Preshal Trust golf day success
Sep18

Preshal Trust golf day success

EIGHTY golfers took part in a charity golf day and auction at Buchanan Castle Golf Club which raised £30,000 for the Preshal Trust’s Duchess of Montrose memorial garden. The late Duchess – known as Cathy rather than the more usual ‘your Grace’ to those she looked after and worked beside at the organisation – was president of the Govan-based Trust that provides a wide range of social, recreational and educational...

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On yer bike!
Aug28

On yer bike!

THREE DRYMEN mums are – quite literally – getting on their bike(s) this weekend on a mission to raise funds to improve Drymen Primary school’s playing fields. In a  bid to raise £5000, Jackie Mackay, Ruth Ronald and Sarah Saunders embark on not only a 42-mile cycle, but also a 17-mile walk to take them along Rob Roy Way from Drymen to Kenmore on Sunday. They’re not going it alone, though, for joining them on part of the...

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Skipping kids raise cash for local school
Jun08

Skipping kids raise cash for local school

TORRENTIAL rain didn’t stop a group of youngsters from Buchanan Primary School skipping non-stop for an hour-and-a-half on Sunday to raise more than £500 toward new equipment and resources for the school. For the National Park visitor centre in Balmaha came to the rescue, offering the 12 energetic kids the cover of its outdoor classroom when the bad weather threatened to wreck their fundraising fun. The school’s Jenny Townsend tells...

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