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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
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
Check out more Foulden, Mordington & Lamberton Community Council(TEST site) articles.