabilities has been awarded a four-year contract to maintain gardens at homeless temporary accommodation in the Scottish Borders. Borders Green Team Manager David Oliver, Councillor Mark Rowley (responsible for hou