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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Recycling roadshow hits Drymen
Jun30

Recycling roadshow hits Drymen

STIRLING Council’s ongoing series of roadshows hit Drymen today (30 June) for its latest drop-in session offering information and advice about the improvements to recycling and waste services to be introduced in the autumn. As well as helping the council in its aim to achieve one of the highest recycling rates in Scotland, the new service is expected to be cheaper to deliver and provide a better service. A team of three was on...

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Roadshows introduce upcoming bin changes
Jun16

Roadshows introduce upcoming bin changes

A RESTRUCTURED waste collection service  is set to help Stirling Council meet the Scottish Government’s long term recycling targets to recycle, compost or reuse 70% or all waste – and limit landfill waste to 5% – by 2025. The changes – scheduled to come into effect in Autumn 2016 – see the introduction of new blue and green wheeled recycling bins for plastics/cans/cartons and paper/cardboard respectively. Current brown wheeled...

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Cleaning job opportunity in G63
Apr11

Cleaning job opportunity in G63

LOMOND Lass is looking to engage another cleaner on a self employed basis, working in Drymen, Killearn and Balfron area. Contract hours can be managed to fit round your personal circumstances. Drivers licence and transport essential. Prior experience is preferable however not essential. For more info contact Kay 07751 560577...

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Mobile branch helps fill void after bank closure
Aug03

Mobile branch helps fill void after bank closure

RBS CUSTOMERS living and working in the G63 postode area can still enjoy face-to-face service thanks to the bank’s extended mobile branch timetable. Weekly visits to Drymen, Croftamie and other G63 villages – as well as a range of services for RBS and other banks’ customers at post office counters – are helping fill the gap after the bank closed its Drymen branch last December. It also provides a more traditional...

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