Bakery plans launched at community event
Feb22

Bakery plans launched at community event

MORE than 50 folks of all ages enjoyed a night of fantastic food, drink and chat as exciting plans for a community bakery project in Drymen were unveiled. Friday evening’s (19 February) Feast Together event – organised by Forth Environment Link’s Grow Forth and the team behind the bakery project – gave everyone the chance to hear about, and discuss, plans for a community bakery in Drymen. Of course there was also the...

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Conic Hill path closure
Jan06

Conic Hill path closure

THE path from Balmaha visitor centre car park through the forest known as Balmaha Plantation to Conic Hill is closed through January and February due to safety concerns while tree felling is in progress. As an alternative route between Balmaha and Garadhban, the Forestry Commission recommends walking along the B837  from Balmaha to Milton of Buchanan then taking left turn up Creityhall Road and joining the West Highland Way. Coming...

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Housekeeping vacancies in Drymen
Jan04

Housekeeping vacancies in Drymen

BRAESIDE  bed & breakfast and self-catering accommodation in Drymen has two part-time seasonal housekeeping vacancies. Offering work from mid-April to end of September 2016 the vacancies  are for ten hours per week – five days 9-11am, but can be flexible One role is Tuesday to Saturday, the other is Sunday to Thursday so both positions have a weekend day off. Paid holiday weeks and a good rate of pay above minimum wage with...

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New Year ceilidh night

AN annual New Year highlight with music from Neil MacMillan’s Ceilidh Band. Music from 9pm. Need accommodation? Call 01360 870357

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Festive full-house
Dec20

Festive full-house

FOLKS from across the G63 area packed Buchanan Memorial Hall for Buchanan’s annual Christmas carol-singing this evening (20 December) to make it one of the busiest in the event’s history. With music led by Fiona Crooks and Ruth Macpherson everyone took part in singing a range of Christmas carols and songs interspersed with poems from Jean Bayfield and Barbara Crooks. After the music there was a chance to chat over mulled...

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