Buchanan show and awards nomination for local musician
Feb05

Buchanan show and awards nomination for local musician

SCOTTISH alt.blues troubadour Dave Arcari plays his first local show of 2018 at Buchanan Memorial Hall, Milton of Buchanan on Saturday 10 February – almost a year after his latest album Live at Memorial Hall was recorded at the same venue. Special guest for the show is London-based singer/songwriter Lucy Zirins who opened for Arcari on his recent album launch shows in Glasgow and Edinburgh. The show coincides with Arcari being named a...

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Balmaha pontoon work underway
Sep04

Balmaha pontoon work underway

CONSTRUCTION work on a new passenger boat pontoon in Balmaha started with the pouring of a concrete structure this morning (Monday 3 September). The project will see communities around the loch better connected with a wider choice of water transport and passenger cruising opportunities for the benefit of local residents and visitors – and the pontoon will have disabled access, something not currently available on any of the existing...

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A walk in the park: Drymen & Croftamie group
Jul01

A walk in the park: Drymen & Croftamie group

THE Drymen & Croftamie Walk in the Park group has a  number of activities scheduled through July.   Meeting at Drymen village square (outside the Winnock Hotel) on Thursdays at 10.20am throughout the month the free walks offer a fun and easy way to get fit and feel better – and are also a great way to meet new people. The health walks last around 45 minutes and the routes are mostly flat, with slight inclines and good walking...

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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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New Health Walk group launches in Drymen
May02

New Health Walk group launches in Drymen

FOLLOWING a successful series of events in other areas of the National Park, a new group promoting health walks launches in Drymen on Thursday (May 4). Walk in the Park health walks use the beautiful and nurturing surroundings of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park as the venue for a series of increasingly popular weekday walks and is keen for more local communities to get involved and discover the benefits. “Everyone is...

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