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Skirling Mill Path


Skirling Mill Path Extension

Work has just been completed on the upgrade and build of the path from Skirling Mill into the village. We are grateful to SBC for upgrading the existing path and to the SSE Clyde Windfarm for funding the path extension, bringing the pathway all the way to the Skirling Mill entrance proper.

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Covid Tests

16/17 July

West Linton



Coronavirus Testing

You can now order Lateral Flow Tests as home test kits via NHS Inform, to use only if you are not showing symptoms but want to be on the safe side. Click here to order.

If you are showing symptoms, book a PCR test through the national system by visiting the GOV.UK website or calling 0800 028 2816.

The next local testing programme will be held at the fire station in West Linton on the 16th and 17th July from 10:30 - 15:00.

Appointments can be booked ahead of time by calling 01896 826370 or emailing

Please note: that the schedule may change at short notice if need be. You can double check before attending via the above contact details.




July 2021


Borders Activities for Older People

British Red Cross have published their calendar of activities for July 2021, which you can click here to download. It includes diverse options in Peebles and West Linton including Zumba, Classical Ballet and Bridge...






Vaccination Status Application

Tweeddale Social Care and Health (Peebles) have provided a link for people to be able to get a record of their vaccination status: 

You can print your own or request a paper copy.



BMP Minutes


Biggar Medical Practice Patient Group Minutes

Click here for the latest minutes (May 2021).

Event Calendar (Skirling Village Hall)