Scottish Borders Council


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Welcome and Meeting Protocols


Feedback from Meeting on 29 January 2020 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Copy Minute from Meeting on 29 January 2020.  (Copy attached.)


Other Information and news for noting pdf icon PDF 443 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:

b.       The Cheviot 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.       Cheviot Locality Plan & Action Plans - these plans are now published and outline the priorities of the Cheviot 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 or formal Asset Transfer requests being considered within Cheviot.



Fit for 2021: Review of Area Partnership & Community Fund and actions for Cheviot Area Partnership pdf icon PDF 453 KB


Cheviot Community Fund 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 348 KB

4 applications for approval:-


·Lothian Hall Committee

·  Cheviot Youth

·Kalewater Community Company

·Generations Working Together (application currently does not meet CF criteria)


Additional documents:


Date of Next Cheviot Area Partnership - 27 January 2021

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Open Forum

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Scottish Borders Council

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Tel: 0300 100 1800


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