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.

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.

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