Stow Community Trust

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![…]

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[…]

Cop26 – How can we do our bit? – Updated!

SCT, Green Stow and Stow Primary School are working together to arrange a weekend of activities at the end of the Cop26 conference on 13th and 14th November. On Saturday 13th November from 12pm – 4pm, come along to the Station House to get some ideas on how to reduce your carbon footprint. There will Read more about Cop26 – How can we do our bit? – Updated![…]

Photograph of stow bikers on proposed pump track site

Pump Track Needs You!

We’re excited to announce that the Pump Track Project team has been making great progress of late, with a lot of hard work going in to preparing the information required to submit a planning application to Scottish Borders Council. Co-op Local Community Fund The Pump Track project has also been selected to take part in Read more about Pump Track Needs You![…]

Bike painted in yellow with Stow letters

Updated: Tour of Britain – 11 Sep

TOUR OF BRITAIN COMING TO STOW ON 11 SEPTEMBER – GET INVOLVED! You’ll know from the Tour de France how much fun communities get from being involved and welcoming the huge caravan of cars, vans and, of course, bikes as they sweep through by decorating their towns and villages – now is our chance! Let’s Read more about Updated: Tour of Britain – 11 Sep[…]

Stow Station House

Station House Tours!

SCT invites you to visit the Station House and have a look around! Board members will be available to give you a tour on the following dates: Saturday 4th September – 10am – 2pmSunday 5th September – 10am – 2pmFriday 10th September – 2 – 5.30pmSaturday 11th September – 2 – 5pm No need to Read more about Station House Tours![…]

New Opportunity: Community Development Worker

Stow Community Trust and Stow Community Council have come together in partnership to recruit a Community Development Worker.  The main duties will be the delivery of a cohesive Community Action Plan for the villages of Stow and Fountainhall through community engagement and consultation.  The Community Action Plan will identify and prioritise our community needs and Read more about New Opportunity: Community Development Worker[…]