Nov 172015
 

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. It is now June, and the park is bathed in 17 hours of daylight. With the warm temperatures come rich pickings, but for the newborn the summer months are crucial as they learn to fight, find food and avoid predators. Will an orphaned hen harrier chick, young red squirrels, Eurasian beaver kits and two rare osprey chicks make it through to the autumn?

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 — www.surveymonkey.com/r/supportedpublictransport. And pass the word around, not everyone is on this site so share among your other village friends!

Nov 102015
 

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

It’s a documentary series featuring the wildlife of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland, filmed across one year. It is spring, and migrating ospreys return to the park. Pregnant red deer come down from the mountain tops to the lowlands to calve. On a mountainside, two big cocks fight for the right to mate in a spectacle called a lek.

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!

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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.

 

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