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Avril Blamire

We are informed of the sad passing of Avril Blamire, Rose Cottage, Garvald on Thursday 12th December 2019, after a long illness. She was a long-time resident of Garvald and a respected artist and musician.

Garvald Exercise Equipment

The proposal to install exercise equipment in the park was fully discussed at our recent Community Council Meeting. Although many residents were very keen, the results of the recent survey by the villagers who took part revealed that it would not be in keeping with the conservation status of the village and would not be used in the long term. Part of the agreement with Crystal Rig is that any project should not cause division within the Community. Whilst the survey was extremely close, it was marginally in favour of going ahead.
For these reasons it was decided not to take this project forward.

We are always looking for ideas to spend the money that we get from Crystal Rig every year.

Merry Christmas to all from all your Community Councillors.

Garvald & Morham Kids’ Christmas Party!

This year’s Christmas Party for the children of Garvald and Morham will take place in Garvald Village Hall on 21st December, 3-5pm.

Alexander the Great will provide a magic show, disco and games, and Santa will make an appearance to present the each child with a gift. (*Please remember to bring a wrapped and clearly labelled token gift for Santa to give to your child*).

Please bring a small sharing plate to contribute to the kids’ party tea (*nut free*).

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GMCC Agenda for meeting on Monday 2nd December, 7pm in Morham Village Hall

The next meeting of the Garvald and Morham Community Council will be held on Monday 2nd December 2019 at 7pm in Morham Village Hall. Everyone welcome.


1. Attendance and Apologies
2. Minutes of Last Meeting and Matters Arising
3. Play Map for Gifford & Garvald
4. Update from Ian Middlemass, Treasurer
5. Update from Haddington & Lammermuir Area Partnership
6. Report from Phillip White, Garvald Neighbourhood Watch
7. Garvald Exercise Equipment Update
8. Morham to Garvald Path Update
9. Morham De-Fibrulator Update
10. Garvald Bench
11. Morham Interpretation Board Update
12. Garvald and Morham Updates from Hall Representatives
13. A.O.B.
14. Date of Next Meeting – Monday 3rd February 2020 at Garvald Village Hall

Community Council Minutes October 2019

The Minutes for the October meeting of the GMCC are now available to view on the GMCC Meetings and Minutes page. They include news about the recent archaeology dig at Morham, the Treasurer’s update on the accounts, news on the Morham De-Fibrillator as well as updates from Haddington & Lammermuir Area Partnership.

Missing Cat – Please look out for it.

Missing since Wednesday night: black and white female but mostly white with a distinctive black smudge on her nose. Chipped. Very out character to wander far. Kirkbrae area.
Please could people check their sheds etc, or use the contact form if you have seen her?
Any info would be much appreciated.

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