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25/02/2015 Our Community - Be Aware, Be Safe This section contains the most up to date advice from Neighbourhood Watch, Action Fraud and Police Scotland, aiming to keep you aware and safe. Be Aware, Be Safe ... [more]

02/03/2017 Applications for Funding Applications for funding from Kelso-based "Charity Begins at Home" are being invited from clubs and organisations in the TD5 area. Applications should be sent to : Penny Fleming, 51 Broomlea, Kelso TD5 7RB no later than Monday 3rd April. ... [more]

29/10/2016 Kelso Visitors Information Centre Closed The Visitors Centre, situated in the downstairs of Kelso Town Hall will close on Saturday 29th October 2016 and will re-open in time for Easter 2017 Full details at: Kelso TIC ... [more]

10/10/2016 New Short Story Collection by Margaret Skea Margaret Skea was born in Ulster, but now lives in Kelso, dividing her time between writing, respite and emergency fostering and various church activities. Dust Blowing and Other Stories 12 short stories - is coming out on the 22nd October and will be launched at Berwick Literary Festival. (Saturday 12.00 noon 22nd Oct) Margaret's reputation for careful and accurate research and for ... [more]

19/09/2016 Kelso Town Hall 1816 - 2016 An excellent book has been produced by the Friends of Kelso Museum to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Kelso Town Hall. Well researched and well written, it is available from Blair Jewellers and Hector Innes Photographer in Kelso Square, priced at £5. As part of their Autumn series of talks The Friends have arranged "Kelso Town Hall - Only the Bridesmaid" by Keith Cavers on Nov ... [more]

23/08/2016 Kelso Community Council on Facebook Kelso Community Council on Facebook ... [more]

01/07/2016 Churches in the Kelso Area Currently, there are vacancies in all the Church of Scotland charges in the area. The present arrangements are in a state of flux, and Kelso Country Churches (Stichill, Roxburgh, Makerstoun and Smailholm) have been taken out of their linkage with Kelso Old and Sprouston and linked to Oxnam. Hopefully, all the charges will be filled in the near future, with Kelso North and Ednam likely to head ... [more]

19/05/2015 The Kelpies came to Town Gone from Kelso Square but were well worth a visit - the magnificent Kelpies. The full size ones must be worth a visit this summer. ... [more]

01/12/2015 Be Safe at Christmas It’s been a big year for Neighbourhood Watch Scotland and we just wanted to get in touch to wish everyone a happy and safe festive period. Here are some quick reminders about safety over the festive period, along with links to other sources of information. Safe & Secure • Make your house look occupied if you’re out and about. • Always close and lock all doors and windows when leaving ... [more]

01/12/2015 Christmas Tree Advice Christmas tree safety tips Each year, our fire services respond to fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can help make your holidays safer. Picking the tree •If you have an artificial tree, be sure it is labeled, certified, or identified by the manufacturer as fire retardant. •Choose a tree with fresh, green needles that do not fall off when touched. ... [more]

23/04/2015 Kelso Civic Week Ball Ticketing Arrangements Thursday 16th July in Springwood Hall, Kelso. Ticket price: £80 per couple, £40 single. Postal applications ONLY with full remittance and stamped addressed envelope to: Mr RT Allan, Kelso Laddies Association, 23 Roxburgh Street, Kelso TD5 7DN {please mark envelope "Ball Tickets"} Ticket applications for tables of 10 or 12 invited. Applications not adhering to this request wil ... [more]

04/09/2014 "A Son of Kelso on the Somme" by Dr Derek Robeson In a new book just published, Derek’s aim was to share the personal letters, photographs and experiences of his grandfather Charlie Robeson, who survived three years in Front Line trenches, on the battlefields of the Western Front. At the same time, it highlights what his fiancée Winnie, was experiencing as a nurse, on the Home Front. To make it more meaningful, information is included about f ... [more]

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