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Crailing Eckford & Nisbet Community Website

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Welcome to the Crailing, Eckford and Nisbet Community website.
These three tranquil villages, located between Kelso and Jedburgh just off the A698 and nestled either side of the River Teviot are set in stunning scenery and abound with community spirit, wildlife and an abundance of fresh air.  In the 18th century this was predominantly an agricultural area although the numbers of people who worked the land are now vastly reduced there are still hamlets remaining such as Caverton, Cessford, Grahamslaw, Ormiston & Ulston all with their own stories to tell. A boundary map for our area can be found by clicking on the "Community Resources" tab and then "Community Council" the boundary map can be found under Files and Documents.   
This interactive website aims to keep residents engaged and informed on what is happening in their local area whilst at the same time demonstrating to potential visitors and future residents what a truly wonderful place we have the good fortune to live in.

The Community Council are proactive in their approach and Eckford Village Hall and Lothian Hall, Crailing host events throughout the year, these halls are also available for private hires such as family gatherings, committee meetings, training days etc.   

Explore this website by clicking on the tabs at the top of the page and sign up when you find a topic that takes your interest.

We invite you to supply appropriate content for our website (photographs and text).  Please visit the 'Historical', 'Business' and 'Events' sections of our site where you can submit content.  All content will be subject to approval before going live on the site. You can also submit information via the 'Contact Us' tab or by emailing    WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU SOON.  

Useful Links

History of Eckford Website The website spawned from a millennium project by the Eckford SWRI (Scottish Women's Rural Institute) to update The History of Eckford Parish, a document originally collated in 1966 to commemorate their fortieth anniversary.
Sandu Media This website has been designed and created by Sandu Media, Galashiels in close collaboration with Crailing, Eckford & Nisbet Community Council.
Scottish Borders Council For further information on • Bin collection days • Council tax • Find your Councillor • Jobs at the Council • Libraries • Pay council tax • Planning applications • Rubbish and recycling • Schools • School holiday dates • Transport and streets • Winter weather
Family History If you have traced your family history back to this area and want to find out more then you should find the Heart of Hawick Heritage Hub site a very good place to start.

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