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St Boswells News and Calendar

Calendar of Events and Village News

Details of entries for this section of the site should be given as early as possible, to St Boswells Post Office who will pass them on, or if you wish material put into the calendar please contact us via the Contact page with your e-mail address and we will get back to you with an e-mail contact for the person who is maintaining the site. This rather devious method has been brought about by the s ... [more]

28/12/2006

Our Community - Be Safe, Be Secure

Links to articles on Home Safety and Security Maxton Community Safety Site Shut Out Bogus Callers National Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter 8 Fuel Theft and Security - Police Advice Christmas Tree Safety Safer Winter Driving Be Safe at Christmas Download this excellent booklet from Strathclyde Police. Little Book of Big Scams ... [more]

04/12/2012

Church Newsletter for Maxton, Mertoun, St Boswells and Newtown

A copy of the Church Newsletter for Maxton, Mertoun, St Boswells and Newtown can be accessed from the home page of this site. ... [more]

30/06/2014

St Boswells Village Green Events

St Boswells Village Green Events 2014 Last Car Boot for Season on Sunday 28th September For bookings of the Green at St Boswells please enquire to St Boswells Community Council Secretary Allan Drummond e-mail community@donk.org.uk A copy of the Booking Form and Booking Conditions are attached for your information at: Conditions of Use and Booking Form ... [more]

15/09/2014

NEWS & REPORTS

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01/02/2014

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 25th September 2014

St Boswells Community Council Lesser Village Hall – St Boswells Minutes of Meeting 25 of September 2014 D Oliver reminded all attending what to do in the event of a fire Attending - D Oliver, A Gillan, E Watt, A Drummond K Steel, H Huddleston, 1 member of the public, Councillor Sandy Scott Apologies - T Jackson, R Parker, Councillor Jim Brown and Councillor Rory Stewart Minutes of la ... [more]

25/09/2014

Gaelic Singing for Fun

Gaelic Singing for Fun A new series of six Gaelic singing workshops begins in St Boswells village hall on Tuesday 21st October. The evenings are open to everyone, not just Gaelic-speakers, and are led by Mary Low with support from the Borders’ Gaelic singing group ‘Turas’ and two top-class visiting tutors, Rachel Newton of The Shee and Ainsley Hamill of Barluath. ‘You don’t have to speak ... [more]

21/10/2014

Boswell Family Research - Can You Help?

Did you know anyone in St Boswells called Robert or Elizabeth Boswell? If you can help Marie find out about her family, go to: Help Marie ... [more]

27/09/2014

Royal Bank of Scotland Mobile Bank at St Boswells

RBS, having closed the Newtown St Boswells Branch, have arranged for the Mobile Bank - Morag - to call at St Boswells on Mondays between 2pm and 2.20pm. It will call at Newtown on Mondays and Thursdays, between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. ... [more]

01/07/2014

St Boswells Primary School Report Summer 2014

To read the report by Education Scotland Inspectors: Report June 2014 ... [more]

03/07/2014

Bus Timetables Update

Timetables as of 2nd December 2013 Bus Timetables via St Boswells Perryman's Buses First Bus ... [more]

01/12/2013

Flower Festival and Exhibition of Arts & Crafts

Held on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September 2013 St Boswells Church Flower Festival & Arts & Crafts Exhibition An excellent example of how an event such as this should be run. Credit to all who contributed before during and after. Proceeds to Church Funds (SC 010210) More pictures at: Flower Festival 2 ... [more]

31/08/2013

"Old St Boswells" Republished

Old St Boswells by Jean Lawrie In 1974, Jean Lawrie published "Old St Boswells", an excellent book about St Boswells Parish including Old Melrose, St Boswells and Lessudden, its customs and traditions, travel, village roads and buildings, sports played, public health, the police and some notable people. It was printed in A4 format with thin card covers and 68 pages, but with no index ... [more]

