Scottish Borders Council


Venue: Microsoft Teams

Contact: Fioan Henderson Tel: 01835 826502  E-mail:

Link: teamsliveevent

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2 mins


Welcome and Meeting Protocols

5 mins


Feedback from meeting of 22 September 2021 and evaluation of the meeting pdf icon PDF 367 KB

Additional documents:


Section 1: Service Partner Updates and Consultations

(a)    Place Making update                                                            40 mins


(b)    Community Empowerment                                                  15 mins

·         Overview

·         Participation requests

·         Asset transfer

·         Food Growing Strategy


(c)     Warm and Well – Ruth Dickinson, Changeworks               15 mins


Section 2: Local Priorities pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Community Assistance Hub Update (Update attached)


Section 3: Community Empowerment and Community Funding pdf icon PDF 116 KB

(a)    Community Fund Evaluation – Morebattle Community Shop                   15 mins


(b)     Community Fund – update and consider funding recommendations

   From the Cheviot Assessment Panel (report attached)                           10 mins


(c)      Build Back a Better Borders Recovery Fund applications (assessments

   attached)                                                                                                              10 mins


      Consider three applications for funding:

      i).   Borders Group Riding for the Disabled

      ii).  Kelso Orchard Tennis

      iii). Jed Hearts Here


Photos of BBBB funded projects: BBBB Fund Awards 2021/22 | Flickr



Additional documents:


Section 4: Other

(a)     Next Area Partnership 26 January 2022, Agenda issued 12      January 2022


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

  Please contact your local councillor or the Communities & Partnership Team


(b)    Any other formal business


(c)     Future meeting dates :    26 January 2022

                                                             23 March 2022

                                                             29 June 2022


(d)  Meeting evaluation - Please complete either:

·         the Menti evaluation during the meeting, or

·         the form which will be available from 6:30pm on Wednesday 24 November until 11:45pm on Monday 29 November:



Section 5: Additional Information for Noting

Included in documents circulated:

  • Cheviot Community Assistance Hub update
  • Funding tables






Scottish Borders Council

Council Headquarters Newtown St. Boswells Melrose TD6 0SA

Tel: 0300 100 1800


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