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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Family fun in store at gala day
May22

Family fun in store at gala day

THERE’s still time to get involved in Drymen, Croftamie & Buchanan Gala Day – the annual event that promises a fun-filled programme for all the family on Saturday 11 June. Whether you want to enter a float in the parade, take part in the competitions or quiz…or volunteer to lend a hand just see out ‘further info’ section below to find out how to get involved. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the fun...

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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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A braw weekend unveiled for Balmaha
Sep03

A braw weekend unveiled for Balmaha

BALMAHA’S Braw Weekend has unveiled a programme of events that promise a feast of food, drink, music and entertainment in an exclusive loch-side setting over the first weekend in October. Inspired by Scotland’s Year of Food & Drink, the free-entry festival will take place on a large field, behind Balmaha’s Oak Tree Inn, the event organiser, which is bringing together a number of leading food and drink producers as well...

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Traveline Scotland
Aug05

Traveline Scotland

WE have some local transport information in our ‘local info’ section, but comprehensive up to date bus, train and other public transport info is important – especially when living in a largely rural area like G63! This free travel/route planner app from Traveline Scotland is the most comprehensive around – so if you’re a B&B owner trying to help guests get their head round public transport or just trying to plan...

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