25/10/2011

St Boswells Concert Band Photographs & Slideshow

Helen Robertson, assisted by son Gordon, has made a web archive of the photographs of St Boswells Concert Band which Martin Innes had collected and put into albums. As this web album has a limited life on line, those wishing to have a copy should download it into Picasa, a picture handling program which is available free by download from Google at Picasa 3 Download. Archive of Photographs of S ... [more]

04/04/2011

The Scottish Borders Rock Garden Group

Details of the Group and the 2014 - 15 programme can be seen at: Borders Rock Garden Group ... [more]

30/08/2014

Walk It at St Boswells

Interested in Walking? Join the St Boswells or Newtown St Boswells Walk It Group! Walk It aims to help people become more physically active by attending low level and friendly walks. And it’s FREE! Why not join us? First Thursday of every month at St Boswells, meet at the bus station at 10am First Thursday of every month at 10am Meet at St Boswells Bus Station Join us for a ... [more]

12/04/2012

CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR ST BOSWELLS AND MERTOUN

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28/05/2004

'Reading the Gaelic Landscape’- a Talk by John Murray

Gaelic in the Borders invites all interested to an Illustrated Talk by John Murray on the subject of his recent book 'Reading the Gaelic Landscape’ in St Boswells (Lesser) Village Hall on Friday 24 October at 7.45 pm. The talk will be in English, and takes a fascinating look at place-naming in the landscape of the Highlands, exploring layers of Gaelic, cultural, geological and topographic ... [more]

24/10/2014

St Boswells Pensioners Social Club Coffee Morning

Saturday 25th October 9.45am Coffee Morning in Village Hall Cake and Candy, Raffle, Bottle Stall, Hamper Raffle, Bools, CD and DVD Stall. £1 entry Support St Boswells Pensioners ... [more]

25/10/2014

St Boswells Live presents Tarras + Hannah Scott

Tarras + Hannah Scott at St Boswells Saturday 25 October 2014 at 7:30 pm in St Boswells Village Hall. £10/£5/£25 in advance, £12/£6/£30 0n the door. Phone: 01835 822692 or from St Boswells Post Office or online at: St Boswells Live ... [more]

25/10/2014

St Boswells Pensioners Social Club Meeting

Tuesday 28th October 1.45pm Lesser Village Hall Brenda Lambert of Lavender Touch ... [more]

28/10/2014

St Boswells Guild Meeting

Thursday 6th November A talk by a representative of the Red Squirrel Project on 6th November. This is an open meeting at 2.30pm in the Church Hall. ... [more]

06/11/2014

Fund Raiser Quiz Night for Vine Trust

Quiz Night Are you up for the Challenge? Fundraiser for Earlston High Schools expedition to Peru June 2015 Get Yourself a Team of 4 Entry only £4 each (£16 per Team) (Includes a light supper) Date: Friday 7th November 2014 Time: 7.30 pm Venue: St Boswells Village Hall To book a team E mail: post.boswells@virgin.net or text 07714 808076 Hurry – places are limited! Bar a ... [more]

07/11/2014

St Boswells Drama Club

ST BOSWELLS DRAMA CLUB Members of the Scottish Community Drama Association (SCDA) Come along have fun and learn something about ACTING, PANTOMIMES and other aspects of “live” theatre from a SCDA tutor Adults and Secondary Pupils welcome Saturday, 8th November from 2-5pm in St Boswells Village Hall’s Lesser Hall Workshop (+ tea/coffee & biscuits at interval) only £5 toward ... [more]

08/11/2014

Fundraiser for Earlston High Schools Expedition to Peru

Soup & Pud Fundraiser for Earlston High Schools Expedition to Peru June 2015 Date: Saturday 15th November 2014 Time: 12 noon – 1:45 pm Price £4 adults children £3 Venue: St Boswells Village Hall The Vine Trust helping abandoned and vulnerable children in Peru ... [more]

