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 Introductions


Minute of Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Copy Minute from meeting on 3 November 2020 . (Copy attached.)


Fit for 2024: Review of Area Partnerships & Community Fund and actions for Tweeddale Area Partnership pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Recommendations proposed from Tweeddale Area Partnership to be considered for public consultation.  (Summary of reports attached.)



Tweeddale Community Fund 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 589 KB

Consider application from Peebles Railway Heritage.  (Copy Community Fund Table and application assessment attached.)

Additional documents:


Community Fund Project Evaluations pdf icon PDF 171 KB

(a)     Newlands Community Development Trust

(b)     Tweeddale Youth Action

(c)     Peeblesshire Youth Trust


(Copy assessment form attached.)

Additional documents:


Current Consultations

(a)     Scottish Borders Budget Challenge - closes 31 January 2021:

(b)     Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues – closes 14 February 2021


Other Information and News for Noting

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

(b)     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:

(c)     Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 – There are no formal Participation Requests being considered within Tweeddale. The two Asset Transfer Requests reported at the last meeting are progressing but are yet to be validated.  Further information can be found here: for 2024 – report outlining proposals for community engagement over future service delivery



Date of Next Meeting

Next Area Partnership is on 30th March – are there any items you would like to propose for the agenda?  (Please contact your local councillor, Elected Member or the Communities & Partnership Team)



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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