Safety comes first at Balfron High School
May07

Safety comes first at Balfron High School

BALFRON High school will be closed to S1-3 pupils next week after a survey uncovered issues with walls in a stairwell and the school’s small gym. The affected areas of the school will be closed for repairs until next Friday (13 May). Meantime,S4-6 pupils who are scheduled to sit their SQA exams next week will sit these in alternative areas of the school that are unaffected. Parents were notified of the potential issues after...

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Community Trust looks at the past…and future
Dec16

Community Trust looks at the past…and future

A COMMUNITY bakery, local website and sculpture for the village square were amongst ideas discussed by enthusiastic group of residents from in and around Drymen at the village library last night (15 December)  The gathering offered anyone interested the chance to discuss past, present and future priorities for Drymen Community Development Trust Enterprise Company – better known as Drymen Community Trust – over coffee and mince pies in...

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Traffic chaos hits Balmaha
Aug23

Traffic chaos hits Balmaha

INCONSIDERATE parking is causing havoc in the picturesque village of Balmaha on the east side of Loch Lomond this afternoon (Sunday 23 August). With public car parks overflowing, visitors desperate to enjoy the sunshine parked on the pavement on both sides of the only road through the village barely leaving room for one-way traffic, let alone the increased volume of two-way traffic. Concerned locals are doing what they can to help...

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