Month: July 2011

Break-ins spate

The police are warning residents in the Mugdock, Blanefield and Killearn areas to be vigilant following two break-ins at garden outhouses in larger isolated properties.

Garden power tools worth several thousands of pounds were stolen from two large country houses during the last week. At one location, a Jaguar car was also taken because the keys hadn’t been put somewhere safe.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Distillery boosts green credentials

Glengoyne Distillery has joined the green revolution with the opening of a wetlands area to process distillery waste.

The Killearn plant has invested £170,000 in the facility.

Read it on the Stirling Observer website.

Parks get chance for royal status

A SHORTLIST of 10 local parks and playing fields has been drawn up for the chance to become protected against future development.

The nominations are for the Queen Elizabeth Fields Challenge, which seeks to retain and protect 2012 public playing fields and parks across the UK, including 214 in Scotland, which are seen as important community resources for local residents.

Read it on the Stirling Observer website.