SUNDAY: Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club, Sourhope (74 and 80) 845203. N St B, 8.45am. Contact: Evelyn Horsburgh (secretary) 01750 76214.

Sunday: Coldstream Ramblers, Belford, Swinhope Farm, St Cuthbert’s Cave, Ravens Crag, Swinhope Lakes; 9 miles. Meet Henderson Park car park, Coldstream, 9.15 am or Belford (75:NU108338) 10 am. Prospective walkers and any queries, please contact Margaret Gribben, 01573 224558

MONDAY: Scottish Ornithologists Club. AGM and quiz night, 7:30 pm, Scott Room, George & Abbotsford Hotel, Melrose.

THURSDAY, APRIL 14: Central Borders Members’ Centre of the Scottish Wildlife Trust, AGM followed by illustrated talk by Derrick Moore, Butterflies, 7.30pm, Langlee Centre, Marigold Drive, Galashiels. Non-members especially welcome. Tea and biscuits and raffle at interval