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Information on the village of Bowden, near Melrose in Scotland.


Bowden News and Calendar

Village News and Calendar of Events

This section of the web-site is based on a self-update system serviced and maintained from within the community. Adding, deleting and editing is a very simple, non-time consuming exercise, when the information is provided by organisations and groups within the community. An approach will be made to your community in the very near future regarding the collation and updating of information withi ... [more]

27/03/2012

Our Community - Be Safe Be Secure

Links to articles on Home Safety and Security Maxton Community Safety Site Shut Out Bogus Callers Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter November 2012 Fuel Theft and Security - Advice from Lothian & Borders Police Scottish Ambulance Service Newsletter Christmas Tree Safety Safer Winter Driving Any members of our community wishing any additional crime prevention advice can do so by contac ... [more]

27/08/2015

Coffee Mornings in Bowden Village Hall

Coffee Mornings will be held in the Village Hall on the first Saturday of each month. ... [more]

03/03/2005

Mobile Library in Bowden

SBC Mobile Library comes to Bowden on Wednesdays every three weeks. It parks at Bowden Post Office from 09:30am till 12noon. ... [more]

25/09/2013

Bowden Scottish Country Dance Club Meeting

The first meeting of the winter season will be held in Bowden Village Hall on Tuesday 23rd September from 2pm till 3.30pm. All welcome - no experience needed. Further details from Pam Boyd (01835 822312) ... [more]

23/09/2014

Keep Fit in Bowden Village Hall

Keep Fit has re-started in Bowden Village Hall on Thursdays from 10am till 11am. ... [more]

27/08/2015

Calendar of Events

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25/01/2005

Scottish Rock Garden Club (Borders Branch)

Wednesday 6th December '17 Wattie Russell, East Lothian My Small (very) Garden Have you grown anything special this year? bring along your photos to show us. Meetings on 1st Wednesday afternoon of each month at 2pm till 4pm in Bowden Village Hall. 2.00 per person includes tea and raffle Guests and visitors welcome. Group Contact: Mrs Roberta Carruthers, (01361 810270) ... [more]

06/12/2017

Scottish Rock Garden Club (Borders Branch)

Wednesday 10th January '18 Stan da Prato, East Lothian Crimes behind the Compost heap: The shocking truth about life (and death) in your garden. Meetings on 1st Wednesday afternoon of each month at 2pm till 4pm in Bowden Village Hall. 2.00 per person includes tea and raffle Guests and visitors welcome. Group Contact: Mrs Roberta Carruthers, (01361 810270) ... [more]

10/01/2018

Scottish Rock Garden Club (Borders Branch)

Wednesday 7th February '18 Dr David Rankin, Lasswade Hunting for Lost Primulas Plants for sale. Meetings on 1st Wednesday afternoon of each month at 2pm till 4pm in Bowden Village Hall. 2.00 per person includes tea and raffle Guests and visitors welcome. Group Contact: Mrs Roberta Carruthers, (01361 810270) ... [more]

07/02/2018

Scottish Rock Garden Club (Borders Branch)

Wednesday 7th March '18 Brian Whitton, Durham Corydalis Plants for sale. Meetings on 1st Wednesday afternoon of each month at 2pm till 4pm in Bowden Village Hall. 2.00 per person includes tea and raffle Guests and visitors welcome. Group Contact: Mrs Roberta Carruthers, (01361 810270) ... [more]

07/03/2018

Scottish Rock Garden Club (Borders Branch)

Wednesday 4th April '18 Ian Christie, Kirriemuir 35 years and still learning all about our garden Plants for sale. Meetings on 1st Wednesday afternoon of each month at 2pm till 4pm in Bowden Village Hall. 2.00 per person includes tea and raffle Guests and visitors welcome. Group Contact: Mrs Roberta Carruthers, (01361 810270) ... [more]

04/04/2018

ARCHIVED SECTION

All items below this point are being kept as archived material as they may be of interest in the future. ... [more]

11/06/2004

Pant Well Restoration - Part One now Complete

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded a grant to Bowden Village Committee which, along with other funding from SBC and the Landfill Community Fund, will allow the plans to restore the village landmark to go ahead. In addition there will be a full and on-going series of events and activities entitled "Pant Well - Past, Present and Future", which will culminate in an exhibition. The ... [more]

12/11/2012

Minutes of Newtown St Boswells & District Flower Show AGM

NEWTOWN ST BOSWELLS AND DISTRICT FLOWER SHOW A.G.M. HELD ON WEDNESDAY 25th OCTOBER 2006 IN THE COMMUNITY CENTRE, NEWTOWN ST BOSWELLS PRESENT: Marlyn McCall; Shenagh Ellershaw; Cliff Ellershaw; Janet Irons; Pam Gordon; Jan McGibbon (new member) APOLOGIES: There were none. FINANCIAL REPORT: Teas, Raffle and entrance money were all up It was agreed that the Show had been more of a succes ... [more]

14/11/2006

Newtown and District 123rd Annual Flower Show

Exhibits from the 2007 Show can be seen at: The 123rd Annual Flower Show ... [more]

19/08/2007

Newtown & District Horticultural Association - Show Results

NEWTOWN AND DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL ASSOCIATION The Annual Flower Show was held this year in St. Boswells Village Hall on Sunday 20th August, when a good display of flowers and vegetables was entered but there is always room for more! The industrial section was also well supported. Major Alastair Hewat kindly presented the Cups. Cups were won by the following: Novice Cup: Peter Warne ... [more]

22/08/2006

Newtown & District Horticultural Association - Minute of Meeting of 24th May 2006

MINUTE OF THE MEETING HELD IN THE COMMUNITY CENTRE, NEWTOWN ON WEDNESDAY 24th MAY 2006 at 7.30 pm. PRESENT: Marlyn, Shenagh Cliff, Janet, Christine, Margaret APOLOGIES: Nick, Pam, Malcolm, Jean and Isobel. Shenagh reported that when she had called to remind Jean of the meeting, she discovered that Isobel was quite unwell, and that Jean had taken on being one of her Carers. Neither would be ... [more]

02/06/2006

1851 Census Transcription for Parish of Bowden

Newly available are a series of Indexed Transcriptions of the 1851 Census for the Parishes of Roxburghshire. Included in the latest batch is one for the Parish of Bowden. The indexed transcriptions: Note these are not just indexes, as has been done in many other areas, but a full and accurate transcription of the entire original record, with a comprehensive index at the back. The 1851 c ... [more]

06/11/2003

Bowden at Christmas

Bowden Square was filled with the joyous sounds of Christmas when about 100 people turned out to join St Boswells Concert Band on the Monday evening before Christmas in the singing of carols. Suitable refreshments were provided by the Village Committee and the Kirk Session. The Watchnight Service was well attended, with a full house joining guest organist John Brett and soloist Angus Walker. ... [more]

04/01/2004

Newtown St Boswells & Eildon Shopper's Bus

The Newtown St Boswells & Eildon Community Council has in co-operation with SBC and the Rural Resource Centre been able to institute a free, weekly 'Shoppers Bus Service' for the area. This service will run on Mondays for pensioners and those who have difficulty accessing transport. The initial run is on Monday 13th October. Those wishing to use the service must be members of th ... [more]

10/10/2003

Five Parishes Paths Group

About the 5 Parishes Paths Group The Opening of the New Path at Newtown ... [more]

09/10/2003

University of the Third Age - 4 Border Abbeys Group

All interested persons in the Bowden area will be most welcome to join us at the Abbey Row Centre, Kelso. Further details at: U3A 4 Border Abbeys Group ... [more]

21/07/2003

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Bowden News and Calendar