Parts of Killearn now have fibre broadband!

Great news some parts of Killearn now have fibre broadband. Find out if you can get it, by checking your phone number @ dslchecker.bt.com.

Right now, we believe it’s mainly only the Station Road area of the village, that is getting it right now. But it’s a start!

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Nearly £10k funding to uncover history of Killearn’s Glen

Killearn Glen (30-03-2003)Killearn Community Futures Company’s Path Group has received £9,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for their project ‘Killearn Glen: Rediscovering the Community’s Lost Landscape’.

Norman McNab said: “I am delighted that the Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded us a grant which should give a fascinating insight into the Glen’s past. Our success was enabled by the very positive support of Stirling Council, who own the Glen, and the professional help of Green Aspirations Scotland.”

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Talking Pictures TV launches on Freesat

Talking Pictures TV logoIndependent archive Film and TV channel Talking Pictures TV launches today on channel 306, bringing the best of time-honoured British cinema to Freesat viewers.

Talking Pictures TV covers films of all genres including westerns, comedy, thrillers, horror, romance, and drama, stretching back to the 1930s. Viewers can relive classics such as Brighton Rock, Jigsaw, Moby Dick and Two Way Stretch.

Looking to save lots of money every month? Then why not cancel $ky your subscription and get Freesat instead?

Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild : 01-12-2015

Channel 5 logo - 2011Just to remind everyone that “Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild” is on Channel 5 tonight at 8:00pm.

It’s a documentary series about the wildlife of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland, filmed across one year. The winter is mild and wet, which is good news for some but bad news for others. Red deer are forced to higher ground, salmon have gone six months without food, mountain hares turn a conspicuous white, and squirrels kick their own young out of the nest.

Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild : 24-11-2015

Channel 5 logo - 2011Just to remind everyone that “Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild” is on Channel 5 tonight at 8:00pm.

It’s a documentary series featuring the wildlife of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland, filmed across one year. Autumn is when stags compete to breed, osprey chicks begin a 3000-mile migration to West Africa, salmon return to the rivers where they were born and adders give birth to live young.

Tech changes to Channel 5 on satellite coming up

Channel 5 logo - 2011Series links and recordings of Channel 5 shows on Sky are set to be affected by technical changes.

The changes follow the removal of Channel 5’s advertising regions earlier this year. Although there has been just one national version of Channel 5 since 1st August 2015, individual data streams linked to the old regions have remained.

More information can be found @ http://www.a516digital.com/2015/11/tech-changes-to-channel-5-on-satellite.html.

Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild : 17-11-2015

Channel 5 logo - 2011Just to remind everyone that “Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild” is on Channel 5 tonight at 8:00pm.

It’s a documentary series featuring the wildlife of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland, filmed across one year. It is now June, and the park is bathed in 17 hours of daylight. With the warm temperatures come rich pickings, but for the newborn the summer months are crucial as they learn to fight, find food and avoid predators. Will an orphaned hen harrier chick, young red squirrels, Eurasian beaver kits and two rare osprey chicks make it through to the autumn?

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!

Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild : 10-11-2015

Channel 5 logo - 2011Just to remind everyone that “Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild” starts tonight Channel 5 at 8:00pm.

It’s a documentary series featuring the wildlife of Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland, filmed across one year. It is spring, and migrating ospreys return to the park. Pregnant red deer come down from the mountain tops to the lowlands to calve. On a mountainside, two big cocks fight for the right to mate in a spectacle called a lek.