Consultation and Survey Hub

Welcome to Citizen Space. This site will help you find and participate in consultations and surveys that interest you.

Recently updated consultations and surveys are displayed below. Alternatively, search for consultations by keyword, postcode, interest etc.

Featured Consultations

  • Have Your Say - Placemaking and Community Engagement Sign Up

    The way we are engaging with our residents is changing - and we want you to have your say Placemaking is a process of community engagement where the opinions and desires of the community are used to inform the future of the places we live, work and play - and by getting involved and telling us what matters to you, we can make sure the voices of all Scottish Borders residents are heard. Sign up to receive updates from Scottish Borders Council on community engagement events in your...

    Closes 24 February 2026

  • Future use of Haylodge Depot, Peebles

    Your opinion matters Haylodge Depot is part of Peebles Common Good. The most recent lease generated a rental income of £9500 per annum for Peebles Common Good Fund. This fund offers grants to local projects and uses funds to carry out works in the town that benefit the community. The lease has recently been terminated and the building is currently unoccupied. We would like to know your views on how the building is used next. Peebles & District...

    Closes 8 July 2024

Open Consultations

  • Proposal to permanently close The Wilton Centre, Hawick ( The Arches)

    Scottish Borders Council has launched a consultation on its Proposal to permanently close The Wilton Centre, Hawick (The Arches) following a decision at the Education Sub Committee on 23 rd April 2024. The aim of the consultation is to engage communities across the region to have their say on the...

    Closes 28 June 2024

  • Destination Tweed - Peebles - Gytes Leisure Centre to Fotheringham Bridge

    The Destination Tweed Project is led by Tweed Forum and developed in collaboration with multiple partners. Scottish Borders Council (SBC) are leading on delivering the River Tweed Trail element which is looking to create an attractive and accessible route along the length of the River Tweed, from...

    Closes 28 June 2024

  • Instrumental Instruction New Start Form 2023-2024

    After consultation with your Music Instructor this form should be completed for pupils wishing to start instrumental instruction Only one pupil per form please. The information provided within this form will be held by Scottish Borders Council for the purpose described. It will be...

    Closes 30 June 2024

  • Future use of Haylodge Depot, Peebles

    Your opinion matters Haylodge Depot is part of Peebles Common Good. The most recent lease generated a rental income of £9500 per annum for Peebles Common Good Fund. This fund offers grants to local projects and uses funds to carry out works in the town that benefit the...

    Closes 8 July 2024

  • Linglie Farm

    Disposal of Linglie Farm Cottages and Small field Under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015, the Local Authority is required to consult with the local community when there is a proposal to dispose of Common Good property. Selkirk Common Good fund are proposing to transfer...

    Closes 18 July 2024

Forthcoming Consultations

  • Taxi Fare Review 2024

    Scottish Borders Council reviews taxi fares every 18 months and must consult with operators and members of the public on any proposals to change the taxi fare tariff. The council uses a formula which was agreed between the trade, the traffic commissioner and the council to determine variations...

    Opens 24 June 2024

Closed Consultations

  • Sale of public toilets - The Glebe, Jedburgh

    Jedburgh Leisure Facilities Trust (JLFT) has been operating the public toilets at Lothian Park (The Glebe) since they were re-opened following the pandemic. JLFT is now proposing to buy the toilets. This will enable them to access grant funding from schemes, e.g. the National Lottery’s Awards for...

    Closed 4 June 2024

  • Parking in the Scottish Borders and DPE 2024: Business

    Scottish Borders Council are keen to collect the views of businesses operating in the Borders on parking and parking enforcement in town centres across the region. For the avoidance of doubt this particular consultation is restricted to parking in town centres and this particular survey is for...

    Closed 31 May 2024

  • Parking in the Scottish Borders and DPE 2024

    Scottish Borders Council are keen to collect the views of residents of the Borders on parking and parking enforcement in town centres across the region. For the avoidance of doubt this particular consultation is restricted to parking in town centres and is not about parking in residential streets...

    Closed 31 May 2024

  • Instrumental Instruction Continuation Form 2023-2024

    This form should be completed for pupils currently receiving instrumental instruction Only one pupil per form please. The information provided within this form will be held by Scottish Borders Council for the purpose described. It will be retained for duration of your child's music...

    Closed 31 May 2024

  • Scottish Borders Council & NHS Borders BSL Plan 2024 to 2030

    The Council and NHS Borders have put together their BSL Plan for 2024 to 2030 and we are interested in your views. There have been 3 face to face consultations and comments made at these meetings have been incorporated into the BSL Plan. Link to BSL Translation: ...

    Closed 27 May 2024

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We asked

We asked

For feedback on the proposed actions in the Scottish Borders Council, and NHS Borders British Sign Language (BSL) Plan.

The local BSL plan contribute to the National BSL Plan  which aims to make Scotland the best place in the world for (British Sign Language) BSL users to live, learn, work and visit.

You said

You said

The actions proposed by Scottish Borders Council and NHS Borders, were right for the Scottish Borders.

We did

We did

Used the feedback to finalise the Scottish Borders Council & NHS Borders local BSL Plans.

We asked

Residents/ Businesses on the 2023 route on impact of the Event and views on the overall impact on the Region.

You said

597 responses. Overall Impact = Positive was 78%

We did

Event Organisers decision not to hold event in 2024. Support 2025 closed road Tour O The Borders to take place.

We asked

We invited your comments on a draft Newstead Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan

You said

A summary of the consultation responses is available in Appendix B of the Committee Report for Planning & Building Standards Committee (8th January 2024): https://scottishborders.moderngov.co.uk/documents/s79896/Item%20No.%2006%20b%20-%20Newstead%20CAAMP%20Adoption%20-%20Appendix%20B%20Consultation%20Response.pdf

We did

Your comments have informed changes to the Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan (CAA&MP).

The revised CAA&MP was adopted by Planning & Building Standards Committee on 8th January 2024. The revised CAA&MP is available on the Council’s website: https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/directory_record/26006/newstead

The changes made in response to the consultation are set out in the Committee Report and Appendix B and C (Item 6): https://scottishborders.moderngov.co.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=136&MId=6958&Ver=4