This road closure has now been cancelled. The C11 Fountainhall to Stow Road (the ‘back road’) is to be temporarily closed from 4th to 15th December 2023 to allow for BT Openreach works. The closed section runs approximately from Watherston to the new memorial bench overlooking Stow. Alternative route: Northbound – via C11, A7 and […]
The A7 will be closed to all traffic between Galashiels and Buckholm for 5 days from 5 June from 0830 and 1630, to allow patching of the road surface. Grid Reference – 348312,637144 – 346936,639033 The alternative routes:Northbound – via A7, A6091, A68, A720 and A7 to point of closure. Southbound – the above in […]
SCOTTISH BORDERS COUNCIL reports the temporary closure of the B6368 – A68T to Dere Street Farm, from 10 October to 14 October, inclusive. As a result, alternative routes will need to be followed and the connection between the A68 and A7 on this road will be inaccessible. The nearest alternative will be the B6458 via […]
The back road from Stow to Ferniehurst farm will be closed to all traffic for three weeks in August. All vehicles will be required to travel through Stow on to the A7 instead. The existing masonry structure carrying the C11 road over the Crumside Burn is in poor condition and has reached the end of […]
TOUR OF BRITAIN ARRIVES TODAY! The Tour of Britain arrives in the valley today – passing through Heriot and Stow before travelling on to Edinburgh. There’s a lot happening in Stow today: 9.30 – BIKE CHECKS at the Cycle Hub, Station House 10am – PUMP TRACK open, Stow Park FROM NOON (NOTE UPDATED TIME) THE […]
Parts of Craigend Road and Cockholm Crescent will be closed for roadworks on Thursday 2nd, Friday 4th and Monday 6th September, 0900-1700. There is no alternative route during the road closure, which is to allow for resurfacing. Information is from the Scottish Borders Council.
The Tour of Britain will be returning to the Borders on Saturday September 11th. Arriving over hill in Heriot from Innerleithen, the race route joins the A7 and races through Stow towards Townfoot. The race then enters an endurance section, climbing the steep hill of Lauder Road, where the cyclists can earn ‘King of the […]
Heriot Community Council advises that the B709 Heriot to Innerleithen will be closed for 15 days, 9am to 5pm weekdays (open at weekends), from 28th July to 17th August. Start Date and Duration – • Wednesday 28th July to Friday 30th July 2021 – between the hours of 9:00 and 17:00 each day • Monday […]