Upcoming Events

    For more information, left-click on any BOLD RED event title that turns BLUE when the pointer is on it

  • General Interest:
    Saturday, 12 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:
    Thursday, 05 November 2020 12:00 am
    SBC Calendar of events for older people

    Click the link for a  calendar in downloadable PDF format  http://carlops.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Borders-Activities-Calendar-for-Older-People-V1.3.pdf
  • General Interest:
    Friday, 30 October 2020 12:00 am
    Messages from Scottish Borders Council

    Messages received from SBC  can be found in PDF format linked to the webpage https://carlops.net/messages-from-scottish-borders-council
  • General Interest:
    Friday, 23 October 2020 12:00 am
    Ideas for the Social Renewal Advisory Board

    A request for ideas for the Social Renewal Advisory Board regarding the community response to COVID19. Please note, the deadline for submissions to this has now been extended to October 23rd. This is an initiative of COSLA - the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities
  • General Interest:
    Tuesday, 20 October 2020 12:00 am
    Scottish Borders Warm and Well Initiative

    Details of the Scottish Borders Warm and Well Initiative with advice about fuel bills and much else. Message received from Lorna McCullough
  • General Interest:
    Monday, 12 October 2020 12:00 am
    Details of new Local Authority Covid restrictions 9th October

    New local authority  restrictions regarding the Covid pandemic
  • General Interest:
    Friday, 14 August 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:
    Friday, 14 August 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/
  • 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:
    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

Messages from Scottish Borders Council

To view any of these items, click on the links. They should either appear in a new browser tab, or download as a PDF file into your Downloads folder

November 2020

Message received 18-11-2020 includes Borders-wide information about the following:

  • Turas (Gaelic singing group) events
  • Play #yourpart by helping SBC to shape budget plans:
  • Citizen Rights Scotland: new EU settlement Scheme
  • Children’s Parliament final report from national wellbeing survey for 8 to 14 year olds
  • Drink Wise Age Well Programme

Click the following link to view or download the PDF:



30th October. The following documents relate to a single letter received from SBC. Click on the link to download as a PDF file


Guidance related to the 5 Levels of Covid-19 protection:

Protection Levels Scotland November 2020


Shielding: http://carlops.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Shielding.pdf

For the entire letter click the following link:


October 2020 The Warm and Well Initiative



Warm and Well Borders will target vulnerable groups specifically through health and social care partnerships, to provide support and advocacy, and to tackle fuel poverty. Project officers will broaden referral pathways working cooperatively with the local voluntary sector, social housing providers, and community health and social care practitioners to extend the reach of the project and share project results. Warm and Well Borders will be delivered through a partnership between Scottish Borders Council, Changeworks, three local Citizens Advice Bureaux, Home Energy Scotland, health and social care teams and community health organisations.

Home Energy Scotland (HES)

Call HES if you’re worried about your energy bills or struggling to stay warm at home. HES are funded by the Scottish Government and are here to help. The service is free and impartial and they are committed to keeping you warm. Contact them free on 0808 808 2282

Citizens Advice Bureau –

Can help with income maximisation and advice on bills. If no one available to answer you will be asked to leave a message and an adviser will contact you. Alternatively please email and an adviser will respond. CAB aim to respond within 3 days to all enquiries.

Peebles01721 721722. adminuser@peeblescab.casonline.org.uk


Sep 2020 CLD Learning Community Partnership Bulletin.pdf

Sep 2020 2 CLD Learning Community Partnership Bulletin.pdf

Shielding – Letter to new additions – During Pause – Updated September 2020.pdf