Community

Community council

The Parish of Stow Community Council is composed of twelve elected members, ten representing Stow and two representing Fountainhall. Community Council meetings are held on the first Monday of every month.

Community Newsletter

Community Projects

The Parish of Stow, comprising the villages of Stow and Fountainhall and the surrounding hamlets and houses, benefits from a variety of funding and grant monies. These are available to all in the community. In 2011, Toddleburn Windfarm (SSE) offered a one-off payment of £27,000 to the Community Council to be used on an eco-friendly project. No ...read more

Fountainhall primary school

At Fountainhall Primary School we strive to provide our pupils with high quality learning and teaching in a safe, stimulating and supportive environment. Our aim is to help all our pupils to become successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors. Our school has two classrooms and a Nursery. We also have extensive outdoor ...read more

Health centre

The Stow health centre covers the areas of Stow and surrounding area including Soutra Hill, Westruther, Gordon, Earlston, Buckholm, Fountainhall and Heriot.

Mobile library

Scottish Borders Council currently have six mobile libraries which regularly visit stow and fountainhall and ensure that they have access to the wide range of services offered at all other libraries in Scottish Borders. Each vehicle carries a range of books, talking books, music CD’s and DVD’s to suit all age groups and all are equipped ...read more

Police noticeboard

Police noticeboard

Police Scotland’s purpose is to improve the safety and wellbeing of people, places and communities in Scotland.  My focus is on Keeping People Safe, which is at the heart of everything I do. As your local community beat officer, I hope you get in touch if there is anything I can help with.     ...read more

Stow Kids Club

Stow Kids Club

For After School Childcare and Holiday Child Care. Operating at Stow Primary School in Stow village, the club offers quality after school care, from primary school entry age and available until sixteenth birthday.  The club operates out of the dining hall in the school and has access to the gym and extensive playground. Stow Kids ...read more

Stow Multi Court

The Stow Multi Court is a floodlit astro-turf pitch the size of a single tennis court located at Station Road. It is suitable for a large selection of sporting activities including five-a-side football, tennis, basketball and hockey. You can book the multi-court at the Village Shop. There is a refundable £5 key deposit payable at ...read more

Stow Parish Church

Stow Parish Church

Stow St Mary of Wedale and Heriot Parish Church plays an important in the life of the community and is closely linked to the history of the parish.  The iconic building which is the present church stands on a commanding rise looking over the entire valley and dates back to1876. Prior to then, the church stood ...read more

Stow Parish Trust

Many people in the community are aware of the existence of the Stow Parish Trust. It was set up in 1997 to secure parcels of land within Stow for the benefit of the community. Over the years, the Trust has received an income from the sale of small sections of land. The Trust’s annual outgoings ...read more

Stow Primary Parent Council

The Stow Primary School Parent Council meet monthly to discuss issues affecting children and the school, plan fundraising activities and keep parents informed about educational issues, both at the school and in a more general context. Meeting times are generally once a month on the second week of the month at 7pm at the Stow ...read more

Stow Primary School

Stow Primary School

Stow Primary School is a small school serving the village of Stow and the surrounding area. In the summer of 2000, the new building at the new site was completed and was officially opened by HRH Princess Anne. The new school provides a considerably enhanced environment for learning and teaching. The unit comprises four classrooms, ...read more

Stow Sports

Stow Sports

Enthusiastic crowds and hard work by the committee ensure  that Stow Sports week is always a fantastic event in the village. Attractions include various football matches, a kids treasure hunt, tossing the sheaf, a tug-o-war and the traditional grueling Hillheid Race.  The week’s highlight on Friday is the fancy dress competition.  Hours of hard work ...read more

Stow Toddler & Music Group

Our parent run baby and toddler group is held in Stow Town Hall every Thursday morning during term time. Thursdays 9.30 – 11.00am Only £1 per family Stow Singalong music group for tots is held on a Tuesday morning in the village hall. The children enjoy playing instruments, dancing and learning nursery rhymes. We are ...read more

Windfarm fund

Stow and Fountainhall benefit from the following windfarm funds SSE Toddleburn Community Fund The fund is provided by SSE, the developer of the Toddleburn Wind Farm. It benefits the community council areas of Heriot, Oxton & Channelkirk and the Parish of Stow in the Scottish Borders. The annual fund value will be approximately £54,000, which ...read more

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