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Gala Day return for Killearn Hoolie

Killearn is set to come to life over the next few days with a week’s celebration of community spirit and enterprise – including the village’s first gala day in seven years.

The Killearn Hoolie week will launch with the Killearn Fun Run 10k and 5k races on Sunday – plus a 2k jog for children – from the village centre out along the water pipeline towards Strathblane.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/06/04/gala-day-return-for-killearn-hoolie-51226-26581936/

Turbines bid could impact on Stirling

A CLOSE eye is being kept on the potential impact of a proposed windfarm.

Lomond Energy Ltd is proposing to develop a 14-turbine windfarm on Hill of Standing Stones between Merkins Muir and Auchenreoch Muir, on the north-west slopes of the Kilpatrick Hills.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/05/07/turbines-bid-could-impact-on-stirling-51226-26391668/

Drinking ban extension

OUTDOOR drinking could be banned in a wider area of Loch Lomond.

Buchanan Community Council wants to have the byelaws extended to cover the east side of the loch.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/04/30/drinking-ban-extension-51226-26344622/

Strathblane man claimed crashed car had been stolen

A MOTORIST who crashed his car after a night out and then told police it had been stolen has been ordered to carry out 120 hours of community service.

James Ogilvie (20) was caught when tests found his blood on the activated airbag.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/04/02/strathblane-man-claimed-crashed-car-had-been-stolen-51226-26156377/

Killearn goes the extra mile for charity

RESIDENTS in and around Killearn have the chance to go that extra mile for charity this weekend – literally.

Killearn Primary will be hosting a Sport Relief Mile Challenge for budding walkers and runners keen to do their bit for the good cause.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/03/19/killearn-goes-the-extra-mile-for-charity-51226-26061558/

Millionaire hotspots pinpointed

Two areas of Edinburgh have more of Britain’s most affluent people than anywhere outside Hampstead in London.

A survey by a marketing company has identified the top 100 millionaire havens around the UK.

Read the full news article on BBC news website: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/2727993.stm

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