Borders Business Forum event

Housing and construction challenges in the Scottish Borders will be discussed at the next Scottish Borders Business Forum event.

Graham Bell from the Federation of Small Businesses will chair the meeting at council HQ on Friday, February 7, starting at 11am.

The meeting will be addressed by: Allan Lundmark, director of planning, Homes for Scotland, speaking about the challenges and opportunities facing housing development in the Scottish Borders; and David Cressey, director of strategy and policy at Scottish Borders Council, talking about affordable housing.

Graham Bell said: “We hope that all businesses will feel welcome to join us to explore how revitalising our house building and construction initiatives will add to the recovery from the recession and how they can play a part in that.”

To confirm attendance by Thursday, February 6, contact Margaret Blacklock at: or 01835 824000 Ext 5806.