Tom Tugendhat dinner

Some 60 members of the Association attended a highly successful dinner with Tom Tugendhat, the MP for Tonbridge and Malling and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, in the Buccleuch Arms, St Boswells on Friday 2nd February 2018.

Christmas Lunch

The Scottish Borders Conservative & Unionist Association 2017 Christmas lunch took place on Sunday 10th December at the Ednam House Hotel in Kelso some time after this photo was taken!  As well as enjoying a splendid lunch, the 120 guests listened to a talk by Donald Cameron MSP, the new poli

New Administration

The first meeting of the Scottish Borders Council following the elections on 4th May 2017 was held today and it saw Cllr Shona Haslam, the Scottish Conservative & Unionist Councillor for Tweeddale West confirmed as leader of the new administration formed by a coalition of 15 Conservative Coun

John Lamont to fight BRS

At a packed Extraordinary General Meeting of the Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk section of the Scottish Borders Conservative & Unionist Association held at the Buccleuch Arms, St Boswells on Saturday 22nd April 2017, John Lamont MSP was unanimously adopted as the Association's candidate t

General Election


An Extraordinary General Meeting of the Scottish Borders Conservative & Unionist Association will be held at 7.00 p.m. Saturday 22nd April in the Salmon Room at the Buccleuch Arms, St Boswells in order to adopt a candidate for the General Election on 8th June 2017.


Kelso Street Stall

Kelso ward councillors Simon Mountford and Tom Weatherston spent a busy two hours on Saturday morning manning a street stall held at the same time as the monthly Farmers' Market in Kelso Square. The stall tempted a steady stream of shoppers to cross the road from the market to chat about the upco

Tweeddale Dinner

The Tweeddale branch snatched triumph from disaster on Wednesday night and held a very successful dinner in the Bannockburn Room at Peebles Hydro attended by members of the branch, all the party’s sitting Tweeddale councillors and candidates, and no fewer than three MSPs.  

Ruth Davidson meets council candidates

Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservative & Unionist party, visited Selkirk Conservative Club on the evening of Monday 21st November to meet the candidates adopted by the party for next May's Scottish Borders Council elections and to speak to an audience of around one hundred par

Prime Minister visits Edinburgh

The new prime minister, Theresa May, visited Edinburgh on Friday, days after taking office, for discussions with the first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, about plans for the UK's departure from the European Union. After this meeting, Ruth Davidson introduced Theresa May to a gathering of Scottish Conservatives and Theresa gave a brief speech about our role in working to preserve the Union and holding the SNP to account.