Aug 302017
 

OUTLANDER fans – some of them in swimming gear – are being saved by mountain rescuers after flocking to a beauty spot that features in the hit show.

There has been a big increase in visitors to Finnich Glen and the Devil’s Pulpit, near Killearn, Stirling, after they featured in an episode of the series.

Read it on the The Sun website.

Aug 272017
 

The BBC has been accused of putting lives at risk by promoting a dangerous gorge as one of the most “magical” and “fun” places to explore in Scotland.

Finnich Glen near Killearn in Stirlingshire – also known as The Devil’s Pulpit – has been growing in popularity ever since it appeared in hit TV series Outlander.

Read it on the Express website.

Jun 272017
 

Rural areas have seen an extension in the high-speed fibre broadband network, it was claimed this week.

Premises in Blanefield, Stirling, Balfron, Drymen and Killearn are among the latest to be reached by the project, extending existing coverage in these areas.

Read it on the Daily Record 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.

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 062013
 

Winds of up to 100mph battered Stirlingshire yesterday (Thursday).

More than 20 schools in the Stirling area were closed and the gusts brought down trees causing blocked roads and widespread power cuts.

Residents in Dunblane, Callander and Killearn suffered power cuts and many commuters were forced to stay at home because of blocked roads and suspension of trains across the entire rail network in Scotland.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

 

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