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Killearn low water pressure

Taken from the Scottish Water website “G63 – Blanefield, Killearn & surrounding area

We have had reports of loss of water supply, low pressure and discoloured water from the area. Operations and Leakage are out trying to locate a burst which is causing this.  We are arranging takering to help restore supplies for customers in this area.  We would hope to have supplies restored as quickly as possible.”

Posted: 3:15pm.

Website: www.scottishwater.co.uk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/scottishwaterpr

BT – The Race to Infinity

Please help Killearn get faster Internet access by voting in BT’s Race to Infinity website at www.racetoinfinity.bt.com.

Our exchange may not be eligible to win The Race to Infinity since it has fewer than 1000 premises.

We can still get involved, so please go to ‘VOTE NOW’ to express your interest.

If 75% of our exchange registers, BT will engage with our community to see what they can do in our area.

Grit grumblings from rural residents

FED-UP residents in rural Stirlingshire say the council’s winter gritting policy is rubbing salt into their wounds.

Denis Noblett, who lives at the remote Hillhead Retreat on Cowie’s Carnock Road, has been camped inside his house for almost two weeks.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/12/10/grit-grumblings-from-rural-residents-51226-27798371/

Schools close across west and central Scotland

Schools across central and western Scotland are closed on Tuesday and commuters on the road and rails have suffered disruption and delays as winter weather continues to bite.

Schools in Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries and Galloway, East Dunbartonshire, Falkirk, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling and West Dunbartonshire have been closed due to snow and ice.

Read the full news article on STV news website: http://news.stv.tv/scotland/west-central/212968-schools-close-across-the-west-of-scotland/

Bid for “grotesque mansion” binned

A LUXURY home proposed for a picturesque area near Killearn has been rejected after it was described as “grotesque” by the chair of Stirling Council’s planning panel.

Sir Archibald Edmonstone submitted an application to demolish existing Lettre House and replace it with another.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/11/19/bid-for-grotesque-mansion-binned-51226-27675215/

Killearn show is recording breaking

Killearn Cottagers’ Horticultural Society had a record-breaking show on Saturday.

Good weather prior to the show saw exhibitors from far and wide – Stirling to Milngavie and Kirkintilloch with most villages in rural west Stirlingshire represented – resulting in a record-breaking 815 entries with 229 entries in the fruit and vegetable section alone.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/09/03/killearn-show-is-recording-breaking-51226-27193886/

Turbines bid could impact on Stirling

A CLOSE eye is being kept on the potential impact of a proposed windfarm.

Lomond Energy Ltd is proposing to develop a 14-turbine windfarm on Hill of Standing Stones between Merkins Muir and Auchenreoch Muir, on the north-west slopes of the Kilpatrick Hills.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/05/07/turbines-bid-could-impact-on-stirling-51226-26391668/

Drinking ban extension

OUTDOOR drinking could be banned in a wider area of Loch Lomond.

Buchanan Community Council wants to have the byelaws extended to cover the east side of the loch.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/04/30/drinking-ban-extension-51226-26344622/

Strathblane man claimed crashed car had been stolen

A MOTORIST who crashed his car after a night out and then told police it had been stolen has been ordered to carry out 120 hours of community service.

James Ogilvie (20) was caught when tests found his blood on the activated airbag.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/04/02/strathblane-man-claimed-crashed-car-had-been-stolen-51226-26156377/

Killearn goes the extra mile for charity

RESIDENTS in and around Killearn have the chance to go that extra mile for charity this weekend – literally.

Killearn Primary will be hosting a Sport Relief Mile Challenge for budding walkers and runners keen to do their bit for the good cause.

Read the full news article on Stirling Observer website: www.stirlingobserver.co.uk/stirling-news/local-news-stirling/news-stirling/2010/03/19/killearn-goes-the-extra-mile-for-charity-51226-26061558/

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