Creative ScotlandCreative Scotland

Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here. Creative Scotland enable people and organisations to work in and experience the arts, screen and creative industries in Scotland by helping others to develop great ideas and bring them to life. Creative Scotland distribute funding from the Scottish Government and The National Lottery.


Being HumanBeing Human Festival

Led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy, Being Human is a national forum for public engagement with humanities research. The festival highlights the ways in which the humanities can inspire and enrich our everyday lives, help us to understand ourselves, our relationships with others, and the challenges we face in a changing world. In 2016 Being Human featured over 250 events in 45 towns and cities across the UK, engaging the public with big questions, big debates and innovative activities focused around the theme of ‘hope and fear’. Now in its fourth year, the 2017 festival will take place 17-25 November.


CABNCreative Arts Business Network (CABN)

The main aim of CABN is to develop the professional creative sector in the Scottish Borders through a diverse programme of support, and to seek to strengthen the sector by working towards longer-term strategic goals. Although the focus of CABN is on creative micro-businesses across all art forms listed below, it also engages with, and provides support to sectoral organisations and community groups, and works with a range of partners to develop further opportunities.



The Mainetti Group is a global retail solutions business with a passion for finding innovative solutions to our customers’ existing and emergent needs. Our aim is to be the supplier of choice for retailers, brand owners and consumers.


Brand SatelliteBrand Satellite

Brand Satellite is a brand consultancy and integrated advertising, graphic design and marketing agency. Through a range of complementary communications services, we help SMEs who have either never approached their business as a brand before, or are not making the most of the brand they have.


University of Sunderland

University of SunderlandOur Vision: We are the Tomorrow Makers. To be bold and inspirational in providing education, research and creative practice, which offers transformative experiences to students, staff, communities and business partners in the UK and across the world.


National Library of Scotland


National Library of ScotlandThe National Library of Scotland is a reference library with world-class collections. It is also Scotland’s largest library and one of the major research libraries in Europe. Our collections range from rare historical documents to online journals, covering every subject. We specialise in Scotland’s knowledge, history and culture.


Northumbria University

Northumbria UniversityNorthumbria is a research-rich, business-focused, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students. The University has its origins in the Rutherford College, founded in 1880. Today, by putting students at the heart of an outstanding experience, and with world leading research and award-winning partnerships, Northumbria is a new kind of excellent university.

Quite simply has been created for the purpose of being a one-stop location for EVERYONE in The Scottish Borders.


The Plough Inn, Lilliesleaf

The Plough Inn, Lilliesleaf

The Plough Inn, Pub & Restaurant is now re-open after refurbishment with a brand new look, new menu, and new management. We aim to provide rustic but classic British food set in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. The Plough Inn is located in the heart of the Scottish Borders in Lilliesleaf village, close to Melrose, Galashiels, and Selkirk, and overlooking the beautiful Borders countryside.


Advanced Signs

Advanced SignsIf you need to promote your business we aim to be your one-stop shop. For the last 14 years, we have been expanding our range and knowledge base to bring you an unparalleled service. You can count on our expertise to design, manufacture and install eye-catching signs, banners, displays, clothing and stationary at a cost that won’t put you out of pocket. So whether you are looking for a one-off T-shirt or a state of the art edge lit illuminated sign aim to be your first and last stop. Our in-house graphic design service can cover every aspect of your company’s image and we are confident of producing something unique that will stand out from the crowd.


MKM Building Supplies

MKM Building SuppliesMKM Building Supplies is the UK’s largest independent builders’ merchant, with 49 branches across England and Scotland in addition to MKM Leisure, a specialist distributor for the caravan and holiday homes industry. We aim to be a ‘one stop shop’ for building, timber and plumbing supplies, and stock a wide range of products from the industry’s leading manufacturers – all at competitive prices.

StudentFlatsGalashiels.comWe provide good fully licensed accommodation throughout the Scottish Borders and Edinburgh. From bedsits up to 5 bed detached homes.




Hearth & Home

Hearth & HomeWith over 25 years experience in selling and installing all types of stoves and fireplaces, Hearth & Home is your must-visit stove shop in the Scottish Borders. We specialize in high-efficiency solid fuel and gas stoves but also have an extensive range of antique/original fireplaces, gas and electric fires, dog baskets, hearths and all types of mantles and inserts. In latter years, we expanded into the supply and installation of rigid build quality kitchens flooring, tiles and interiors. Our ranges differ from contemporary, traditional and modern and include many leading brands.