Country diary

Saturday, March 7 – Eildon Ramblers walk – St Cuthbert’s Way – first stage – Melrose to St Boswells

To leave car at the finish, meet at St Boswells bus stance to take 9.27am bus to Melrose, or for start of walk from Melrose Market Square at 10am , bus back from St Boswells.

Register with walk leader on 07941 395837.

Sunday, February 8: Scottish Borders Hill Walking Club – Ford and Etal (75) 949376. Meet at council car park, Newtown St Boswells, at 9am. Contact secretary Evelyn Horsburgh for more information on 01750 76214.

Thursday, February 12: Scottish Wildlife Trust Central Borders Group’s illustrated talk “Mongolia Revisited” by Harry McKerchar, in the Langlee Centre, Marigold Drive, Galashiels, at 7.30pm. Refreshments and raffle. Non-members very welcome.