Category: News

Three Sisters Bake celebrate one year since they took up residence in Killearn

Three sisters taking the food world by storm have celebrated the first anniversary of their arrival in Killearn.

Gillian, Nichola and Linsey Reith – otherwise known as Three Sisters Bake – held a swish cake and cocktails fundraiser in aid of the Beatson Cancer Charity last night (Thursday) to mark a successful year at Killearn Village Hall.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Stirling Council are reducing/cutting evening bus service?

As some of you may know Stirling Council are considering reducing or possibly cutting the evening bus service (number 10) which runs between Balfron, Killearn, Strathblane, Milngavie and Glasgow.

Please take a few minutes to fill in this survey — www.surveymonkey.com/r/supportedpublictransport. And pass the word around, not everyone is on this site so share among your other village friends!

New Virgin train service to connect Stirling and London

A new direct train service is to be launched linking Stirling with London.

Virgin Trains has started selling tickets for the new return service, which commences from 14 December.

The service includes an early train leaving Stirling at 05:26, arriving at London King’s Cross at 10:52.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Killearn phone exchange been upgraded?

Looks like the Killearn phone exchange, has been upgraded! Sure, before we could only get ADSL Max, so speeds of up to 8 Mbps. Now it also lists WBC ADSL 2+, with speeds of up to 17 Mbps…

It’s not fibre broadband, which give you speeds of up to 76 Mbps, but it’s a good start!

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Weekend open day at Killearn Tennis Club

Killearn Tennis Club is taking part in the Great British Tennis Weekend this Saturday, May 16 from 2-5pm.

Shirley Bell from the club said: “This event is open to members and non-members and includes coaching, tournaments, speed gun (measuring serve speed) and ball machine practice.”

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Take a walk with us

This week we’re taking a pleasant, circular three-mile walk from Killearn, which crosses the River Endrick through the Carbeth Estate.

It is important to mention that the walk also crosses an awkward small tributary, which flows into the Endrick, and can be difficult to negotiate – especially in the rainy season.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

 

Concerns are raised over hall charges

Killearn Village Hall management committee has firmly denied an accusation this week that local people can no longer afford to rent the hall.

The hall is run and managed by not-for-profit Killearn Community Futures Company (KCFC) after ownership was transferred to them from Stirling Council at the end of 2012.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Killearn car crash teen jailed over dangerous driving

A teenager, who flipped his car and injured his three passengers just months after passing his driving test, has been jailed for nine months.

Luke Clark admitted driving dangerously when he overturned his Vauxhall Corsa on the A809 road at Killearn in April.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Event for cancer charity will be truly magical

Magician Ryan Davidson will perform an exclusive show in Killearn this weekend to raise cash for ex-Celtic player John Hartson’s cancer charity.

The 28-year-old has put together the one-off event called ‘An Evening of Magic and Mind Reading’ especially for the John Hartson Foundation.

It will be held on Saturday, November 8 – and it promises to be an entertaining evening with a few surprises.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

The Three Sisters opens new cafe

The Three Sisters Bake food company is to open its latest cafe outlet today and create around 15 new jobs.

The company, run by Gillian, Nichola and Linsey Reith, has agreed a five-year lease on a 50-seat venue at Killearn Village Hall in Stirlingshire and invested around £25,000 in fitting the premises out.

Read it on The Herald website.

 

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