SIGNIFICANT SCOTRAIL REDUCTION FROM MONDAY 23 MAY. The much-heralded half-hourly service from Stow will be cut significantly from Monday 23 as part of Scotrail’s emergency timetable, caused by a shortage of drivers. In particular, there will be only three trains departing Stow for Edinburgh before 0900 and only three departing Edinburgh for Tweedbank after 1800hrs. […]
The Gala Water Horticultural Society is hosting another Garden group meeting on Thursday 19th May at Stow Station House. They will be holding a vote to decide whether we should hold a Flower and Produce show this year and looking towards future projects. All are welcome. The meeting starts at 7.30pm.
HISTORIC CAFE SESSIONS RETURN TO STOW! The Gala Water History & Heritage Association (GWHHA), often simply known as The Archives, are bringing back their hugely popular monthly cafe sessions in the Cloudhouse Cafe. From 10.30am, 7 June, these sessions will return on the first Tuesday of the month. Interested in the wonderful history of our […]
To celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, there will be a free event in Fountainhall Village Hall, Saturday 4 June, from 2-5pm. Places are only avaiable on a first-come basis. Afternoon tea supplied by Lou’s Catering.
RAIL SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS. From 15 May, Scotrail is increasing the frequency of trains on the Borders Railway. For the first time since the railway was reopened, Stow is to benefit from a half-hourly service all day from 0730 until 1930 and then hourly again, bringing parity with all other stations on the line. This will […]
Stow Cycle Hub is holding another community cycle this weekend. On Sunday 15th of May the next Stow Community Cycle is going to Clovenfords, leaving the Cycle Hub at the Station House at 9:30. All are welcome to join with everyone cycling at their own pace. All types of bikes are welcome, too. There is […]
STOW COMMUNITY TRUST IS DELIGHTED TO OFFER THE STOW STATION HOUSE LEASE. This is a fantastic chance to run a stunning new venue in the beautiful Scottish Borders, helping to enhance a thriving, active community in the historic village of Stow. The award-winning restoration of the beautiful Station House is nearly complete. There will be […]
ELECTION RESULTS NOW CONFIRMED! Yesterday’s votes have been counted and the Scottish Borders Councillors representing Galashiels and District are confirmed as: Euan Jardine – Scottish Conservative and Unionist; Neil Mackinnon – Scottish Green Party; Fay Sinclair – Scottish National Party (SNP); Hannah Steel – Scottish Liberal Democrats Congratulations to the returned or newly-elected Councillors and […]
COMMUNITY CHOIR CONCERT: The Gala Water Singers are back with a new concert, “Reunited in Song”. The event to be held in Stow Church, will take place on Sunday 15 May from 6pm, with tickets available from choir members, the Stow Shop in advance or at the church door on the night. Tickets are £5 […]
SCOTTISH BORDERS COUNCIL ELECTION. The local election takes place on Thursday 5 May with voting stations at Stow Town Hall, Fountainhall Village Hall and Macfie Memorial Hall, Heriot, from 0700 – 2200. If you didn’t manage to make it along to the very well-attended hustings last week in Stow Town Hall, you can find information […]