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  • General Interest:
    Thursday, 11 November 2021 12:00 am
    Dragonfly Theatre: "Faulty Dining"

    at Carlops Village Hall
    Cultured chaotic entertainment in support of the Eastgate Theatre Development Fund. Polly, Terry and Manuel have been left in charge as Sybil takes Basil on holiday but the arrival of an unexpected guest creates chaos. BYOB. Doors open  7.45pm, show starts at 8pm and ends around 9.45pm. Tickets are £11 from https://faulty-dining-carlops.eventbrite.co.uk . Visit https://dragonflytheatre.org.uk/ for more details or contact Tim Wilcock on 07552 724430.
  • General Interest:
    Tuesday, 05 October 2021 12:00 am
    Messages from Scottish Borders Council

    Messages from Scottish Borders Council up to 10th October can be viewed by clicking on this link: http://carlops.net/messages-from-scottish-borders-council/
  • General Interest:
    Wednesday, 01 September 2021 12:00 am
    CarlopsVillage Hall Announcement

    at Carlops Village Hall
    YOUR VILLAGE HALL NEEDS YOU!!!  We need new members on the committee so that we can continue to run. If you are new to the village and want to find out more or have a burning desire to join then please get in touch with me or one of the other committee members. Thanks, Rachel    krhughes28@icloud.com
  • General Interest:
    Tuesday, 01 December 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:
    Monday, 02 November 2020 12:00 am
    Message from SBC- Protection Levels, Vitamin D supplements and Shielding

    A recent message from SBC concerns the Scottish Levels of protection, free Vitamin D supplements, shielding  and general health advice. The complete letter can be viewed at Advice from SBC 30th October

Latest Messages from Scottish Borders Council

Click on the links to view. They should either appear in a new browser tab, or download as a PDF file into your Downloads folder

New Messages from SBC   from  17th August 2021

Open Walks in the Borders  (Opens as PDF)


New Messages from SBC   from  8th August 2021
Latest opportunities for community Covid-19 testing in West Linton.

Stakeholder Information: Covid-19 Testing Update w/c 9, 16 & 23 Aug 2021

Where will the Community Testing Programme be over the next few weeks?

The community testing programme alternates between local fire stations* and over the next few weeks will be available from 10:30am – 3pm in:

West Linton

16 & 17 Aug

2 & 3 Sept

Appointments can be booked ahead of time by calling 01896 826370 or emailing ATS.Service@borders.scot.nhs.uk. Please note: that the schedule may change at

short notice if need be. You can double check before attending via the above contact details.

Full details of this communication can be viewed at:


“Supporting our early years autistic children”

a webinar with Autism Network Scotland &

Borders ASN Parent Carer Forum

During this 1.5 hour informal webinar will give parents and carers who have a child with an autism diagnosis/waiting for an assessment an opportunity to speak to other parent and explore the themes of-


Autistic indicators you may see in your child from ages 1-6

How your child may perceive the world differently (including sensory sensitivities)

Sensory sensitivities around the home and how we can support our children

Routines and visual strategies that can support communication

The session will be ran by a facilitator who previously was an early years teacher and is also a carer to an autistic sibling.

PLEASE book your FREE place asap as we have limited spaces.

You can do this by clicking the link below. [This is a Facebook link. Email lesmorss@carlops.net if any problems]


630pm Start 

CLICK here to BOOK your space NOW


ASN Forum, 3, Cherry Park, Galashiels, Borders TD1 3SS, United Kingdom






There is new information about setting up Digital Buddies events:

This might be of interest to some of the people in your groups, a new guide to setting up a Digital Buddies project, based on our real-life learning.



Messages received July 15th 2021

Border Activities Calendar for Older People July 2021

Borders Buddies Signposting List     (a DOCX file)

A list of Borders Buddies activities

Final Community Testing Update July 2021  (a DOCX file)

Information about Covid symptoms and how to get a Covid test. Covid testing is available in West Linton on 16th and 17th July.

To obtain information and request a certificate of your Covid vaccination follow this link: https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid-19-vaccine/after-your-vaccine/get-a-record-of-your-coronavirus-covid-19-vaccination-status

Mini Festival of Food Foraging & Art Outdoors – Traquiar House – online booking-2.jpg  [sic]

This is a free activity for children Friday 16th July 10am – 5pm.




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