Free dog chipping & advice in Balmaha
May10

Free dog chipping & advice in Balmaha

DOG owners can have their pet chipped for free at Balmaha tomorrow (Friday 11 May) thanks to a special visit from The Dogs’ Trust. The trust’s veterinary nurse will be at Balmaha Visitor Centre between 11am and 3pm and will also also offer free nail clipping and carry out a general assessment of a dog’s health and where appropriate advise owners if they should visit their vet. The trust team will be on hand to...

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Help shape your library’s services
May08

Help shape your library’s services

STIRLING Council Libraries and Archives is running a survey to find out what users think about the services what libraries currently provide and help identify priorities for the future. The findings will help in the drafting of a new strategy to take the service forward for the next five years. The council is also keen to hear from those who have never used libraries – or not used them for some time – to find out what might attract...

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Village hall summit…
May07

Village hall summit…

LOCAL village hall committee members are being invited to take part in a Village Hall Summit on Wednesday 27 June (4-8pm) at the National Park HQ in Balloch.   The Community Partnership, supported by Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority, is hosting the Village Hall Summit event which aims to bring together all those in the national park and gateway communities who manage these community hubs. The summit will...

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New fund launched for projects in the park
May02

New fund launched for projects in the park

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority is calling for applications to a new National Park grant scheme with £80,000 of funding available for projects that help enhance the National Park as a place to live, work and visit.   The new grant scheme is a fantastic way to provide additional benefits for communities, businesses and residents across Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park whilst also seeking to...

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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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