The plans will see a standard size of allotments set at 250 square metres under a new ruling which is due to come into place next summer. Members of Scottish Borders Council's Teviot and Liddesdale area forum were presented with the proposals at a meeting on Tuesday, December 13. Scottish Borders Council communities and partnership officer said: "The changes now sets out a standard size of allotments to 250 square metres.
Owners of cars in the Cuddyside area of Peebles have been asked to move vehicles due to high river levels. Travel has been disrupted in many parts of the region with standing water a problem on routes including the A72 near Peebles, A68 towards Edinburgh and the A1.
Children in the Tweed valley are about to be given food for thought by a 44,000 scheme aimed at boosting their confidence about cooking healthy meals using produce they've grown themselves. Peebles-based community interest company You Can Cook has been awarded A 44,806 to run a two-year growing and cooking project with children at Innerleithen and Walkerburn primary schools.
As the leaves begin to change this autumn up in the tree tops of RZSS Edinburgh Zoo, a brand new dynamic enclosure has been created for the Zoo's critically endangered Sumatran tigers, Jambi and Baginda. The new enclosure features a walk through glass tunnel for visitors to get up close to these amazing animals.
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Scottish Borders Council has agreed a town centre action plan to enable it to focus regeneration efforts where it believes they are most needed.