Scottish Borders Council

Agenda

Venue: Via MS Teams

Contact: Fiona Walling  Tel: 01835826504 Email:  fwalling@scotborders.gov.uk

Link: Teams Live Event

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome

2.

Feedback from meeting on 12 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Copy of Minute attached.

3.

Covid-19 Update pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Presentation by Jenni Craig, Service Director Customer and Communities (slides attached).

 

4.

Update from Partners pdf icon PDF 25 KB

(a)  Community Assistance Hub

(b)  Café Re-charge

(c)  Selkirk Resilience Team

(d)  Home Energy Scotland

(e)  Galashiels Foodbank

(f)   The Bridge (attached)

 

5.

Fit for 2024: Review of Area Partnerships & Community Fund : pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Recommendations proposed from Eildon Area Partnership to be considered for public consultation (summary attached of feedback comments, following last meeting).

 

6.

Eildon Community Fund 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 264 KB

            Two applications for approval and Eildon Funding Information attached:-

            (a)        Stow Community Development – application

(b)        Lauderdale Cycling Club – application

(c)        Funding Information

Additional documents:

7.

Current Consultations

·       Scottish Borders Budget Challenge - closes 31 January 2021: https://scotborders.prioritysimulator.com/

·       Licensing of Sexual Entertainment Venues – closes 14 February 2021 https://scotborders.citizenspace.com/regulatory-services/licensing-of-sexual-entertainment-venues/

·       Proposed Scottish Borders Local Development Plan – closes 25 January 2021 https://scotborders.citizenspace.com/regulatory-services/ldp2-proposed-plan/

 

8.

Other information and news for noting: pdf icon PDF 157 KB

(a)  The Eildon Community Fund for 2020/21 is now open - guidance and application form is on SBC website: https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/info/20076/community_grants_and_funding/261/community_fund

  

(b)  Eildon 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: https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/downloads/download/1310/locality_plans

 

(c)  Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 – Currently, there are no formal Participation Requests or formal Asset Transfer requests being considered within Eildon. One Asset Transfer (sale) request has been agreed as mentioned at the last Eildon Area Partnership meeting in November 2020. The asset transfer is; old Ettrick Primary School building which will be used by Ettrick & Yarrow Community Development Company for an office base, hosting of James Hogg exhibition and local heritage projects and displays, and the provision of a training area.

 

(d)  Fit for 2024 – Outline proposals for community engagement over future service delivery (report attached).

           

 

 

(e)  Information Pack on Community Empowerment for Area Partnerships (attached)

 

(f)  Covid-19 support:

                                                               i.      www.scotborders.gov.uk/coronavirus

                                                             ii.      www.scotborders.gov.uk/affordablewarmth

                                                           iii.      www.scotborders.gov.uk/covid19business

                                                           iv.      www.findbusinesssupport.gov.scot

(g) Health Improvement useful links (attached):

 

Additional documents:

9.

Date of Next Eildon Area Partnership - 25 March 2021

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

10.

Any other formal business

11.

Open forum

 

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