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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

Minutes of St Boswells Village Hall Annual General Meeting

St Boswells Village Hall Annual General Meeting Wednesday 10th June 2015 Present: Robin Wild (Chairman), Jennifer White (Treasurer), Kate Warner (Secretary), Lorne Brown (Committee Member), Bob Renton (Committee Member), Keith Farnish (Committee Member), Mark Douglas (Committee Member), Euan Watt (Clerk of Works), Shenagh Ellershaw (Committee Member), Cliff Ellershaw, Bill Muir (Committee Mem ... [more]

20/06/2015

St Boswells Village Week 2015 Reviewed

ST BOSWELLS VILLAGE WEEK 2015 Despite the variable weather, everyone enjoyed a fun-packed week of excellent entertainment. The Village Week started off with a Coffee Morning, Tennis Family Fun Day and in the evening we were provided with a night of classical music at Boswells Live! On Monday, Jango Star succeeded in keeping a hall full of children and adults entertained with his juggling, magi ... [more]

09/06/2015

Changes to Church Newsletter for Maxton, Mertoun, Newtown & St Boswells

Newsletter Change Please note that after the next (July/August) issue of this newsletter, it will become a quarterly newsletter which will be published on the following dates: September/October/November 2015 - available Friday 28 August December 2015/January/February 2016 - available Friday 27 November March/April/May 2016 - available end April June/July/August 2016 - available end May ... [more]

01/06/2015

Border Search and Rescue Lucky Square Draw

The Winner of the Lucky Square Draw for the Maxton 21 Charity for 2015 "The Border Search & Rescue Unit" is Ian Stewart (aka Ina) who will receive £50. Thanks to Janette in St Boswells Post Office for managing the draw. The Charity will benefit by £151 as a result of her efforts. ... [more]

18/05/2015

SBC Resilience Groups

Resilience Groups Resilience Groups are an initiative to enable communities to better prepare, organise and respond to emergency situations such as severe weather, fire, power failure or other major incidents. How it works The initiative helps communities develop expertise and put in place Resilient Community Plans which will make them better prepared to cope with emergencies in a way which ... [more]

18/03/2015

St Boswells Village Green Events

St Boswells Village Green Events 2015 Current Bookings Sat 18th April Borders Vintage Agricultural Association and Car Boot Sale Sun 26th April Car Boot Sale – Cherrytrees Childrens Nursery Sun 10th May Car Boot Sale – St Boswells Primary School Sun 17th May Car Boot Sale – St Boswells Parish Community Council Sun 31st May Car Boot Sale – St Boswells Tennis Club Sun 14th June Car Bo ... [more]

18/04/2015

St Boswells Gypsy Fair Information

St Boswells Gypsy Fair Information about dates of arrival and departure The official date of the Fair is the 18 July • If 18 July is a Monday – arrive Thursday 14 and depart Tuesday 19 • If 18 July is a Tuesday – arrive Friday 14 and depart Wednesday 19 • If 18 July is a Wednesday – dates to be agreed by Community Council and Gypsy Travellers Forum • If 18 July is a Thursday – arrive Wedne ... [more]

26/04/2015

St Boswells Parish Church - Use of Church Hall June 2015

ST BOSWELLS PARISH CHURCH USE OF CHURCH,VESTRY AND CHURCH HALL JUNE 2015 PLEASE USE THIS CALENDAR FOR INFORMATION/TO FIND OUT IF A DATE/TIME IS FREE BUT YOU MUST CONTACT SANDRA THOMAS (TEL NO 823518) (OR LUCY SMITH IF SANDRA IS UNAVAILABLE – TEL NO 822425) TO MAKE A BOOKING Mon 1st June 10 – 11 am Pooee’s music group Church Hall 2 – 4 pm Art Group Church Hall NO KARATE 6 – 8 ... [more]

30/05/2015

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 Week Programme of Events 2015

St Boswells Village Week Events 2015 Saturday 30th May – Sunday 7th June Saturday 30th May Coffee Morning in Village Hall 9.30am till 11.30am £1 per person inc tea/coffee and biscuits Family Tennis Fun Day & BBQ at Tennis Club 2pm till 5pm Free St Boswells Live in Village Hall from 7.30pm Sunday 31st May Car Boot Sale on The Green from 9am till 1pm Monday 1st June Jango Starr ... [more]

