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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Safety comes first at Balfron High School
May07

Safety comes first at Balfron High School

BALFRON High school will be closed to S1-3 pupils next week after a survey uncovered issues with walls in a stairwell and the school’s small gym. The affected areas of the school will be closed for repairs until next Friday (13 May). Meantime,S4-6 pupils who are scheduled to sit their SQA exams next week will sit these in alternative areas of the school that are unaffected. Parents were notified of the potential issues after...

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Buchanan Community Council meeting dates
Nov17

Buchanan Community Council meeting dates

BUCHANAN Community Council has published it’s meeting dates for 2016. All meetings take place at Buchanan Memorial Hall, Creityhall Road, Milton of Buchanan at 7.30pm (except 11 January – 7pm, to allow for a session on data protection) Monday 11 January 2016 (7pm) Monday 7 March 2016 Monday 9 May 2016 Monday 27 June 2016 Monday 5 September 2016 Monday 7 November 2016...

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