The Community Council hosts a number of sub groups working in the town. These groups are accountable to the Community Council under the terms of the attached document which was agreed by members on 5 December 2018

Galashiels Events Group

Arranges events in the town and works with other groups to encourage and coordinate activities.

Gala in Bloom

Promotes a positive appearance for the town, planting and maintaining new areas and liaising with Scottish Borders Council on established areas. Also coordinates Gala's entry into Beautiful Scotland  in Bloom and the judging of the local garden competition.

Weekend Walking Festival

A Festival is held on the last weekend of April each year with a range of moderately difficult walks in the countryside around Galashiels. In 2017, the event was from Friday 28 April to Sunday 30th. Find out more about the walks  

Gala Waterways Group

Monitors the various waterways in the town and arranges monthly work parties to clear vegetation and litter