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SB Connect Winter 2016


It’s nearly here

New Galashiels Transport Interchange will link the railway with the Borders read more

The excitement is building

Council leader David Parker welcomes the new Borders Railway read more

Special train has the new line covered

70-metre long artwork promotes Borders attractions on inter city trains in Scotland read more

A guide to your new stations

Locations, journey times and parking at a glance read more

A guide to tickets and discounts...

Frequently asked questions answered read more

Lucky residents have a Golden Ticket to ride

Bill bought the last northbound ticket in 1969, and will be first on the new train read more

Stow pupils explore ‘Lives on the Line’

School project investigates how trains changed the community read more

Are you looking forward...

We asked residents for their thoughts read more


Ready to roll…

Let us help you celebrate the return of the Borders Railway read more

Latest communities to get LED lighting announced

More towns to install energy-efficient lights read more

Wheatlands is team of the year

Inspectors award maximum marks to residential care unit read more

Drop-in sessions to give Borders businesses a boos

Monthly forums to help you establish your company read more

Council says YES to extra funds for youth job sche

Employment initiative helps create 158 jobs read more

Web-based mapping system is launched

New online service lets you find a wealth of local information with ease read more

Tell us what you think

We want your views about Health and Social Care Integration read more

Zandra Elliot remembered with bandstand dedication

Wilton Lodge Park honours Honorory Provest read more

David leads new approach for Cheviot

Pilot programme aims to meet local needs more effectively read more

Kelpies capture the imagination

Scale models of famous sculptures visit Kelso read more

Hundreds of dogs get chips and checks ahead of new

Council teams up with pet charities to help owners read more

A fun, responsible summer

Revellers urged to drink responsibly at festivals and common ridings read more

Community Benefit clauses make a difference

Council contracts help local communities and young people read more

Path is now open

New footpath is a scenic off-road link between villages read more

Celebrating 30 years of safety and shelter

Border Women's Aid offers a crucial service read more

A new home for old electrical items

Free uplift service for large items read more

Go green in the garden

Composting workshop will show you how read more

Kelso gets recycling

New facility saves locals a 40-mile round trip to Galashiels read more

Food waste collections in Hawick and Jedburgh

Roadshows to be held ahead of first collections in September read more

Lots of ways to foster children and young people

Your care means a huge amount – and lasts a lifetime read more

Martyn covers it!

Autism Strategy launches with an eye-catching design by a service user read more

New social workers share their inspiration

Stories published on the Council's website read more

How do we measure up?

We use a range of information to track our progress – now we want to know what you think read more

Upcycled fashion wows the catwalk

All Dolled Up showcases pupils’ creations read more

An afternoon of tea, cake and kindness

Pupils hold a second tea party for senior citizens read more

Just an udder day

Pupils get a taste of rural life at countryside event read more

Parents join in at school open days

Events aim to get communities more involved read more

‘We are thrilled’

Extension at Westruther Primary School makes new spaces for children read more

Tour of Britain returns

World-leading cyclists set to race over Borders roads on two consecutive days read more

A guide to the timetable...

Details of the first and last trains throughout the week read more