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Jacob's Well Perimeter Wall

The wall has taken a 'biff' from a vehicle. This is the part of the wall near the bridge. There are no obvious skid marks. The Police and the Woodland Trust have been notified. Of course we are asking the Woodland Trust to thin the trees near the bridge s…
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Great Tweed Race - Athletics

The trust, on advice, has decided to postpone the event until the spring. There is a clash with another attractive local athletics event. Not our fault; the other party stepped in. The revised date will appear shortly on this website and that of Scottish …
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Lennel Church Conservation

Well, the project is over in terms of repairing and conserving the church walls and neighbouring headstones. Robin Kent (Conservation Architect), Team Force Restoration Ltd (Stonemasons), David Narro Associates (Structural Engineers), Nic Boyes (Conservat…
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War Memorial Hedge & Grasscutting

Community Trust and Gateway Association volunteers have recently cut the hedge. bushes and grass behind the High Street war memorial. The intention is to support the SBC workers and ensure that the grass becomes a lawn, through weekly cuttings by voluntee…
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Community Questionnaires

These are all collected in we have had, overall, a return of 30%. Residents - 29% Businesses - 45% Charitable and Voluntary Orgs - 51% Thanks to all. They are all be analysed by our consultant, Creetown Initiative Ltd.
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Heavy Lorries on Coldstream High Street

Acknowledged by the SBC Ward councillors and the Community Council, the Gateway Association and Community Trust have got together and began a survey of heavy lorries coming along our High Street, going north or south. Early indications are that during the…
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Great Tweed Athletics Race

The community trust, assisted by others, is a member of Scottish Athletics and is hosting the Great Tweed Race round the Lees/river Tweed at 11am on Sunday 1st October. There will be 4 races: 10K for over 18s; 6.5k for under 17s; 5k for under 15s and 3.5k…
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Hudson Hirsel Fund June Awards

Coldstream Bowling Club - £1,500 to purchase gear for children Coldstream Mens' Shed - £3,000 to help move into the Rodger Hall Border Buzz Club - £1,000 to help with events and activities
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Coldstream Community Energy Switch

We are heading towards the Autumn 2017 auction of energy suppliers and would encourage households to request a quote. Please enter the energy switch button on the front page of the website to see the exact details. Thanks.
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Community Questionnaires

The return of community questionnaires to support the Coldstream Community Action Plan (CAP) has been encouraging and today's statistics show the following returns:- - overall 30% - businesses 47% - third sector bodies 51% - residents 28% Outstandin…
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Community Auction

Grateful thanks are extended to everyone involved in last Saturday's community auction which raised £576 to help maintain the community centre. The event is likely to be repeated next year.
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