Balmaha pontoon work underway
Sep04

Balmaha pontoon work underway

CONSTRUCTION work on a new passenger boat pontoon in Balmaha started with the pouring of a concrete structure this morning (Monday 3 September). The project will see communities around the loch better connected with a wider choice of water transport and passenger cruising opportunities for the benefit of local residents and visitors – and the pontoon will have disabled access, something not currently available on any of the...

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Drymen trustees lead UK branch of international charity
Apr10

Drymen trustees lead UK branch of international charity

THE UK branch of a project that raises funds to build latrines and wells in Cambodia has two new trustees leading fundraising and awareness efforts for the charity in the UK. Scott Brown and Colin Fleming, who run Braeside B&B in Drymen, became involved with the Cambodian Child’s Dream Organisation UK (CCDO UK) after a recent holiday in the far east. “During a stay in Cambodia we went on an ox cart trip through some...

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Open water swimming is a popular draw at Milarrochy
Aug24

Open water swimming is a popular draw at Milarrochy

MORE than 70 swimmers took to the open water at Milarrochy Bay yesterday (Sunday 23 August) for a come and try session organised by Scottish Swimming. The session was the last in this season’s series of events which are part of Scottish Swimming’s programme to encourage more adults to get physically active through swimming – both in pools and open water. In advance of next weekend’s Great Scottish Swim which takes...

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