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...

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Free EP taster for ‘Live at Memorial Hall’ album
May04

Free EP taster for ‘Live at Memorial Hall’ album

TOURING musician, songwriter and G63 resident Dave Arcari has released a free EP featuring four live songs recorded at Memorial Hall, Milton of Buchanan back in March. The free promotional EP is a taster for the full-length album and features four exclusive tracks that will not feature on the full-length release – scheduled for 1 September – of the concert album. “It was hard choosing the tracks for each format,” says...

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Milton of Buchanan road closure
Mar14

Milton of Buchanan road closure

THE B837 at Milton of Buchanan will be closed at certain times from Monday 20 to Friday 24 March. The closure means no vehicle can pass between 9am and 10.30am; 11am and 1pm; 1.30pm and 3.30pm. At the time of writing, the roads section of Stirling Council’s website doesn’t list the pending closure – other road closures in the G63.scot area can be seen...

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Weirfest chalks up another successful day
Jun19

Weirfest chalks up another successful day

THE sun shone and crowds flocked to Balmaha’s  Tom Weir’s Rest site yesterday (Saturday 18 June) for the second annual Weirfest. Visitors and locals of all ages enjoyed an afternoon of activities and live entertainment. The G63.scot photographers were on hand to give you a flavour of the day…click the thumbnails below for bigger versions and to scroll through our photo...

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Garden launch marks completion of Balmaha tourist attraction
Apr30

Garden launch marks completion of Balmaha tourist attraction

THE SKIES cleared and sun shone on Balmaha for this afternoon’s (Saturday 30 April) formal opening of Tom and Rhona’s Mountain Garden beside the East Loch Lomond village’s Tom Weir statue. Actor, US National Park ambassador and John Muir impersonator Lee Stetson, and Scots Magazine editor Richard Wright opened the garden with Tom Weir’s widow Rhona. The garden – designed by landscape specialist and Scottish...

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