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  • Children & Families Social Work Exit Survey

    This survey is to help us to understand what our involvement has felt like for you and your family and will be used to help us consider whether there are things we could do differently. This survey is asking about your experience of working with Children and Families’ social work More
    Closes 31 October 2025
  • Financial Inclusion User Satisfaction

    This survey is for customers who have received advice, assistance or support from the Financial Inclusion Team at Scottish Borders Council. More
    Closes 30 September 2025
  • Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) School Year 2020-2021

    EMA provides financial support for 16-19 year olds who stay on in full-time non-advanced education or a community/voluntary activity programme after their statutory school leaving date. Students attending college full-time may also be eligible but should contact their Learning Centre direct... More
    Closes 31 March 2021
  • Alcohol Byelaws 2020

    During 2019 the Council carried out a consultation asking whether people felt that the consumption of alcohol in public places was causing a problem. A total of 491 consultation responses were received. 44% of those who took part did not think that the consumption of alcohol in a... More
    Closes 1 November 2020
  • Transport booking arrangements

    Our online transport booking form is currently unavailable. Please make bookings by phone or email. Our demand response transport line can be reached on 01835 826 753 Monday – Friday between 08.45am and 4pm or you can email transport requests to ... More
    Closes 31 August 2020
  • Feedback on online Council meetings

    Scottish Borders Council is keen to understand the public and media's experience of viewing live broadcasts of online Council meetings following their introduction during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. More
    Closes 31 August 2020
  • Summer Childcare Hubs - booking system for 13 - 19 July

    This system should be used by keyworkers to book places at our Summer Childcare Hubs. To book your places for Monday 13 to Sunday 19 July, please complete this form as soon as you can. Please note – parents/carers who live outwith the Borders but are keyworkers in the area can ... More
    Closes 14 July 2020
  • Summer Childcare Hub bookings up to Sunday 12 July

    Please be aware that any bookings for this weekend must be submitted by 12 noon on Friday. If you have any changes to your bookings for the School Summer Hubs please contact the Hub direct: Berwickshire High School (Duns) – 07929 830464 Earlston High School... More
    Closes 12 July 2020
  • Spaces for People suggestions

    Scottish Borders Council is seeking the input of Borderers to identify potential schemes to put temporary infrastructure in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Spaces for People is a new, temporary infrastructure programme in Scotland which offers funding and support to make it safer for... More
    Closed 8 July 2020
  • Summer Childcare Hubs - booking system for 6 - 12 July

    This system should be used by keyworkers to book places at our Summer Childcare Hubs. To book your places for Monday 6 to Sunday 12 July, please complete this form as soon as you can. Please note – parents/carers who live outwith the Borders but are keyworkers in the area can book... More
    Closed 7 July 2020
  • Summer Childcare Hub bookings up to Sunday 5 July

    If you would like to make any changes to, or make bookings for, places up until Sunday 5 July please email . Summer Childcare Hubs are only for children of key workers who do not have access to any alternative provision. A key worker whose partner is... More
    Closed 5 July 2020
  • School Transport Survey

    We are asking parents and carers whose children normally use school transport to complete this short survey so we can explore various options for school transport arrangements for when schools reopen in August. Almost 3,000 pupils normally travel on school transport every day,... More
    Closed 28 June 2020
  • School Holiday Childcare Requirements for Key Workers

    During the summer holiday period our childcare hubs will be offered in all nine of our secondary schools for children from P1 – S2. Our early years hubs will be delivered through our partner private providers. By completing this survey you will help us plan for the summer... More
    Closed 21 June 2020
  • Home Learning Evaluation May 2020

    Dear Parent/Carer , Following my recent update to you all, Scottish Borders Council has now developed an online survey to help us understand how home learning has been working for you and your children at this difficult time. We are very keen to understand how you have... More
    Closed 31 May 2020
  • Tweedbank – Vision for Growth and Sustainability, A Community for the Future. Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance

    This Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) sets out to guide and inform the future expansion of Tweedbank within the site of the former Lowood Estate. This SPG builds on and refines the Tweedbank Masterplan and Spatial Framework prepared for Scottish Borders Council by the architects... More
    Closed 15 May 2020
  • Future of Peebles High School

