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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

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.

 

Outlander beauty spot set for £2million development as visitor numbers soar

A plan to transform a Stirling area beauty spot – which has become a magnet for fans of the hit TV series Outlander – was unveiled yesterday (Thursday).

Detailed proposals have been submitted to Stirling Council for a 150-space car park plus visitor centre and restaurant, and a network of paths, bridges and viewing platforms at the Devil’s Pulpit, in Finnich Glen, near Killearn

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Killearn road works spark fury as business owners hit out

Killearn business owners this week hit out at the village’s community council after road works disrupted their businesses.

Works are underway in the village to provide a traffic island in Station Road, with the aim of easing pedestrian access.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Thieves steal cash, stamps and safe in raid on Killearn garden centre

Thieves stole cash and stamps, worth more than £13,000 when they raided a family business.

The Post Office at Oakwood Garden Centre, Killearn, was targeted in the early hours of last Monday (September 24).

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Storm Ali damage pictures: Cars flattened and roads blocked as trees toppled

Routes across Stirling were in chaos as Storm Ali battered the area.

The powerful winds that accompanied the storm saw trees blown over and uprooted, many blocking key roads.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

 

Tourist hub plans unveiled to tackle parking and safety concerns at Outlander beauty spot

Plans have been drawn up to develop a £1.5 million tourist hub at a beauty spot near Killearn.

The landowner of Finnich Glen is proposing to transform the location in a bid to ease parking woes on the surrounding roads and improve safety.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

 

Repair to Ballat Bridge will run until spring next year

Scottish Water have come under fire after it was revealed that works to repair Ballat Bridge will run on until spring next year.

Motorists on the A81 are being warned to expect disruption to continue for another five months.

The work, which started in mid-September, was due to finish at the end of December.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Rural Stirling areas see improvement in high-speed fibre broadband network

Rural areas have seen an extension in the high-speed fibre broadband network, it was claimed this week.

Premises in Blanefield, Stirling, Balfron, Drymen and Killearn are among the latest to be reached by the project, extending existing coverage in these areas.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

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