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Information on the village of Bowden, near Melrose in Scotland.

Bowden News and Calendar

Village News and Calendar of Events

This section of the web-site is based on a self-update system serviced and maintained from within the community. Adding, deleting and editing is a very simple, non-time consuming exercise, when the information is provided by organisations and groups within the community. An approach will be made to your community in the very near future regarding the collation and updating of information withi ... [more]


Our Community - Be Safe Be Secure

Links to articles on Home Safety and Security Maxton Community Safety Site Shut Out Bogus Callers Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter November 2012 Fuel Theft and Security - Advice from Lothian & Borders Police Scottish Ambulance Service Newsletter Christmas Tree Safety Safer Winter Driving Any members of our community wishing any additional crime prevention advice can do so by contac ... [more]


Mobile Library in Bowden

SBC Mobile Library comes to Bowden on Wednesdays every three weeks. It parks at Bowden Post Office from 10:35am till 11.30am. ... [more]


Bowden Scottish Country Dance Club Meeting

The first meeting of the winter season will be held in Bowden Village Hall on Tuesday 23rd September from 2pm till 3.30pm. All welcome - no experience needed. Further details from Pam Boyd (01835 822312) ... [more]


Keep Fit in Bowden Village Hall

Keep Fit has re-started in Bowden Village Hall on Thursdays from 10am till 11am. ... [more]


Calendar of Events

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Community Café

The next Community Café will be held on Wednesday 17th July in Bowden Village Hall at 11am. ... [more]


Bowden Kirk Fete

The Annual Bowden Kirk Fete will be held on Saturday 3rd August in Bowden Hall from 2pm. Stall contributions welcomed. ... [more]



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Pant Well Restoration - Part One now Complete

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded a grant to Bowden Village Committee which, along with other funding from SBC and the Landfill Community Fund, will allow the plans to restore the village landmark to go ahead. In addition there will be a full and on-going series of events and activities entitled "Pant Well - Past, Present and Future", which will culminate in an exhibition. The ... [more]


Newtown and District 123rd Annual Flower Show

Exhibits from the 2007 Show can be seen at: The 123rd Annual Flower Show ... [more]


Newtown & District Horticultural Association - Show Results

NEWTOWN AND DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL ASSOCIATION The Annual Flower Show was held this year in St. Boswells Village Hall on Sunday 20th August, when a good display of flowers and vegetables was entered – but there is always room for more! The industrial section was also well supported. Major Alastair Hewat kindly presented the Cups. Cups were won by the following: Novice Cup: Peter Warne ... [more]


1851 Census Transcription for Parish of Bowden

Newly available are a series of Indexed Transcriptions of the 1851 Census for the Parishes of Roxburghshire. Included in the latest batch is one for the Parish of Bowden. The indexed transcriptions: Note these are not just indexes, as has been done in many other areas, but a full and accurate transcription of the entire original record, with a comprehensive index at the back. The 1851 c ... [more]


Bowden at Christmas

Bowden Square was filled with the joyous sounds of Christmas when about 100 people turned out to join St Boswells Concert Band on the Monday evening before Christmas in the singing of carols. Suitable refreshments were provided by the Village Committee and the Kirk Session. The Watchnight Service was well attended, with a full house joining guest organist John Brett and soloist Angus Walker. ... [more]


Newtown St Boswells & Eildon Shopper's Bus

The Newtown St Boswells & Eildon Community Council has in co-operation with SBC and the Rural Resource Centre been able to institute a free, weekly 'Shoppers Bus Service' for the area. This service will run on Mondays for pensioners and those who have difficulty accessing transport. The initial run is on Monday 13th October. Those wishing to use the service must be members of th ... [more]


Five Parishes Paths Group

About the 5 Parishes Paths Group The Opening of the New Path at Newtown ... [more]


University of the Third Age - 4 Border Abbeys Group

All interested persons in the Bowden area will be most welcome to join us at the Abbey Row Centre, Kelso. Further details at: U3A 4 Border Abbeys Group ... [more]


Last Update: 11/07/2019

Bowden News and Calendar