New fund launched for projects in the park
May02

New fund launched for projects in the park

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority is calling for applications to a new National Park grant scheme with £80,000 of funding available for projects that help enhance the National Park as a place to live, work and visit.   The new grant scheme is a fantastic way to provide additional benefits for communities, businesses and residents across Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park whilst also seeking to...

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Local board member elections: Make a difference to your National Park
Apr10

Local board member elections: Make a difference to your National Park

LOCH Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority is looking for nominees to stand in elections to sit on the National Park Authority board.   The National Park Authority board is responsible for making strategic decisions for the park and has an important part to play in helping to deliver the authority’s key aims.  Elections will be taking place via postal vote later this year to recruit five board members – one for each of...

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Balmaha affordable homes project gets green light
Mar27

Balmaha affordable homes project gets green light

LOCH Lomond & The Trossachs National Park has approved a proposal to create 20 new affordable homes in the village of Balmaha on the banks of Loch Lomond has been approved. The planning application, from Rural Stirling Housing Association (RSHA), which aims to address the demand for more affordable housing options in the area, was granted approval following yesterday’s (26 March) public hearing by the Planning and Access...

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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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