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St Mary of Wedale temporary closure

Sadly, the parish church in Stow is temporarily closed now, while an outbreak of dry rot can be dealt with safely. This temporary closure will take place immediately.  This is all very disappointing but our worship does not cease – and there are other options for those wishing to join in worship.  Alternatives include: • […]


Scottish Borders Council is looking to consult residents on the recent speed restrictions put in place in towns and villages across the region. This included the 20 mph speed restriction through the centre of Stow, speed monitors and 40 mph limits on the back roads. Please share your thoughts on the trial 20mph speed limit […]

The Little Book Shed has opened!

Another community asset created by volunteers has opened in Stow. The Little Book Shed is a place where anyone can come along and borrow a book to read in the Community Garden, where the Little Book Shed can be found, or in the park or at home and then either return it or replace it […]

Join the ebike revolution! Stow Cycle Hub is here!

Stow Cycle Hub is up and running!  Soon we’ll be based in the Station House on Station Road, Stow, and are aiming to cut our community’s carbon emissions and traffic by promoting cycling for everyday travel and to encourage everyone to experience the joys of cycling in Stow’s stunning local scenery. If you, or someone […]

Welcome to Stow, and welcome to the Stow website.  Here you’ll find everything about the village of Stow and its neighbour Fountainhall.

This website is provided for the community by The Parish Of Stow Community Council. Funded by The Windfarm Trust. (EDF Longpark)

It’s a COMMUNITY website and needs you – the COMMUNITY – to get involved to keep it alive and well.   YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE, it’s easy.  If you have any news to add, or an event to advertise, you can do that right now simply by clicking on the buttons above.

This site is designed first and foremost for the local communities to enjoy quick, easy and up-to-date access to who’s who, what’s what and what’s on in and around the villages.

If you have any other ideas, or can help out in any way please do get in touch.

We are excited to present our  online guide to Stow and the surrounding area shows general visitor information and points of historical interest. It also marks walking and cycling routes based around Stow. This is an essential guide to a hidden gem of the Scottish Borders.  Download it here www.locus-focus.co.uk/FocusOn/Stow

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