Free EP taster for ‘Live at Memorial Hall’ album
May04

Free EP taster for ‘Live at Memorial Hall’ album

TOURING musician, songwriter and G63 resident Dave Arcari has released a free EP featuring four live songs recorded at Memorial Hall, Milton of Buchanan back in March. The free promotional EP is a taster for the full-length album and features four exclusive tracks that will not feature on the full-length release – scheduled for 1 September – of the concert album. “It was hard choosing the tracks for each format,” says...

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Community lunches boost hall funds
Mar26

Community lunches boost hall funds

LOCALS from Buchanan and beyond enjoyed soup, sandwiches and home baking at Milton of Buchanan’s Memorial Hall on Saturday (25 March). The event was the fourth ‘community lunch’ laid on by Fiona Crooks, Sheena McAllister, Barbara Crooks and Jean Bayfield – a plan hatched last November to bring the community together and at the same time raise some cash for the hall funds. The first three events raised over...

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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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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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Recycling roadshow hits Drymen
Jun30

Recycling roadshow hits Drymen

STIRLING Council’s ongoing series of roadshows hit Drymen today (30 June) for its latest drop-in session offering information and advice about the improvements to recycling and waste services to be introduced in the autumn. As well as helping the council in its aim to achieve one of the highest recycling rates in Scotland, the new service is expected to be cheaper to deliver and provide a better service. A team of three was on...

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