Family Service Christmas Day 2014 11 a.m. at Fogo Kirk Everyone Welcome All visitors from all denominations will be warmly welcomed for the 11:00 a.m. Christmas Day Family Service. It is not possible for Fogo to have a service every Christmas Day which makes 2014 a special year for Fogo with its Christmas Day Family Service Scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Great if you can be on time but if you are running late please still come in and enjoy the service and ambience. Fogo Kirk is a very old kirk and an even older place of worship and Grade A listed
Formal declaration of war by the United Kingdom - 100th Anniversary 100 years ago there were 4 brothers (front-to-back): Major Algernon Trotter of Mortonhall & Charterhall, D.S.O., M.V.O., was serving in the British army, soon he would be severely injured in the Retreat from Mons. His 3 brothers 'G', Ted and Reggie all served in France but by 8 Aug 1916 there were only 2 brothers. Along with 900,000 British subjects, including well over 100,000 Scots compatriots, Lt. Col. E.H. Trotter, D.S.O.; Grenadier Guards & Captain R.B. Trotter; Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, lost their lives in sacrifice and service
Mini Charterhall on Saturday 23rd August 2014 at Charterhall, Duns TD11 3RE. Pick-A-Fence Cross Country Show Jumping Clear Round FOR ALL AGES. ENTRY FORMS AVAILABLE FROM http://www.berwickshire-hunt.co.uk/#!events/cuy0 www.berwickshire-hunt.co.uk
OPEN FOR DRINKS as usual. Dinner menu back on at end of first week in June 2014. Thank you for your patience. Any clarification needed please contact The Stable Bar & Restaurant on 0131 664 4262.
500 years ago today at Flodden, amongst the destruction of the Flower Scotland, in the tragedy of Flodden Field, fell both Trotter of Catchelraw and our kinsmen Trotter of Printonan; understood to have been fighting with the Homes. Records are scant as after Flodden the Scottish Borders were successively raised and the East March, being relatively bereft of natural geographic defences, was particularly scorched. As a Berwickshire family survival of some family members was in itself good fortune and to still be stewards of the lands of Catchelraw five hundred years later is a very great privilege. It is also a
On Sunday 22nd September Berwickshire Hunt are organising a fun ride over the beautiful and dramatic Berwickshire Countryside. This is an ideal event for families. The ride will start at 9am from Charterhall Aerodrome, south of Greenlaw off the A697. Entry is £20 and includes drinks approximately halfway and a BBQ lunch at the end at 12pm. Discount for genuine families of 4 or more. More details from Lynn Anderson email [email protected]
The Edinburgh Riding of the Marches will take place on Sunday 8th September. The event begins on Sunday morning and sees a cavalcade of horses riding the southern boundary of the city which will take the riders from Todhills through Gilmerton and around Mortonhall Estate. The ride is expected to enter Mortonhall Policies via Stanedykehead at 10.50am, leaving the Policies on to Mounthooley Loan at 11.13am and re-entering the Estate at 11.18 via Morton Mains. The ride will exit the Policies onto Old Burdiehouse Road at 11.35am. This is a fabulous event to spectate. For more information
At Charterhall, Duns, TD11 3RE Pick-A-Fence Cross Country Show Jumping Clear Round FOR ALL AGES. ENTRY FORMS AVAILABLE FROM WWW.berwickshire-hunt.co.uk
Mortonhall Park will be without electrical supply on Thursday 13th June between 8am and mid afternoon due to a major electrical upgrade. All properties within the Mortonhall Policies will be affected with the exception of Klondyke Garden Centre. Mortonhall Caravan Park will be open for business as usual. Guests wishing to book at Mortonhall Caravan Park can do so on-line at www.meadowhead.co.uk or alternatively by calling the support office on 01890 840301.
There will be an afternoon of family fun at Charterhall on Saturday 8th June 2013 to raise money for Fogo Nursery. Activities include a bouncy castle, face painting, traditional children's games, crafts, stalls, teas and much much more. 2-4pm