Family Fun Day success
Sep17

Family Fun Day success

EAST Loch Lomond Community Trust’s trustee’s were bowled over by the runaway success of the area’s first family fun day on Sunday (16 September). Held at Milton of Buchanan’s Memorial Hall and supported by the Stirling Council’s Community Pride fund the afternoon featured a ‘little & large’ football tournament, face painting, games and live music from Have Mercy Las Vegas. Stalls and info...

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Butterfly event in Balmaha
Jun04

Butterfly event in Balmaha

A RANGE of butterfly-related activities including a scavenger hunt and arts & crafts are on the agenda at Balmaha Visitor Centre on Saturday (9 June). Organised by The Butterfly Conservation Trust to help promote it’s work, the event runs from 10.30am to 3.30pm and representatives of the trust  will be on hand to talk about projects they’re involved in and key species in the park as well as live examples of moths they...

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Free dog chipping & advice in Balmaha
May10

Free dog chipping & advice in Balmaha

DOG owners can have their pet chipped for free at Balmaha tomorrow (Friday 11 May) thanks to a special visit from The Dogs’ Trust. The trust’s veterinary nurse will be at Balmaha Visitor Centre between 11am and 3pm and will also also offer free nail clipping and carry out a general assessment of a dog’s health and where appropriate advise owners if they should visit their vet. The trust team will be on hand to...

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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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Health Walks in Drymen
Aug10

Health Walks in Drymen

JOIN Loch Lomond & the Trossachs Countryside Trust in Drymen for  a free event and the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of staying healthy, enjoying some fresh air, a walk and a chat. Try your hand at a health walk, or maybe some nordic walking or a mediation walk. A session focussed on strength & balance will complete the day. Sessions will take place in Drymen Village Square and the Winnock Hotel, Drymen on Thursday 25...

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