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  • Berwickshire visitor attraction receives SOSE funding boost for ambitious development plans

    Berwickshire visitor attraction receives SOSE funding boost for ambitious development plans

    “We are thrilled that SOSE is supporting the Trust with funding and we are able to realise the initial development of the caravan park. “It will provide a much-enhanced experience for our visitors using the caravan park. “Our contractors are currently mobilising on site, so we hope to be ready and open for the spring […]

  • Borders firm leads the way with virtual reality technology to assist understanding of dementia

    Borders firm leads the way with virtual reality technology to assist understanding of dementia

    A Galashiels-based business have helped develop a revolutionary virtual reality device that aims to provide a better understanding of what someone with dementia experiences. With the help of South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE), Virtual-Reality Empathy Platform (VR-EP) is helping to drive awareness through the use of their innovative technology. VR-EP have worked with industry leading […]

  • Leading Borders Firm Continues to Grow Despite COVID-19 Challenges

    Leading Borders Firm Continues to Grow Despite COVID-19 Challenges

    Leading Chartered Accountants Greaves West & Ayre, has recently welcomed 24 new team members following one of the busiest periods in its 100-year history.  In the last few months, each of the three GWA offices in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Haddington and Bournmoor has seen an increase in personnel.  Positions have been across GWA’s many departments, from IT […]

  • Rural Skills Department builds on community and business partnerships

    Rural Skills Department builds on community and business partnerships

    Borders College delivers sector-leading rural skills training to a wide range of individuals and organisations across the region. The Rural Skills department has excellent community and business partnerships and supports learners from all backgrounds to fulfil their potential. Current focus areas for the department is sustainability, conservation and natural capital. During lockdown, to support staff […]

  • SOSE’s first ever engagement tour to discuss future of South of Scotland economy

    SOSE’s first ever engagement tour to discuss future of South of Scotland economy

    SOSE’s first ever engagement tour to discuss future of South of Scotland economy. ON NOVEMBER 27, 2021 AT 1:00 PM Over 20 villages and towns across the region will be visited as part of South of Scotland Enterprise’s first ever engagement tour this winter. ‘Your South of Scotland’ is open to everyone in the region […]

  • Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels celebrates staff with a Smile

    Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels celebrates staff with a Smile

    Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels celebrated its team’s perpetual outstanding work and achievements at the annual team Smile Awards. The Smile Awards recognise teams and individuals for their phenomenal work throughout the year, particularly relevant in the challenging climate the hospitality sector has faced in recent times. The 2021 awards ceremony was held in The […]

  • Push for responses for inaugural Scotland-wide rural survey

    Push for responses for inaugural Scotland-wide rural survey

    Businesses in rural areas of the South of Scotland are being reminded of the importance of taking part in a nationwide rural business survey. The fieldwork for the survey, which began in October this year, is being conducted by independent research specialist Ipsos MORI – who are contacting businesses across rural Scotland to ask their […]

  • Making the invisible visible

    Making the invisible visible

    SoConnect helps bring youth homelessness awareness to the Borders with Rock Trust’s ‘Sofa Stories.’ SoConnect Ltd has partnered with Rock Trust, Scotland’s leading youth homelessness charity, to help bring awareness of youth homelessness to the Scottish Borders. The charity is marking 30 years of work supporting vulnerable and at-risk young people by bringing the issue […]

  • Tesco Shows Every Little Helps with Supporting the Region’s Young People

    Tesco Shows Every Little Helps with Supporting the Region’s Young People

    A project managed by the Chamber, is successfully bringing together some of the region’s young people, who are currently considering their future career options, with employers from across the Scottish Borders. Working with Scottish Borders Council’s employability team, the Try Before You Apply project sees the Chamber source and secure job taster sessions where a […]

  • Coldstream Adviser named Best in Scotland

    Coldstream Adviser named Best in Scotland

    On Thursday 7th October Mary Hemingway, an Independent Financial Adviser with Truly Independent, was awarded the title of Financial Adviser of the Year- Scotland and NI at the prestigious Women in Financial Advice Awards held in the City of London. This is the 4th year the awards has been held and it aims to promote […]