Balfron race offers new challenge for runners
Mar15

Balfron race offers new challenge for runners

THE countdown to this year’s Balfron 10k race is on – and this year an alteration to the traditional route will offer a new challenge for runners. With just over a month to go before the event – which tales pace on Sunday 23 April –  race organisers are urging people to put their new year fitness resolutions to the test and sign up for the popular event, which regularly attracts more than 700 entrants. During...

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Milton of Buchanan road closure
Mar14

Milton of Buchanan road closure

THE B837 at Milton of Buchanan will be closed at certain times from Monday 20 to Friday 24 March. The closure means no vehicle can pass between 9am and 10.30am; 11am and 1pm; 1.30pm and 3.30pm. At the time of writing, the roads section of Stirling Council’s website doesn’t list the pending closure – other road closures in the G63.scot area can be seen...

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Camping byelaw roadshows kick off in Buchanan
Feb22

Camping byelaw roadshows kick off in Buchanan

THE first in a series of information events to promote ‘Camping in the Park’ at Buchanan Memorial Hall in Milton of Buchanan gave locals the chance to learn more about the new camping byelaws which come into force next week (1 March). Camping is a fantastic way to enjoy the National Park whether in a campsite along an idyllic lochshore or river, or for those who prefer the solitude of ‘wild camping’ away from the hustle and...

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Buchanan show to record Dave Arcari live album
Feb15

Buchanan show to record Dave Arcari live album

SCOTTISH alt.blues troubadour Dave Arcari is set to play an exclusive show to be recorded (and filmed) for a live album. The specially arranged show is at Buchanan Memorial Hall, Milton of Buchanan, by Drymen on Saturday 4 March. “It’s short notice,” says Arcari. “But we’ve been encouraged by some test recordings from the last couple of shows and had to take the chance to record a show at what is the perfect venue…and it’s pretty much...

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G63 photo partner launches website
Jan20

G63 photo partner launches website

G63.scot’s photo partner Loch Lomond Studios has launched a new website to showcase it’s portfolio and make photo services to business and personal clients throughout the G63 area. Based in Balmaha (near Drymen) on the east shores of Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond Studios offers a full range of photography and photographic services for personal, corproate and media clients both...

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Surprise event honours local community champion
Dec03

Surprise event honours local community champion

BALMAHA’S Oak Tree Inn was the venue for a surprise event to thank a local champion last week (30 November). Joe Twaddle was honoured by the Buchanan community for his untiring   service on Buchanan Community Council at the gathering organised by Balmaha’s Liz Bates with help from others in the community. To everyone who knows him, the name Joe Twaddle is synonymous with a man who is all at once trustworthy, honest, thorough,...

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