Record times for Balfron 10k
Apr23

Record times for Balfron 10k

TWO new course records were set by the winners of the Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k on Sunday (April 22). The race saw Stephen Wylie take the men’s title in 34:30 with last year’s winner Michelle Sandison coming home in 37:54 to claim the ladies’ title. The G63 trophies for first local male and female were won by young runners Gregor McArthur (38:29) and Rosie Eckersley (43:00). The weather in London may have been...

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Showcase for G63 artists’ work
Apr21

Showcase for G63 artists’ work

OVER 150 paintings and drawings by artists from across the G63 area and beyond are on show at Drymen Village Hall this weekend (21 and 22 April). The fantastic free entry exhibition is presented by Drymen Art Club features art from most of the club’s 24 members  and all the works are for sale giving visitors the first chance to pickup some original art at affordable prices. Visitors can view the work between 10am and 5pm on...

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Drymen to Balmaha – the final link
Apr18

Drymen to Balmaha – the final link

PLANS for the final link in the Drymen to Balmaha path have been submitted and timescales for completion of the project expected to be announced soon. The final stretch of the path between Shalloch and Balmaha promises not only increased safety but also a much improved surface for walkers and cyclists. “Staff changes within the Stirling Council roads department, the complex design and landowner negotiations are part of the delay...

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Local board member elections: Make a difference to your National Park
Apr10

Local board member elections: Make a difference to your National Park

LOCH Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority is looking for nominees to stand in elections to sit on the National Park Authority board.   The National Park Authority board is responsible for making strategic decisions for the park and has an important part to play in helping to deliver the authority’s key aims.  Elections will be taking place via postal vote later this year to recruit five board members – one for each of...

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Free walking netball taster sessions
Apr10

Free walking netball taster sessions

ACTIVE Stirling and Stirling Council have teamed up to offer two free walking netball taster sessions at Balfron High School. A slower version of the regular game, walking netball gives participants of all ages and abilities the opportunity to improve their fitness, meet new people and have lots of fun. All of the sessions are led by an Active Stirling walking netball coach. The first two weeks of walking netball –  Friday 20 April...

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