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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A walk in the park: Drymen & Croftamie group
Jul01

A walk in the park: Drymen & Croftamie group

THE Drymen & Croftamie Walk in the Park group has a  number of activities scheduled through July.   Meeting at Drymen village square (outside the Winnock Hotel) on Thursdays at 10.20am throughout the month the free walks offer a fun and easy way to get fit and feel better – and are also a great way to meet new people. The health walks last around 45 minutes and the routes are mostly flat, with slight inclines and good...

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New Health Walk group launches in Drymen
May02

New Health Walk group launches in Drymen

FOLLOWING a successful series of events in other areas of the National Park, a new group promoting health walks launches in Drymen on Thursday (May 4). Walk in the Park health walks use the beautiful and nurturing surroundings of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park as the venue for a series of increasingly popular weekday walks and is keen for more local communities to get involved and discover the...

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Exciting project launched on Conic Hill
Jun08

Exciting project launched on Conic Hill

CONIC Hill was the location for yesterday’s (Tuesday) launch of an exciting project that gives hillwalkers the chance to play an important part in the upkeep of their favourite paths. Adopt a Path – part of the £6.1 million The Mountains & The People Project – is asking volunteers who go hillwalking to adopt a favourite hill route in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs and Cairngorms national parks – they will then inspect the...

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Ben Lomond hill path diversions
May24

Ben Lomond hill path diversions

BEN Lomond walkers are being diverted from the usual routes during May and June due to a series of path upgrade works on the Ben Lomond hill path. The first stage of work involves the upgrade of the first section of footpath between Rowardennan car park and the forest road. A diversion is in place to lead visitors from the car park, along the West Highland Way and on to the forest road before re-joining the main hill path further...

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