Care team support for independent living
Nov13

Care team support for independent living

FORMED in April, Stirling Rural West Neighbourhood care team is based at Buchlyvie Health Centre and has community hubs throughout the area, including Balfron. The team’s vision is to support adults in their community to live safely at home being as independently as possible, allowing them to live the life they want to lead in their community and maximise quality of life. The team also aims to support people coming out of hospital...

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Family Fun Day success
Sep17

Family Fun Day success

EAST Loch Lomond Community Trust’s trustee’s were bowled over by the runaway success of the area’s first family fun day on Sunday (16 September). Held at Milton of Buchanan’s Memorial Hall and supported by the Stirling Council’s Community Pride fund the afternoon featured a ‘little & large’ football tournament, face painting, games and live music from Have Mercy Las Vegas. Stalls and info...

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Musicians put on show to fill gap left by cancellation of Loch Lomond Live
Sep14

Musicians put on show to fill gap left by cancellation of Loch Lomond Live

FOLLOWING the cancellation of the Loch Lomond Live Festival, popular artists Dave Arcari and Have Mercy Las Vegas have teamed up to present a double bill concert at the Winnock Hotel, Drymen on the evening of Saturday 22 September. The venue has a limited capacity of just 150 – tickets are priced at £10 and will be available in person from the venue from Monday (17 September). And in true common try spirit, £1 for every ticket sold...

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A81 closure + bus times/info
Jul19

A81 closure + bus times/info

THE A81 is to be closed between Strathblane and the East Dunbartonshire boundary from Monday 23 until Friday 27 July and again from Monday 30 July until Wednesday 1 August between 08:00 and 18:00 each day to facilitate carriageway patching works. During the hours of closure, First Midland Bluebird’s Service B10 Balfron – Glasgow will divert via Killearn Station Road, Blane Smithy Roundabout, Finnich Toll and Carbeth to Milgavie and...

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MP highlights need to tackle Finnich parking and litter
Jul19

MP highlights need to tackle Finnich parking and litter

STIRLING MP Stephen Kerr recently visited Finnich Glen – known locally as the Devil’s Pulpit – to see for himself the traffic/parking dangers and littering which have been brought to his attention by concerned locals. The problems have arisen since the beauty spot has featured in a number of popular TV and film productions as well as travel blogs and has subsequently been attracting increasing numbers of visitors Following his...

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New family festival set for Drymen & Loch Lomond
Jul10

New family festival set for Drymen & Loch Lomond

FORMER Runrig frontman Donnie Munro and Highland pop band Tide Lines have been announced as headliners for a brand-new festival taking place near Drymen. Loch Lomond Live will take place at Drymen Show Field on Saturday 22 and 23 September and promises to offer over 50 live acts from across the country, plus local food and drink, as well as a host of family fun. As well as Tide Lines and Donnie Munro – who will perform a mixture of...

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