December 4, 2019


Essential maintenance work will take place overnight, in two phases, on the eastbound A720 from Tuesday 10th December 2019.

The scheme will be carried out between the hours of 8pm and...

November 14, 2019

Essential maintenance to improve the eastbound A720 from Gogar to Hermiston will take place between 8pm and 6am, each night from Monday 18th November until Saturday 23rd November 2019.

The scheme requires a full night-time closure of the A720 eastbound from Gogar to C...

November 11, 2019

The Community Council is delighted to see that our request for the Lower Green to be included in the Centenary Field project has been accepted. The project protects green spaces with links to memorials to the fallen of The Great War and the Lower Green was enthusiastic...

November 5, 2019

Essential maintenance to improve the A702 at Dolphinton north and Carlops north, will take place overnight between 8pm and 6am, from Monday 11th November until Thursday 14th November 2019.

The scheme requires full closures of the A702 for the extent...

October 4, 2019

SBC have launched a consultation campaign to inform residents of the Councils task in setting their budget and to be informed by residents on how we would like that budget spent.  The consultation is open until 31st January 2020.

Follow this link to find out more.

If you...

September 27, 2019

Consultation on Availability of Information and Support for Memory Problems in the Scottish Borders.

We have launched a new consultation in the Borders from September to gather the views of people in the whole area accessing support and information.

We are interested t...

September 18, 2019

The A702 will be closed between the hours of 8pm and 6am between Sunday 29th September to Friday 4th October to allow resurfacing to take place between the 30mph zone north of the village and the South Mains entrance (Rutherford). 

This will be a full closure between th...

September 17, 2019

Edinburgh Airport has started a new consultation to its flight paths.

From the image below you can see that West Linton lies under within the "Potentially Affected Area".

See here to follow the progress of the consultation and to have an opportunity to have your say.

September 17, 2019

Home Energy Scotland are hosting an event in the Graham Institute on Saturday 21st September.  Come along to hear if they can save you money.

September 13, 2019

Station Road (B7059) will be closed along its length on 18th September 2019 for 3 days, between the hours of 8:00 and 15:30 each day.

Alternative route:

Northbound – via A701, A72, A721, A702 and B7059 to point of closure.

Southbound – the above in reverse.

(local resident...

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