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  Press Release       Community Benefits Gateway The NHS Scotland Community Benefits Gateway is now live in the Scottish Borders.  The aim of the Community Benefits Gateway is ...

Welcome to your latest CARES bulletin   The Scottish Government has awarded more than £2.6million to 74 organisations in the latest funding round of its Community and Renewable Energy Scheme ...
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BORDERS THIRD SECTOR INTERFACE RE-IMAGINED

BORDERS THIRD SECTOR INTERFACE RE-IMAGINED Update 29th April 2022 We are delighted to write to you to update you on the work that the Borders TSI (Third Sector Interface) partners ...
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Small grants for community organisations

A range of community groups have benefited from ASH Scotland’s small grants scheme, from Men’s Sheds to grassroots football to community radio. Apply now and help improve people’s health and ...
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New Outdoor Play for Wellbeing Fund

The new Outdoor Play for Wellbeing Fund was announced by Children’s Minister, Clare Haughey on Tuesday 12th April 2022.  This funding will support charities providing outdoor community play opportunities for children ...
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LEARNING DISABILITY WEEK

   Scotland’s Learning Disability Week 2022 will take place from Monday 2nd – Sunday 8th May Scottish Learning Disability Week 2022 - SCLD SCLD is holding an event on 5th ...

Volunteers’ Week

WHAT IS VOLUNTEERS’ WEEK? Volunteers Week takes place 1-7 June every year. It's a chance to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities and say thank you. Volunteers’ ...

National Lottery Funding Update

National Lottery Funding update  CLOSURE OF COMMUNITY LED AND IMPROVING LIVES 30 SEPTEMBER 2022 We have now started the process of reviewing our funding offer and developing new programmes which ...

Volunteer Co-ordinator Network

“Volunteer Centre Borders is going to set up a Volunteer Co-ordinator Network to support those who are responsible for recruiting, supporting and managing volunteers in the Borders. It is our ...

Regional Climate Actions Hubs – Regional sessions

The Scottish Government is supporting the development of a network of regional community climate action hubs, to provide a strategic regional approach to climate change action. This network of regional ...

Scotland’s Census 2022 – vacancies for Field Enumerators

Scotland's Census 2022 have a number of vacancies for Field Enumerators across Scotland.  These posts (which are temporary and part time) are historically taken up by job seekers but also ...

Borders TSI Partner – The Bridge – is recruiting!

Vacancy:   Area Manager-Roxburgh     for The Bridge The Bridge is a community development charity and a partner in the Borders TSI. We have a vacancy for an Area Manager to lead ...
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VHS News and Events

VHS News & Events National Planning Framework (NPF4) consultation with Scottish Parliament On Monday 7 February the Scottish Parliament is holding an engagement event on the draft National Planning Framework (NPF4) ...

SOSE engagement tour Phase 2

SOSE engagement tour Phase 2 South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) is continuing its engagement tour, which started at the end of last year.. ‘Your South of Scotland’ is open to ...

Public Announcement – Online Borders

Public Announcement Online Borders.   It is with the greatest of regret that I am writing to inform you that Online Borders is no longer available. Online Borders was hosted ...

Platinum Jubilee

‘In 2022, Her Majesty, The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, seventy years of service, having acceded to the throne on 6th February 1952 ...

Council launches Common Good consultation

Scottish Borders Council has launched a consultation that aims to seek public views on the Common Good registers for the former Burghs of the Scottish Borders. All Borderers are invited ...

SBC asks volunteers to become paid Relief support workers during the covid crisis

A message from Scottish Borders Council to people who currently volunteer. As we are all aware, the Omicron Covid-19 variant has spread rapidly throughout Scotland. The Scottish Government and Health ...

SBC C-19 response – recruiting support workers

A message from Scottish Borders Council to Community Planning Partners As we are all aware, the Omicron Covid-19 variant has spread rapidly throughout Scotland. The Scottish Government and Health Protection ...

Covid Booster vaccination drop-in clinics

The Scottish Borders Health and Social Care team are continuing to expand the availability of Covid booster appointments and drop in clinics across the Borders. Getting a booster is really ...
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Free Cyber Resilience Training for the Third Sector

Borders TSI in partnership with Voluntary Sector Gateway West Lothian is delivering FREE cyber resilience training for third sector groups and organisations. You only need to attend one session, which ...

News release from Scottish Borders Council

Thursday 9 December 2021 Have your say and help shape the future of the Scottish Borders Scottish Borders Council has launched a survey to understand the priorities of Borderers and ...
Winter Support

Winter Support Small Grants Fund

Winter Support Small Grants Fund  Scottish Government Funding Providing small grants to charities and community groups across Scotland who can pass funding on to families and individuals on low incomes ...

The Scottish Mental Illness Stigma Survey

See Me and the Mental Health Foundation, in partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University are running the first ever national survey to understand how people living with complex mental health problems in Scotland experience stigma ...

