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SB Connect Winter 2016


Come and enjoy the Friday fun!

Get active with Friday afternoon fun for older adults read more

Report card gives education top marks

Council among top five performers in delivering educational attainment read more

Emergency bunker at heart of response

Agencies come together to tackle unprecedented winter weather read more

Budget for the Borders

Despite financial challenges, Scottish Borders Council is protecting frontline services read more

Top of the properties

Community involvement helps to secure award for Galashiels Transport Interchange read more

Free and healthy

Register your child now to enjoy nutritious school lunches read more

New fast computers for all libraries

Technology investment lets you log on for a better library experience read more

West Linton Wasps are national winners

Pupils off to the US after triumphing in technology challenge read more

Young people get on the Road to Rio

Children get on their marks for the Olympics by taking part in sporting activities read more


Digital services contract set to create 200 jobs

Deal will bring a Centre of Excellence to the Borders and help boost the local economy read more

First Customer Service apprentices recruited

Two new apprentices join teams in Hawick and Galashiels read more

Another step forward for Kelso High School

Construction begins on £21.4 million project read more

Record number complete borders Household Survey

More than 2,700 give their views on Council and services read more

Half a millon and counting on Borders railway

Passenger numbers continue to exceed expectations read more

Fishing communities collaborate on funding

Action groups unite for new European maritime initiative read more

Health and social care integration moves forward

Strategic plan aims to transform way services are provided read more

Braw Beuks fur the Bairns in the borders

Eyemouth High School awarded grant to buy books for Scots Language pupils read more

More homes are set for superfast boost

Digital Scotland broadband roll-out for 20,000 homes and businesses read more

Fair trade to Borders towns

Melrose joins Peebles and Selkirk with Fairtrade status read more

Borderers urged to use emergency alert system

Messaging service provides range of information on weather, utilities and roads read more

Repairs to storm-battered infrastructure continue

Scale of damage triggers special financial assistance for council read more

Part-built Selkirk scheme minimised flood impact

New defences hold firm during December storms read more

Call for views as Hawick Flood Scheme gathers pace

Community groups discuss what should be included in project design read more

Resilient Communities teams prove their worth

Volunteer teams praised for response to storms read more

Flood grants still available

Funding available to help those affected to repair and protect properties read more

New vision for Glentress

Sustainable development masterplan for forest read more

Melrose pupils are 2016 Euroquiz champs

Winners now go on to national final at Scottish Parliament read more

The future of the Chambers Institution – your view

Consultations on the way forward for a much-loved building read more

Could you volunteer at an Early Years Centre?

You could make a real difference by offering parenting support and advice read more

A big thank you to our composting experts

Ask Organic partners stepping down after nine years of support read more

Join in on a walking weekend celebration

Galashiels steps out with mini walking festival in April read more