15/11/2014

Lunch for Farm Africa

A Lunch to raise funds for Farm Africa will be held in St Boswells Village Hall on Sunday 16th November. Children welcome. Find out more about Farm Africa: Farm Africa ... [more]

16/11/2014

St Boswells Guild Meeting

Thursday 20th November Rev. Marion Dodd will lead us in Songs of Praise to old Scots Tunes. So to anyone who enjoys a good old sing-song, do come along and swell the throng! This is an open meeting at 2.30pm in the Church Hall. ... [more]

20/11/2014

St Boswells Parish Church Christmas Fair

Saturday 22nd November at 2pm. Christmas Fair St Boswells Village Hall (with Teas & Music in Church Hall) Home Baking, Gifts and Bric-a-brac, Bottle Stall, Raffle & Quiz, Plants & Vegetables Books & Jigsaws Entry £2 (includes tea), School Children £1, Pre-school Free ... [more]

22/11/2014

St Boswells Pensioners Social Club Meeting

Tuesday 25th November 1.45pm Lesser Village Hall TBC ... [more]

25/11/2014

St Boswells Pensioners Social Club Meeting

? December Christmas Function. Date and details to follow ... [more]

01/12/2014

Christmas & Guiding Songs with 1st St Boswells Guides

Tuesday 2nd December in St Boswells Village Hall, 1st St Boswells Guides will be singing Christmas and Guiding Songs from 7pm till 8pm. Tea/Coffee will be served with mince pies or shortbread. Entrance £1 (Doors open 6.30pm) ... [more]

02/12/2014

St Boswells Guild Meeting

On 4th December Ann Smith will talk about Dr Archibald Hamilton Charteris - the Founder of The Guild The guild now meets at 2.30pm fortnightly in St Boswells Church Hall. New Members will be just as welcome as old ones!! ... [more]

04/12/2014

St Boswells Live starring The Alex Yellowlees Band

Saturday 6th December, 2014 St Boswells Live! presents A Christmas Jazz Show starring The Alex Yellowlees Band with Earlston High School Jazz Band and other local talent. If you like jazz, then you’ll love this evening – a perfect night to get you in the swing, and feeling all seasonal. Phone: 01835 822692 or from St Boswells Post Office or online at: St Boswells Live ... [more]

06/12/2014

St Boswells Parish Church Advent Lunch

An Advent Lunch is being held in St Boswells Church Hall on Sunday 7th December from 1pm. 3 course Hot Lunch & Coffee £12.50. Tickets (limited number) from Mary Sargent (01835 824261) Scottish Charity No: SCO10210 ... [more]

07/12/2014

St Boswells Guild Christmas Tea

18th December Christmas Afternoon Tea in the Church hall at 2.30pm. ... [more]

18/12/2014

St Boswells Guild Meeting

On 8th January Rev Barrie Cash will address the group. The guild now meets at 2.30pm fortnightly in St Boswells Church Hall. New Members will be just as welcome as old ones!! ... [more]

08/01/2015

Ceilidh Dance

Maxton & Mertoun, Newtown & St Boswells Churches Ceilidh Dance with Neil Hardie's Band Friday 16th January 2015 in St Boswells Village Hall Tickets available in December ... [more]

16/01/2015

St Boswells Guild Meeting

On 22nd January Blair Cummock will talk on "The Vaziranis" The guild now meets at 2.30pm fortnightly in St Boswells Church Hall. New Members will be just as welcome as old ones!! ... [more]

22/01/2015

St Boswells Pensioners Social Club Meeting

2015 Tuesday 27th January 6.30pm Lesser Village Hall Burns Supper ... [more]

27/01/2014

St Boswells Guild Meeting

On 5th February Rev Duncan McCosh will address the group.. The guild now meets at 2.30pm fortnightly in St Boswells Church Hall. New Members will be just as welcome as old ones!! ... [more]

