Free walking netball taster sessions
Apr10

Free walking netball taster sessions

ACTIVE Stirling and Stirling Council have teamed up to offer two free walking netball taster sessions at Balfron High School. A slower version of the regular game, walking netball gives participants of all ages and abilities the opportunity to improve their fitness, meet new people and have lots of fun. All of the sessions are led by an Active Stirling walking netball coach. The first two weeks of walking netball –  Friday 20 April...

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Sunday bin collections changing this weekend!
Mar30

Sunday bin collections changing this weekend!

SUNDAY bin collections throughout the G63.scot area are changing with effect from 1 April. On Sunday 1 April grey and blue bins will be collected. They will be collected again on Sunday 8 April along with the glass box to start a new schedule running until March 2019. The new Sunday collections calendar is available here. There’s a reminder of what should go in what bin here. You can get more info on waste collection, bins and...

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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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Roadshows introduce upcoming bin changes
Jun16

Roadshows introduce upcoming bin changes

A RESTRUCTURED waste collection service  is set to help Stirling Council meet the Scottish Government’s long term recycling targets to recycle, compost or reuse 70% or all waste – and limit landfill waste to 5% – by 2025. The changes – scheduled to come into effect in Autumn 2016 – see the introduction of new blue and green wheeled recycling bins for plastics/cans/cartons and paper/cardboard respectively. Current brown wheeled...

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Safety comes first at Balfron High School
May07

Safety comes first at Balfron High School

BALFRON High school will be closed to S1-3 pupils next week after a survey uncovered issues with walls in a stairwell and the school’s small gym. The affected areas of the school will be closed for repairs until next Friday (13 May). Meantime,S4-6 pupils who are scheduled to sit their SQA exams next week will sit these in alternative areas of the school that are unaffected. Parents were notified of the potential issues after...

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