Scottish Borders Council



Scottish Borders Council launches council budget consultation

Scottish Borders Council (SBC) has launched a consultation to help inform the upcoming budget which will be set in February 2020.

Published 1 October 2019

Borders care services to return to council control

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.

Published 27 September 2019

Scottish Borders Council supports Scottish Housing Day

Scottish Borders Council will highlight the range of support it offers and its key achievements throughout Scottish Housing Day on its social media channels.

Published 18 September 2019

CIH Scotland appoints Donna Bogdanovic as new board member

CIH Scotland has appointed Donna Bogdanovic from Scottish Borders Council to its board.

Published 11 September 2019

New ‘state of the art’ flats in Galashiels to address needs of growing elderly population

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.

Published 9 September 2019

Plans submitted for the conversion of old Kelso high school into housing

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.

Published 3 September 2019

Eyemouth Community Campus plans on show as part of property event

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.

Published 2 September 2019

Housing minister welcomed to new Borders site

The sun shone to greet minister for local government & housing, Kevin Stewart MSP, to Trust Housing’s new Extra Care development in Duns.

Published 19 August 2019

Eildon to trial modern construction methods on new affordable green homes in the Borders

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.

Published 8 August 2019

Social enterprise awarded gardening contract at Borders homeless accommodation

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.

Published 23 July 2019

Borders RSLs team up to help fund Men's Shed development officer

Housing associations in the Borders region are among a number of organisations to lend support for a local Men’s Shed.

Published 11 July 2019

Borders community initiatives to benefit from Localities Bid Fund

Scottish Borders Council has announced which projects are to benefit from the latest round of its Localities Bid Fund.

Published 2 July 2019

Eildon nominated twice for prestigious award

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 (social rent)’ category.

Published 23 May 2019

BHA granted permission to build new homes in Duns

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.

Published 16 May 2019

BHA development to meet Chirnside demand for affordable housing

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.

Published 7 May 2019