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Information on the village of Morebattle, near Kelso in Scotland.

Morebattle News and Calendar

News and Calendar of Events

This section of the web-site is based on a self-update system serviced and maintained from within the community. Adding, deleting and editing is a very simple, non-time consuming exercise, when the information is provided by organisations and groups within the community. If you wish material put into the calendar please contact us via the Contact page with your e-mail address and we will get b ... [more]


Morebattle Community Shop Vacancy

MOREBATTLE - PART-TIME COMMUNITY SHOP MANAGER An exciting opportunity for the right person. Morebattle Community Shop in the Scottish Borders is looking for a part-time Manager, 18 hours per week. It is a thriving retail business, providing local services, fresh food and a Post Office. You will have excellent communication and customer skills and experience in managing staff or volunteers ... [more]


Bob Pringle Award 2019

This year's award was made to Mary Pringle (Bob's Widow) for her service to the Morebattle Community for many years. The presentation was made after the Institute Coffee Morning last Saturday. Barbara Bell, Chair of Kalewater Community Council presented Mary with an engraved carriage clock. ... [more]


Morebattle Community Shop - Extended Opening

From Monday 10th June, the shop will be open from 7am till 5pm Monday to Friday, 7am till 4pm on Saturday and from 8am till 3pm on Sundays. This is for a trial period only at present. ... [more]


Robert Davidson Cup

The Prizewinners in this year's Davidson Cup were: Winner: Harry Ashworth Runner Up: Orlaithe O'Brie Third Equal: Zoe Cowe and Tilly Bourne. The Competition is in memory of Robert Davidson - The Morebattle Poet. Read more about him at: Robert Davidson ... [more]


Morebattle Memories Sought

Morebattle Archive Group would like to hear of any memories of people growing up in our area, which includes Linton and Hownam. Please get in touch with Mrs Hall 01573 440687 or send any materials to: The Morebattle Archive Group, Wellgate, Morebattle, TD5 8QN. Every communication or object will be properly acknowledged, and if appropriate, catalogued. M Hall, A Brown, B Bell on behalf ... [more]


Gentle Keep Fit is Back

Gentle Exercise Class Meeting on Wednesday mornings in the Village Hall from 10.30am till 11.30pm. ... [more]


Morebattle Kids Karate Club

Morebattle Kids Karate Club meets in Morebattle Village Hall on Mondays between 6pm and 7pm. ALL NEWCOMERS WELCOME Contact instructor Christine 01835 862469 ... [more]


Morebattle Badminton Club

Season - restarted Monday 15th October at 7pm in the Village Hall. ... [more]


Morebattle Stickdressers

The new season starts on Tuesday 6th October from 7pm till 9pm. New members will be made most welcome. Morebattle Stick Dressing Association is an internally funded club which runs evening educational classes in the rural art of making shepherd's crooks and walking sticks. The classes are run on Tuesday evenings, in two sessions, October - December and January - March each year. Meet ... [more]


Chair Exercise Classes

Classes, which are easy exercise for men and women and are excellent for those with mobility problems, will be held in Morebattle Village Hall on Wednesdays from 10.30am till 11.30am All you need are light clothing and indoor shoes. ... [more]



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Archaeological Survey

Tuesday 17th September A geophysical archaeological survey of the New Recreation Ground is being held. This is a learning opportunity for members of the public and allows observation of work being done. More details from Eric McNulty. ... [more]


Morebattle Flower Show

Saturday 21st September Morebattle Village Hall. Judging at 11am, open to public at 3pm, presentation of prizes at 4pm. Entries to Helen Cessford no later than Thursday 19th. ... [more]



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Kelso Laddie meets the Jethart Callant 2015

Pictures for the 2015 event are at: The Meeting at the Trysting Tree 2015 ... [more]


Kelso Laddie meets the Jethart Callant 2014

To see the photographs go to: Kelso Laddie meets the Jethart Callant 2014 ... [more]


Kelso Laddie meets Jethart Callant 2013

To see the photographs: Kelso Laddie 2013 ... [more]


Kelso Laddie meets Jethart Callant 2012

To view photographs go to: Kelso Laddie 2012 ... [more]


Kelso Laddie meets the Jethart Callant 2011

To view photographs go to: Morebattle Ride 2011 ... [more]


Kelso Laddie meets the Jethart Callant 2010

The Annual Meeting of the Principals at Morebattle. For a viewing of the meeting go to: The Trysting ... [more]


Morebattle Ride 2009 - Pictures

Pictures of the Kelso Laddie's Ride out to Morebattle can be seen at: Morebattle Ride and at: Morebattle Ride ... [more]


Morebattle Primary is now a Green Flag School

Morebattle Primary School has been awarded the ultimate Green Flag by Eco-Schools Scotland, a programme of Keep Scotland Beautiful. Pupils have reached the required standads on energy, litter, bio-diversity, transport and health criteria. Well done to the pupils and ataff. ... [more]


The Kelso Laddie met the Jethart Callant

The Annual meeting of the two Principals and their parties took place last weekend. Pictures of the event can be found at: Kelso Laddie meets Jethart Callant ... [more]


Yetholm & Morebattle Surgeries

Following a long and protracted public consultation, the threatened closure of Yetholm GP Surgery will not now take place. Instead, the Yetholm surgery will remain open and provide an improved GP service to the communities of both Yetholm and Morebattle. The Morebattle facility, in the Primary School will, however, close as it has been deemed "not fit for purpose". There has also been ... [more]


HMIE Report on Morebattle Primary School and Nursery Class

The text of the entire report prepared by HM Inspectorate following the inspection of Morebattle Primary School and Nursery Class can be read at: Morebattle Primary School - Inspector's Report This report was published on 15th January 2008 following an Inspection in October 2007. ... [more]


The Kelso Laddie and the Jethart Callant Meet at the Trysting Tree

Photographs of the Annual Meeting at the Trysting Tree: The Laddie and Callant Meet at Morebattle 2007 ... [more]


The Kelso Laddie 2006 at Morebattle

Kelso Laddie Meets Jethart Callant at Morebattle ... [more]


Lottery Award for Morebattle Institute Improvements

A grant of 5000 was been given by the Awards for All Lotteries Grant Scheme to the Morebattle Institute to allow the installation of a new central heating system. ... [more]


Kalewater Community Council Minutes

Those wishing the minutes e-mailed to them should place their e-mail address in the Community Council box in the Post Office. ... [more]


"Round the Village when I was Little" by Jean Fleming

Jean is presently reprinting the text of her reminiscences of her early days in Morebattle. As these are being run off to order, anyone wishing a copy (5) should add their name to the list in the Village PO, or contact Jean direct on 01573 440252. ... [more]


The Kelso Laddie Meets the Jethart Callant

The Meeting of The Callant and The Laddie at Morebattle ... [more]



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Last Update: 13/09/2019

Morebattle News and Calendar