SPACE FOR PEOPLE UPDATE - 4
16th February 2022
Please click the button below for an update on Spaces for People including information of the changes to the speed limits through Foulden Village.
Please note the link below is to proposals from council officers for Scottish Borders Council councillors to approve permanent changes to speed limits as part of the research and feedback received from undertaking the Spaces for People Project.
Update 16th February 2022 - these proposals now approved for Foulden and 20mph limit has be re-instated through Foulden Village - the speed warning sign as also be adjusted to monitor the lower speed limit
TO ALL LAMBERTON RESIDENTS - NEW COMMUNITY COUNCIL VACANCY - NOW CLOSED
19th September 2021
We now have a new vacancy for a Community Councillor to join our colleagues Audrey Sanderson and Ian Price representing Lamberton on the Community Council. This is due to Will Calder having left the community council. We thank Will for his service and wish him well.
If you are interested in joining and contributing the work of the community council, please contact us either by email using firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the contact form on our website www.fmlcc.org/contact
***UPDATE FROM FMLCC AND FOULDEN VILLAGE HALL TREASURER***
2nd December 2021
Please see attached update from Andy Manley below
DETAILS ON COMPENSATION ARRANGEMENTS FOR ELECTRICITY SUPPLY DISRUPTION
1st December 2021
Links to information that might help regarding access to compensation claims for disruption to electrical supplies as a result of Storm Arwen. Also see button
UPDATE ON POWER SUPPLY LOSS IN THE COMMUNITY COUNCIL AREA
STATEMENT ON THE SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN AND THE ARRIVAL OF PEOPLE FROM AFGHANISTAN
6th September 2021
Please click the link here to see the statement from the community council regarding the situation in Afghanistan
SPACE FOR PEOPLE UPDATE
21st October 2021
Please click the link here for an update on Spaces for People including information about speeds through Foulden
UPDATE 3 ON DEVELOPMENT OF NEW TRAIN STATION AT RESTON
3rd October 2021
Please see some links below, and a video updating the construction work at Reston Station
UPDATE ON MOBILE LIBRARY SERVICE - MORE VISITS TO FOULDEN
2nd October, 2021
The mobile library service now has a second van and will be visiting Foulden every two weeks from Thursday 7th October.
Stopping times as follows
The Anchorage 10.15 – 10.25
Car Park 10.30 – 11.30
Click the here for more - LINK NO LONGER ACTIVE
EAST BERWICKSHIRE LIGHT RAILWAY PROPOSAL
30th September 2021
Please click below to see an innovative proposal for a light rail route through the Borders
UPCOMING BERWICKSHIRE AND NORTHUMBERLAND COASTAL LITTER PICK
19th September 2021
The charity Sea the Change - who gave us the picks sticks and made a video of one of our litter picking mornings last year, are organising a coastal clean up next Saturday 25th September from approx 1000am. To see the specific start times and arrangements at the available locations, please follow the link here Add a video for extra engagement!
UPDATE FROM SCOTTISH BORDERS COUNCIL WASTE SERVICES TEAM
6th September 2021
Please click on the link here to see an update from the waster services team of the impact on a shortage of HGV drives on this service
POLICE SCOTLAND SURVEY
June 20th, 2021
How are the police in your local area? How well are they handling Covid-19?
Police Scotland are looking for your feedback. If you would like to feed back, please click here to complete the survey
RETURN OF MOBILE LIBRARY SERVICE
June 12th, 2021
The mobile library service returns to Foulden on the 15th June at the village car park at 11.50am ( estimated time)
PRIORITY SERVICES REGISTER FOR SCOTLAND
May 5th, 2021
The Priority Services Register (PSR) is a free UK wide service which provides extra help during power cuts or when there’s an interruption to your water supply.
