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Sound bath relaxation session – May 2019

There will be a sound bath relaxation session at Garvald village hall on Wednesday 1st May 7-8PM

Relax and rejuvenate to the soothing sound and vibration of quartz crystal singing bowls.

Spaces are limited so please contact Kelly to book your space (sessions not suitable for pregnant ladies or people with pacemakers)

Please bring along a cushion and blanket.


Just relax on a mat and let the soothing vibration and sound of crystal singing bowls wash over you.

Using the frequencies of quartz crystal singing bowls and other instruments, this encourages your natural frequencies to respond and rebalance. The cells of your body are massaged through resonance and they are refreshed from negative and unwanted vibrations. You will experience the benefits of a meditative state whilst you are physically and emotionally relaxed and refreshed.

What are the benefits of Sound Therapy?  There are many benefits which may include:

Deep relaxation
Improved sleep
Improved emotional health
Enhanced self-awareness
Improved circulation
Stress reduction
Soothed and harmonised emotions and feelings
Strengthened immune system
Connection with your inner self
Help to cope with life’s challenges
Generation of feelings of kindness and gratitude

To book, please use the contact form:

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Please complete the form and then click the 'Send' button.


Johnscleugh road closure

It is the Council’s intention to undertake carriageway patching works on the Johnscleugh road commencing on Tuesday 7th May 2019 for approximately three days, weather permitting.

In order to comply with the current health and safety legislation, it will be necessary to close the road during working hours 08:00 to 17:00 hours daily. No vehicular access/egress or parking will be permitted on the closed road with the exception of emergency service and construction vehicles.

See map for diversion route: C103 Johnscleugh Road – Road Closure

Notification of works by Scottish Water – Cockles Brae to Morham pipeline

The Cockles Brae to Morham Pipeline is to be upgraded. with work starting 29th April.

Scottish Water’s alliance partners Caledonia Water Alliance (CWA) will be installing a new 5km pipeline in rural East Lothian running from Cockles Brae to Morham crossroads, near Haddington. The new pipe will improve the reliability and resilience of the water supply network for customers in the local area and the wider network. The pipe will run through fields, a burn and across local roads. It replaces an old 9-inch steel pipe, which has come to the end of its serviceable life.

During the work, there will be some short periods of local road closures and residents in these areas will be kept informed through signage and letters.

If you have any questions about the work, please contact Adam Warner (Corporate Affairs Officer) at Scottish Water –

Haddington Community Kitchen

Community Kitchen Haddington exists to help reduce access deprivation and social isolation in the Haddington and Lammermuir areas, by providing delicious home cooked food to people and allowing for friendships to form.

It runs at Haddington Bowling Club on a Wednesday and Thursday from 12.30 pm and we ask for a donation of up to £4.00.

People from the Garvald and Morham area are very welcome and the organisation is happy to provide some transport there and back if required. Age or ability isn’t a barrier. People from all ages and abilities come together naturally. It’s a fantastic atmosphere and people are enjoying food and making friends naturally.

For more information, see their Facebook page, Our Community Kitchen East Lothian.

Easter 2019 Church Services

A reminder that all are welcome to attend the traditional Easter services. The Maundy Thursday service to will be held in Garvald Church on Thursday 19th March at 6.30 pm. On Easter Sunday there will be a service in Garvald Church at 9.30 am.

Outreach Post Office

A reminder that the mobile Post Office visits Garvald Village Hall every Thursday 9.30-11.30. As part of this outreach service the Post Office accepts all mail and provides banking facilities for most high street banks (deposits and withdrawals, bill payments for council tax and rent).

Gifford Films (April) – The Children Act

Yester Community Movie Association, 5th April 7.30pm

Film Night – The Children Act

Director: Richard Eyre
2017 – 105 mins (12)

In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge (Emma Thompson) must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer, despite his family’s refusal to accept medical treatment on religious grounds. Based on the novel of the same name by Ian McEwan, the film is a stately courtroom drama, with strong performances by Thompson and her on-screen husband, Stanley Tucci.


Sound bath relaxation session – April

There will be a Sound Bath relaxation session run by Kelly at Garvald village hall on Wednesday 17th April 7pm – 8pm.

Cost £8 – Spaces are limited please message to secure your space.

Relax and rejuvenate to the soothing sound and vibration of quartz crystal singing bowls.

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Message

Please complete the form and then click the 'Send' button.