SB Connect Winter 2016

Features

Council teams up with 3GS to tackle dog fouling

Enforcement team will be helping to clean up the Borders read more

Online payment service for Borders schools

Easy way to pay for meals, trips, uniforms and activities read more

Children and Young People’s Plan 2015-18

Strategic priorities for services over next three years read more

Travel figures show economic potential of Borders

Higher-than-predicted passenger numbers could transform region’s economy read more

Masterclasses kick off with Grand Slam winner

Try-scoring legend Tony Stanger’s advice on how to grow your business read more

Inspirational young Borderers recognised

Awards recognise exceptional acheivements read more

A precious gift of nature

Tweed Forum celebrates 25 years of championing river that brings so much read more

News

Borders exceeds housing target

Affordable homes initiative delivers 467 in four years read more

Heavy price of missing medical appointments

£1m a year wasted on people who did not attend read more

‘Bag the poo – any bin will do’ say Hawick pupils

School's news team produces video on nuisance of dog fouling read more

Newtown foster carers are the best

Recognition for couple who have provided support for more than 100 children read more

Sods cut as schools works get under way

Major assets for Borders Communities read more

Half century of modern apprentices

Young people given chance to work in wide range of council activities read more

Older people offered advice on living safety

Firefighters in Cheviot will visit households in safety initiative read more

Council unveils updated website

Clean,fresh and mobile responsive site to transform service read more

It’s not all about savings

Our far-reaching programme for the future has a strong focus on improving all our services across the community read more

Local needs and issues drive health and care plans

Co-ordinators will work with communities to improve services read more

Peebles school honoured for Unicef achievement

Priorsford pupils recognised for work on children's rights read more

Glendinning primary triumphs at chess competition

Tense final contest with Stow read more

Dedicated Earlston centre to open in January

First-class support for children with complex needs read more

The benefits of business in the Borders

Networking event highlights advantages and opportunities read more

Thousands enjoy visit of Flying Scotsman

Nostalgia for age of steam read more

Business advisers aligned to local areas

Gateway completes restructure read more

Heritage is yours to enjoy

Something for everyone in huge range of events at 40 sites read more

Get to know your H2O

Steps to protect your source read more

Scheme to enhance the skills of older drivers

Initiative to build confidence on the road read more

Take the pledge to become a Green Dog Walker

Changing the attitudes of owners read more

Hawick ready to recycle

Redesigned and improved site back in business read more

Timetable for Park’s café and bridge work

August start on £3.64m regeneration project for Wilton Lodge Park read more

Efforts of staff and volunteers ensure successful

More than 600 people help to make democracy run smoothly read more

Save the Emergency Department for real emergencies

Planning ahead can help to reduce strain on services read more

Walk the walk to Coldstream

31 paths to tread in this year's big rambling event read more

Popular paths of Peebles

Rural charm of old thoroughfare where thousands have gone before read more

Inaugural Borders Walking Football Festival

Seven teams compete in inaugural tournament at a leisurely pace read more