30/05/2015

Friends of Monteath Mausoleum

Help Save the Monteath Mausoleum at Ancrum Friends of Monteath Mausoleum ... [more]

04/11/2014

NEWS & REPORTS

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01/02/2015

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 30th May 2015

St Boswells Community Council Minutes of Meeting 30 May 2015 Lesser Hall, St Boswells Village Hall at 7.30pm D Oliver advised the meeting of what to do in the event of a fire. Attending: D Oliver, A Drummond, R Parker, A Marks, M Evans, S Pollock, J Pollock, K Hughes and 1 member of the public and Councilor R Stewart Apologies: T Jackson, Councilors Scott and Brown, Police Constable ... [more]

30/05/2015

Police Report for March 2015

St Boswells Community Council Date of meeting: 30/04/15 The statistics are for March 2015 (the April statistics are not yet published). Speeding/Road Traffic 2 Road Checks were carried out in the Area during March where 3 Mobile Phone and 1 Seat Belt Offence were detected. Rural Thefts Police road checks and regular rural patrols have been carried out in the ward area during Jan ... [more]

24/05/2015

St Boswells Village Hall Committee Open Meeting Minutes

St Boswells Village Hall Committee Open Meeting Minutes Wednesday 18th March 2015 at 7.30pm, Upper Hall 1. Welcome: Present: Robin Wild (Chairman); Jennifer White (Treasurer); Kate Warner(Secretary); Lorne Brown; Bill Muir; Sandra Thomas; Keith Farnish; Euan Watt; Audrey Rae (Badminton). Action 2. Apologies: Mark Douglas; Bob Renton; Shenagh and Cliff Ellershaw; Jim Brown (Councillor); Fel ... [more]

18/03/2015

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 January 2015 Bus Timetables via St Boswells Perryman's Buses First Bus ... [more]

01/01/2015

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

Lunch in Aid of Children 1st

Friday 3rd July in St Boswells Church Hall from 12noon till 1.30pm. Similar to the usual Community Lunch Club, but profits to Children 1st. ... [more]

03/07/2015

Canapes, Cheese and Wine Evening

Canapes, Cheese and Wine Evening Friday 3rd July 2015 from 7 pm 19 St Cuthberts Drive, St.Boswells Tickets £10 Includes 2 Drinks (More by donation!) Tickets available from: Sheila Scott 01835 823520 Jennifer White 01835 822648 In aid of St Boswells Parish Church Funds Scottish Charity No. SC010210 ... [more]

03/07/2015

Strawberry Tea in St Boswells Church Hall

Strawberry Cream Tea Sunday 12th July in St Boswells Church Hall from 2pm till 4.30pm for Church Funds. Adults £2 Children £1 ... [more]

12/07/2015

Fair Week Coffee Morning

Saturday 18th July in St Boswells Church Hall at 10am. Donations to usual stalls welcome. ... [more]

18/07/2015

Riddell Fiddles in Mertoun Kirk

Saturday 5th September at 6.30pm. Admission £10. Refreshments Tickets available from Mertoun Estate Office 01835 823236 or at the door. Cheques payable to Maxton & Mertoun Parish Church Charity No: SC013481 ... [more]

05/09/2015

Friends Life Tour of Britain at St Boswells

Friends Life Tour of Britain Stage Three, Tuesday 8 September, Cockermouth to Floors Castle, Kelso, 216km ... [more]

08/09/2015

Keswick in the Borders 2015

Keswick in the Borders 25th to 27th September 2015 St Boswells Parish Church, Main Street, St Boswells, TD6 OAA (Please note that there will not be a live relay into the Village Hall this year. We regret that there will not be a programme for children.) FRIDAY 25th September at 7.30 pm SATURDAY 26th September at 11.00 am and 2 pm SUNDAY 27th September at 10.45 am (worship f ... [more]

25/09/2015

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 AGM of St Boswells Parish Community Council held on 30th April 2015

