Old Bridge, Stow

Shaping Our Future

Thanks to those who attended the public meeting in Stow on Thursday night when we launched the Community Questionnaire. It was great to see how the questionnaire sparked enthusiastic conversations about the kind of activities and projects we could do to improve our community. Now it’s over to you if you live in the Parish of Read more about Shaping Our Future[…]

Picket Fencing Complete

We’re delighted that our contractors – James Swinton & Co Ltd of Hawick – have completed the picket fencing that now flanks The Station House. The fence extends from both ends of the building as it faces Platform 2, and also encloses an outdoor seating area that is directly accessed from the eatery. We think Read more about Picket Fencing Complete[…]

Station House Pop-ups!

We have an exciting range of pop-ups at The Station House over the next few weeks. FRIDAY 1 JULY 7PM – @Lou’s Catering, Friday Night Delight (Bar) SATURDAY 9 JULY, 7PM – Platter&Co, Greek Mezze (Bar TBC) Lou’s Catering – Friday Night Delight! Friday 1st July (7pm) 2-course Meal – £16.50pp, bar available Roast Sirloin Read more about Station House Pop-ups![…]

Community Questionnaire Event

Come and Join In to Plan Our Future! Dates For Your Diary: Fountainhall Village Hall – Wednesday 8th June @ 7pm The Station House, Stow – Thursday 9th June @ 7pm The Parish of Stow Community Council and Stow Community Trust are working together to develop a Community Action Plan, and we need your help! Read more about Community Questionnaire Event[…]

Tenant Recruitment Underway!

As of May 2022 our recruitment process for a tenant for our fully refurbished Station House has been launched, and we are excited to be working with Sandra Reid of Fare Consulting. This is a fantastic opportunity to build a business in this vibrant, popular village with the enthusiastic support of the community, ideally placed Read more about Tenant Recruitment Underway![…]

Stow Station House

Scottish Borders Council Design Award Winners!

Back in February 2022, our Station House project architect, Ben Glennon of Aitken Turnbull Architects and our then chair Helen Corcoran attended the SBC Design Awards held at the Borders Distillery in Hawick. The  Station House project won the Works to an Existing Building category, so well done all the team! Thank you to our talented Read more about Scottish Borders Council Design Award Winners![…]

Jo Noble of Network Rail unveiling Network Rail Community Award plaque

Network Rail Community Award Unveiling

On Thursday 10 March we hosted an event at the Station House with a number of guests from all across Scotland and the UK. The purpose of the event was to formally unveil our plaque for the Network Rail Community Award which we won at the National Railway Heritage Awards. The formal part of the Read more about Network Rail Community Award Unveiling[…]

Annual General Meeting – Thursday 3rd February

Dear Members, The fourth Annual General Meeting of Stow Community Trust will take place on Thursday 3rd February 2022 at 7:00 pm. The Board is looking forward to the opportunity to share with members the triumphs and challenges of the past year and our ambitions for the future. We’re also exploring ways in which members can become Read more about Annual General Meeting – Thursday 3rd February[…]

Stow Station House

National Railway Heritage Award Winners!

We’re delighted to announce that the Stow Station House project has won the Network Rail Community Award at the National Heritage Railway Awards! The award is “for the restoration, refurbishment or other improvement of a station of building either by a community group, or for a community use which connects communities and promotes social inclusion.“ Read more about National Railway Heritage Award Winners![…]

View through serving hatch from The Engine Room into the eatery

Station House Update

Thank you to all who visited the Station House in our tremendously popular open days back in September, and to all who gave us feedback, suggestions, and even requests for bookings! In the weeks since, we have been really busy behind the scenes getting the building ready for use. The building was officially handed over Read more about Station House Update[…]