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Nuns' Walk Protection

Nuns' Walk is a popular walk for people and there has always been doubt who owns it. A recent survey of neighbours indicates a mixed, some owning right to the river, some to the river side of the path and others to the end of their garden. Problems with t…
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Coldstream in Bloom Banner

The hard-workers of the Gateway Association, a Coldstream charity, have arranged with the Council to install a welcoming banner at the bottom of Guards' Road. Here is an image. Well done the troops.
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Tuesday Turn Ups

Trust volunteers are proving to be a powerful bunch, tidying parts of Coldstream that are in need of improvement. To date, the Nuns' Walk dead weeds have been cleared, the Blue Bell steps tidied and the railings are to be painted. Also this morning the so…
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British Legion Improvements

Hats are off to the volunteers of the British Legion club for the current refurbishment of the premises, vastly improving the interior, helping the disabled and generally modernising the whole place. Volunteers are heavily involved by SBC Councillor Green…
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Jacob's Well Steps

Tuesday morning seems to be a popular time for Trust volunteers to carry out enjoyable community work. This Tuesday coming, the steep, soil-based Jacob's Well steps are being tidied by removing some soil and the following Tuesday type 1 aggregate chips ar…
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New Signs for Coldstream

First of all, congratulations to the Gateway Association for their new 'Coldstream in Bloom' sign at the bottom of Guard's Road. There has been a spin-off because the flowers destined for the bottom of Guard's Road are now planted beside the Marjoribanks …
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/06/new-signs-coldstream/

Beerfest

Saturday's beer and wine was a success in terms of the amount of real ale and wine drunk and the net surplus of around £950. Everybody involved is congratulated for their efforts and the profit will be used to support the community trust and community cen…
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Nun's Walk Weed Clearance

Following the SBC weed-killing of the Nun's Walk, Trust volunteers have cleared all the dead weeds, cut back invasive bushes and cleared the Blue Bell steps of similar stuff. The walk and steps are now pretty tidy. The iconic Nun's Walk is a regularly vis…
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/06/nuns-walk-weed-clearance/

Coldstream Door Step Sale

Coldstream Outdoor Play Project (COPP) Door Step Sale and Coffee Event
COPP would like to invite residents to take part in their fundraising event by holding a garage/garden/door step sale.  Book a stop on the map at Clark's Newsagents  - costs £5… http://coldstream.co/coldstream-diary/coldstream-door-step-sale/

Walking Festival Bookings

As at 13th June:- 392 bookings against a target of 500. Involves around 120 walkers, 116 of whom are non-locals. Only 2 3/4 months to go. 210 bookings are in relation to the 6 day St.Cuthbert's Way walks.
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/06/walking-festival-bookings/

Hudson Hirsel Awards Panel

The Awards Panel meets on Monday evening - 20th - to assess 8 grant applications valued at around £17,000. Applicants will be notified of the results by the end of the month.
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/06/hudson-hirsel-awards-panel/

Coldstream Guards Banner

The Community Trust has given approval to produce and install a new Coldstream Guards banner at the Tweed Bridge, opposite the Marriage House. This will replace the out-of-date banner commemorating the battle of Waterloo, which the Guards were involved in…
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/06/coldstream-guards-banner/

Jacob's Well Woodland & View of Coldstream Bridge.

We have just been reminded that the plan to thin trees near the bridge, so people can view the bridge, and improve road traffic safety too, has largely failed and Woodland Trust, Scotland are being contacted to see if some of trees, up to 50m from the bri…
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/06/jacobs-well-woodland-view-coldstream-bridge/

Centre Diary

Community Centre Diary: We have had trouble with this page and were planning to upgrade it but at this point in time we are not sure we have the capacity to maintain a calendar accurately. We would ask instead that you contact us directly to chec…
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2016 BeerFEST

Repeat of successful 2015 event, but this time over one day.
http://coldstream.co/coldstream-diary/2016-beerfest/

Lennel Kirk Conservation

The project has now officially started under the 'hat' of Coldstream's Heritage Ltd - Community Interest Company (CIC) and Robin Kent of Duns has been appointed as the Conservation Architect and the Archaeology Practice of Newcastle as the archaeologist i…
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/06/lennel-kirk-conservation/

Trust Board Meeting - 15th June

The Board of Trustees are meeting next Wednesday to discuss a challenging but nevertheless challenging agenda, including:- 1) the possibility of taking the Tweed/Leet hydro project forward; 2) the latest progress on the proposed community gym in the Rod…
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Walking Festival Bookings - September

There has been great relief amongst the Community Trust that walk bookings are good. Last week there was a 27% rise on the previous week. In total, over the 31 walks, there are 388 individual walk bookings, with 3 months to go until the festival. The 388 …
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