This section contains a collection of the latest articles and news regarding Gavinton, Fogo & Polwarth including: Community Council news; events and activities taking place in the area; and all the latest news on planning & development.
The project will help investigate the upper Whiteadder valley, which links Duns and Garvald, and support a new heritage trail Find out more here [click/tap heading for links]
Several classes each week in Duns Contact Tracy for bookings website [click/tap heading for links]
On 9 April 2019, SBC approved plans for alterations to Polwarth Kirk, an A listed building, to enable it to be used as a church, music hall and theatre Read the news article here Planning details here [click/tap heading for links]
Download the new app 'Scotland Starts Here' from the app store, and start discovering Screen shots and description here Read the news article here [click/tap heading for links]
A 4km stretch of the B6355 at Mayshiel, south east of Gifford (map below), will be shut for three days from Monday to allow carriageway resurfacing to take place. This section of road will close between 8.30am and 4.30pm each day of the work Read the news report here...
Starts at 6:30pm [click heading to see poster]
Watch it on BBC iPlayer here (44 mins), and reported here in the Berwickshire News [click heading for links]
Katie Sherrard, from Polwarth made her BBC Radio 4 debut last week with her 15 minute short story, ‘Exit Number 8’ Read about it here [click heading for links]
This week‑long walking festival is on 7-14 September, around Selkirk and the surrounding valleys (45 min drive from Gavinton) Details of the event and how to buy tickets are here [click heading for links]
R100 contract awards are due ‘sometime in 2019’, having originally been expected by the end of 2018. Read more about this here [click heading for links]