Drymen kick starts the festive season
Dec06

Drymen kick starts the festive season

ONE of the biggest crowds ever gathered for Drymen’s Christmas lights switch-on this evening (Sunday 6 December). Undeterred by the rain, the crowd joined in singing Christmas carols before Drymen primary school  pupils Lucy Ronald and William O’Keefe hit the big red button to switch on the lights. The festivities kicked off earlier in the day with Drymen primary school’s Christmas Fair at Drymen church hall before a...

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Christmas fair and lights switch-on
Nov26

Christmas fair and lights switch-on

CHRISTMAS festivities kick off in G63 territory with Drymen Primary School PTA’s Christmas Fair on Sunday 6 December.  The free entry fair starts at 2.30pm with refreshments, an elves’ workshop, tombola and lots of games at Drymen Church. The fair is followed at 4.30pm by a Procession of Light from the church hall to the Square, when kids from Drymen primary school will switch on the village’s Christmas lights at...

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On yer bike!
Aug28

On yer bike!

THREE DRYMEN mums are – quite literally – getting on their bike(s) this weekend on a mission to raise funds to improve Drymen Primary school’s playing fields. In a  bid to raise £5000, Jackie Mackay, Ruth Ronald and Sarah Saunders embark on not only a 42-mile cycle, but also a 17-mile walk to take them along Rob Roy Way from Drymen to Kenmore on Sunday. They’re not going it alone, though, for joining them on part of the...

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Holiday Club for kids!
Jul08

Holiday Club for kids!

DRYMEN Church is hosting a holiday club for local kids of primary school age. The holiday club runs from Monday 10 to Friday 14 August and will offer a range of fun activities. For more info contact Rebecca Fleming on 01360 660102

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Skipping kids raise cash for local school
Jun08

Skipping kids raise cash for local school

TORRENTIAL rain didn’t stop a group of youngsters from Buchanan Primary School skipping non-stop for an hour-and-a-half on Sunday to raise more than £500 toward new equipment and resources for the school. For the National Park visitor centre in Balmaha came to the rescue, offering the 12 energetic kids the cover of its outdoor classroom when the bad weather threatened to wreck their fundraising fun. The school’s Jenny Townsend tells...

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