SB Connect Winter 2016

Features

Clovenfords moves one step closer as the first sod

Pupils and parents gather to celebrate the beginning of work on new £6.5m primary school read more

We're on Target

Waste and recycling bins are now collected fortnightly - it's a key part of our aim to send less to landfill and recycle more read more

Erin's message for Santa Claus

Erin's painting has been turned into a postcard that Santa will send to children read more

Well on the way to work

After a tough time at school, the Get Ready for Work programme has been 'life changing' for Andrew read more

Earlston's Song of Welcome

Community gathers to celebrate the official opening of Earlston High School by the Secretary of State read more

Lauder rings to praise and pipes

Princess Royal officially opens School read more

Restored shops bring in the wow factor

Town centres are looking good as grants help local businesses make the most of their appearance read more

Tidy cords, safe children

A new campaign is reminding parents to secure blind cords out of harm's way read more

New officers in town

Event brings 130 JRSOs together read more

Giving help in any language

We in the Borders welcome people from other countries...and provide assistance to learn English read more

Could you adopt a child?

Loving families needed in the Borders read more

A community triumph

Romanno Bridge's new school extension is about to become a reality read more

Brilliant Views of the Tweed Valley

Head south of Peebles and explore beautiful countryside read more

Even more paths around the Borders to walk in

Reprinted booklets offer destinations for every season read more

News

Open for Learning

The Princess Royal was on hand to open Lauder Primary, one of several new schools in the Borders read more

Kids are keen to get canny

Borders youngsters get behind campaign to waste less food read more

Clear message to bogus callers

Police pilot new scheme in the Borders read more

What do you think?

Reviews to ensure high level of service delivery read more

Great Shots!

Photography competition winners read more

Local companies embrace diversity

Businesses acknowledged at event for their work to promote inclusion and equality in their companies read more

Triple for Newcastleton

Village wins a brace of accolades in this year's Beautiful Scotland awards read more

Paxton is champion of them all

Hard work pays off as town wins Floral Gateway competition read more

Primary Pupils sock it to 'em

Kids rock their socks for charity read more

Try out your social work skills online

Online game helps people understand difficult role read more

Grant Brings service five years early

Fund increases available services read more

Clusters reel off successes

Project is beginning strengthen creative industries read more

'Walkabout' seeks a community solution to common p

Agencies work together to tackle problems read more

A century on show

Series of exhibits marks 100 years of Hawick Museum read more

Ambassadors fly the flag for games

Young people raising the profile of the Olympics read more

Mini monks take tours at Melrose

Launch of new Melrose Abbey junior tour guides read more

Dog owners reminded to scoop up or face penalties

Residents given complaint cards to register dog fouling issues read more

Vintage engine is a real draw

Engine brings in the crowds on Doors Open day read more

Purpose-built house to take short breaks

House is perfect retreat for people with disabilities read more

There's 11 of them for every one of us!

Farm animals outnumber residents in the Borders read more

Mackenzie's a lucky winner on the way!

Coins encourage walkers back on to route read more