Tag: Killearn

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.

 

Killearn Community Fireworks 2017

Head over to www.facebook.com/Killearn-Community-Fireworks-2017-1488474088094883/ for more information

Plans approved for 35 new properties in Killearn

Stirling Council’s Planning and Regulations Panel has approved plans to build 35 new properties in Killearn.

The development will be situated on land between Gartness Road and Blairessan House near Station Road and includes plans for 12 affordable homes.

More information can be found over at my.stirling.gov.uk/news/view/30845

Please run a broadband speed test

Please can everyone in Killearn area run a broadband speed test? Right now for the G63 postcode area it’s only showing Download: 4.8 Mbps and Upload: 0.4 Mbps. Which is very slow indeed!

Please check your broadband speed test at www.thinkbroadband.com/speedtest

Outlander fans saved by mountain rescuers after swimming in dangerous gorge

OUTLANDER fans – some of them in swimming gear – are being saved by mountain rescuers after flocking to a beauty spot that features in the hit show.

There has been a big increase in visitors to Finnich Glen and the Devil’s Pulpit, near Killearn, Stirling, after they featured in an episode of the series.

Read it on the The Sun website.

BBC accused of putting lives at risk promoting dangerous Finnich Glen gorge as ‘magical’

The BBC has been accused of putting lives at risk by promoting a dangerous gorge as one of the most “magical” and “fun” places to explore in Scotland.

Finnich Glen near Killearn in Stirlingshire – also known as The Devil’s Pulpit – has been growing in popularity ever since it appeared in hit TV series Outlander.

Read it on the Express 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.

Arthur star tells of being ‘excited’ about Highlands scenes

The star of new movie King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has told of being “very excited” when told scenes were to be shot in the Scottish Highlands.

Locations for the Guy Ritchie-directed movie included near the Bealach na Bà, a pass in Applecross, and Devil’s Pulpit, near Killearn.

Read it on the BBC News 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.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Villagers object to former Black Bull being knocked down

Over 50 people don’t want the historic former Black Bull Hotel in Killearn to be bulldozed to make way for flats.

A total of 57, out of 61, are opposed to a planning application for 17 flats on the site.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

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