Scottish Borders Council


Venue: Via MS Teams

Contact: Fiona Walling  Tel: 01835826504 Email:

Link: Teams Live Event

No. Item


Welcome and Meeting Protocols pdf icon PDF 278 KB

Attached: video conferencing – positive communication tips.


Additional information pdf icon PDF 799 KB

Document attached including:

·         Current consultations

·         Community information

·         Useful links


Feedback and evaluation from meeting of 25 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 316 KB

Copy of Minute of 25 March 2021 attached. 


Link to evaluation - Eildon Evaluation 25th March





Section 1: Service & Partner Updates & Consultations


Place Making - Co-Producing the Future of our Places pdf icon PDF 434 KB

Interactive Session facilitated by Scottish Futures Trust.



This conversation seeks to build on the energy of communities and local responses to Covid, and engaging with developing national policy on the importance of ‘place’ to support people to live better locally. It is an interactive, facilitated session, focused on local experience and insights, to begin the process of working out the best way to work together to shape the future of our places on shared priorities (copy of document attached).




Area Partnership Consultation

Details of how to access the consultation:


Area Partnerships - next steps - Scottish Borders Council - Citizen Space



Section 2: Local Priorities


Eildon Community Assistance Hub

Oonagh McGarry – written update available from the Additional Information document (see Item 1(a) above).

Section 3: Community Funding


Community Fund Working Group update / proposals pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Update from the working group/ SBC Officer on proposals for the Eildon Community Fund 2021/22 (copies of documents attached).

Additional documents:


Eildon Community Fund pdf icon PDF 875 KB

Copies attached of Eildon Funding Summary 2020/21, Eildon Funding Table 24 June 2021 and copies of the following applications/assessments:

  • Oxton Memorial Hall
  • Beyond Earlston
  • Melrose RFC
  • Galashiels Academy Pupil Council


Additional documents:


Eildon Community Fund evaluations pdf icon PDF 677 KB

Stable Life (copy of project evaluation attached).


For noting: SBC Build Back a Better Borders Recovery Fund

Link to new fund being launched 01 June 2021 below:


Build Back a Better Borders Recovery Fund | Scottish Borders Council (





Dates of future Eildon Area Partnership meetings

Are there any items you would like to schedule for future meetings?  For example:


9 September 2021


11 November 2021

Winter maintenance

10 February 2022

Locality Plans


Please contact your local Elected Member or Communities and Partnership Team with your suggestions -



Any other Formal Business


Open Forum


Meeting Evaluation



Scottish Borders Council

Council Headquarters Newtown St. Boswells Melrose TD6 0SA

Tel: 0300 100 1800


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