Sunday bin collections changing this weekend!
Mar30

Sunday bin collections changing this weekend!

SUNDAY bin collections throughout the G63.scot area are changing with effect from 1 April. On Sunday 1 April grey and blue bins will be collected. They will be collected again on Sunday 8 April along with the glass box to start a new schedule running until March 2019. The new Sunday collections calendar is available here. There’s a reminder of what should go in what bin here. You can get more info on waste collection, bins and...

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Balmaha affordable homes project gets green light
Mar27

Balmaha affordable homes project gets green light

LOCH Lomond & The Trossachs National Park has approved a proposal to create 20 new affordable homes in the village of Balmaha on the banks of Loch Lomond has been approved. The planning application, from Rural Stirling Housing Association (RSHA), which aims to address the demand for more affordable housing options in the area, was granted approval following yesterday’s (26 March) public hearing by the Planning and Access...

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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 Arms Hotel, Luss. At the...

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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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