Communities Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund

The new fund looking to tackle mental health inequalities will be live by Tuesday (November 30), with £750,000 to be distributed in the south of Scotland to local third sector ...

Community Owned Renewable Energy Webinar

Tues 30 Nov 2021 at 2pm Community Land Scotland are holding an online event for the South of Scotland on Tues 30 Nov 2021 at 2pm about Community Renewable Energy Schemes. All details and ...

Scotland’s Climate Festival

Scotland's Climate Festival needs you! Scotland's Climate Festival is a Scottish Government funded project aimed at encouraging climate action in communities across Scotland. Communities can sign up to host events ...

Scotland’s Census Awareness Sessions

Scotland's Census are holding a series of events to raise awareness of the census. These events will provide information on the benefits of the census, important timelines and the help ...
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Call to Arms! Scottish Borders COP26 Conference

A Call to Arms! Communication, collaboration, and coproduction showing Scotland what can be achieved in a rural area such as the Borders. About this event Our thoughts after the conferences ...

£1.3m in funding awarded for local Borders projects

News release from Scottish Borders Council: Friday 05 November 2021 £1.3m in funding awarded for local Borders projects A total of eight projects from across the Scottish Borders have secured ...

SOSE update: first ever engagement tour of South of Scotland

A message from Professor Russel Griggs OBE -  South of Scotland Enterprise Chair As Chair of South of Scotland Enterprise, I am delighted to launch our first ever engagement tour ...

New Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund

A new Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund has been established with £15 million allocated to support mental health and well-being in communities across Scotland. The fund aims to support adult ...

Scottish Borders COP 26 Event – Save the date: Tues 16 Nov

The Scottish Borders COP 26 event will be held in The Great Tapestry of Scotland Visitor Centre in Galashiels on Tuesday 16th November, 2021 (the week after Glasgow). We have ...

Improving the National Performance Framework

The Scottish Government's current National Performance Framework (NPF), launched in 2018, was developed in collaboration with all parts of society: public and private sectors, local government, voluntary organisations, businesses and ...

WATCH: Video highlights TSI impact during pandemic

This week marks the publication of Evaluation Support Scotland's report into the roles played by Third Sector Interfaces across Scotland during the Covid-19 Pandemic. To accompany this report the TSI ...

Bavs announce Autumn programme of free training events

Berwickshire Association for Voluntary Service (Bavs) has successfully secured Scottish Government Supporting Communities Funding to support the third sector to adapt and recover from the effects of the Covid pandemic. ...

BOOK YOUR SPOT: Health and Social Care Third Sector Forum

Borders Third Sector Interface, in partnership with Borders Care Voice and Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland, would like to invite you to our forum on health and social care. ...

Cheviot Community Fund opens to support local projects

The Cheviot Community Fund for 2021/2022, administered by Scottish Borders Council, is now open with £54,888.50 available for local community projects. The fund provides support and assistance with the development ...

New partnership aims to transform autism services in Scottish Borders

A new partnership between the charity Scottish Autism and Borders ASN (Additional Support Needs) Parent Carer Forum has been announced which aims to raise understanding of autism in the Scottish ...

Free training on mental health and suicide prevention

Two free training courses on the topic of mental health and suicide prevention will run next month. The two-session courses are available to all staff and volunteers involved in health ...

June newsletter out now

The Borders Third Sector Interface's June newsletter is out now. Follow the link here to read this month's round-up of news, funding and volunteering opportunities. Sign-up here to have next ...

‘About Berwickshire’ project takes to the road

An initiative to connect more communities in Berwickshire with services and support has just been launched. At the heart of the “About Berwickshire” project is a minibus that will visit ...

Youth Borders launches grants scheme

YouthBorders are administering a micro and small grants scheme, in partnership with Scottish Borders Council, as part of the national ‘Get Into Summer’ initiative. These two funds will provide funding ...

SAVE THE DATE: Health and Social Care Forum

Borders Third Sector Interface, in partnership with Borders Care Voice and Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland, would like to invite you to save the date for an upcoming forum ...

Council opens Build Back a Better Borders recovery fund

Scottish Borders Council's Build Back a Better Borders (BBBB) Recovery Fund has now opened for applications. This one-off £500k fund has been established as part of the response and recovery ...

Berwickshire in Lockdown film

A film that celebrates the Berwickshire community’s response to Covid-19 has recently premiered online.  Berwickshire in Lockdown is about hope and resilience. It documents the efforts of community groups, charities and social enterprises to respond ...

Event to provide advice to EU citizens seeking settled status

Citizens Rights Project will be hosting a free event in Eyemouth in June offering advice to EU nationals looking to apply for Settled Statues in the United Kingdom. This event ...

FALLAGO ENVIRONMENT FUND: C-19 Recovery Footpath Repair Grants 2021

The Fallago Environment Fund, which shares the benefits of the Fallago Rig Wind Farm in the Lammermuir Hills with projects across the Scottish Borders, has launched a special £30,000 Covid-19 ...