05/02/2015

St Boswells Guild Meeting

On 19th February The topic is "Borders Churches Food Project" and the Salvation Army The guild now meets at 2.30pm fortnightly in St Boswells Church Hall. New Members will be just as welcome as old ones!! ... [more]

19/02/2015

St Boswells Pensioners Social Club Meeting

Tuesday 25th February 1.45pm Lesser Village hall AGM and Money Bingo ... [more]

25/02/2015

St Boswells Guild Meeting

On 5th March Ian Skinner will present "Knickerbocker Glory" This is a Guest afternoon with a Bring and Buy table. The guild now meets at 2.30pm fortnightly in St Boswells Church Hall. New Members will be just as welcome as old ones!! ... [more]

05/03/2015

St Boswells Guild AGM

The Annual general meeting of the St Boswells Guild will be held in the Church hall at 3pm. Rev Sheila Moir will be in the Chair. ... [more]

19/03/2015

ARCHIVED ITEMS FROM ST BOSWELLS NEWS

All items below have been kept here as reference for future use. ... [more]

18/03/2004

St Boswells Church Flower Festival

Additional pictures from the Arts, Crafts and Flower Festival 2013 ... [more]

31/08/2013

St Boswells Village Gardens Opening 2010

The rain cleared, the people came out and a superb group of gardens was open to the public. ... [more]

10/07/2010

The St Boswells Primary School Golden Jubilee Bowl

Every child in St Boswells Primary School received a beautiful bowl, made at Smailholm Pottery to celebrate the School’s Jubilee. The bowls were funded by the St Boswells Parents & Friends Partnership and it shows the School name, logo and 1957 – 2007. ... [more]

30/06/2008

St Boswells Church Flower Festival in Pictures

Thanks are due to Blair Cummock for taking and supplying these pictures of the 2007 St Boswells Church Flower Festival for the website. Because of space limitations on the site, a selection has had to be made, and this has been done at random. Copyright is held by Blair. ... [more]

01/07/2007

The Big Project - A letter and Photos from Chogoria Hospital

A letter of thanks, with accompanying photographs, has arrived from Dr Alison J Wilkinson, Chief Medical Officer of Chogoria Hospital. News from Chogoria ... [more]

18/07/2006

Nigel Sweeting in Chogoria

While visiting Kenya on Farm Africa business, Nigel took the opportunity to visit the hospital at Chogoria for which the Big Project provided a new laundry machine. While there, he took photos of the hospital and the new machine in use. To see the pictures: Chogoria Hospital 2006 ... [more]

28/10/2006

Admiral Sir Henry Fairfax

Admiral Sir Henry Fairfax. Oh Saturday 22nd October the Melrose Historical Association marked the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar with a ceremony at Benrig Cemetery, St Boswells by the grave of local naval hero Admiral Sir Henry Fairfax. Admiral Fairfax (1837 – 1900) was in every respect heir to Nelson’s great victory in 1805 which ushered in a century of British supremacy at ... [more]

09/11/2005

Newtown & District Horticultural Association Show Results

NEWTOWN AND DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL ASSOCIATION The Annual Flower Show was held this year in St. Boswells Village Hall on Sunday 20th August, when a good display of flowers and vegetables was entered – but there is always room for more! The industrial section was also well supported. Major Alastair Hewat kindly presented the Cups. Cups were won by the following: Novice Cup: Peter Warne ... [more]

22/08/2006

St Boswells Primary School Inspectors' Report

The report of the HMIe following the school inspection of April 2006 has just been made available. As expected, it shows that the standard of education continues to improve as the result of the total commitment of the staff, parents, pupils and friends to the quality of the educational experience provided. To view the report: St Boswells Primary School Report ... [more]

13/09/2006

Archived Community Council Minutes for St Boswells Parish

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10/04/2011

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 28th August 2014

St Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 28th August at 7.30 pm in the Lessor Village Hall Minutes of Meeting 1. What to do in the event of a fire 2. Apologies – T Jackson and Councillor J Brown 3. Attending – D Oliver, K Steel, A Drummond, H Huddleston, R Parker, A Gillan, Sgt Noble and 5 members of the public 4. Minutes of last meeting – proposed by A Drummond and 2nd by K Ste ... [more]

