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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.

 

First look: Scottish builder’s plans for former Killearn Hospital

A SCOTTISH housebuilder has released a taster of what house-buyers can expect from its development plans for the grounds of the former Killearn Hospital.

CALA Homes (West) has submitted a planning application to Stirling Council to build 89 homes of varying size on the site. It released a computer-generated image today (pictured) that it says reveals how it will transform the derelict location into a “vibrant community that incorporates plentiful green space and complements its rural location”.

Read it on The Herald website.

 

Notice from Killearn Co-Op : 23-Mar-2020

Notice from Peter at the Co-op at Killearn – Posted on Killearn For All

“There are 2 messages, please. can everyone pass on…👍

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The 8 am – 9 am slot has been marked for elderly / carers / key workers – Please respect that slot and allow those most in need to have space to shop.
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When the delivery lorries come – he is looking to close the shop to give staff the time to offload from lorry and stock shelves with fresh meat / produce – deliveries come at random times – so closures could be at short notice – please be patient”

Notice from Killearn Garage : 23-Mar-2020

Notice from Killearn Garage – Posted on Killearn For All

“WITH THE SITUATION ESCALATING CAN WE PLEASE ASK THE FOLLOWING:

Do not enter the office
Post keys through the office letterbox
If you wish to communicate about your vehicle please telephone
We would prefer payments via telephone by card
If you are paying at garage we ask you to wear disposable (latex) gloves which we will provide

We are responsible for many NHS workers cars and will try to stay open given parts being available and our ability to stick to NHS guidelines.
Crazy times,all the best to you all

Iain, Simon and Paul”

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Killearn Pharmacy, temporary opening times : 19-Mar-2020

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Killearn Pharmacy is only opening between:

12.00pm – 2.00pm
5.00pm – 6.00pm

Please be assured that this is a TEMPORARY change and they, hope to resume normal opening hours within the next day or so.

Please follow them at www.facebook.com/KillearnPharmacy/ to keep up-to-date.

Festive Pub Quiz on Sunday 29th December 2019

Festive Pub Quiz in The Old Mill, Killearn on Sunday 29th December 2019. Come on down… 🍺🍹🍾🍷 Looking to kick off around 6.30pm (ish)

Killearn Community Fireworks Display 2019

The organisers of this year’s KCFC Annual Family Charity Fireworks and Bonfire extravaganza look forward to welcoming you to the village on Saturday 2nd November 2019. The gates to the field behind the village hall will open at 7:00pm and the event will start promptly at 7:30pm. Entry is by donation and the entire event is funded by donations on the evening so please dig deep and give generously. We’re proudly supported by the local businesses who advertise in our program which is distributed to 1,000’s of local homes. If you are travelling by car to the village, please allow plenty time to get into Killearn and find a parking place.

More information can be found over at www.facebook.com/KillearnFireworks/

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