For more information click here
FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY FOR KING GEORGE MEMORIAL PLAYING FIELD IN FOULDEN
April 28th, 2021
Please click on the link below to see how you could help using Easyfundraising and Amazon Smile
REQUEST FOR FEEDBACK FROM NHS BORDERS
April 27th, 2021
Please see attached document highlighting a request from NHS Borders for feedback from the community
SCOTTISH BORDERS COUNCIL DRAFT ANTI POVERTY STRATEGY CONSULTATION
25th April, 2021
Please click below for your chance to feedback on SBC's consultation on their future anti poverty strategy.
Consultation closes 16th May
"SPACES FOR PEOPLE" 20MPH SECOND SURVEY OF COMMUNITY COUNCILS
April 8th, 2021
SBC is now conducting a second Community Council Survey of the temporary speed limits put into the Foulden area as part of the Spaces for People project. The Community Council would very much like to hear your views about the current speed limits.
Before you feedback if you could read the attached document below first which gives some more information about this project that might help inform your views
UPDATE 2 ON DEVELOPMENT OF NEW TRAIN STATION AT RESTON
1st April, 2021
Construction work has now started, click
UPCOMING ROAD WORKS BETWEEN LAMBERTON AND MORDINGTON -UPDATE 2
March 12th, 2021
***** NEW DATES FOR POSTPONED ROAD WORKS *****
Please note that the new dates of Thursday 25th March and Friday 26th March have been confirmed.
ONGOING THEFT OF QUADBIKES IN THE BORDERS
March 2nd, 2021
Farms across the Borders continue to be targeted by thieves stealing high value Quad bikes. Recent thefts have been reported at farms near Heriot, Blainslie, Duns and Gordon.
Tips to DETER, DELAY and DETECT thieves:
• Install an alarm system where quads are kept.
• Don’t leave keys in or near your quads.
• Secure the building they are stored in.
• Install trackers.
Police Scotland are currently offering a FREE SelectaDNA forensic marking kit and signage as part of a bespoke pack containing up to date advice and information on crime prevention methods.
Any farm that would like a crime prevention visit and/or a kit & pack can use the Contact us Form on the Police Scotland Website. https://www.scotland.police.uk/secureforms/contact/
Other recommendations include:
Good quality LED Lighting
CCTV & Signage
Driveway & Shed Alarms
Forensic Security Marking & Signage
Secure Shed and Barn Doors with quality locks
Park vehicles in front of shed doors at night
High quality chains & ground or wall anchors to secure quad bikes, Trackers on Vehicles
Cesar vehicle Marking
ALSO - please report any suspicious activity to Police Scotland IMMEDIATELY via 101 or 999 if ongoing; including details of vehicles and persons involved.
INFORMATION ON ACCESS TO GRIT BINS IN FOULDEN, MORDINGTON AND LAMBERTON
February 10th, 2021
Click on the link below for information on the location of grit bins to help out with clearing your pavements and drives
FOULDEN VILLAGE HALL UPDATES
February 9th, 2021
Click on the link below to get involve in some socially distanced/remote events being organised by Foulden Village Hall.
If you need to get in touch with someone regarding the "Tree of Love" activity, please get in touch with us on email at enquries.FMLCC@outlook.com or complete the contact form at https://www.fmlcc.org/contact
POSSIBLE COMMUNITY GARDEN ON THE KING GEORGE VI PLAYING FIELD
January 26th, 2021
Please click on the following below for further details of a proposal for developing the playing fields
KEEPING YOUR HOME SAFE
January 26th, 2021
Click here for some reminders about keeping your home secure
POOR ROAD CONDITIONS IN THE FOULDEN MORDINGTON AND LAMBERTON AREA
February 6th 2021
Please take care on the A6105 today - There have been reports of cars broken down and abandoned due to flooding and the heavy rain between Chirnside and Duns Below are pictures showing a flood by the Tithe Barn. It was passable driving slowly at just before 12.00pm today - but please take care. Thanks to Sarah Jamieson for the pictures which you can click here
UPDATE ON COMMUNITY COUNCIL RESILIENCE GROUP
January 11th, 2021
In March 2020, Tim Morris set up, in the absence of a working Community Council, a Neighbourly Watch community group with several volunteers who provided support for those who were shielding / self-isolating.
