Monthly Archives: June 2015

Crook Inn planning application

The Crook Inn planning application has been lodged with Scottish Borders Council by Tweedsmuir Community Company. All the documents can be found here. The Community Council has been asked to collate local responses – if you have any comments to make which you would like us to include, please contact us by 13th July 2015.

Free pilot bus service!

Once a month on a Saturday starting in July, from Tweedsmuir/Broughton to Edinburgh. This is a pilot scheme set up by Chris Lewin of Upper Tweed Community Council, funded by a grant from the Glenkerie Windfarm community fund. Full details can be found/downloaded here: Bus Pilot 2015

Planning application

We have been asked to consult the local community on a planning application for a new house west of Glenbreck. Full details can be found here. Please contact us if you have any comments by 30th June and we will send all responses to the planning department.

Become a Resilient Community

Tweedsmuir will be joining the Resilient Communities scheme!   The scheme helps communities to develop a plan for coping with emergencies such as bad weather, road accidents, power cuts, people lost in the hills, medical emergencies and so on. Scottish Borders Council provides advice and equipment, and we develop a network of local volunteers to keep the community safe and informed during an emergency. You can find more information here. Andrew Mason has volunteered to be scheme co-ordinator and is

Tractors & charity challenge

There are two events coming up on Sunday 14th June: The Moffat Road Run for tractors is starting from The Crook Inn at 10am, heading towards Fruid and round the Jubilee Road in the morning and over Patervan Bridge through the hills to Stanhope in the afternoon. For contact details see Moffat Mountain Rescue are holding their Charity Challenge in the hills around Tweedsmuir, with several guided walks for different abilities. Click here for more information.