St Boswells Community Council St Boswells Village Hall 30 April 2015 Minutes of Meeting – Annual General Meeting 1. D Oliver reminded the attending what to do in the event of a fire 2. Present – D Oliver, H Huddleston, R Parker, A Gillan, J Pollock, S Pollock, A Drummond, K Steel, G Watt, M Murray, Councillor R Stewart, M Evans, A Marks, K Hughes 3. Apologies – Councillor J Brown, Cou ... [more]

04/06/2015

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council held on 30th April 2015

St Boswells Community Council Minutes of Meeting 30 April 2015 Lesser Hall, St Boswells Village Hall at 7.30pm D Oliver advised the meeting of what to do in the event of a fire. Attending: D Oliver, A Drummond, R Parker, A Gillan, A Marks, M Evans, S Pollock, J Pollock, K Hughes, M Murray, K Steel(retiring Treasurer) and 2 members of the public and Councillor R Stewart Apologies: T Ja ... [more]

30/04/2015

Minutes of meeting of St. Boswells Parish Community Council of 26th March 2015

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 26th March 2015 at 7.30pm in the Lesser Hall of the Village Hall Members of the Public welcome from 7.30pm MINUTES 1. What to do in event of Fire Leave by the nearest exit, gather at the bus station and do not re-enter the building until told to do so 2. Apologies: K Steel, Councillor R Stewart , E Watt 3. Attending: A Gillan, ... [more]

26/03/2015

St Boswells Parish Community Council Minutes of Meeting of 24th February 2015

St Boswells Community Council Minutes of Meeting 24 February 2015 Lesser Hall, St Boswells Village Hall at 7.30pm D Oliver advised the meeting of what to do in the event of a fire. Attending: D Oliver, A Drummond, R Parker, T Jackson, K Steel, 2 members of the public and Councilor R Stewart Apologies: Councilors Scott and Brown, Police Constable Dawson, A Gillan, E Watt and H Huddlest ... [more]

24/02/2015

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Community Council of 29th January

St Boswells Community Council Minutes of Meeting 29 January 2015 Lesser Hall, St Boswells Village Hall 7.30 D Oliver reminded all present what to do in the event of a fire. Attending: D Oliver, Huddleston, A Drummond, A Gillan, R Parker, T Jackson, E Watt, K Steel, Constable Dawson and 2 members of the public, Councilor Scott, Councilor Brown Apologies: Councilor Stewart Minutes of ... [more]

10/03/2015

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 27th November 2014

St Boswells Parish Community Council Minutes of Meeting of 27 November 2014 1. What to do in the event of a fire. Please leave the hall by the nearest fire exit and congregate at the bus stance until it is safe to enter the building. 2. Apologies – E Watt (late arrival), Councillor Rory Stewart 3. Present – A Drummond, D Oliver, H Huddleston, R Parker, K Steel, A Gillan, Councillor J Bro ... [more]

27/11/2014

Minutes of the Meeting of St Boswells Parish Community Council of 23rd October 2014

St. Boswells Parish Community Council Thursday 23rd October 2014 at 7.30pm in the Lesser Hall of the Village Hall Members of the Public welcome from 7.30pm Minutes 1. What to do in event of Fire – Leave by nearest exit and assemble at Bus Stance until informed that it is safe to return to the building. 2. -Attending – H Huddleston, D Oliver, A Drummond, E Watt, T Jackson, 2 member ... [more]

23/10/2014

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]

03/11/2014

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

Village Week Committee AGM Meeting Minutes

Village Week Committee AGM Meeting Minutes Meeting Information Date: 09/12/14 Starting time 19:30 Ending time: 20:30 Location: The Rig, Jenny Moores Road Agenda: Welcome Apologies Approval of last minutes Matters Arising Chairpersons Review 2013/2014 Treasurers Report Committee Stand down Election of Office Bearers Feedback from any new interested groups for 2015 AOB Set date ... [more]

09/12/2014

Village Week Committee Meeting Minutes May 2015

Village Week Committee Meeting Minutes Meeting Information Date: 5/5/15 Starting time 19:30 Ending time: 21:15 Location: Lesser Hall, St Boswells Village Hall Agenda: Welcome Apologies Approval of previous meeting minutes Matters arising Treasurer’s report Update on status of events in 2015 programme AOB Set date for next meeting Attendees Name Role Suzan Bell Chai ... [more]

01/06/2015

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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