Residents in the Fountainhall area can now access high speed broadband via a local community scheme. Are you interested? Heriot has a flourishing community broadband company that is now providing high speed broadband to the residents in Heriot. This is provided by micro wave links from masts we have built on various hills direct to ...read more
An update on our efforts to convert the former station house into a community hub
A lot has happened in the planning of new facilities for Stow Park since the last newsletter. Our feeling that we should create a community park that is an attractive and safe place for everyone to enjoy has strengthened. Our committee has been working hard and achieved several outcomes, the main one being the agreement ...read more
The Old Kirk Work on stabilising the fabric of the Old Kirk is nearing completion. Throughout the building, limestone mortar has been used to ensure that water does not collect within the walls allowing irreparable damage by frost. The louvres in the bell tower have been replaced by the Stow-based company, Miller & Sons. Previously, ...read more
Fountainhall village hall is silently moving forward. The building warrant is at the council. The tender document is being drawn together for the building works.
Fountainhall Village Hall has just been successful in its stage one application to the Big Lottery to get funding to refurbish the village hall. Community Spaces Scotland has given us a development grant of £11,109. This is to allow us to get plans, planning permission and community consultation to allow us to move on to ...read more
The minutes from the Action on Community projects meeting held on the 29 April 2013 are available to download here.
Community Projects – Results of the public discussion held on 29 April 2013 ...read more
Action on Community Projects – If you want to see action taken to improve the fabric and heart of our villages – Stow and Fountainhall – come along to the meeting on Monday 29th April. ...read more