Drymen car wash shut down
Jul06

Drymen car wash shut down

AN ILLEGAL car wash has been ordered to close by Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority following a large number of complaints and concerns. The car wash was set up on land just off the A811 at Drymen Bridge that is next to the Endrick Water, a Special Area of Conservation. The operators were served with a Temporary Stop Notice by the Park Authority at 3pm on 30 June 2017, requiring that activities...

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Rally brings vintage and classic cars to Balmaha
Aug06

Rally brings vintage and classic cars to Balmaha

NEARLY 50 vintage and classic cars hit Balmaha for today’s Three Lochs Classic rally orgnaided by RSAC Motorsport. The Oak Tree Inn welcomed drivers and passengers by hosting the start and finish of the event as well as the Concours d’Elegance – a ‘competition of elegance’ at a gathering of prestigious cars. The rally – first run in 1938 – takes in a short route of around 40 miles suitable for veteran class...

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Car heaven in Drymen
Apr26

Car heaven in Drymen

MOTORING enthusiasts had the chance to see an amazing range of rare vintage and classic cars on Monday morning when participants in the Scottish Malts reliability trial and tour stopped in Drymen for the first time control stop of the event. The 700-mile route takes the drivers all over Scotland during the five day event – and there’s plenty more opportunties to see the cars along the way . For full info see...

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Charge points to attract eco-friendly visitors
Sep17

Charge points to attract eco-friendly visitors

ELECTRIC or hybrid car owners are sure to be attracted to east Loch Lomond now that they can charge their vehicles at the Balmaha visitor centre car park. And what’s more, they can do so for free thanks to the National Park picking up the bill for the first year as an incentive to eco-friendly drivers. “We got in touch with the Energy Saving Trust last year and managed to secure a grant for the project,” says...

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