Apr 122017
 

The campaign comes in the run-up to the release of the Guy Ritchie film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword in May.

Scenes from Scotland in the movie include the Devil’s Pulpit, near Killearn, and The Bealach at Applecross.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Apr 102017
 

Sir Arnold Clark, the founder of Britain’s biggest independent group of car dealerships, has died at the age of 89.

The billionaire was born in Glasgow, where he set up his first showroom in 1954 after leaving the RAF.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Mar 102017
 

Almost 100 people have joined a facebook group called “Save the Black Bull” in a bid to save the Killearn Hotel building (formerly The Black Bull Hotel).

Plans have been lodged by a developer with Stirling Council to build residential apartments on the site.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Jul 202016
 

Police have issued an appeal after a teenager was reported missing from Killearn.

Courtney Leonard, 16, was last seen at around 7.30pm on Monday when she boarded a bus from the village to Glasgow.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Jul 192016
 

A 43-year-old motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a crash in Stirlingshire.

The man suffered “significant” head and chest injuries after his bike was in collision with a Volkswagen Passat on the A890, south of the junction with the B834 at Finnich Toll, Killearn.

Read it on the BBC News website.

May 042016
 

A civil servant with the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority who watched child porn to de-stress was spared jail today (Wednesday, May 4).

Craig Burke (37) was found with 11 “very graphic” pornographic videos of children when police raided his home near Glasgow.

Read it on the Kirkintilloch Herald website.

Mar 092016
 

Killearn Glen (30-03-2003)Killearn Community Futures Company’s Path Group has received £9,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for their project ‘Killearn Glen: Rediscovering the Community’s Lost Landscape’.

Norman McNab said: “I am delighted that the Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded us a grant which should give a fascinating insight into the Glen’s past. Our success was enabled by the very positive support of Stirling Council, who own the Glen, and the professional help of Green Aspirations Scotland.”

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Dec 012015
 

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 about the wildlife of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland, filmed across one year. The winter is mild and wet, which is good news for some but bad news for others. Red deer are forced to higher ground, salmon have gone six months without food, mountain hares turn a conspicuous white, and squirrels kick their own young out of the nest.

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.

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