Upcoming Events

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  • General Interest:
    Sunday, 28 May 2023 07:30 pm
    Shakespeare-at-Traquair presents Richard III

    at Traquair House Innerleithen
    Shakespeare-at-Traquair presents a promenade performance of Richard III in the grounds of Traquair House, Innerleithen. Tickets are available from the Eastgate Theatre, Peebles at 01721 725777 or contact http://www.eastgatearts.com. Wednesday or Thursday: £10 (concessions £8)  Friday or Saturday: £14 (concessions £12). Performances begin at 7.30 regardless of the weather!
  • General Interest:
    Saturday, 01 April 2023 12:00 am
    New Bus Timetable

    at Carlops
    Houston of Lockerbie's new bus timetable starts today April 1st. Click the link for a downloadable timetable
  • General Interest:
    Saturday, 01 April 2023 12:00 am
    Messages from Scottish Borders Council


    For recent messages from Scottish Borders Council click on this link or the link in the right-hand sidebar http://carlops.net/messages-from-scottish-borders-council/.

Messages from Scottish Borders Council

TOP Messages from Scottish Borders Council updated to 10th March 2023

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Scottish Borders Council Online Workshop ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AT EVENTS

10am – l pm Thursday 30 March 2023

Book your place here:  https://scottishborderseventsworkshop.eventbrite.co.uk

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Two Job Opportunities with the Cyrenians

Job Title: Community Pantry Co-ordinator

Salary: £23,074 pro rata (This equates to £13,096 per annum for 21 hour post)

Area: Scottish Borders

Location: Community Locations (flexible working arrangements in line with service delivery)

Status: Part time (21 hours per week)

Closing Date: Monday 20th March 5pm.

Job Role:

Are you passionate about food, do you love working with people, do you enjoy building relationships and working in partnership? Do you want to be at the forefront of establishing and running pop up community pantries in the Borders? Then this new exciting role could be for you.

This role, initially funded for 1 year, will be part of Cyrenians Good Food Team and will work alongside our new Community Food worker in the Scottish Borders to develop new food related opportunities in the community. The Community Pantry Co-ordinator will develop and deliver Pantries in a range of community settings, working with a variety of partner organisations.

We are looking for someone with experience of community engagement with the ability to build good working relationships. You will be self motivated with excellent organisational and communication skills, with knowledge of the issues around food poverty.

Information

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

Website: www.cyrenians.scot

Application details: For full details and an application pack please visit www.cyrenians.scot, e-mail: recruitment@cyrenians.scot, or call 0131 475 2354 (during working hours). CV’s will not be accepted.

Application Notes:

Closing date is Monday 20th March 2023

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 27th March 2023

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Job Title: Community Food worker

Salary: £23,074 pro rata (This equates to £13,096 per annum for 21 hour post)

Area: Scottish Borders

Location: Community Cook Club Locations (flexible working arrangements in line with service delivery)

Status: Part time (21 hours per week)

Closing Date: Monday 20th March 5pm.

Job Role:

Are you passionate about food, do you love working with people, do you enjoy building relationships and working in partnership? Do you enjoy passing on your skills and joy of cooking? Then this new exciting role could be for you.

This role, initially funded for 1 year, will be part of Cyrenians Good Food Team and will work alongside our new Pantry worker in the Scottish Borders to develop new food related opportunities in the community. The Community Food worker will develop and deliver community cook clubs in a range of community settings, working with a variety of partner organisations.

We are looking for someone who shares our passion for good food and who also understands and appreciates the power of food and eating together has to support people’s mental health and wellbeing.

Information

Organisation Profile:

Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

Website: www.cyrenians.scot

Application details: For full details and an application pack please visit www.cyrenians.scot, e-mail: recruitment@cyrenians.scot, or call 0131 475 2354 (during working hours). CV’s will not be accepted.

Application Notes:

Closing date is Monday 20th March 2023

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 27th March 2023

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E-bike Grant Scheme

 

Please email ebikegrantsscot@est.org.uk to request an application form if you are interested.

Thanks    eBike Grant Fundhttps://energysavingtrust.org.uk/

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