News published May 2018
Council decides to pursue land purchase of Lowood EstatePublished: 31st May 2018
We have decided to conclude negotiations with the owners of Lowood Estate with the intention to acquire the land.
Wilton Lodge Park bandstand series launchedPublished: 29th May 2018
Hawick favourites Scocha are among the highlights of this summer’s Wilton Lodge Park Bandstand series.
First grants announced as part of Jedburgh regeneration schemePublished: 28th May 2018
A total of £60,000 of grant funding has been awarded to carry out traditional repair works to four town centre properties as part of the Jedburgh Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS).
Sun shines as Rowan Boland play park is unveiledPublished: 27th May 2018
An estimated 2,000 people enjoyed glorious sunshine in Galashiels as Scotland rugby coach Gregor Townsend and Commonwealth Games swimmer Beth Johnston opened the new Rowan Boland play park on Saturday
Council to gives its backing to South of Scotland Enterprise AgencyPublished: 25th May 2018
Councillors are expected to call on the South of Scotland Enterprise Agency to help tackle the region’s low productivity, wages and growth at a meeting on Thursday 31 May.
New incentive for advanced young driver course launchedPublished: 24th May 2018
A new incentive is being offered to young people who take part in the Drivewise Borders scheme.
Senior UK and Scottish government ministers will speak at the first Borderlands ConferencePublished: 18th May 2018
Senior UK and Scottish government ministers will speak at the first Borderlands Conference at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries on Monday 18 June 2018.
Reception honours achievements of Melrose Rugby Football ClubPublished: 15th May 2018
On Friday 11 May we held a civic reception at the Greenyards to recognise the achievements of Melrose Rugby Football Club in the 2017/18 season.
Work progresses on new Jedburgh campusPublished: 15th May 2018
Enabling works are underway at the new Jedburgh Intergenerational Learning Campus. The works involve stripping topsoil, moving earthworks and the construction of a large retaining wall.
Grand opening of new Galashiels play park unveiledPublished: 8th May 2018
A big community party to mark the opening of the new children’s play area in Galashiels will be held later this month.