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SB Connect Winter 2016


BUDGET: Making home ownership more affordable

Council's Affordable Housing policy helping first-time buyers read more

BUDGET: Changes to burial charges

Raised Cost read more

BUDGET: Value for money is key

Value for money and protecting services at the heart of proposals read more

BUDGET: Investment in schools continues

Refurbishment work gets under way read more

BUDGET: Managing the Council workforce

How can staffing budgets be contained read more

BUDGET: Protecting staff and communities

Landmark deal with Trade Unions offers stability read more

BUDGET: Funds to update school IT equipment

Money allocated from five-year plan to replace school IT equipment read more

Flood warning help available

Check out Floodline to help protect your property read more

Protection scheme for Selkirk set to go on display

Preferred design approved by Council read more

Now flood warnings can be sent to your mobile

Sign up to receive free messages read more

Waste not want not

Volunteers saving households money read more

That's the spirit

Licensed premises sign up for scheme to cut crime read more

Borders will be on show

Royal Show this year will have real essence of our area read more

Hawick girls make the squad

Girls chosen to play for Scottish Schools squad read more

Grab great views of Galashiels

Put a spring in your step and follow this scenic seven-mile walk read more

Walk It makes new strides in 2011

Walk your way to health and happiness read more


Budget: Focus on value and key services

Borders Council in good position to face financial challenge as planning pays off read more

Earlston pupils weave fabric into work of art

Work of art for hospital read more

London trip for writing winner

Pupil named only Scottish winner read more

Make your mark on 5 May

Information and instructions to help you place your vote read more

Borders Railway

Work moves forward on railway project read more

Unique 'green feet' scheme lands award

Scottish Borders Council won the ‘best practice in travel to school and work award’ at the Scottish Transport Awards with its ‘Green Feet Forward’ scheme. read more

Driving in the right direction

Pilot scheme approved read more

VOMO is world class

Youth film project read more

Cracking down on crime

Figures show work done by Antisocial Behaviour Team is having an impact read more

New timetable for Berwickshire kids

Major change is designed to help pupils and staff read more

George's gift will benefit older people

Social Work Services want to hear your views read more

On patrol for improvements

Wardens are on hand to help make your areas better places to live read more

New body for care launches

New body created by Public Service Reform (Scotland) Act read more

Food for thought

Borders school catering one of the best in Scotland read more

Top tales of independence

DVD shows what it means to have a learning disability read more

Join up to support children's welfare

Council looking to recruit individual for Children's Panel Advisory Committee read more

Initiative to stop bogus callers

Cold calling zones read more

Borders sets sights on sports facilities strategy

Delegates support new sports plan for the Borders read more