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Waste Recycling Day Change

Please note that, as of w/c 25th November, the blue bin collection day changes from Thursday to Wednesday. The next collection is Wednesday 27th November at 7am.


27th November

Skirling Village Hall



Skirling Village Hall AGM

The village hall committee's annual general meeting takes place on Wednesday 27th November at 7.30pm. If you are interested in what is going on in the village, please do come along. Cheese and wine, tea, coffee and cake are all on offer!

Please click here for the poster.


2nd December

Skirling Village Hall




Decorating the Village Hall

Time to dec’ the hall – kids, parents, responsible adults are all welcome to decorate the village hall and enjoy coffee and mince pies...

Xmas Tree

5th December

Skirling Village Hall


Booking essential


Skirling First Thursday Christmas Lunch Club

Join your neighbours for the much anticipated First Thursday Christmas Lunch Club on Thursday 5th December from 12.30pm.

Enjoy a Christmas lunch with all the trimmings for just £3.50 per person with proceeds going to charity.

Places are limited and you will need to book by contacting Isobel by phone 860 274 or by email.


13th December

Skirling Village Hall

6.30pm to 9.30pm

Booking essential


Christmas Willow Crafts Session

If you would like to join in the willow craft session, please contact Katy Miller on 860 252 to book.


18th December

Skirling Village Hall

6.30pm to 8.30pm


Christmas Carols and Quiz - save the date

Save the date of Wednesday 18th December for Skirling's annual carols, quiz, ukes and mince pies!

More details to follow soon.



Youth Bursary Scheme


Clyde Wind Farm - Borders Youth Bursary Scheme

Skirling Community Council has been provided with a second year of funding for the Borders Youth Bursary Scheme. 

The money is to allow children in Skirling, 18 and under, to participate in sporting and artistic activities that they would otherwise not have access to, due to our rural location and/or lack of funding.

For more details, please click here.

To apply, please download the following:

Guidelines | Application Form



Borders Community Fund


Clyde Wind Farm - Borders Community Fund (£25,000)

Grants of up to £25,000 are available for community groups in Skirling to support projects which:

  • enhance quality of life for local residents
  • contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities
  • promote community spirit and encourage community activity

If you have an idea for our community and would like the support of a local group, please do not hesitate to get in touch via the Community Council or the Skirling Village Hall Committee.

Application Form | Guidelines | Website

Event Calendar (Skirling Village Hall)