Housing associations in the Borders region are among a number of organisations to lend support for a local Men’s Shed. The growing Men’s Shed movement in the Borders offers men (and women) the opportunity to come together, pursue hobbies and share skills and experience.
Scottish Borders Council
Scottish Borders Council has announced which projects are to benefit from the latest round of its Localities Bid Fund. Over £300k of funding will be split between 40 community initiatives across five localities following a public vote.
Eildon Housing Association’s efforts to promote inclusive growth, address housing need and invest in Borders’ communities has been recognised with two new build developments being shortlisted as finalists at the Scottish Home Awards 2019 for the ‘Housing Development of the Year (so
Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is to build 29 affordable new energy efficient homes at Springfield Avenue in Duns with work set to start this summer. The Association purchased the site from housebuilder Springfield Properties thanks to funding from a Scottish Government grant and support fro
Berwickshire Housing Association’s vision of creating thriving rural communities has come to fruition in Chirnside following the completion of a new affordable and energy-efficient housing development. Reflecting local demand, the 25-unit development at Glebe Place is a good mix of housing typ
Partners, stakeholders and the wider public are being encourage to give their views as part of a Scottish Borders Council consultation on a draft Affordable Warmth and Home Energy Efficiency Strategy.
Councillors have approved plans to convert a historic hotel in Peebles into flats. The former Castle Venlaw Hotel, on the western slopes of Venlaw Hill, has been up for sale for more than three years, and has been vacant since owners Roy and Lorna Curry closed the business in December 2017.
The Borderlands Partnership has welcomed the commitment in the Spring Statement and the announcement of a £345 million deal from the UK and Scottish Governments, describing the news as a ‘game changer’. The multi-million-pound funding stream comes just six months after the Borderla
The Scottish Government has pledged to invest £85 million over ten years in an initiative to drive economic growth across the Borders region. The Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal aims to boost economic development activity across a range of themes, including digital connectivity, tourism, reg
The keys to Berwickshire Housing Association’s latest modern affordable homes at Acredale in Eyemouth have been given to the tenants moving in to their new homes. The new form the third phase of BHA’s new house building at Acredale, providing 30 new homes and contributing to the much nee
Borderers are being urged to get their bids in for a share of over £300,000 to improve local communities. Individuals and groups have until 5pm on February 28 to submit their applications for the latest round of the Localities Bid Fund.
Springfield Properties has been granted planning permission for 57 new affordable homes in the Scottish Borders. Scottish Borders Council has approved the developer’s proposals to build 57 homes just off Main Street in Chirnside next to the playing fields.
Committee convener James Dornan MSP The Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee will take evidence from local authorities, housing associations and energy efficiency experts tomorrow as it continues its examination of proposed legislation which sets a new target relating t
The former Kelso High School Members of the public have the opportunity to view plans for the old Kelso High School site this month.
Where new homes and businesses can be built and how further town centre regeneration can take place are just two of the questions the Borders public are being asked as part of an upcoming Scottish Borders Council (SBC) consultation. As part of the development of a new Local Development Plan in 2021,