    We are currently looking for your views on the future of Peebles High School, which was severly damaged by a fire in November 2019. More
    Closed 30 April 2020
  • Sustainable Urban Drainage

    This Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) lays down good practice procedures for the design of a Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS), and gives reference to other documents where more detailed information can be obtained if desired. It expands current development plan policy and is... More
    Closed 27 April 2020
  • National Entitlement Card 2020

    The National Entitlement Card (NEC) is a national programme sponsored by the Scottish Government. It provides citizens with a single card which can have multiple uses. Within Scottish Borders, the National Entitlement Card is used for travel concessions, as a Library Card, for Young Scot... More
    Closed 24 April 2020
  • COVID-19 Key Worker parents of S1 and S2 pupils

    It has now been agreed that limited places in secondary schools will be available for S1-S2 pupils (aged 12-13 only) for parents who are key workers and feel they have absolutely no other option for childcare. If it is possible for a child to be at home, they should be, and it goes without... More
    Closed 23 March 2020
  • COVID-19 Children of Key Workers

    As you will be aware the Deputy First Minister yesterday announced the details of the provision that will be provided during the period of school closures. Part of this provision is ensuring that the children of those key workers who are involved in the response to the Covid-19 emergency have... More
    Closed 23 March 2020
  • Scottish Borders Community Justice Outcomes Improvement Plan Consultation

    Community justice is a planned method of crime reduction that aims to address the underlying cause of offending behaviour. We want to hear your views on the new Community Justice Outcomes Improvement Plan that is being developed for the Scottish Borders. We last asked for your views and... More
    Closed 22 March 2020
  • Pass It On Jedburgh Schools furniture project note of interest

    Update Thursday 20 March: The viewing morning at Jedburgh Primary (Howdenburn) has been moved back to Saturday 21 March from 9am to 12noon. The Jedburgh Grammar viewing morning for Jedburgh community groups will still take place on Saturday 21 March from 9am to 12noon. Due to... More
    Closed 19 March 2020
  • Your Bus Matters - Denholm CANCELLED

    Come and tell us what your local bus service in Denholm means to you. We will be discussing the Service number 20 provided by Peter Hogg Buses and the possibility of funding for extra services. As of 16:00 on Monday 16th March 2020 this event has been cancelled. More
    Closed 17 March 2020
  • Your Bus Matters - Burnfoot

    Come and tell us what your local bus service in Burnfoot Community means to you. We will be discussing the H1 and H2 town buses and Community Transport options. More
    Closed 16 March 2020
  • Jim Clark Rally 2020

    The organiser of the Jim Clark Rally has lodged an application with Scottish Borders Council seeking a Motor Sport Order to run the event on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May 2020. To approve the rally, legislation requires the Council to consider any potential impacts, both positive and... More
    Closed 8 March 2020
  • Scottish Borders Budget Challenge

    We have launched a consultation to help inform the upcoming budget which will be set on 20 February 2020. More
    Closed 31 January 2020
  • Supervision and Performance Management

    Please complete this questionnaire as honestly and thoughtfully as you can. The information gathered from this questionnaire will be used to review the current supervision and work performance policies and will maximise benefit and value from supervision to both the employee and the service. ... More
    Closed 31 January 2020
  • Eildon Area Partnership Meeting Times

    We are looking to the find the most apporiate time for the Eildon Area Partnership meeting taking place on Thursday 27th Feb in Earlston. More
    Closed 19 January 2020
  • Mobile Recycling Service

    Scottish Borders Council is considering the provision of a mobile recycling service to support the Council's 7 Community Recycling Centres. It is proposed that the service would be provided one day a week at the following locations: Jedburgh Coldstream West... More
    Closed 12 January 2020
  • Localities Bid Fund 2 Evaluation

    The purpose of the Localities Bid Fund (LBF) was to support community groups to develop ideas or projects which improved the lives of people living in the Scottish Borders. The decision as to which groups were awarded funding was made via a public vote. This process is called participatory... More
    Closed 12 January 2020
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