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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]

21/04/2017 Craig Logan is Kelso Laddie 2017 Craig Logan was declared Kelso Laddie 2017 this evening. In keeping with tradition his Right Hand man will be 2016 Laddie Ian Whellans and his Left Hand man the 2015 Laddie Fraser Hastie. ... [more]

29/10/2016 Kelso Visitors Information Centre Open for New Season Opening Times Open 1 Apr 2017 - 25 Jun 2017 Monday to Saturday 10:00 15:30 Sunday Closed 26 Jun 2017 - 3 Sep 2017 Monday to Saturday 10:00 17:00 Sunday closed 4 Sep 2017 - 29 Oct 2017 Monday to Saturday 10:00 15:30 Sunday Closed Full details at: Kelso TIC ... [more]

06/04/2017 Kelso Community Council Elections 2017 Nominations are invited from members of the Community whose names are on the current Electoral Registers for Kelso. The Council, which will serve for 4 years, consists of 12 members and in the event of more than 12 nominees, an election will be held on Thursday 25 May 2017. Nomination forms may be obtained from the undersigned and completed forms returned by 12 noon, Thursday 27 April, and any ... [more]

06/04/2017 Rotary Club of Kelso "Citizen of the Year 2016" Eilean Hogarth founder of the Charity for Care shop in Bridge Street, Kelso has been named as "Citizen of the Year 2016" and given an engraved salver and commemorative certificate. Through her own commitment and the hard work of all her team of volunteers, over £125,000 has been raised for the Margaret Kerr Unit at BGH in the past two years. ... [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]

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