News published May 2022
CivTech – innovation, technology and solutions to public sector challenges – comes to the Scottish BordersPublished: 31st May 2022
The Scottish Borders has been given the opportunity to participate in CivTech Challenge an exciting town regeneration challenge, funded by the Scottish Government
Minister’s visit highlights regeneration efforts in GalashielsPublished: 31st May 2022
The Council Leader has welcomed the visit of Tom Arthur MSP, Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth, to Galashiels and the spotlight his visit has put on various key town projects.
Hundreds of primary pupils from the Scottish Borders attend the first Inspiring Learning FestivalPublished: 31st May 2022
Our first Inspiring Learning Festival has taken place at Springwood Park in Kelso, with over 1,200 Primary 6 pupils from across the region coming together to take part in a series of STEM activities.
Glentress Forest will welcome the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships as a host venuePublished: 30th May 2022
Glentress in the Tweed Valley is the official venue for the Mountain Bike Cross-country and Cross-country Marathon events in August 2023 – the first time it has hosted an event of this scale.
Reston station opens to the public as first passengers depart for EdinburghPublished: 23rd May 2022
The brand-new railway station at Reston welcomed its first passengers today, 23 May, as it was officially opened to the public.
Public consultation space on Hawick High School replacement goes livePublished: 20th May 2022
An online consultation space with detailed plans and designs for the replacement of Hawick High School is now available to view.
John Falla awarded Tweeddale Citizen of the Year 2021Published: 18th May 2022
John Falla from Peebles has been named as Tweeddale Citizen of the Year for 2021
Current and future electric vehicle use and charging to be put under the spotlightPublished: 13th May 2022
Consultation and engagement is currently underway to look at electric vehicle use and charging infrastructure in the Borders, with residents, organisations and businesses encouraged to take part.
Greener Gateway Community Awards launched to celebrate civic pride across the BordersPublished: 13th May 2022
We have launched a refreshed awards programme celebrating the civic pride and huge amount of volunteer effort, time and talent that goes into keeping the towns and villages of the region.
Earlston development granted planning permissionPublished: 13th May 2022
Plans for a new primary school and adjoining medical practice in Earlston have taken a step forward after planning permission was granted.