Burnmouth gets winter resilience plans ready

Burnmouth’s winter resilience plan is being drawn up to ensure that all vulnerable members of the community have support in the event of severe weather/power cuts.

Community council members have been distributing information and forms to households around the village recently about the Winter Watch scheme.

Along with the winter watch information the 50/50 club membership forms were distributed, its aim being to support community projects and events in the village. There had been lots of enthusiasm for this at the village fayre, residents proving keen to support the village as well as to have the chance of a bit of a flutter. The more people who take part the greater the prize money will be.

The first draw will take place at the village hall Christmas fayre on November 22.

The community council are also organising a family fun halloween event in the village hall on Friday, October 31 - please contact community council members with numbers and ages of children who would like to come along (children must be accompanied by an adult).

It should be a really fun event with lots of games and ghoulish goings on!

Plans are also underway for the village to have a Christmas tree this year. The tree will be up and the lights switched on outside the village hall on December 17. The community council would like to extend an open invitation to all residents to join them in the hall for mulled wine and mince pies to start off the festive season.

The second draw for the 50/50 club will also take place during the evening.

The community council, enhancement group etc are working hard to make Burnmouth an even better place to live but they need your support to ensure the success of all these initiatives.

Remember ‘Your Village Needs You’.