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Raising Funds for Cancer Research UK

A fantastic total of £265.18 was collected in the door to door collection for CRUK in & around Skirling.

A huge thanks to all who contributed!




The Skirling Honeybees Return!

Our prize-winning bees have been out and about in the recent good weather collecting lots of pollen and some nectar.

Hive visits will be starting up again soon, so please get in touch to arrange to see this fascinating community. Click here for the latest newsletter and contact details.


12th May

Skirling Village Green

2pm to 4pm


Christian Aid Car Boot Sale

The annual car boot sale returns on Sunday 12th May from 2pm to 4pm on the village green. Come along and raise some money for yourself as well as Christian Aid for just £7 a car. Or snag yourself a bargain, a plant for your garden and enjoy tea in the village hall.

Christian Aid logo

8th June

Skirling Village Hall

Workshop from 9.30am

Performance from

12pm to 2.15pm



Eastgate Theatre on the Road (Bite Sized Entertainment)

Eastgate on the Road is a series of combined workshop/ performances being presented by the Eastgate Theatre, Peebles in partnership with community organisations.

Skirling’s singers and performers (aged 12-18) are invited to enrol in a workshop and Skirling residents are invited to buy tickets for £6 each to enjoy their performance, lunch, entertainment by Heather Yule and afternoon tea.

For more details on how to enrol in the workshop and attend the afternoon performances, please click here.

Eastgate Theatre Logo

28th July

The Schoolhouse



Scotland's Garden Scheme Open Day at Schoolhouse Flowers

Schoolhouse Flowers is opening up its doors on Sunday 28th July - a beautiful informal village garden which is home to Annie's cut flower business. In addition to the cutting beds there are herbaceous borders, a vegetable patch, young orchard and a recently created wildlife pond. Visit the scheme's website here to find out more.

There will be plants for sale as well and teas in the village hall. Tickets to the garden cost £4, children are free and all proceeds from ticket sales, teas in the village hall and plant sales go to Skirling Village Hall and SGS for their 3 charities.



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

Next deadline:

4th August 2019


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

The deadlines for application in 2019 are:

4th August and 27th October

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)