Drymen to Balmaha – the final link
Apr18

Drymen to Balmaha – the final link

PLANS for the final link in the Drymen to Balmaha path have been submitted and timescales for completion of the project expected to be announced soon. The final stretch of the path between Shalloch and Balmaha promises not only increased safety but also a much improved surface for walkers and cyclists. “Staff changes within the Stirling Council roads department, the complex design and landowner negotiations are part of the delay...

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Balmaha affordable homes project gets green light
Mar27

Balmaha affordable homes project gets green light

LOCH Lomond & The Trossachs National Park has approved a proposal to create 20 new affordable homes in the village of Balmaha on the banks of Loch Lomond has been approved. The planning application, from Rural Stirling Housing Association (RSHA), which aims to address the demand for more affordable housing options in the area, was granted approval following yesterday’s (26 March) public hearing by the Planning and Access...

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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 existing...

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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 cars in the...

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Braw festival nights in Balmaha
Sep04

Braw festival nights in Balmaha

TWO special evening events are sure to be amongst the highlight’s of Balmaha’s Braw Weekend festival in a few weeks’ time. For as well as two full days of free family entertainment on the Saturday (1 October) and Sunday (2 October) the Braw Weekend festival programme also features a special five course meal on the opening night (Friday 30 September) and an exciting line-up of live music on the Saturday night. The Friday...

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