Scottish Borders Council

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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).

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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

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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

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