FMLCC has begun the process of setting up a formal local resilient community group.
For more information please click the link here
CHRISTMAS CAR CAROL SINGING
December 24th, 2020
Read all about the Christmas Car Carol Singing at Lamberton, Mordington and Foulden that took place on Saturday 19th December. Click on the link below for more
UPDATE ON EAT, SLEEP RIDE PLANNING APPLICATION IN LAMBERTON
December 22nd, 2020
Please click on the button below to see the decision letter on this planning application from Scottish Borders Council that was decided at the Planning and Building Committee meeting on 7th December.
Also see our planning applications page here
BEING MINDFUL AT THIS TIME OF YEAR
December 22nd, 2020
Important information about keeping your home secure, particular at this time of year. Please click on the button below for more information
STATEMENT ON ROAD AND TRAFFIC ISSUES IN THE COMMUNITY COUNCIL AREA
December 19th, 2020
Please click on below for an update from the Community Council on road and traffic issues
COUNCIL PROPOSED NEW LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN CONSULTATION
November 25th, 2020
Scottish Borders Council Proposed new Local Development Plan is available for consultation
Council Youtube video here
More information here
Consultation survey is now closed
KEEPING OUR COMMUNITY CLEAN
FMLCC organised its first group litter pick on the morning of Saturday, 15th August. 16 cheery socially distancing volunteers turned out on a mizzling morning and managed to fill more than a dozen bin bags of litter from the Mordington border post to the Burnbank crossroads. Click here for more
IMMINENT PLANNING DECISION ON 'EAT SLEEP RIDE' DEVELOPMENT IN LAMBERTON
December 1st, 2020
Scottish Borders Council Planning Committee is meeting at 1115am on Monday 7th December on-line on Microsoft Teams to make a decision on the Planning Application for 'Eat Sleep Ride' in Lamberton.
Click here for more details, which also has details of how you can observe the session
TAKING PRIDE IN OUR COMMUNITY
November 17th, 2020
Click on here to see the story of excellent work done by two of our volunteer community litter pickers - a big thank you to them!
COMMUNITY COUNCIL PROGRESS UPDATE ISSUE 1 - NOVEMBER 2020
November 15th, 2020
Click on the HERE for our November Progress report on what the Community Council has been working on
REMEMBRANCE AND POPPY ARRANGEMENTS FOR FOULDEN AND MORDINGTON
***UPDATE 7TH NOVEMBER 2020*** (Original item published October 19th, 2020)
Due to the current level of COVID 19 restrictions in place, the house to house collection for Poppy Scotland will not be taking place this year.
Poppies will be available at the Porch at the Old School House, Foulden, where payment by cash or contactless by phone is possible.
7th NOVEMBER UPDATE - THERE WILL BE NO CEREMONIES AT THE FOULDEN MEMORIAL THIS YEAR
DUE TO COVID 19
IMPORTANT UPDATE ON FOULDEN VILLAGE HALL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
November 2nd, 2020
Important update on arrangements for Foulden Village Hall's planned Annual General Meeting. Click here for more
"SPACES FOR PEOPLE" 20MPH TRIAL COMING TO FOULDEN SOON..
**UPDATE October 12th** (original article published August 30th , 2020)
The "Spaces for People" 20mph trial coming to 80 towns and villages in the Borders has been approved by Scottish Borders Council. Click here for more information.
Links to planned works here. 30 mph areas to be reduced to 20mph on trial basis and an increase in the length of the 40mph speed limit east of Foulden
UPDATE ON WILLOWDEAN DEVELOPMENT
**UPDATE October 8th, 2020** (original article published August 22nd, 2020)
There has been an appeal against the decision of the Scottish Borders Council to refuse permission for the Willowdean development. Please click here for more information
KEEP OUR COMMUNITY CLEAN - 2ND LITTER PICK
FMLCC organised its 2nd group litter pick on the morning of Saturday, 12th September Click here for more
Check out more Foulden, Mordington & Lamberton Community Council(TEST site) articles.