Entries open for Balfron 10k
Feb24

Entries open for Balfron 10k

RUNNERS in this year’s Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k might find themselves dog tired after race day but it will be for a good cause. Their strenuous efforts on Sunday, April 22, 2018 will help collar cash for the unsung heroes of the hills – and their canine companions. Alongside the two Balfron schools, Lomond Mountain Rescue Team, one of the busiest mountain rescue teams in Scotland, is to be the charity beneficiary of the...

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Killearn writer launches latest book
Aug05

Killearn writer launches latest book

KILLEARN writer Moira McPartlin launched her latest book – Wants of the Silent – in Edinburgh on 1 August. Written for young adults and set in a dystopian world of the late 21st century, Wants of the Silent is the second electrifying volume of the Sun Song trilogy. ‘We’re all responsible. The signs were there; the mounting hatred of the immigrants, the growing wealth gap, the total disregard for people’s human rights, the media. Why...

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Balfron 10k race
Apr23

Balfron 10k race

EIGHTY-eight runners from the G63 area were amongst the  500 runners – aged from 15 to 76 – that took part in today’s Mulberry Bush Montessori Balfron 10k race. Results are available here – and more information here. Click the thumbnails below to browse our photo gallery from this year’s race and see bigger images…      ...

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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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Car heaven in Drymen
Apr26

Car heaven in Drymen

MOTORING enthusiasts had the chance to see an amazing range of rare vintage and classic cars on Monday morning when participants in the Scottish Malts reliability trial and tour stopped in Drymen for the first time control stop of the event. The 700-mile route takes the drivers all over Scotland during the five day event – and there’s plenty more opportunties to see the cars along the way . For full info see...

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