28/08/2014

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 26th June 2014

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 26th June 2014 at 7.30pm in the Function Room, Royal British Legion Minutes 1. What to do in event of Fire – Please leave by the nearest exit and do not return until advised to do so. 2. Apologies: A Gillan and T Jackson 3. Attending: A Drummond, H Huddleston, D Oliver, R Parker, E Watt, K Steel Councillor J Brown and 2 members of ... [more]

26/06/2014

Minutes of the Meeting of St. Boswells Parish Community Council held on 29th May 2014

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 29th May 2014 at 7.30pm in the Function Room, Royal British Legion Members of the Public welcome from 7.30pm MINUTES 1. What to do in event of Fire: Evacuate the building and congregate in the church lane and do not return to the building until instructed. 2. Apologies: E Watt, D Oliver 3. Present: H Huddleston, A Gillan, A Drummo ... [more]

29/05/2014

Minutes of St. Boswells Parish Community Council Annual General Meeting held on 24th April 2014

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Annual General Meeting Thursday 24th April 2014 at 7.30 in the Function Room, Royal British Legion Members of the Public welcome from 7.30pm MINUTES The Normal Community Council Meeting shall follow the AGM 1. What to do in event of Fire – D Oliver reminded all present that in the event of a fire they should congregate at the Village Hall ... [more]

24/04/2014

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council held on 24th April 2014

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 24th April 2014 at 7.30pm in the Function Room, Royal British Legion Members of the Public welcome from 7.30pm MINUTES 1. What to do in event of Fire - – D Oliver reminded all present that in the event of a fire they should congregate at the Village Hall. 2. Apologies: Councillors Jim Brown and Rory Stewart 3. Present – Councillor ... [more]

24/04/2014

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council held on 27th March 2014

St. Boswells Parish Community Council On Thursday 27th March 2014 at 7.30 in the Function Room, Royal British Legion 1. Apologies: A Gillan, Councillor Scott, T Jackson, 2. Attending: PC Scott Hogg, D Oliver, A Drummond, R Parker, K Steel, H Huddleston, E Watt and 6 members of the public 3. D Oliver explained what to do in the event of a fire 4. Minutes of last meeting: on ... [more]

27/03/2014

Minutes of St Boswells Parish Community Council Meeting of 27th February 2014

St Boswells Parish Community Council Held in Royal British Legion Thursday 27 February 2014 1. In the event of Fire – D Oliver reminded those present of the action required in the event of fire. 2. Apologies – H Huddleston and PC K McIlroy. 3. Attendance – K Steel, A Drummond, D Oliver, E Watt, T Jackson, A Gillan, R Parker and 3 members of the public. 4. Minute of Meeting of 30 Janu ... [more]

27/02/2014

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 30thJanuary 2014

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 30th January 2014 at 7.30 in the Function Room of the Royal British Legion St Boswells AGENDA 1. In event of a fire – assemble in the Lane beside the Church and do not return until all clear given from fire officer 2. Attending – D Oliver, K Steel, R Parker, A Drummond, A Gillan, E Watt, H Huddleston, Councillor J Brown and 2 members ... [more]

30/01/2014

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 28th November 2013

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 28th November 2013 at 7.30 in the Lesser Hall Minutes 1. In event of a fire A Gillan advised what to do in the event of a fire. 2. Apologies: D Oliver, E Watt, Councillors Stewart and Brown, PC McIlroy 3. Attending: A Gillan, A Drummond, T Jackson, K Steel, H Huddleston, R Parker and 3 members of the public 4. Minutes of las ... [more]

