Job Opportunity

Balerno Village Trust are Recruiting for an Events and Marketing Officer.  This is a part time role for an average of 16 hrs per week and will include the second Saturday of the month which is the Farmer’s Market. The organisation of the Farmer’s Market is a key responsibility of …

The scarecrows are here…

Balerno has been taken over by 22 wonderful scarecrows! Follow the trail to see if you can find them all: http://bit.ly/Balernoscarecrows (hardcopies are also available in The Mill Cafe and Balerno Hardware) and then vote either in person or on our Facebook Page! You can also email us: farmersmarket@balernovt.org.uk. Voting …

Picture of scarecrow

The Balerno Scarecrow Trail is back!

The Balerno Scarecrow Trail 2018 Balerno Village trust is very excited to announce that Balerno’s annual scarecrow trail is back. Last June saw the village decorated with 27 scarecrows of all shapes and sizes and this year we want to make it even bigger and better. Entries last year included …

Your Community and Schools need your voice!

Last autumn CEC published the Edinburgh West and South West Schools Review. At present there is a significant anomaly in the Balerno schools’ catchment areas in that they do not include a large part of Balerno, almost everything east of Station Loan is in Currie Primary and Currie High Schools’ …

Community Chest Awards

Balerno Village Trust and Currie Balerno Rotary Community Chest Committee are delighted to announce approval for eight most interesting applications.  In the picture are some of the beneficiaries with BVT and Rotary representatives: from left to right Andrew Clark and Roy Stirrat (Rotary), Judith Mitchell (DoE), Barbara Johnstone (RDA), Andrea …

The Community Chest

Currie Balerno Rotary Club and Balerno Village Trust have agreed to work together to run The Community Chest, a small grants scheme for the community.  Earlier this month Graham Low (President of Currie Balerno Rotary Club) and Martin Petty (Company Secretary for BVT) formalised the agreement to work together. For …

Balerno Photo 2017 – The Results

The judges were presented with the difficult task of assessing the 80 entries that had been received when entries closed on 20 October for Balerno Photo 2017. The quality of entries was high and after great deliberations the prize winners were selected and are detailed below. A big thank you …

BVT at 2017 Doors Open

Balerno Village Trust joined Harlaw Hydro, Friends of Pentlands, Malleny Fishing Association, Youth Vision and Pentland Regional Park at the Harlaw Visitor Centre as part of Edinburgh Doors Open Day this year.

September Farmers’ Market

  Saturday 9th September Farmers Market,  Macmillan Coffee Morning. And to keep the kids entertained the Smoothie Bike will be at the market. Bring them along to whip up their own smoothie Coffee and Tea from the Caffeine Fix, cakes and sweet treats kindly donated by the board of Balerno Village Trust …

Balerno Village Trust is Recruiting

Community organiser (16 hours per week) Funded by the Scottish Government and Community Funds from Harlaw Hydro, Balerno Village Trust is recruiting for a Community Organiser (16 hours per week) to work with the Board and Volunteers to make Balerno a better place to live work and visit. We are looking for …