Walking for all…
Nov02

Walking for all…

THE Drymen & Croftamie Walk in the Park group has a  number of activities scheduled from now into January. Meeting at Drymen village square (outside the Winnock Hotel) on Thursdays at 10.20am throughout the month the free walks offer a fun and easy way to get fit and feel better – and are also a great way to meet new people. The health walks last around 45 minutes and the routes are mostly flat, with slight inclines and good...

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Balmaha’s pontoon structure complete
Oct17

Balmaha’s pontoon structure complete

MAIN construction work on Balmaha’s new pontoon is complete. Not only does the latest construction provide easy access to the pontoon, the work has resulted in a safer passage onto the lochside walk. Here’s some photos showing the latest work. Click the thumbnails below to see a full-size image and scroll through our...

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Glass collections now four-weekly!
Oct16

Glass collections now four-weekly!

THE glass recycling blue boxes in the G63 area are now being collected four weekly. The latest waste and recycling collection calendars are available online – go here enter your postcode and select your address, then click myBins on the left-hand menu to check the dates of your future collections days and print a handy calendar . And in a move to become more environmentally friendly, future collection calendars will only be...

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Balmaha pontoon work underway
Sep04

Balmaha pontoon work underway

CONSTRUCTION work on a new passenger boat pontoon in Balmaha started with the pouring of a concrete structure this morning (Monday 3 September). The project will see communities around the loch better connected with a wider choice of water transport and passenger cruising opportunities for the benefit of local residents and visitors – and the pontoon will have disabled access, something not currently available on any of the...

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Local musician’s latest live album recorded in Buchanan
Aug21

Local musician’s latest live album recorded in Buchanan

  SCOTTISH alt.blues troubadour and G63 resident Dave Arcari’s new album – Live at Memorial Hall – is set for release on Buzz Records on Friday 1 September 2017. Recorded in March at Buchanan Memorial Hall on the east side of Loch Lomond close to Arcari’s home, the album is available on double 180g coloured vinyl and digipak CD via Dave’s website as well as download/streaming via iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3 and the usual...

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Balmaha hosts 2017 Three Lochs Classic
Aug20

Balmaha hosts 2017 Three Lochs Classic

THE 2017 RSAC Three Lochs Classic – sponsored for the second year by Bob Hay –  returned to Balmaha’s Oak Tree Inn on Sunday (20 August), which hosted the start, finish and the Concours d’Elegance. As well as cars built before 1982, this year’s event saw the debut of an ‘open’ class for cars built after 1982 considered to be of particular interest. The event offered a “wee” route of around 58 miles suitable for...

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