13/02/2014

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 31st October 2013

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 31st October at 7.30 in the Lesser Hall Minutes 1. In event of a fire: D Oliver reminded all present what to do in the event of a fire 2. Attending: D Oliver, A Drummond, A Gillan, T Jackson, R Parker, E Watt, Councillor Brown, K Steel, H Huddleston, Sgt Noble, 4 members of the public 3. Apologies: Councillor Stewart 4. Minu ... [more]

31/10/2013

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 26th September 2013

St Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 26 September 2013 1. In the event of Fire – D Oliver reminded those present of the action required in the event of fire. 2. Apologies – H Huddleston, T Jackson and PC K McIlroy. 3. Attendance – K Steel, A Drummond, D Oliver, E Watt, A Gillan, R Parker, Councillor J Brown and 3 members of the public. 4. Minute of Meeting of 29 August 2013 – appro ... [more]

26/09/2013

Minutes of the Meeting of St. Boswells Parish Community Council held on 29th August 2013

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 29th August at 7.30 in the Lesser Hall 1. In event of a fire – D Oliver reminded those present what to do in the event of a fire 2. Apologies: R Parker, E Watt, Councillor Stewart 3. Attending: D Oliver, A Drummond, K Steel, H Huddleston, A Gillan, T Jackson, 3 members of the public, Councillor J Brown 4. Minutes of last meeting: on 27th J ... [more]

09/10/2013

Minutes of the meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 27th June 2013

St Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 27th June 2013 Minutes of Meeting 1. D Oliver stated what to do in the event of a fire 2. Apologies – E Watt, R Parker, Councillor R Stewart Attending – A Gillan, K Steel, D Oliver, A Drummond, T Jackson, H Huddleston, Councillor J Brown 3. Minutes of Last Meeting – Approved by A Drummond, 2nd A Gillan 4. Police Report – no report recei ... [more]

27/06/2013

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 30th May 2013

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 30th May at 7.30 in the Lesser Hall Minutes of Meeting 1. In event of a fire - fire evacuation procedure explained Attending - R Parker, A Drummond, K Steel, E Watt, A Gillan, H Huddleston, Councillor J Brown, T Jackson, 3 members of the public 2. Apologies: D Oliver, Councillor R Stewart 3. Minutes of last meeting: on 25 ... [more]

30/05/2013

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 25th April 2013

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 25th of April at 7.30 in the Lesser Hall Attending: D Oliver, A Drummond, H Huddleston, A Gillan, Councillor Rory Stewart , K Steel, E Watt, R Parker 1. In event of a fire D Oliver ensured that all present were aware of what to do in the event of a fire. 2. Apologies: T Jackson 3. Minutes of last meeting: Minutes of the last meeti ... [more]

18/07/2013

St Boswells Parish Community Council Minutes of meeting held on Thursday 28 March 2013

St Boswells Parish Community Council Minutes of meeting held on Thursday 28 March 2013 at 7.30pm in the Lesser Hall Attendance: D Oliver, A Drummond, K Steel, T Jackson, R Parker Wardens P Joyce and M Marsh and 3 members of the public 1. In the event of fire: D Oliver ensured that all present were informed of action in event of fire. 2. Apologies: H Huddleston, A Gillan, E Watt, P ... [more]

28/03/2013

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 28th February 2013

St Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 28 February 2013 at 7.30pm in the Lesser Hall Attendance: D Oliver, A Drummond, T Jackson, Councillor R Stewart, K Steel, A Gillan, E Watt, R Parker and 4 members of the public. 1. In event of fire: D Oliver ensured that all present were informed of action in the event of a fire. 2. Apologies: H Huddleston and PC K McIlroy. 3. Minute of M ... [more]

28/02/2013

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 31st January 2013

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 31st January at 7.30 in the Lesser Hall Attending: D Oliver, A Drummond, T Jackson, H Huddleston, A Gillan , Councillor Jim Brown, Councillor Rory Stewart , 4 members of the public, K Steel, PC K McIlroy, Kevin Sewell and Alistair Finnay from Scottish Borders Council 1. In event of a fire D Oliver ensured that all present were aware of ... [more]

