Category: Killearn

Georgian home in Glasgow and Clyde Valley category named Scotland’s Home of the Year

A stunning Glasgow and Clyde Valley home has been crowned the winner of 2021’s Scotland’s Home of the Year in the grand finale of the hit series.

The Moss – a beautiful Georgian renovation in rural Killearn – fought off stiff competition to take first place in the BBC Scotland show.

Read it on the Glasgow Live website.

New Killearn community route allows chance to explore village’s history

A major new community initiative in a west Stirlingshire village is leading the way.

Picturesque Killearn has just launched an enterprising new attraction showcasing its rich history – the culmination of a three-year community project.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Visit the KHT website at www.killearnheritage.org.uk

Historic rural hotel looks set to be completely demolished

A landmark former hotel in Killearn looks set to be completely demolished despite hopes at least part of the 18th century building could be saved.

The Killearn Hotel – also known as the Black Bull – sits at 2 The Square in the village Conservation Area.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

 

Iconic red phone boxes in rural Stirling offered to communities due to drop in usage

Iconic red phone boxes in Stirling’s rural areas are being offered to communities and individuals.

The local boxes include: Main Street, Killearn; Main Street, Fintry; Rowardennan; Camp Place, Callander; Keltie Bridge, Callander; Station Road, Gartmore; and Kinlochard.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Thieves steal £44,000 worth of bikes in raid on Killearn cycle shop

Thieves stole almost £44,000 worth of high-end bikes during a 60- second early-morning raid at a Killearn cycle shop.

Crooks forced entry to the Country Cycles store, in Main Street, in the early hours of Monday, January 11, and made off with five top-of-the-range e-bikes.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

 

First look: Scottish builder’s plans for former Killearn Hospital

A SCOTTISH housebuilder has released a taster of what house-buyers can expect from its development plans for the grounds of the former Killearn Hospital.

CALA Homes (West) has submitted a planning application to Stirling Council to build 89 homes of varying size on the site. It released a computer-generated image today (pictured) that it says reveals how it will transform the derelict location into a “vibrant community that incorporates plentiful green space and complements its rural location”.

Read it on The Herald website.

 

‘People risking lives’ at Devil’s Pulpit beauty spot

Public access to a beauty spot has been temporarily blocked amid safety concerns.

Finnich Glen – also known as the Devil’s Pulpit – has been used for scenes in TV series Outlander and The Nest, and the film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Double yellow lines close to Finnich Glen/Devil’s Pulpit

Proposed double yellow lines (no parking at any time) from Stirling Council at roads surrounding Finnich Glen/Devil’s Pulpit, on the A809 and B834. If you have any comments on this, please can you send them to William Collins, Traffic Management Officer at Stirling Council at collinsw@stirling.gov.uk

 

Clap For Our Carers again tonight at 8pm

Clap For Our CarersTonight will see Killearn and the rest of the UK come together once again as part of the Clap For Our Carers campaign, recognising the efforts of the NHS workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic every day.

Clap For Our Carers is now taking place on a weekly basis. So let’s all join in make it even bigger than last week!

Notice from Killearn Co-Op : 23-Mar-2020

Notice from Peter at the Co-op at Killearn – Posted on Killearn For All

“There are 2 messages, please. can everyone pass on…👍

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The 8 am – 9 am slot has been marked for elderly / carers / key workers – Please respect that slot and allow those most in need to have space to shop.
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When the delivery lorries come – he is looking to close the shop to give staff the time to offload from lorry and stock shelves with fresh meat / produce – deliveries come at random times – so closures could be at short notice – please be patient”

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