Apr 122019
 

Dundee has been named the best place to live in Scotland months after the opening of its long-awaited V&A museum.

The city has been named ahead of Leith and Stockbridge, in Edinburgh, and Finnieston in Glasgow, in the annual Best Places to Live in the UK survey.

Killearn also made it into this list.

Read it on the Scotsman website.

Mar 272019
 

A new £1.5 million affordable housing development in the village of Killearn by Rural Stirling Housing Association has seen all twelve homes handed over to tenants.

The homes, built by Mactaggart and Mickel, comprise a mix of one, two and three-bed properties and form part of a larger private development. Planning conditions required that a third of all properties in the development had to be affordable homes for rent.

Read it on the Project Scotland website.

Dec 242018
 

Killearn business owners this week hit out at the village’s community council after road works disrupted their businesses.

Works are underway in the village to provide a traffic island in Station Road, with the aim of easing pedestrian access.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Dec 062018
 

London North Eastern Railway has announced that the direct Stirling to London train is to be reinstated from 9 December, following a temporary suspension over the summer.

Over the summer, the train operator took the decision to withdraw the train service to improve its’ reliability after damage from the infamous ‘beast from the east’ storm last winter.

Read it on the Rail Advent website.

Oct 012018
 

Thieves stole cash and stamps, worth more than £13,000 when they raided a family business.

The Post Office at Oakwood Garden Centre, Killearn, was targeted in the early hours of last Monday (September 24).

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Sep 282018
 

A public consultation is to be held to discuss the future of a popular beauty spot in Killearn, Stirlingshire.

Architects, planners and the local farmer will meet members of the public to discuss plans to create a tourist hub. Bell Ingram’s plans for Finnich Glen include creation of a 150-space car park as well as a visitor centre and shop.

Read it on the Project Scotland website.

Sep 232018
 

Routes across Stirling were in chaos as Storm Ali battered the area.

The powerful winds that accompanied the storm saw trees blown over and uprooted, many blocking key roads.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

 

Aug 292018
 

Plans have been drawn up to develop a £1.5 million tourist hub at a beauty spot near Killearn.

The landowner of Finnich Glen is proposing to transform the location in a bid to ease parking woes on the surrounding roads and improve safety.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

 

Feb 122018
 

Two men are in a critical condition in hospital following a two-car crash on the A81 near Strathblane.

A Vauxhall Astra travelling north was involved in a head-on collision with a Dacia Duster travelling in the opposite direction at 14:10 on Sunday afternoon.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Nov 272017
 

Scottish Water have come under fire after it was revealed that works to repair Ballat Bridge will run on until spring next year.

Motorists on the A81 are being warned to expect disruption to continue for another five months.

The work, which started in mid-September, was due to finish at the end of December.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

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