Scottish Borders Council


Venue: Via MS Teams

Contact: Louise McGeoch Tel: 01835 825005  Email:

Link: Link to Live meeting

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Welcome and Meeting Protocols


Feedback from Meeting on 14 January 2020 pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Copy Minute from meeting on 14 January 2020. (Attached.)


Tweeddale Community Fund 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 250 KB

3 applications for approval:-


(a)       Live, Learn, Earn

(b)       Tweed Theatre

(c)       Railway Heritage


(3 assessments attached plus Tweeddale Funding Information)


Additional documents:


Other Information and News for Noting pdf icon PDF 53 KB

(a)       Outstanding Community Fund Applications for 2019/20 - these have been dealt with as per the report that went to Council on 27 08 20 which also contains the evaluation of Localities Bid Fund 1&2 and Participatory Budgeting: (summary attached.)

(b)       The Tweeddale Community Fund for 2020/21 is now open - guidance and application form is on SBC website:

(c)       Community Councils - grants are being paid as normal for 2020/21

(d)       Festival Grant Scheme – commitments re pubic liability and insurance are being met for 2020

(e)       Federation of Village Halls – grants are being paid as normal for 2020/21

(f)        VE Celebration Fund – this fund is now closed and commitments re expenses are being met

(g)       Tweeddale Locality Plan & Action Plans - these plans are now published and outline the priorities of the Tweeddale area and could be the focus of a future Area Partnership meeting:

(h)       Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 – Currently, there are no formal Participation Requests and 2 formal Asset Transfer requests being considered within Tweeddale



Fit for 2024: Review of Area Partnerships & Community Fund and Actions for Tweeddale Area Partnership pdf icon PDF 59 KB

(Summary of the reports attached.)


Date of Next Tweeddale Area Partnership - 19 January 2021

Are there any items you would like to propose for the agenda?



Any Other Formal Business


Open Forum

Opportunity to raise local matters.



Scottish Borders Council

Council Headquarters Newtown St. Boswells Melrose TD6 0SA

Tel: 0300 100 1800


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