31/01/2013

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 29th November 2012

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 29th November at 7.30 in the Lesser Hall 1. Apologies: E Watt, A Gillan 2. Attending – A Drummond, D Oliver, K Steel, T Jackson, H Huddleston, R Parker, PC K McIlroy, 1 member of the public, Councillor Stewart 3. Minutes of last meeting: on 25th October 2012 Proposed by A Drummond and seconded by K Steel 4. Police report: Club vis ... [more]

12/02/2013

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 25th October 2012

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 25th October at 7.30 in the Lesser Hall Minutes of Meeting Present - E Watt, D Oliver, A Drummond, K Steel, H Huddleston, A Gillan, 2 member s of the public 1. Apologies: T Jackson, R Parker 2. Minutes of last meeting: on 27th September 2012 – approved by K Steel and seconded by A Gillan 3. Police report: - no report received, ... [more]

25/10/2012

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 27th September 2012

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 27th September at 7.30 in the Lesser Hall Members of the Public welcome from 7.30pm AGENDA Present - D Oliver, A Drummond, R Parker, K Steel, E Watt, T Jackson, and 3 members of the public 1. Apologies: Councillor Jim Brown, H Huddleston 2. Minutes of last meeting: on 30th August 2012 – proposed by A Drummond, seconded by R Pa ... [more]

27/09/2012

St. Boswells Parish Community Council - Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 26th April 2012

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 26th April 2012, at 7.30 pm in the Village Lesser Hall. Present : Cllrs A.Reed (Chairman), D.Dawson, A.Drummond, A.Gillan, T.Jackson, R.Lawrie, A.Lorimer, D.Oliver, R.Wild. S.B.C. Cllr.Len Wyse. 6 members of the public. ... [more]

26/04/2012

Nigel Sweeting Visits Chogoria

While visiting Kenya on Farm Africa business, Nigel took the opportunity to visit the hospital at Chogoria for which the Big Project provided a new laundry machine. Some of his photos are attached. ... [more]

27/10/2006

The Big Project - News from Chogoria

From Dr Alison J Wilkinson, Chief Medical Officer, Chogoria Hospital, Kenya To the Rev Bruce Neill. Dear Mr Neill I write with the warm and grateful thanks of all the Hospital Administration Team ... [more]

18/07/2006

Feedback from Nserester School for Orphans in Uganda

The e-mailed message from Nserester shows the handover of the first bicycles from Agrimart to the children of the school and a message from one of the girls who was given a bike.. This is where your generosity in supporting the project by buying the Boswells Bulletin has made all the difference to this particular girl. Message from Najjuma Josephine My Dad died when I was nine years old, my mo ... [more]

25/04/2006

Maxton & Mertoun Hat Night - Thanks & Photo Gallery

"Hat Night" Thanks to all who contributed, in any way, to this most enjoyable and successful evening which raised the grand sum of £377.55p for Maxton & Mertoun Kirk Funds. Ann Smith ... [more]

22/08/2004

Five Parishes Paths Group

About the 5 Parishes Paths Group The Opening of the New Path at Newtown ... [more]

09/10/2003

Mertoun Kirk Flower Festival in Pictures

The Flower Festival held in Mertoun Kirk was a wonderful example of both skill and artistry. As a result of all the hard work, the magnificent sum of £1653 was raised. Well done to all concerned. The theme was "Country Skills and Trades", as represented on Mertoun Estate. ... [more]

04/08/2003

Hidden Talents 2003 - The Exhibition - See it On-line!

Congratulations to all the organisers and exhibitors who put together such a splendid exhibition. Thanks to all those who came, from far and near, to marvel at the outstanding display of talent on display, and take part in such a sociable event. The question is -"Why has so much talent been hidden away for so long?" For those who missed it, a taste of the quality and range of ... [more]

30/05/2003

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