Good morning, Two Amber weather warnings for wind and rain are in place, including the Scottish Borders, from 1800 this evening (21 January) until 0900 on Tuesday (23 January), with yellow weather warnings for wind and rain remaining in place until Thursday. Please check the Met Office website for further details. ScotRail is indicating widespread […]
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 […]
Plans by the Scottish Boundaries Commission have been revealed which will change the Scottish Parliamentary constituency for the Gala Valley, based on constituency population changes across the country. Proposals can be viewed online here and the public are invited to comment. Under the new plans, which affect the majority of Holyrood seats in Scotland, the […]
The Parish of Stow Community Council, supported by Scottish Borders Council, is pleased to annmounce that a celebratory afternoon tea will be served in Fountainhall Village Hall, Saturday 6 May from 2pm-5pm. All welcome.
Thanks to Scottish Borders Council, Stow Community Trust are opening up the Station House on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9am-5pm starting tomorrow until the end of April. Please come along for a coffee, chat and heat or use the first class WiFi to work or study in our award winning Station House.
The mobile library is back again this month. The Live Borders schedule is currently for the mobile library unit to visit the valley on: 2, 16, 30 Mar; 13, 27 Apr; 11, 25 May; 8, 22 June and 6, 20 July and will be found in Heriot, Fountainhall and Stow at the following times. Heriot […]
The first Parish of Stow Community Council meeting of 2023 will be at 7.30 at Stow Station House on Monday 9th January. These meetings are public and all are welcome.
SBC refuse collections will be operating as normal this week and community recyling centres are also open again following the festive break. Christmas trees can be taken to any community recycling centre for composting. SBC contact centres and phone lines reopen from 4 January. Further details available on the SBC website.
Industrial action will see service reductions across Scotland in December, including trains to and from Stow. From Tuesday 13 December until Saturday 17 December, services will be reduced in the mornings and will cease early every evening. Further information available on the ScotRail website.
LAST CHANCE TO BOOK: FREE STOW HISTORY TOUR – SATURDAY 26 NOVEMBER Discover stories from Stow’s astonishing past with Gala Water History & Heritage Association. Weather permitting, this gentle walks travels around Stow and through the centuries, looking at some of the valley’s amazing history. From King Arthur and the Virgin Mary to fighting monks […]