Upcoming Events

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  • General Interest:
    Friday, 12 June 2020 12:00 am

    No events are scheduled at the Village Hall until the coronavirus emergency is safely behind us. In the meantime, the front page of the Carlops website will be populated with useful links to information and services. There are also links in the right hand sidebar under Coronavirus Services
  • General Interest:
    Saturday, 13 June 2020 12:00 am
    Poetry Page

    A page of poetry responding to the Covid-19 crisis. Contributions welcome! Contact lesmorss@carlops.net
  • General Interest:
    Sunday, 14 June 2020 12:00 am
    Carlops Birds and other Wildlife

    A collection of bird and other wildlife observations from Carlops and nearby. Please email me with your own notes at lesmorss@carlops.net
  • General Interest:
    Sunday, 14 June 2020 12:00 am
    Carlops Rises to the Challenge

    A page of tributes, acknowledgements, photos and memorabilia about the Coronavirus Crisis and the response to it in Carlops and the neighbouring community. Contributions are most welcome: contact lesmorss@carlops.net
  • General Interest:
    Sunday, 14 June 2020 12:00 am
    The Borders Library Service

    The Borders Library Service is encouraging residents to use the online Library Service while the libraries themselves are shut. Not only books - they have loads of magazines, comics and other reading material available to borrow. See https://carlops.net/borders-library-service/

Carlops Coronavirus Services

Advice from Scottish Borders


The nextdoor app is a great way to keep in touch with the community. Use it to offer your services or find someone to deliver your takeaway or fresh veg. from the pub. Just logon at http://nextdoor.co.uk . If you don’t already have a signin you will need to be invited by a resident. Just email me at lesmorss@carlops.net and I’ll sort you. Or email me to be placed on the mailing list associated with this web page.

Help from Scottish Borders

email: Covid-19communities@scotborders.gov.uk or phone 0300 100 180

Scottish Borders is providing a range of services for people affected by Coronavirus.

The intention is that a range of services will be available for anyone who is required to self-isolate or practice social distancing, including help with getting access to food, shopping and collection of prescriptions as well as regular check-ins.

Emergency Food Bank

All enquiries to the communities mailbox/phone are filtered down to the local hub to be dealt with.

Allan Ramsay Takeaway and Home Delivery Service 

The Allan Ramsay Hotel is offering a new Takeaway and Home Delivery Menu Wednesdays to Saturdays that locals can either a) order online on the website (see link below) or b) by phone on 01968 660258. 

Visit the website https://www.allanramsayhotel.com/s_foodanddrink.asp where there is a Menu Order Form where you can also opt for pick up from the hotel or home delivery.      Upon receipt of your order the hotel will call back to confirm the order and to take card payment. 

More information at https://carlops.net/allan-ramsay-takeaway-meal-service/

Allan Ramsay Food Collection Service

A food collection service is being set up at the Allan Ramsay Hotel – food supplies can be ordered and either collected from the Hotel or delivered to your door. The website for food collection is https://www.allanramsayhotel.com/s_onlineordering.asp?m=13


I understand Stagecoach is currently running an enhanced Sunday service. The following is a link to the Stagecoach coronavirus webpage. The 101/102 is listed under West Scotland:



The following services will operate as an enhanced Sunday service Mon-Sun . This link downloads as a PDF file
Dumfries Service 101 102

Any suggestions for more information to be added are very welcome: contact webmaster lesmorss@carlops.net