Month: September 2011

Killearn fire-starter sentence delayed

A FIRE-STARTER who torched three classic cars at a garage in Killearn had his sentence further deferred earlier this week.

Nathan Mowat (25), pictured, caused thousands of pounds worth of damage when he started the blaze in the building in the grounds of the Old Killearn Hospital, by the A81, back in January 2009.

Read it on the Stirling Observer website.

Phone scamsters pose as IT experts

POLICE in rural Stirlingshire have again issued advice to locals worried about telephone fraud.

They have issued a string of alerts in recent weeks, urging locals to be on the look-out for cold call scams involving bank details, computer software and shoddy workmanship.

Read it on the Stirling Observer website.

Killearn Country Market is on tomorrow

Just a quick reminder that the Killearn Country Market is on tomorrow (Sat 1st Oct 2011). In the Village Hall between 10am and 1pm.

More information can be found @

Thieves steal portable office and toilet in Stirling

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.