Family Fun Day success
Sep17

Family Fun Day success

EAST Loch Lomond Community Trust’s trustee’s were bowled over by the runaway success of the area’s first family fun day on Sunday (16 September). Held at Milton of Buchanan’s Memorial Hall and supported by the Stirling Council’s Community Pride fund the afternoon featured a ‘little & large’ football tournament, face painting, games and live music from Have Mercy Las Vegas. Stalls and info...

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Community council review
Jul08

Community council review

RESIDENTS in Buchanan and Drymen community council areas are invited to drop in sessions at Buchanan Memorial Hall (Wednesday 11 July) and Drymen Village Hall (Thursday 12 July) to give their feedback on potential changes to the community council boundaries. The sessions will also give attendees the chance to find out more about Stirling Council’s community council governance review. Residents can also make their views known via...

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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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National Park Award for Joe
May17

National Park Award for Joe

BALMAHA resident Joe Twaddle’s outstanding community service was formally recognised   last night (16 May) at a special presentation from Friends of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs. Joe became the third winner of the Hannah Stirling National Park Award – in memory of the former Friends President who died aged 100 in November 2014 – and was presented with a quaich to mark the occasion at the Loch Lomond Arms Hotel, Luss. At the...

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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 £300 with...

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