Scottish Borders Council
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.
Published 23 June 2020
A new community food distribution hub has opened its doors in Galashiels.
Published 15 May 2020
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.
Published 20 April 2020
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.
Published 19 March 2020
Published 28 February 2020
Eildon Housing’s plans to deliver more green homes in the Borders moved another step closer this week.
Published 21 February 2020
Scottish Borders Council is undertaking urgent repair works to the Jed Water flood defence in Jedburgh following damage caused during the recent stormy weather.
Published 19 February 2020
The final phase of Berwickshire Housing Association’s new Todlaw development in Duns has now been completed creating another 27 affordable energy-efficient homes.
Published 20 January 2020
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.
Published 16 January 2020
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.
Published 11 December 2019
Scottish Borders Council will today report that it expects to once again deliver a balanced budget this year, despite some increasing pressures.
Published 19 November 2019
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.
Published 5 November 2019
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.
Published 22 October 2019
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
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