SB Connect Winter 2016

Features

Sign up and stay safe this Winter

Innovative messaging system will send alerts directly to you read more

Electric car roadshow sparks real interest

Public enjoys test driving vehicles read more

A cool way to make a difference

Help people in need by donating old fridges and freezers read more

Preparing for winter

Our Resilient Schools scheme will keep you up to date about closures read more

Simple tips to stay well

Four steps to help with health this winter read more

Stay in the know if bad weather hits

What will happen with bin collections if it's snowy? read more

Keeping our roads moving in winter

Extra patrols and larger salt spreaders on major routes read more

Early checks help beat lung cancer

Better treatments and prompt detection are making the disease easier to treat read more

News

Our performance

How we measure up against the Corporate Plan read more

Council website is named UK’s best

Independent review says www.scotborders.gov.uk is top local authority site read more

New Kelso High School given the green light

Work to begin on £21.4 million campus in early 2015 read more

Help shape the Council’s budget

Tell us your views...and try our online budget simulator! read more

Meet your Equality and Diversity Champion

Councillor John Greenwell takes up the role read more

Exam success for district registrars

Council’s team is strengthened as another two staff gain their proficiency certificates read more

Transport Interchange is the top of the class

Students gain work experience in site management, bricklaying, plumbing and joinery read more

Have your say on the land use pilot

Strategy aims to make the most of natural assets read more

Bowden Common’s diverse approach

Meadow and grassland provide better habitat for bees and wildlife read more

Public give their views on Skiprunning works

Jedburgh locals check out exhibition of planned flood works read more

Coldstream is blooming marvellous!

Town is crowned the Champion of Champions in Floral Gateway awards read more

Calling all budding Borders orienteers

New course at Wilton Lodge Park allows people to go at their own pace read more

New affordable housing plans become reality

Initiative aims to provide homes at below market rent read more

Reading between the lines can help save lives

Awareness week encourages the public to look out for signs of suicide read more

Help with the cost of cancer

Free, confidential & impartial advice is available read more

Free advice to keep you and your family safe

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is offering all householders a free home fire safety visit read more

Support for separating or separated families

New service helps families make decisions read more

Encouraging healthy eating in schools

Young Scot points for school meals in pilot project read more

Weaving words in a new language

Cloth business helps primary pupils improve their French read more

Free early learning and childcare

600 hours per year available for some toddlers read more

Newly qualified teachers in a class of their own

Primary and secondary schools across the Borders welcome their new staff read more

Scottish Youth Parliament elections 2015

Campaigning begins in January for two Borders constituencies read more

Nominations open for Inspire Awards

Honours for young people who overcome hardship to contribute to their community read more

Bursary support for young entrepreneurs

Trust fund to award grants to Borderers read more

A ‘Tree-mendous’ effort

School logo is the focus of pupils’ beautiful woven artworks to celebrate Commonwealth Games read more

Kim’s recipe for success

£1.60 meal with Scottish School Cook of the Year title read more

Youth Chex funds six projects

Young people's groups receive more than £6000 read more

New Children and Young People’s Champion

Councillor Iain Gillespie takes up the role read more

Contact the council

Download your cut-out-and-keep guide to contacting Scottish Boarders Council and key partners read more