Family Fun Day success
Sep17

Family Fun Day success

EAST Loch Lomond Community Trust’s trustee’s were bowled over by the runaway success of the area’s first family fun day on Sunday (16 September). Held at Milton of Buchanan’s Memorial Hall and supported by the Stirling Council’s Community Pride fund the afternoon featured a ‘little & large’ football tournament, face painting, games and live music from Have Mercy Las Vegas. Stalls and info...

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Musicians put on show to fill gap left by cancellation of Loch Lomond Live
Sep14

Musicians put on show to fill gap left by cancellation of Loch Lomond Live

FOLLOWING the cancellation of the Loch Lomond Live Festival, popular artists Dave Arcari and Have Mercy Las Vegas have teamed up to present a double bill concert at the Winnock Hotel, Drymen on the evening of Saturday 22 September. The venue has a limited capacity of just 150 – tickets are priced at £10 and will be available in person from the venue from Monday (17 September). And in true common try spirit, £1 for every ticket sold...

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New family festival set for Drymen & Loch Lomond
Jul10

New family festival set for Drymen & Loch Lomond

FORMER Runrig frontman Donnie Munro and Highland pop band Tide Lines have been announced as headliners for a brand-new festival taking place near Drymen. Loch Lomond Live will take place at Drymen Show Field on Saturday 22 and 23 September and promises to offer over 50 live acts from across the country, plus local food and drink, as well as a host of family fun. As well as Tide Lines and Donnie Munro – who will perform a mixture of...

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G63 National Park Authority board member re-elected
Jul06

G63 National Park Authority board member re-elected

FIVE members have been elected to the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority Board including Willie Nisbet, re-elected in ward four (east Loch Lomond and Port of Menteith) representing the G63 area. Willie, who has been on the board as a locally elected member since 2006, retained his seat by attracting 457 votes from local residents. The election count was held at National Park Authority Headquarters in Balloch last...

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Special event marks Balmaha pontoon opening
Jun08

Special event marks Balmaha pontoon opening

AN enthusiastic crowd gathered for the official opening of Balmaha’s new pontoon today (8 June) by the Duke of Montrose. Speaking at the opening, the Duke told of the repeal of the Act of Proscription (1746) – which had banned the wearing of Highland dress – in 1782, commemorated as part of today’s event by the arrival on the pontoon of a rowing boat crewed by a group of oarsmen after crossing the Highland boundary fault...

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