We deliver a wide range of projects, from small-scale local tree planting schemes to ambitious whole catchment restoration initiatives

Making sure the right projects are delivered in the right places, at the right scale, ensures that Tweed Forum continues to deliver lasting, practical measures that achieve multiple benefits for our environment and society.  Below you’ll find an archive of completed projects, or you can have a look at our current projects for details of what we’re working on right now.

Ale Water: Working Wetlands

Ale Water: Working Wetlands was unique in taking a catchment-scale approach to a collection of largely undesignated, but regionally important, wetland sites and focusing on the attitudes of land managers towards the wetlands on their land holdings

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Cheviot Futures

Cheviot Futures provided practical real-world solutions to the climate change challenges our communities face. The project was a cooperative of agencies and organisations working with rural communities in north Northumberland.

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Coldingham Priory and Community Garden

This project focussed on the conservation and interpretation of Coldingham Priory ruins and the creation of a community garden within the grounds.

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Community Wildlife Officer

The Community Wildlife Officer Post supported volunteer staffing and community events for the Osprey Watch centres at Glentress Forest and Kailzie Gardens near Peebles, as well as the Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre near Selkirk.

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Craik Sustainable Flood Management Demonstration Project

This project demonstrated the potential of natural remedial techniques to help increase flood storage and slow down run-off in order to alleviate flood events.

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Ettrick and Yarrow Riparian Project

Tweed Forum delivered several improvements to riparian habitat in the Yarrow catchment.

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Eye Water Diffuse Pollution Project

With Eyemouth Beach regularly failing to meet the requirements of the Bathing Water Directive due to faecal pollution from livestock, this project looked at controlling diffuse pollution from the Eye Water.

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Fatlips Castle

Fatlips Castle, one of the most iconic and much-loved structures in the Borders, has been restored thanks to funding from Historic Scotland, SBC’s Landfill Tax Credit Scheme and the Minto family.

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Great Crested Newt Project

The objective of the Project was to create appropriately sited new wetland habitats for Great Crested Newts in the central Borders area.

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River Till Wetland Restoration Project

The River Till Wetland Restoration Project was an exciting, pioneering project working with farmers and land managers to reconnect the River Till with its natural floodplain.

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