Rev. Thomas Nyang’amah – representing our Parish Partnership Church in Malawi – will be visiting Stow, Heriot and Fountainhall the weekend of 25th / 26th June. Everyone is invited to meet him, either at one of our informal events or on Sunday at Heriot Church: Heritage Walk from Station House 10.30am Sat 25th June Sustainable […]
LAUDER COMMON, PLANTATION CONCERNS: PUBLIC MEETING THURSDAY 23 JUNE – Lauder Leisure Centre, 7.00pm. An open public meeting has been arranged to discuss concerns about the impact on wildlife and the environment on the Lauder Common which may be caused by a propsed large commercial Sitka Spruce plantation at Whitlaw. All welcome. See FB for […]
STOW SPORTS WEEK STARTS ON SUNDAY! Family Football Day, Stow Park from noon, begins the week-long festivities on Sunday 19th June. With activities throughout the week, including the Hillheid Race, until the annual Sports Day on Saturday 25th June, there’s fun for all! Everybody is welcome! The legendary Stow Sports Week Dance is back in […]
REMINDER: HELP PLAN FOR THE FUTURE! How do you want the Gala Water valley to develop over the next few years? The Parish of Stow Community Council and Stow Community Trust are working together to develop a Community Action Plan, AND we need your help! Supported by Julie Nock and Pip Tabor of the Southern […]
THE REDUCED SERVICE ON THE BORDERS RAILWAY CONTINUES. The temporary timetable has now been updated to include Sundays: information is available on the ScotRail website.
THE FOODBANK NEEDS HELP. There is a continuing need for Foodbank assistance within our community. Every week the Galashiels Foodbank distributes 100-120 bags of food in the Galashiels & District area. Donations of food can be made through local churches or at local supermarkets, while money donations can also be made through the Foodbank’s website.
There will be a special Jubilee Songs of Praise at Stow Church on Sunday 5 June and everyone is welcome! As well as old favourites, there will be a chance to join in with the new hymn written for HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, “Rise Up and Serve”. With 45 minutes of songs and readings, […]
The return of the Heriot Annual Duck Race. For one year only: the ROYAL Heriot Duck Race. Part of the Macfie Hall’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations: – Bar + buy ducks and raffle tickets from 4pm – BBQ and cake stall from 5pm – Ducks released at 6pm – Winner (and raffle prize winner) announced at […]
TRAIN CANCELLATIONS continue today, Sunday 29 May. A high number of trains are being cancelled today as Scotrail have been unable to introduce a reduced timetable for Sundays based on driver availability. Therefore there will be many cancelled services. With the Edinburgh Marathon taking place today, travel may be slower on the roads also. ScotRail’s […]
HELP PLAN FOR THE FUTURE! How do you want the Gala Water valley to develop over the next few years? The Parish of Stow Community Council and Stow Community Trust are working together to develop a Community Action Plan, AND we need your help! Supported by Julie Nock and Pip Tabor of the Southern Upland […]