Nov 242015

Channel 5 logo - 2011Just to remind everyone that “Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild” is on Channel 5 tonight at 8:00pm.

It’s a documentary series featuring the wildlife of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland, filmed across one year. Autumn is when stags compete to breed, osprey chicks begin a 3000-mile migration to West Africa, salmon return to the rivers where they were born and adders give birth to live young.

Nov 212015

Channel 5 logo - 2011Series links and recordings of Channel 5 shows on Sky are set to be affected by technical changes.

The changes follow the removal of Channel 5’s advertising regions earlier this year. Although there has been just one national version of Channel 5 since 1st August 2015, individual data streams linked to the old regions have remained.

More information can be found @

Nov 142015

Three sisters taking the food world by storm have celebrated the first anniversary of their arrival in Killearn.

Gillian, Nichola and Linsey Reith – otherwise known as Three Sisters Bake – held a swish cake and cocktails fundraiser in aid of the Beatson Cancer Charity last night (Thursday) to mark a successful year at Killearn Village Hall.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Nov 102015

As some of you may know Stirling Council are considering reducing or possibly cutting the evening bus service (number 10) which runs between Balfron, Killearn, Strathblane, Milngavie and Glasgow.

Please take a few minutes to fill in this survey — And pass the word around, not everyone is on this site so share among your other village friends!

Sep 252015

A new direct train service is to be launched linking Stirling with London.

Virgin Trains has started selling tickets for the new return service, which commences from 14 December.

The service includes an early train leaving Stirling at 05:26, arriving at London King’s Cross at 10:52.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Aug 032015

Looks like the Killearn phone exchange, has been upgraded! Sure, before we could only get ADSL Max, so speeds of up to 8 Mbps. Now it also lists WBC ADSL 2+, with speeds of up to 17 Mbps…

It’s not fibre broadband, which give you speeds of up to 76 Mbps, but it’s a good start!


May 122015

Killearn Tennis Club is taking part in the Great British Tennis Weekend this Saturday, May 16 from 2-5pm.

Shirley Bell from the club said: “This event is open to members and non-members and includes coaching, tournaments, speed gun (measuring serve speed) and ball machine practice.”

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Apr 132015

This week we’re taking a pleasant, circular three-mile walk from Killearn, which crosses the River Endrick through the Carbeth Estate.

It is important to mention that the walk also crosses an awkward small tributary, which flows into the Endrick, and can be difficult to negotiate – especially in the rainy season.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.


Jan 162015

Killearn Village Hall management committee has firmly denied an accusation this week that local people can no longer afford to rent the hall.

The hall is run and managed by not-for-profit Killearn Community Futures Company (KCFC) after ownership was transferred to them from Stirling Council at the end of 2012.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Dec 172014

A teenager, who flipped his car and injured his three passengers just months after passing his driving test, has been jailed for nine months.

Luke Clark admitted driving dangerously when he overturned his Vauxhall Corsa on the A809 road at Killearn in April.

Read it on the BBC News website.