We are committed to promoting creating conditions for successful businesses, improving connectivity, supporting businesses and entrepreneurs, and also supporting promoting the shift to a low carbon economy. 

Our plans include:

  • Progressing the Borders Railway Blueprint priority projects, with particular focus on inward investment including looking at the establishment of the initial phases of the Central Borders Business Park
  • Digital Transformation – Continuing to maximise the opportunities from the new contract with global IT company CGI, improving connectivity and the provision of online services
  • Supporting the local construction sector – through investment in construction projects e.g. schools and housing
  • Prioritising tourism and  delivering actions within the Cycle Tourism Strategy
  • Working with partners in the South East of Scotland to secure a City Region Deal programme and funding for the Scottish Borders. 

Read more about our Corporate Transformation programme

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We need your views

We want your views on how we can continue to improve services in this area during a time we have less money available. Give us your ideas below.

All the feedback will inform the financial planning process and the Corporate Transformation programme.  

3 ideas

    • Town centre revival

    • Tapestry

    • Centralisation