Sep 062012
 

A man has died in hospital following a collision on the A81 near Killearn in Stirlingshire.

The 69-year-old man was driving the only vehicle involved in the accident on the A81 between Ballat Crossroads and the Blane Smithy Roundabout just after 08:00.

Read it on the BBC news website.

Aug 162012
 

A walking route in Scotland has been included on a US travel magazine’s list of the world’s best hikes.

The West Highland Way covers 96 miles (154.4km) from Milngavie on the outskirts of Glasgow to Fort William.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Sep 162011
 

Thieves used a large vehicle with a crane to steal a portable toilet and temporary office from a Stirling Council yard.

The items, worth thousands of pounds, were taken from a locked site on the A81 at Dumgoyne.

Read it on the BBC news website.

Mar 242011
 

Three women have been rescued from a deep gorge in rural Stirling after becoming trapped on a ledge.

The trio were exploring Finnich Glen, near Killearn, and became stuck on a 20m (66ft) high ledge near a place known as Devil’s Pulpit.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Feb 242011
 

One of the largest independent family companies in the UK spirits industry has announced a 41% increase in profits.

Broxburn-based Ian Macleod Distillers said profits after tax for the year to September 2010 reached £3.1m.

Read the full news article on BBC News website: www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-12571415.

Feb 052003
 

Two areas of Edinburgh have more of Britain’s most affluent people than anywhere outside Hampstead in London.

A survey by a marketing company has identified the top 100 millionaire havens around the UK.

Read the full news article on BBC news website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/2727993.stm

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