The latest copy of the Stow & Fountainhall Community Newsletter is now out and a digital copy is available here. Another bumper edition, it shows how much is happening in the valley and how everyone can get involved!
NEW VALLEY BOOK LAUNCHES! A new book by Mary W Craig telling the long, fascinating story of our valley, launches very soon with launch nights in Fountainhall, Heriot and Stow. All welcome, refreshments courtesy of the Parish of Stow Community Council which has funded the project. Come along and hear all about the history of […]
TOUR OF BRITAIN ARRIVES TODAY! The Tour of Britain arrives in the valley today – passing through Heriot and Stow before travelling on to Edinburgh. There’s a lot happening in Stow today: 9.30 – BIKE CHECKS at the Cycle Hub, Station House 10am – PUMP TRACK open, Stow Park FROM NOON (NOTE UPDATED TIME) THE […]
STATION HOUSE TOURS today! The Stow Station House will be open today until 2.00pm for visits and again next weekend from 10.00-2.00 on both Saturday and Sunday. You are welcome to see the renovated building, including the future bar, dining area and snug. The Cycle Hub w ill also be open at these times, ready […]
GALA WATER VALLEY TOURS, TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE. The two walking tours starting in Stow on the weekend of the Scottish Borders Walking Festival still have tickets available. The Gala Water History and Heritage Association has developed a new history tour of Stow looking at the village’s many legends and rich medieval history. From the prehistoric […]
TOUR OF BRITAIN COMING ON 11 SEPTEMBER – GET INVOLVED! You’ll know from the Tour de France how much fun communities get from being involved and welcoming the huge caravan of cars, vans and, of course, bikes as they sweep through by decorating their towns and villages – now is our chance! LET’S MAKE OUR […]
Parts of Craigend Road and Cockholm Crescent will be closed for roadworks on Thursday 2nd, Friday 4th and Monday 6th September, 0900-1700. There is no alternative route during the road closure, which is to allow for resurfacing. Information is from the Scottish Borders Council.
Train service cuts being proposed. ScotRail have launched a consultation on proposed service changes on the Edinburgh-Tweedbank line, which would be effective from the May 2022 timetable change next year. The proposals reduce the entire service on the Borders Railway to hourly outside of the morning and evening peak times and cut all through-services to […]
There will be a partial road closure of the A7 between Cortleferry and Burnhouse from Monday 23rd August for 5 days, to allow for road resurfacing. There will be a Convoy System in operation between the hours of 8:30 and 17:00 daily, Monday 23rd to Friday 27th August 2021.
Heriot Community Council advises that the B709 Heriot to Innerleithen will be closed for 15 days, 9am to 5pm weekdays (open at weekends), from 28th July to 17th August. Start Date and Duration – • Wednesday 28th July to Friday 30th July 2021 – between the hours of 9:00 and 17:00 each day • Monday […]