Planners are recommending refusal of an application to build a new ambulance station at Borders General Hospital.The Scottish Ambulance Service want to close down their Galashiels depot whcih is described as not fit for purpose and construct a new depot at the hospital to serve the central Borders.
A new £1.8 million health centre for Galashiels at the former ambulance depot in Roxburgh Street hinge on the plans getting the green light.
The application for the new build station at Borders General Hospital is due to be discussed at a meeting of Scottish Borders Council's planning and development committee on Monday (5th November).
Planning officials are recommending refusal of the application following submissions from the council's landscape and roads departments.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday's forecast for Cumbria & The Scottish Borders
Another cold and icy night but cloudier, wetter, windier and milder from the west by dawn
Icy patches will be a hazard on some untreated roads, pavements & paths. Some injuries are possible from slips and falls on icy surfaces