Balfron 10k success
Apr25

Balfron 10k success

SCOTS swimming champ Ross Murdoch went to great lengths to inspire runners in the Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k on Sunday (24 April). The 22-year-old University of Stirling student, who will be part of the GB swim team at the Rio Olympics this summer, offered up words of wisdom to the 600 runners before firing the starting gun at the 10th anniversary event on Sunday. The former Balfron High School pupil wished competitors good...

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Ten out of ten for Balfron 10k race
Apr21

Ten out of ten for Balfron 10k race

ORGANISERS are hoping for a perfect ten when the Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k marks a decade of successful races this weekend. Having grown from a small village event to one of the most popular fixtures on the national running calendar, the race will be celebrating its landmark year on Sunday (24 April). The race, which starts at Balfron Campus at 11am, follows a scenic out and back route with supporters lining the route to...

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Rowardennan road closure
Apr15

Rowardennan road closure

THE C6 will be closed at Rowardennan between the hotel and the main car park to allow repairs to a retaining wall (click map thumbnail on right for details). The road will be closed from 18 April to 6 May between 9am and 4pm – as there’s no alternative route, traffic will be allowed to pass from 10.30am to 11am and 1pm to 1.30pm. • NOTE: The Rowardennan Hotel is open for business as usual during this period. Food served 11am-9pm...

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Road closures in Milton of Buchanan, Balmaha & Strathblane
Feb02

Road closures in Milton of Buchanan, Balmaha & Strathblane

RESURFACING works on the B837 will see road closures at Stuc-an-t-Sagairt, Milton of Buchanan next week (8–12 February) and Balmaha the following week (15-19 February). The B837 will be closed in each case between 9am and 3,30pm with the exception of two half-hour periods – 10.30am to 11am and 1pm to 1.30pm – to allow traffic through. For details/map of the Milton of Buchanan work, please click here – and for the Balmaha work,...

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Bike shop’s got it all
Aug21

Bike shop’s got it all

BUSINESS partners Helen Paxton-Steele and Graeme Thomson welcomed locals and visitors to the official opening of Peloton Bike Shop last night (19 August). Although the Drymen shop’s been open and building momentum for six weeks, the opening – by Commonwealth Games cyclist Lee Craigie – was the perfect way to show folks what’s on offer…not just a range of bikes, accessories and clothing, but also bike hire, servicing...

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