Sep 052017
 

Stirling Council’s Planning and Regulations Panel has approved plans to build 35 new properties in Killearn.

The development will be situated on land between Gartness Road and Blairessan House near Station Road and includes plans for 12 affordable homes.

More information can be found over at my.stirling.gov.uk/news/view/30845

Sep 052017
 

Please can everyone in Killearn area run a broadband speed test? Right now for the G63 postcode area it’s only showing Download: 4.8 Mbps and Upload: 0.4 Mbps. Which is very slow indeed!

Please check your broadband speed test at www.thinkbroadband.com/speedtest

Sep 042017
 

We’re received an update from Scottish Water on their plans for the repair work to the bridge at Balfron Station.

Work will be starting work on bridge repairs on the 18th of September and we will be closing a section of the A81 for approximately 3 months. Road signs will start to appear as of next week preparing road users in the area for the closure.

Aug 302017
 

OUTLANDER fans – some of them in swimming gear – are being saved by mountain rescuers after flocking to a beauty spot that features in the hit show.

There has been a big increase in visitors to Finnich Glen and the Devil’s Pulpit, near Killearn, Stirling, after they featured in an episode of the series.

Read it on the The Sun website.

Aug 272017
 

The BBC has been accused of putting lives at risk by promoting a dangerous gorge as one of the most “magical” and “fun” places to explore in Scotland.

Finnich Glen near Killearn in Stirlingshire – also known as The Devil’s Pulpit – has been growing in popularity ever since it appeared in hit TV series Outlander.

Read it on the Express website.

Jun 272017
 

Rural areas have seen an extension in the high-speed fibre broadband network, it was claimed this week.

Premises in Blanefield, Stirling, Balfron, Drymen and Killearn are among the latest to be reached by the project, extending existing coverage in these areas.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

May 122017
 

The star of new movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has told of being “very excited” when told scenes were to be shot in the Scottish Highlands.

Locations for the Guy Ritchie-directed movie included near the Bealach na Bà, a pass in Applecross, and Devil’s Pulpit, near Killearn.

Read it on the BBC News website.

May 102017
 

A woman who left New Stevenston more than 50 years ago to pursue a nursing career is trying to reconnect with some childhood friends.

Betty Astle moved from Newarthill to Wrangholm Drive during third year at Dalziel High and became good friends with Theresa McDaid and Ray Reid before beginning her training at Killearn Hospital in 1962.

Read it on the Motherwell Times website.

May 092017
 

Traffic problems have been reported at a beauty spot made more popular after featuring in a television blockbuster.

Issues involving dangerous and illegal parking at the Devil’s Pulpit, off the A809, near Killearn, were raised at the village’s community council.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

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