NEWS ARCHIVE

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)

Click here for more information.

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

Click here for more information

REQUEST FOR FEEDBACK FROM NHS BORDERS

April 27th, 2021

Please see attached document highlighting a request from NHS Borders for feedback from the community

Click here for more information

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

CLICK HERE TO READ SOME MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE STRATEGY

"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

MORE INFORMATION ON SPACES FOR PEOPLE PROJECT

UPDATE 2 ON DEVELOPMENT OF NEW TRAIN STATION AT RESTON

1st April, 2021

Construction work has now started, click

HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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.  

Click here to see the map of the closure and diversion 

Click here to see more information about the closure

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

LOCATION OF GRIT BINS IN FOULDEN, MORDINGTON AND LAMBERTON

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   

FOULDEN VILLAGE HALL UPDATE

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

Click here for more information

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

Car Christmas Carols

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

Click here 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

Statement - click here

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

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

Click here for the link to the poster

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

Click here for more information on Foulden Village Hall

"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)

8th October - click here for latest update on planning applications page


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

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.