Charity pop up shop seeks donations
Mar14

Charity pop up shop seeks donations

DONATIONS are being sought for charity shop which will ‘pop up’ at Balfron’s McLintock Hall next month. The pop up shop will raise funds towards an autism life dog for a local girl and take place from 10am to 2pm daily between Wednesday 11 and Saturday 14 April. “Our family are fundraising for an autism life dog for our daughter, Molly,” says organiser Charlotte Smeed who has set up a gofundme page for...

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Buchanan Burns supper
Feb25

Buchanan Burns supper

REVELLERS descended on Milton of Buchanan’s Memorial Hall for Buchanan community’s biennial Burns supper on Saturday 24 February. Although month after the official celebration a packed programme featured contributions from many local folks.  Our roving reporter was amongst the crowd and grabbed some photos with his phone to record the night…click on the thumbnail images below to see bigger versions of the...

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Entries open for Balfron 10k
Feb24

Entries open for Balfron 10k

RUNNERS in this year’s Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k might find themselves dog tired after race day but it will be for a good cause. Their strenuous efforts on Sunday, April 22, 2018 will help collar cash for the unsung heroes of the hills – and their canine companions. Alongside the two Balfron schools, Lomond Mountain Rescue Team, one of the busiest mountain rescue teams in Scotland, is to be the charity beneficiary of the...

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Buchanan show and awards nomination for local musician
Feb05

Buchanan show and awards nomination for local musician

SCOTTISH alt.blues troubadour Dave Arcari plays his first local show of 2018 at Buchanan Memorial Hall, Milton of Buchanan on Saturday 10 February – almost a year after his latest album Live at Memorial Hall was recorded at the same venue. Special guest for the show is London-based singer/songwriter Lucy Zirins who opened for Arcari on his recent album launch shows in Glasgow and Edinburgh. The show coincides with Arcari being named a...

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Conic Hill Run
Jan07

Conic Hill Run

A FEW snaps from today’s Conic Hill Run organised by Giffnock-based Run4It…a beautiful crisp morning with a great turnout…thanks to Loch Lomond Studios for taking the photos. …click the thumbnails below to browse and scroll through our...

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