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Hudson Hirsel Awards

Are being made to the five successful organisations in the first round at 2pm this next Wednesday, in the Tweed Room of the Community Centre. Anybody can come and say hello.
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/hudson-hirsel-awards/

Coldstream Outdoor Play Project - COPP

What great news to learn that the ladies' COPP project has been recognised as a SCIO - Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation - in the eyes of the charity regulator, OSCR. This is quite a success for the project and hearty congratulations are conve…
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/coldstream-outdoor-play-project-copp/

Coldstream Community News - CCN

Editor John Fulton has indicated that his deadline for receiving news from groups and individuals is Friday 12th August.
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/coldstream-community-news-ccn/

Walking Festival - Volunteers

It is only 5 weeks to go before Coldstream hosts the Scottish Borders 2016 Walking Festival and the walk bookings are very encouraging, with 515 to date. However, the Community Trust needs a few volunteers to help during the week, and if you are willing, …
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/walking-festival-volunteers/

Community Energy Switch

The system on the front page of the website is now open for quotes. If you enter the button on the front page all is explained.
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/community-energy-switch/

Conservation of Lennel kirk

The project managers - Coldstream's Heritage Ltd, Community Interest Company - has been invited to write an article for the autumn Berwickshire Civic Society magazine. The article is attached but please do not repeat it, or use it, until it appears in the…
July… http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/conservation-lennel-kirk/

Community Action Steering Group

The group, made up of community councillors, a marketing adviser and community trustees is meeting again tomorrow evening (25th) to discuss a Coldstream Study and eventual Community Action Plan (CAP). This entails grant applications to fund a community co…
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/community-action-steering-group/

Annual Beerfest

Coldstream Annual Beer Festival
2016 saw the second annual beerfest in Coldstream. The June 2015 one was a two-day event and was a relative success whereas the June 2016 was a total success, merely over one day… http://coldstream.co/visitors/visitor-information/annual-beerfest/

British Legion opens

The interior of the British Legion clubrooms has been completely refurbished and the committee has to be congratulated on their sterling efforts. An informal social is available this Friday for people to have a drink, socialise and have a look at the new …
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/british-legion-opens/

Alex Thomson

The Community Trust's chairperson, Alex Thomson, is standing down as chair in September because of successful business commitments. Alex has been a stalwart of the Trust in the past few years, and a very good and enthusiastic chairperson. Alex will no dou…
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/alex-thomson/

Football Scottish Cup Draw

The William Hill Football Scottish Cup Draw involving Coldstream as one club in the draw is being held in the Coldstream Museum, Market Square, at 6pm next Monday evening. Members of the public are welcome. This is of course the preliminary round.
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/football-scottish-cup-draw/

This Website

This website uses Concrete5 technology and recent observations indicate that the website has become slow. The reasons are twofold: the content management system needs to be updated to concrete 5.7 from 5.6 and some of the pictures uploaded to the website …
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/website/

Community Energy Switch - Latest

The Community Energy Switch has been a success across the UK with £1m energy savings made each auction. Obviously Coldstream is a very small part of this with 100 houses having switched in the previous three energy auctions/switches. For those Coldstream …
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/community-energy-switch-latest/

Warhorse & John Dixon

That John Dixon never sits still! Last year's very popular warhorse in the Market Square has come out of hibernation again so expect it to feature in the square fairly soon, once it has been tidied up and fed the best of oats. Well done to those involved.
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/warhorse-john-dixon/

Tuesday Turn Ups

Grateful thanks go to Mike Rowe, John Dixon, Gordon Campbell, John Elliot and Trevor Swan for improving the Jacob's Well pathway last Tuesday, laying thick type 1 gravel on the steps, making them safer. The overgrown path to the seat beside the river was …
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/tuesday-turn-ups/

HUDSON HIRSEL GRANTS

The Hudson Hirsel Fund Awards Panel, administered by the Community Trust and including Jamie Hudson the director of Hudson Hirsel LLP and building quality homes at the Leet Haugh, met on the 20th June and awarded the following grants to local bodies:- 1)…
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/hudson-hirsel-grants/

Walking Festival Oops

Trying to attach the flyer for local to read.
July… http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/walking-festival-oops/

Walking Festival

Walk Bookings increased by 6% last week from 406 to 429. This is a very 'healthy' number with 2 months to go till the festival, between 4-10 September. It is possible to take another 400 bookings but we are being realistic and looking to achieve the numbe…
http://coldstream.co/blog/2016/07/walking-festival/