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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Outlander fans heading to beauty spot leads to parking problems

Traffic problems have been reported at a beauty spot made more popular after featuring in a television blockbuster.

Issues involving dangerous and illegal parking at the Devil’s Pulpit, off the A809, near Killearn, were raised at the village’s community council.

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Stirlingshire family call in experts to try and find beloved dog

A heartbroken Stirlingshire family have consulted dog behaviour experts in desperate bid find their missing pet.

The McArthur family’s two-year-old working cocker spaniel Maisie disappeared on her walk at the end of March, having last been seen in a field between Killearn Glen and Drumbeg Loan.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Police continue to search for girl who has gone missing from Killearn

Police have issued an appeal after a teenager was reported missing from Killearn.

Courtney Leonard, 16, was last seen at around 7.30pm on Monday when she boarded a bus from the village to Glasgow.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

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