We issued with the last Community Council newsletter an appeal for suggestions for projects that might be supported by funds that we are expecting to receive from the operators of the Crystal Rig windfarm.
A number of ideas have been received already and will be considered at the meeting of the Council to be held on Tuesday evening, 28 June in Oldhamstocks Village Hall at 7.30 pm.
However, if anyone has ideas for local projects we would like to hear from them. We are likely to have quite a considerable sum of money to allocate, and the more ideas we receive the better.
An organisation called Rural Direct provides a service designed to help rural community organisations access funding from a range of sources, including the new Scotland Rural Development Programme (SRDP). Rural Direct is a national service delivered locally by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO), and they have been contracted by the Scottish Government to provide a service to local community groups Continue reading “Rural Direct”
(Of interest mainly to residents of Innerwick and Thurston).
Starting on Monday 30 May, First Group introduced a two-hourly bus service between Edinburgh and Berwick-Upon-Tweed, following the 253 route already Continue reading “Improved Edinburgh – Berwick-Upon-Tweed Bus Service”